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The postal service in Georgia is under a state of delay, which means all letters and packages will be delayed tremendously because letters/packages are not scanned on the day of drop off. In many … more
Did someone say Easter Bunny?? If you missed him last year, he will be back for our 2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza. We will kick it off with the Golden Egg Hunt giveaway on March 19 – 22, for … more
Emanuel County Schools is proud to announce the district-level winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition. The Young Georgia Authors competition encourages students to develop … more
The Emanuel County Board of Education voted unanimously at a called meeting on Thursday, March 7, to approve the appointment of Dr. Denise Warnock as the next Emanuel County School Superintendent. … more

An exhibition of artworks by members of the Emanuel Artists Guild will be featured at The Kalmanson Gallery of Emanuel Arts Council. An opening reception will be held March 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. The … more
Jemison Metals, a leading provider in the metal manufacturing industry, announces a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Metal Components, Inc. This strategic acquisition marks another milestone … more
Voters in Emanuel County might feel like they need a weekly scorecard to keep up with politics as we roll into the summer and fall. The Georgia Presidential Primary and Emanuel County District 1 … more
Long time Tax Commissioner Sandra Wright has announced her plans for retirement. “My plans are to retire at the end of my term in December 2024. I have been blessed to have worked hard in the … more
Spring is coming, which means Georgia farmers are gearing up to harvest strawberries, Vidalia onions, blueberries and wheat. In May and June, they will plant their summer crops of peanuts, cotton and … more

The Emanuel County School District is participating in a celebration across the state to recognize local school board members' hard work and commitment. Georgia has declared the week of March 11-15, … more
One of Swainsboro’s very own will return home soon, At work, his title is Flight Commander Lieutenant Sconyers, but around here most folks just call him Jay. There will be a few Air Force buddies … more
The Swainsboro City Council held a called meeting on Monday evening, March 11, for the purpose of considering the adoption of the new Alcohol Ordinance for the City of Swainsboro. Present were … more
On behalf of the Thomas P. Hinman Board of Trustees, Southeastern Technical College (STC) is pleased to announce that Dental Hygiene students Kelly Joseph and Aubree Swain have been selected as … more
The House convened last week for the ninth week of the 2024 legislative session on Monday, March 4. Now that we are past Crossover Day, we are busy in committees to vet the bills that have crossed … more

SAL Squadron 103 – Swainsboro, along with other Veterans, First Responders, Fire Chief Mike Strobridge, SPD Chief Randy Ellison, EGSC Chief Trey Drawdy and City Administrator Herman Middlebrooks, … more
Command Sergeant Major Starrenzo Cummings was born and raised in a small community near Swainsboro and enlisted into the Georgia Army National Guard in 1997. He started his military career as an Army … more
East Georgia State College (EGSC) hosted its annual Homecoming Week February 19-24, 2024. On Saturday, February 24, the EGSC’s Men and Women’s Basketball Teams concluded the festivities with … more
Remember...our County Commission District 1 race is today, along with the Presidential Primary. more
The United States Air Force Band of the West presents Music in our Schools on Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m. at East Georgia State College. more

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