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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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It’s that time of year again! Daylight Savings Time begins March 10, at 2 a.m., prompting everyone who wants to be on time to turn your clocks forward an hour. Pictured is 16-year-old Estrella … more
Be sure to remember that next Tuesday, March 12, is election day throughout Georgia. The Democcratic Presidential Preference Primary and the Republican Presidential Preference Primary races will be … more
Listed below are Georgia Department of Public Health Food Service Establishment Inspection Reports for the months of February 2024, along with the violations: Peking Chinese Super Buffet – 88 B … more
With the help of the great people of Emanuel County, I am seeking the positions of Probate Court Judge and Magistrate Court Judge. As a lifelong resident, Emanuel County has taught me many valuable … more

The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro is pleased to announce that William E. (Bill) Simmons was elected to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors during their 2024 organizational meeting. Mr. … more
Governor Brian Kemp officially announced February 22, 2024, the appointment of Ken Warnock to the State Workforce Development Board for the State of Georgia. The official swearing in ceremony was … more
The month of March has always been labeled as cold, wet, windy and miserable. All of these are true, but March is quite special. We have Daylight Savings Time. St. Patrick’s Day, first day of … more
Members of Keep Emanuel Beautiful gathered on Tuesday, February 20, for their regularly scheduled 5:30 p.m. meeting in the County Commissioners Board Room at the Coleman County Office Building. The … more
City Hall was once again the scene of much discussion concerning alcohol ordinances as the council, the mayor and the city attorney struggled to straighten out the fine points of when, where and how … more

The Georgia Capitol building turned shades of green as 4-H youth and adult leaders joined elected officials on February 14, for the largest Georgia 4-H Day at the Capitol on record with nearly 700 … more
Sixteen 7th-12th grade 4-H'ers competed at District Project Achievement February 9-11, held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, and 15 came home as first, second, or third place winners. Paxton … more
Tashanda Stokes-King is a native of Swainsboro and currently resides in Waynesboro. She is an employee of Waynesboro Primary School and a faithful member at Cornerstone Christian Center with Pastor … more
The next set of emergency lights and sirens you encounter in Emanuel County will be brighter and louder than the last. A brand-new ambulance has been added to our EMS fleet, and it’s largely thanks … more
The House kicked-off the eighth week of the 2024 legislative session on Monday, February 26. We dedicated an entire day of work in our committees to make sure bills made it to the House floor for a … more

On March 4, Michael Crumpler was presented the Educator of the Year Award for the Atlanta Section of the American Welding Society (AWS) by Robert Trudelle, Chairman of the Atlanta Section. Michael … more
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