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Vyve Broadband, via the acquisition of Northland, has been an active member of the Chamber of Commerce since 1994. They’ve been working non-stop upgrading their fiber-based network to deliver … more
This week’s Cook of the Week is Allison Johnson. Allison is the proud wife of Perry Johnson and overjoyed mother to their precious daughter, Olive Johnson. Allison has a true passion for … more
This week’s Cook of the Week is Wyatt Logan, son of Stone and Kelly Logan. He is the grandson of David and Stephanie Barnett, Jeff and Joyce Glover, and Pete and Brenda Sutherland. Wyatt is … more
Atlanta was one of the first cities in Georgia to demand electric lighting. In 1883, its citizens organized and promoted the formation of an electric company, Georgia Electric Light Company of … more

This week’s Hometown Public Servants are the employees of Emanuel County’s Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter.The job description of our local shelter staff varies greatly and include feed, … more
At a young age, during his teenage years, Mr. Edgar Wiggins entered into the work field as an employee of The Dixie Theater. His first job role was taking up tickets for the shows. During this time, … more
This week’s Cook of the Week is Blayne Webb. He is the six-year-old son of Jeb and Libby Webb. Blayne is currently in Kindergarten at David Emanuel Academy. Blayne says when he grows up, he wants … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Stacey Scarboro, Emanuel County Board of Commissioners administrative assistant. Born and raised in Fernandina Beach, Florida, Scarboro and her family … more
The organization of Pineland Telephone Cooperative was accomplished September 8, 1951, by a group of concerned citizens from Emanuel and Candler Counties at a meeting in Swainsboro. Officers and … more

This week’s Cook of the Week is Cassie Desmond. Desmond is the owner and operator of Crossroads Nutrition, an independent distributor with Herbalife, located at 108 West Main Street, … more
In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, we highlight Emanuel County 9-1-1 as our Hometown Public Servants. Each year during the second week of April, the efforts of … more
Altamaha Electric Membership Corporation was chartered as a member-owned cooperative in May 1936, with headquarters in Lyons, Georgia. Although most cities already had electricity when Altamaha … more
This week’s Cook of the Week is Rhett Ross! Ross has recently changed his lifestyle as a whole by changing his way of eating and becoming more active. He is a junior at Middle Georgia State … more
Becca Blue Eyes, affectionately known as BeBe by those who love her most, lives a happy, county life that most shelter dogs desire for. However, her life wasn’t as golden as what it seems to be … more

In 1992, a group of men got together to plan a fun boat trip down the Ogeechee River. The three-day trip would include two nights of camping on the river banks, with 11 boats in attendance. Needing a … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Travis Neal, Emanuel County Board of Assessors field appraiser and volunteer firefighter/first responder with Twin City Fire Department. A native of … more
Chamber Spotlight: The Forest-BladeThe Forest-Blade dates back to 1861 and was founded by Alfred Herrington, W.W. Larsen, and Seaborn Bell. The modern-day newspaper has eight employees and gets its … more
Brooke McBroom This week’s Cook of the Week is Brooke McBroom. She is the 22 year old daughter of Dwayne McBroom of Swainsboro and John and Tonya Morel of Irving, TX.  Brooke is a certified … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Kristin Cannady Hall. Employed by the citizens of Emanuel County, Hall occupies the seat of clerk of court, serving Superior, State, Juvenile, and … more

Chartered in 1900 and founded by J.A. Coleman, Sr., The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro is the oldest existing financial institution in Swainsboro and Emanuel County, Georgia, now including additional … more
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