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Chamber, JDA designate crisis link

Posted on April 1, 2020 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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The Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce and the Joint Development Authority have designated http://www.goemanuel.org/covid-19-resources to the local COVID-19 crisis. On this link, internet users will find 22 resources to utilize for those seeking help or to obtain a better understanding of the COVID-19 crisis. The resources include local, the state of Georgia, and national links for assistance.

In addition, the chamber also announced Courtney Terwilliger of Emanuel Medical Center has Read More


Fighting COVID-19 in Georgia

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

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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


Queensborough National Bank & Trust closes branches to walk-in traffic, urges drive-thru and mobile banking

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

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Effective Wednesday, March 18, Queensborough National Bank & Trust will offer drive-thru service only at its branches until further notice. Customers who need to meet with a banker can call a local branch to make an appointment.

“One of our highest priorities is the health of our staff and customers and the well-being of the communities we serve,” said Queensborough President Bill Easterlin III.

Queensborough’s preparedness plan includes:

·      Increased Read More


Stronger together: Southeastern Grocers supports customers and associates during COVID-19 pandemic

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

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Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket, and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, announced late last week immediate actions to better assist the community during this unprecedented time. The regional grocer will offer modified store and pharmacy hours to provide clean, safe shopping environments as well as employment opportunities for those in need throughout the Southeast.
Anthony Hucker, president and CEO of Southeastern Grocers,
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DBC makes operational changes amid pandemic

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

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Effective March 30, Durden Banking Company, Inc. announced the closure of lobbies at all locations due to abundance caution of outbreaks reported of coronavirus (COVID-19). The bank will still offer drive-thru services and will meet with customers by appointments only regarding additional banking services. The bank has established a business continuity plan as well as a pandemic policy that prepares the company to manage operations in situations such as this. Read More


Announcement from Southeastern Technical College

Posted on March 27, 2020 12:12 pm by Whitley Clifton

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On March 26, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp issued an Executive Order stating that all “public post-secondary schools shall remain closed for in-person instruction with limited exceptions for the rest of the semester”.  Therefore, as directed, Southeastern Technical College will not re-open either campus to the general public until the end of the current semester.  Online instruction will continue. However, we know those students who are enrolled in programs that … Read More



Announcement from Emanuel County School Superintendent Dr. Kevin Judy

Posted on March 26, 2020 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Emanuel County Schools Community,

I pray this letter finds everyone healthy and well!  I wanted to update you on the school district’s status and upcoming plans.  As everyone is aware these are unprecedented times in the educational system, as well as our country.  While everyone is trying to do their part by social distancing, washing hands more often, etc. we are all in a state of unknown.  We have just Read More


Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority announces COVID-19 Crisis link

Posted on March 26, 2020 12:12 pm by Whitley Clifton

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The Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority announces a dedicated link, http://www.goemanuel.org/covid-19-resources, to the COVID-19 crisis. On this link, internet users will find 22 resources to utilize for those seeking help or to obtain a better understanding of the COVID-19 Crisis. The resources include local, the state of Georgia, and national links for assistance.

In addition, the chamber announces Courtney Terwilliger with Emanuel Medical Center has offered … Read More


Citizens Bank of Swainsboro adjusts delivery of banking services

Posted on March 26, 2020 12:12 pm by Whitley Clifton

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In an effort to protect the health and safety of their customers and team members from COVID-19, The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro will offer drive-thru services only until further notice.  Necessary in-person meetings with bankers or lenders can be scheduled by contacting them directly at 478-237-7001.

Given the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended best practices for social distancing, customers are encouraged to utilize the drive-thru window, ATM’s, Read More


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