#Georgia #FACT

Posted by | August 2, 2019 9:30 am

Being today is National Georgia Day, here’s a fact:

Georgia has had 5 capitals:

  • Savannah (1777-1785)
  • Augusta (1786-1789)
  • Louisville (1789-1807)
  • Milledgeville (1807-1867)
  • Atlanta (1868-present)

Tomorrow, 8/3, is the monthly pillow sale at R&F Marketing

Posted by | August 2, 2019 9:30 am

R&F will have their monthly pillow sale this Saturday, August 3rd, from 7 am – 12 pm, at 610 E. Main St. in Swainsboro.

New this month…Fall themed pillows.

They will also have a wide variety of lamp shades for only $1 and tassels for only .50 cent a piece!

New outdoor chair and bench seating at an average of 50% off. Universal bench or chair cushions for

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Michael Anthony “Tony” Evans, 53

Posted by | August 2, 2019 9:00 am

Funeral services for Michael Anthony “Tony” Evans, 53, of Wrightsville were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019 with Rev. Harry Hadden. Interment followed in the Westview Cemetery in Wrightsville. The family received friends Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at his residence following a brief illness.Read More


Posted by | August 2, 2019 8:30 am


The 13th colony and the 4th state to enter the Union, National Georgia Day recognizes the natural wonders and immense complexities of this bastion of Southern culture.

Georgia’s founder, James Oglethorpe, settled the colony’s first capital, Savannah. Georgia would go on to have four more capitals, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville and finally, Atlanta

Politically and socially, a divide has always seemed to exist. Considering Georgia was Read More

God hears and answers

Posted by | August 2, 2019 8:00 am


Our friendship not only benefits us, it also benefits those around us. When people come to us with needs or concerns, we may be able to offer some help, or we may not be able to meet their needs at all.

Even if we do not have what people really need, God does. When we are friends with God, we can say to people, “I don’t have Read More

EGSC athletic director to serve as head softball coach

Posted by | August 1, 2019 3:27 pm

Charles Wimberly will be taking on the duties of head softball coach at East Georgia State College. He will be taking on these new duties in addition to his current role as athletic director, which he has held for four years.

Wimberly is no stranger to East Georgia State College. He received his Associate Degree of Arts from EGSC. He then went on to study at Georgia Southern University, where … Read More

Twin City Volunteer Fire Department purchases new supplies with grant funding

Posted by | August 1, 2019 1:47 pm

Thanks to a grant opportunity from the state, buying fireworks could help your local fire department.

A 5 percent tax is applied to the sale of fireworks since they were made legal in Georgia back in 2015.

Twin City Fire and Rescue would like to thank the Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training Council for the recently awarded 2019A Fireworks Tax Grant.

Twin City Fire and Rescue has been awarded a Read More

Lane is recipient of Professional Growth Award

Posted by | August 1, 2019 1:46 pm

Dental hygiene student Della Lane was presented the Simply Hygiene Professional Growth Award.

Being a great dental hygienist is more than just making the grade. With this award, Simply Hygiene takes the focus off the GPA and applauds a student that has overcome great obstacles to successfully complete the Dental Hygiene program.

Many students have dealt with overcoming personal situations and working just a little bit harder. Lane faced college Read More

Blount wins Treasure Hunt for Kids

Posted by | August 1, 2019 1:45 pm

The winner of Swainsboro Police Department’s inaugural Treasure Hunt for Kids is Gracie Blount. Out of 25 participating children, her name was selected from the grand prize drawing. In return, she received a new bicycle.

Other participating children who turned in their rock findings since last week included Kia David and Ella Hambrick.

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