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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Hooray, Dr. Ray!!!!

Posted on September 30, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

Being considered a cornerstone of Emanuel County, today marked a HUGE day for Dr. Ray, and we can’t wait to spill the details in this week’s edition!

In the meantime, let us all give Dr. Ray his due recognition by saying thank you for his MANY years of service in our county!



Bobcats defeat Augusta University in game one, fall in game two

Posted on September 30, 2019 1:01 pm by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

The East Georgia State College softball team traveled to Augusta, Ga., on Saturday, September 28, to play against Augusta University.  

The first game of the day was a nail-biter, as the Bobcats defeated Augusta by a score of five to four. The Bobcats held off Augusta in the bottom of the 7th inning with Augusta having the bases loaded. As relief, pitcher Payten Strickland gave up no runs and … Read More

Date set for Healthy U Health Fair

Posted on September 30, 2019 1:01 pm by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

The 13th annual Healthy U Health Fair will be held October 31 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department. There will be several free screenings and lots of great information to help you be a healthier person. The committee is hard at work planning the fair, and more details will be released in next week’s edition. Don’t miss this great opportunity for free screenings and … Read More

EGSC’s President delivers State of the College Address

Posted on September 30, 2019 9:09 am by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, East Georgia State College’s President, Dr. Bob Boehmer, held the yearly state of the college address. Students, faculty, staff and members from the community all gathered in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Center auditorium for the event.

Dr. Boehmer began the address by stating higher education in the United States is currently undergoing a period of rapid transformation and change. Across the United States, students in … Read More

ECSO investigates freak accident following victim of stray bullet

Posted on September 27, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

Shortly after 12 p.m. today, deputies from the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Emanuel Medical Center in regards to a gunshot wound victim.

According to Chief Deputy Rocky Davis, a mother was traveling down Highway 56 South towards Swainsboro, just east of Bream Lane, when a stray bullet entered the windshield of the vehicle, striking her 17-year-old, non-verbal autistic son in the head.

Suffering non-life threatening injuries, the … Read More

‘All hands on deck’ for GBI as search continues for answers in Riner death

Posted on September 27, 2019 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb


Josh Alford, assistant special agent in charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Eastman field office, is calling the search for answers in Priscilla Riner’s death an all hands on deck effort.

The victim, who was a defendant in a murder case of high notoriety, was found deceased in Union Primitive Baptist Cemetery midday on Tuesday, September 24. (Note the location correction in this article as opposed … Read More

EGSC kicks off Second Annual Student Leadership Program

Posted on September 27, 2019 1:01 pm by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

As part of East Georgia State College’s efforts to serve as the model affordable, innovative, high-quality rural access institution in the United States, the college is hosting their Student Leadership Program for the second year.

The Student Leadership Program is a collaboration between EGSC and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service to provide an opportunity for students to further develop the skills and leadership qualities needed to become effective … Read More

R&F is Hiring!

Posted on September 26, 2019 3:03 pm by Melva Kirkland


We have general warehouse positions currently available on first and second shifts at R& F Marketing. First shift is 6a to 2:30p and second shift is 2:45p-10:45p. Please note that based on business need, overtime may be required.

Sewers needed on first and second shifts. Part time hours available on night shift for sewers. 

Can’t sew but need a job? We will be offering free classes with job Read More

Fall Festival & Bake Sale

Posted on September 26, 2019 9:09 am by Melva Kirkland

Calvary UMC is having their Fall festival & bake sale Sat, Oct. 5th.  Bake sale will be from 8-10am, & festival will be from 10am-2pm.  There will be a jumping slide, train rides, burgers, hotdogs, & popcorn.  FUN-FUN-FUN!!!  Everyone is welcome!  Please join them for a fun day!

EGSC Family & Friends Fun Day draws large crowd

Posted on September 26, 2019 9:09 am by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

On Saturday, September 21 East Georgia State College held Family & Friends Fun Day at the Swainsboro campus, inviting the campus and community to enjoy free fun and games provided by the Office of Student Life, the EGSC Foundation and various clubs and organizations on campus.

The day kicked off with the Annual Bobcat Regatta, where teams constructed boats of duct tape and cardboard and attempted to either make it … Read More

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