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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Correll Scholars Program application deadline extended

Posted on March 31, 2020 6:06 pm by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

With the unprecedented situation we all find ourselves in right now, East Georgia State College has decided that the application period for the Correll Scholars Program for Fall 2020 will be extended until April 15.  There are two ways to apply for the $5,000 annual scholarship:

  • If you have applied and been accepted to East Georgia State College for Fall 2020, you can apply online at ega.edu/scholarships. Complete the
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Tornado Watch

Posted on March 31, 2020 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

Fighting COVID-19 in Georgia

Posted on March 27, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

While the COVID-19 outbreak started as an international story that felt distant to many of us, this global pandemic has clearly become an issue impacting Georgians in every corner of our state.

On Wednesday evening, we eclipsed 1,387 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Georgia – and 47 deaths. Schools are closed, many businesses have shuttered, and millions of our citizens are practicing social distancing as we work to “flatten the Read More

Mobile home taxes due May 1

Posted on March 27, 2020 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

Place your vote for a chance to win!

Posted on March 27, 2020 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

Vote for your favorite businesses and people below – just click on the VOTE button. If your favorite isn’t listed, write it in. One lucky person will win $250 in a drawing from contest entries. A minimum of 25 categories must be voted on for your vote to count. You may vote 1 time per day, per category.

Deadline to vote is April 15, 2020.



An underdog eager to race the political thoroughbreds

Posted on March 27, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

I have a special affinity for underdogs. Maybe that’s because I have been one myself. So my interest was piqued when I heard that a political novice from Baxley (pop. 4,400) by the name of Dr. Kandiss Taylor is running for the United States Senate seat vacated by Johnny Isakson.

Taylor, who has a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from Regent University in Virginia, is student services coordinator for Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted on March 27, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


The Governor called a special session on Monday, March 16 so that the House and Senate could approve the appropriations funding and ratify the declaration of a statewide public health emergency. This declaration gives the Governor broad powers that include freeing up resources, mandating quarantine and vaccination and asking healthcare facilities to provide services to fight the virus. The Read More

Joel Early Chapter, Fall Line Chapter recognize two for heroism

Posted on March 27, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton


The Joel Early Chapter and the Fall Line Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recognized Manuel Zavala and Michael Stanfill for saving the life of Darrell Bruce during the recent heavy rains. Each were given the SAR Life Saving Medal and Certificate.

Around 7 p.m. on the evening of February 13, 2020, a neighbor called Greenhaven Cattle Farm, notifying them that cattle Read More

SAR members attend cannon certification course

Posted on March 27, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

On Sunday, February 23, seven members of the Wiregrass and Brier Creek chapters of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution traveled to the home of Raymond Nicholas Delaigles on Highway 56 North of Midville to attend a cannon certification course taught by Elaine W. Wallace, a certified instructor of the National Civil War Artillery Association. There was a total of 25 students for this certification course. 

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Rotary Club suspends April meeting

Posted on March 27, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

The Swainsboro Rotary Club met Monday, March 16, at Catered Creations during the lunch hour. President Kristin Hall called the meeting to order, and the club had the invocation and recited the 4-Way Test.   

Rosby McKenzie was introduced by Jessica Bedingfield. McKenzie is in charge of volunteer services at Pruitt Hospice. He talked about the importance of volunteering and how much it encourages both the residents and the volunteer. 

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