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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Road closed

Posted on July 31, 2018 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

Attention: Wendell Hooks Road will be closed from Jack Moore Road to Hooks Farm Road. A new release will be made once roadway is announced re-opened.

Perfected Love celebrates homecoming with revival

Posted on July 31, 2018 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

   On Sunday, July 29, and will extend through Thursday, August 2, Perfected Love Holiness Church began hosting its eighth homecoming event with revival services featuring Revered Curtis Teague of Trinity, North Carolina.

   Rev. Teague, a native of Trinity, began his call to evangelize in 1993. Since this endeavor, the Teague family has hosted preaching revivals, tent meetings, and performed services in jails and nursing homes. Today, he and his family Read More

Riner awarded bond in Wilson murder

Posted on July 30, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb


   On Monday, July 30, Priscilla Riner Hooks appeared in front of the honorable senior judge of the Augusta circuit, J. David Roper, in the Emanuel County Superior Court for a bond hearing associated with the death charges of Dustin Wilson,  31, who was shot at Hooks’ residence on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Wilson was later pronounced dead after being transferred to Emanuel County Medical Center for treatment.… Read More

Little Free Library Presented at Rotary

Posted on July 30, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its July 30, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Al Lawson Jr. welcomed everyone to the meeting. Richard McNeely provided the invocation and John Allen Bailey led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.

McNeely called on Gail Ware to introduce her guests from Southeastern Technical College. Gail introduced Blythe Wilcox, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Teresa Coleman, Vice President for Academic Affairs.  … Read More

Swainsboro High School FBLA hosts Georgia SLOTS

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   For the 15th year, Swainsboro High School (SHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) had the opportunity to host one of four Georgia FBLA Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summits on July 11. More than 200 members, advisers, and trainers convened at SHS for a full day of leadership training, team building, and chapter planning. The special guest trainer this year included newly elected FBLA National President Eu Ro Wang Read More

Program on Mercy Ministries presented to local Rotarians

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its July 23 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. President Cason Devane welcomed all and recognized new member Richie Daniels. Jim Williams gave the invocation, and Wade Johnson led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test.
   Devane introduced Tres Herrin, former president of the Rotary Club of Vidalia. Herrin shared his support of the Mercy Ministries because of its aim for spiritual, physical, mental/emotional, and
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Double showdown at Swainsboro Raceway!

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb


   With weather threatening all around, track owner Paul Purvis rolled the dice and took a chance at Swainsboro Raceway. Hosting two days of ground-pounding racing action featuring the Schaeffer’s Southern National Super Late Model Series both Friday and Saturday night, drivers rolled in from as far as the Australian Outback.

   Friday night, drivers and fans enjoyed a complete show with qualifying, heats, and a 53-lap feature event Read More

Summer Reading Program winners named

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   Franklin Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program came to a close at the end of June, and the winners were recently announced. Taking home the prize for grades 1-5 was Yazzminyhanna Bell, and Kristen Mulrooney won for grades 6-12. Winning for the adult category was Danielle Johnson.

   The library would like to extend its gratitude to each participant, sponsor, volunteer, and all others who helped make this annual event a success, Read More

Save the date for ‘Saving Those Who Save Others’

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   The Statesboro Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance to help combat the rise in mental health incidents associated with emergency first responders. This grant will bring the FBHA’s 4-hour workshop “Saving Those Who Save Others” to Statesboro, and will be open to area emergency first responders at no cost.
   “Saving Those Who Save Others” is open to area first responders and mental health
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Noles named assistant registrar at EGSC

Posted on July 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   East Georgia State College is proud to announce the hiring of April E. “Liz” Noles as assistant registrar. Noles earned her BA in political science in 2008, her MBA in 2011, a BS in justice studies in 2015, and an MA in social science with a focus in criminology and political science in 2017, all from Georgia Southern University. She joins EGSC from Georgia Southern, where she served as an Read More

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