Burke travels to South Carolina for event

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:32 pm

On Saturday, November 2, Wiregrass Chapter Vice President Steve Burke attended an event at Camden Battlefield for the first time.

The battlefield is hallowed ground for the hundreds of men who died in a significant battle that took place August 16, 1780.

Historic Camden, South Carolina is dedicated to telling the story of this fascinating battle, preserving and studying the archaeological evidence of the site, restoring the longleaf pine forest Read More

Smith delivers program to Brier Creek Chapter

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:30 pm

The Brier Creek Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting Thursday, November 12, at R&D’s Restaurant in Sylvania at 6:30 p.m. with President Lee Smith presiding.

The attending 14 members and guests heard a program on the Star-Spangled Banner from President Smith.

First, President Smith spoke briefly about the origin of the national anthem. The lyrics, he said, came from the Defense Read More

One injured in Tuesday morning crash

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:29 pm


During the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 19, at approximately 7:16 a.m., a 24-year-old female operator of a 2017 Jeep Cherokee was injured when she lost control of the vehicle and rolled over into a cotton field on Noonday Church Road in Canoochee. She was transported to Emanuel Medical Center by Emanuel County EMS.

Responding to the scene were Emanuel County EMS, the Emanuel Read More

Margie Kirby Canady Hall,  87

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:28 pm

Margie Kirby Canady Hall,  87, of Nunez, died Friday morning, November 15, 2019 at her home. 

Mrs. Margie Kirby Canady Hall was born May 28, 1932, daughter of the late Horace Greely Kirby and Shellie Strange Kirby. She attended Wesley School and transferred to Swainsboro High School and graduated in the Class of 1949.  Hall had been a member of the Emanuel County 4-H. She owned and operated Matt’s Mart Read More

Louise Martin, 74

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:26 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Louise Martin, 74 of Swainsboro, on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Augusta University Medical Center

Mrs. Martin was born April 6, 1945 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, to the late Randolf and Myrtle Tanner Hooks. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. Martin loved her pets, especially her cats, enjoyed playing games, working puzzle books, and watching TV. In addition Read More

Dr. Cunha addresses Kiwanis Club

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:25 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held one of its weekly meetings Tuesday, November 12, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Petite Garrett presiding. Nineteen members and two guests, Lindsay Bennett and Lieutenant Governor Dan Bennett, attended.

The program for the evening was hosted and presented by Dr. Carlos Cunha, dean of East Georgia State College’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Dr. Cunha gave an overview of how Read More

EGSC Circle K’ers visit Kiwanis

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:24 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations with President Petite Garrett presiding. There were 24 members in attendance and six guests: Jim LeRoy and Circle K’ers Anita Cerpovicz, Eriyona Stokes, Timmya Sanders, San Juanita Cordero, and Breana Librizzi.

The program for the evening was hosted by Secretary Edwin Canady. He asked Assistant Secretary Tim Goodman to give an update Read More

Farm Bureau to celebrate Farm-City Week November 22-28

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:22 pm

As Georgia’s fall harvest season winds down and preparations are made for Thanksgiving, Emanuel County Farm Bureau invites you to celebrate Farm-City Week November 22-28.

Farm-City Week highlights the relationship between Georgia farmers and their partners in urban areas who prepare, transport, market, and retail the food and fiber that farmers grow for consumers.

Kiwanis International began Farm-City Week in 1955 to increase the understanding of the partnership between urban Read More

Bulldogs defeat Buccaneers for 500th win

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:20 pm


The ECI Bulldogs defeated McIntosh County on Friday 28–23 to advance to the second round of the state playoffs. This marks the sixth consecutive year the Bulldogs have advanced to the Sweet 16 or better, making the playoffs every year since 2003.

With the victory against the Bucs, the Bulldogs marked their 500th win in program history.

Anticipating the wet, rainy conditions for Friday night, the Bulldogs Read More

A sweet day at East Georgia State College

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:19 pm

On November 15, East Georgia State College hosted its first-ever honey extraction party! Members of EGSC’s recently organized Beekeeping Club met, along with other students, faculty, staff, and members from the community, to learn more about honey, how it is made by honeybees and collected by beekeepers. Extraction equipment was brought to the campus by Dr. Paul Cerpovicz (faculty member and hobbyist beekeeper) and set up in the lobby outside Read More

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