Join EGSC for First Friday at The Morgan House

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:52 pm

On Friday, November 1, 2019, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family for First Friday at The Morgan House. This month, refreshments will be provided by the Office of Institutional Advancement, music by the EGSC MusicMakers, and an art show entitled Poison & Antidote.

Poison & Antidote was born from the idea of collaborating with fellow friends. Originally planned to simply be a single piece, Read More

Board of ed holds November workshop

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:48 pm


The Emanuel County Board of Education met at the Central Office on Monday, November 28, for its monthly workshop meeting.

At 6:30 p.m., five students were recognized by board members as the system’s REACH Scholarship recipients: Cassie Elizabeth-Coronado-Sutton, Asia Gibbons, Taniya Simmons, Elizabeth Herbert, and Magaly Enriquez-Jacinto.

Shortly after 7 p.m., Dr. Judy officially opened the meeting with his comments. He spoke briefly about Swainsboro Middle School’s Read More

ECSO Report 10-30-19

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:46 pm

Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

October 22

Deputy responded to an address on Wiggins Road in reference to a property dispute.

Victim reported theft by taking.

October 23

Complainant reported a missing person after the involved subject had not returned from a fishing trip with two other individuals.

Complainant reported theft by taking of a red trailer once returning home from work and finding it missing Read More

JROTC cadets experience GSU

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:43 pm

On Saturday, October 18, JROTC cadets from Emanuel County Institute attended Georgia Southern University’s military appreciation football game.

While there, the cadets attended a career fair and viewed static displays of military equipment and vehicles. They also obtained first-hand experiences and personal knowledge aimed at enhancing their upcoming phase of life on a college campus and were able to explore the entire Statesboro campus to get a true assessment Read More

ECI recognizes honor students

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:39 pm

According to Principal Anetria Edenfield, the following Emanuel County Institute students were named to the below honor lists for the first nine weeks:

Star honor roll

Sixth grade — Melvin Akridge, Braeden Hooks, Braylin Hudson, Jacob McBride, Arachchige Salgado, Erin Stanford, and Lola Walden

Seventh grade — Jacob Avery, Leonel Gonzalez-Demillon, Aralyn Grimes, Kinley Grimes, Halli Kate Johnson, Billy Jones, Jayna Kearson, Mylie Lane, Spencer Lawrence, Oisin Matthews, Jacob McBride, Read More

EAC celebrates selection as Harveys Community Bag Program beneficiary

Posted by | October 31, 2019 2:26 pm

Emanuel Arts Council (EAC) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Community Bag Program for the month of November.

The Harveys Community Bag Program, which launched in February 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work. EAC was selected as the November beneficiary of the program by store leadership at Harveys located Read More

Danny Tapley, 69

Posted by | October 31, 2019 2:22 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Danny Tapley, 69, a lifelong resident of Emanuel County who died peacefully at his home on Friday, October 25, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. 

Funeral services were held Monday, October 28, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with Rev. David Unkles officiating.

Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery.

The family received friends at the church from 1 Read More

COTW: Mandy Moore, Haylee Free, and Courtney Rowland

Posted by | October 31, 2019 2:17 pm

Our Cooks of the Week are Mandy Moore, Haylee Free, and Courtney Rowland of David Emanuel Academy. Here are three recipes that they would like to share. Enjoy!

Mandy’s Chocolate Chip Pie

• 2-3 c. milk chocolate chips (adjust to how rich in chocolate you want it)

• 6 eggs

• 1 c. buttermilk

• 6 Tbsp. flour

• 3 c…

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Don’t miss Oak Chapel homecoming!

Posted by | October 31, 2019 2:12 pm

Oak Chapel will observe homecoming on Sunday, November 3, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will be served after the service.

When Oak Chapel was organized in 1873, there was no church building. Church services, as well as a school program, were held under a huge red oak tree that stood several yards from the present church site. A little later, a house of worship was erected, and Read More

Happy Halloween!!!

Posted by | October 31, 2019 11:14 am

Happy Halloween! Share today’s fun with us by dropping your Halloween 2019 photos in the comments below! Also, be sure to enter our Halloween Contest for your chance to win a $50 Walmart gift card. To enter our contest or to vote on your favorite submitted picture, visit



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