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by JAKYN TYSON On May 28-29, 2022, eight Emanuel County 4-H’ers participated in the State Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays contest at Forest City Gun Club in Savannah, GA. Trap, Skeet & Sporting … more
East Georgia State College (EGSC) held its Spring Commencement Ceremony Friday, May 13, 2022, at 6 p.m. The ceremony was held in the gymnasium on the EGSC Swainsboro campus. Family and friends of the … more
Runoffs for Georgia’s primary election took place Tuesday, June 21. At a local level, Timothy Oliver defeated incumbent James Ray Canady for Emanuel County Commissioner District 5. Of the 363 total … more
Don’t forget to be in Downtown Swainsboro this Sunday, July 3, to attend the Swainsboro Jaycee’s first annual Freedom Fest: Red, Wet, and Blue Parade set to begin at 6 :30 p.m. Bring your … more

Help us acknowledge the best of Emanuel County by letting us know who you think excels in each category. Vote here: https://emanuelcountylive.com/readerschoice From June 13 - July 8, you can vote … more
by BRITTANY HALL Somewhere behind the athlete, behind the hours of practice, behind the coaches who have pushed them to be the best, there is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never … more
Make plans to be in Downtown Swainsboro on Sunday, July 3, to attend the first annual Freedom Fest: Red, Wet, and Blue Parade set to begin at 6 p.m. Bring your buckets, your water guns, super … more
Emanuel County Institute’s girl softball team will be hosting a skills camp July 11-14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the ECI softball field. Ages to attend are rising K through rising eighth graders. … more
Did you know Emanuel County Schools has a community food processing center located in Twin City? The center is operated by the Emanuel County Schools Agricultural Education staff and students and is … more

On Tuesday, May 24, Swainsboro Primary hosted an unveiling event for the school’s first ever book vending machine. This groundbreaking technology funded by school fundraisers and assistance from … more
Around this time 15 years ago, Tiger field beamed its Friday night lights over the class of 2007 for the very last time. The summer heat was just beginning to make its way into town while Swainsboro … more
Twin City Recreation Department recently completed a fun-filled successful season this month and celebrated with an end-of-season ceremony on Saturday, May 14. The recreation complex was filled with … more
by BRITTANY HALL Ludwig Van Beethoven once said; “I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose.” A notion … more
Under the theme “Celebrating 50 Years of Service,” nearly 60 retired educators and special guests gathered at East Georgia State College on May 18 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Emanuel … more

Brier Creek (BC) Artillery’s Commander Steve Burke, Don Bazemore and Dess Smith III, traveled to Brier Creek Country Club in Screven County on May 21 for this year’s third annual Cpl G. Alex … more
Recognized every year on the last Monday of May is perhaps one of our nation's most revered observances, Memorial Day. On this day, we pay solemn tribute to those who gave their all so that American … more
Swainsboro Middle School Jr. Beta students will host a reverse beauty pageant next month. The event will be held Saturday, June 11, at 7 p.m. and will feature three categories, middle school, high … more
Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is excited to announce that Grace Catherine Hood has been awarded a scholarship through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). Founded in 1994, FRS is the … more
Jill Carter of Southern Pottery conducted the final of four scheduled workshops as part of the Vibrant Communities Grant awarded to Franklin Memorial Library, with funding from GAC, NEA, and the Mill … more

Emanuel County Farm Bureau recently awarded cash prizes and certificates to four Swainsboro High School students for the Farm Bureau Art contest for 2022. Georgia Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom … more
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