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East Georgia State College hosted a "Veterans Appreciation Day" at the college's basketball games on Wednesday night at the college at 5 p.m. About 35 veterans attended both games, which were both … more
The City of Twin City is gearing up the 4th Annual Mayor's Christmas Toy Drive. “There are many needy children in and around Twin City. We want to make sure that all children have a joyous … more
The Office of Institutional Advancement at East Georgia State College (EGSC), along with the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center, is hosting the Fulford Center Holiday Celebration … more
The Swainsboro Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, will kick off December 7. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. on the Boneyard with performances by Allstar Dance Academy … more

The Annual Stillmore Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin December 3 at 1 p.m. with arts and crafts, a.country store, car show, dancing and singing and a visit from Santa. The parade will begin at … more
Three individuals have been arrested in connection with the theft of a large sum of money from CPE America. Two of those individuals were employees of the firm, based in Metter. Sheriff John … more
Come help ‘Light Up The Town’ in Twin City Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning with the Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. The parade will start at the city shop and end at the Twin City Welcome Center where … more
John E. Parker is seeking re-election to the position of City Council District 5 in the run-off election to be held December 5. He has served the citizens of Swainsboro in this capacity for the past … more
Most Americans have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner of turkey or ham and the fixings. However, Grayson, age 6, and Roselyn, age 5, have their own ideas on Thanksgiving dinner this year. Their main … more

The Franklin Memorial Library is set to host a series of community events to round off November and welcome December. Citizens are invited to participate in these activities to honor our veterans, … more
The University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand its work with rural communities in Georgia. The nearly … more
The Sunshine House Regional Children’s Advocacy Center held its Annual Appreciation Meeting on November 2, 2023, at East Georgia State College. Over 130 friends and supporters from the five … more
The Men’s Golf Association, in partnership with the Department of Family and Children Services, are sponsoring Thanksgiving meals with Harvey’s Supermarket. The Men’s Association donates to … more

It’s safe to say that we have all experienced at least one inspirational teacher who helped us understand their subject more and taught us to become a better person. The best teachers pass on this … more
The Emanuel Retired Educators Association met Wednesday, November 15, in the Swainsboro Middle School Media Center. SMS Principal David Miller and Assistant Principal Angela Young provided an … more
The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners met Monday evening, November 20, for their November regular meeting at the John C. Coleman County Office Building. Following a welcome to media and visitors … more
Franklin Memorial Library is pleased to announce a series of events and our holiday schedule for the week of November 20. The week started with a heartwarming event honoring our local heroes. On … more
Nordson has donated 20 meals to families in Emanuel County in partnership with DFCS to ensure families have a home cooked meal for Thanksgiving. Pictured are Harvey’s, Nordson Cooperation, and … more

Swainsboro Primary School recently had a canned food drive in which students brought in canned food to give to families in need within our community. Students collected a total of 1,655 cans. The top … more
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