Monthly Archives: November 2019

Friday and Saturday only!

Posted on November 12, 2019 6:06 pm by Whitley Clifton

Don’t forget!!!

Posted on November 12, 2019 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

R&F Marketing is Hiring!!!

Posted on November 12, 2019 9:09 am by Melva Kirkland

Weekend sewers and workers needed for weekend shift.  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 6am to 6pm.  If unable to work Friday, there is still Saturday and Sunday work available, with competitive pay.

Apply in person at (no phone calls or texts):

R&F Marketing

308 Glenwood Rd.

Swainsboro, GA 30401


Discussing impeachment with Skeeter Skates and the Ryo Coffee Club

Posted on November 11, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

I was surprised when the phone rang this morning. I expected it to be a friendly robot offering me a credit card I don’t want or a back brace I don’t need. What to my wondering ears should appear but Skeeter Skates, the proprietor of Skeeter Skates Tree Stump Removal and Plow Repair, located in Ryo, Georgia.

When Skeeter calls, you can forget the pleasantries. He gets straight to the Read More

Willie Pierce Bedgood, 77

Posted on November 11, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Willie Pierce Bedgood, 77 of Swainsboro, on Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services were held Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Robert Webb officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery with military honors. The family received friends at the funeral home Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Pallbearers Read More

Violet Margaret McKenzie, 95

Posted on November 11, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

Violet Margaret McKenzie, 95, of Macon passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019. 

Born December 5, 1923 in Savannah and raised in Ohoopee, she was the daughter of the late

Grover and Nora Anderson and was one of 10 children.

She is survived by her son, Rosby; daughter-in-law, Ava; and grandchildren, Benjamin McKenzie (Kellie), Heather Burke (Shannon), Kim Lane (River), and Grant Crossland (Ronni Lynn); great-grandchildren, Beau, Olivia, Brannon, Adalyn, Read More


Posted on November 11, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

Homecoming is a special event to enjoy and anticipate for weeks ahead. I have attended many, including churches, football games, Class of ’53, Fabulous Fifties, and even a reunion of my husband’s air force squadron at the base where he learned to fly. All were exciting and brought back memories and special folks in my life, but none compare with the heartfelt joy when I cross the intersection of U.S. Read More

Senior Spotlight: Cole Bell

Posted on November 11, 2019 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton


The life of a kicker on any football team can be a solitary one. They are often mostly on their own during practice, working on their craft on the side and when they are in the game, all eyes are frequently on them to execute in pressure-packed situations. Cole Bell has been one of the most consistent extra point artists in recent memory.

The past two seasons Read More

This Friday!

Posted on November 11, 2019 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Swainsboro Tigers fall to Jeff Davis

Posted on November 8, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton


The Swainsboro Tigers (7–2) had a chance to clinch their second consecutive region championship on Friday night in Hazlehurst but instead were pushed around and frustrated by a motivated Jeff Davis team in a 21–14 loss. The No. 8 ranked Tigers still have the opportunity clinch the championship and the No. 1 seed against Toombs County this Friday night at Tiger Field.

The Yellow Jackets are a Read More

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