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Saturday afternoon crash leaves one deceased

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:56 am

On Saturday, March 21, at approximately 3:35 p.m., troopers from the Georgia State Patrol were dispatched to Highway 221 at Alton Lawson Road for a reported crash.

Arriving on scene, officials found an involved 2017 Kubota tractor and a 1998 Kenworth construction vehicle.

According to the crash report, the driver of the Kubota, 59-year-old James Mimbs of Adrian, failed to yield to the Kenworth, driven by 57-year-old Ty Powell of Read More

Mary Rose Brown, 81

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:55 am

A graveside service for Mary Rose Brown, 81 of Swainsboro, was held Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery with Reverend David Unkles officiating. The family received friends Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Emanuel County Nursing Home following an extended illness.

Ms. Mary Rose Brown was born August 11, 1938 Read More

A trip to remember

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:54 am

Cherokee roses bloomed profusely on the old fences at Garfield Grammar School. If that weren’t enough, brown thrasher birds were plentiful on campus. The two were Georgia’s state flower and state bird. How could a small school be so blessed?

We had perfect teachers who read us Bible stories each morning and often quoted valuable lessons and proverbs from the good book. God always came first.

As the old reliable Read More

Glad gardeners attend member celebration

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:53 am

Glad Garden Club was thrilled to be one of five garden clubs participating in the Oleander District Member Celebration held February 27 at Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro. The event was chaired by Oleander District Director Diana Malone and co-chaired by Lisa Hall to celebrate all the hard work members have done throughout the year to promote garden club mission and vision. 

After registration, members were greeted with a bounty Read More

Alone Together

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:52 am


Two words: “alone together.” Said or written independently, these two words are complete opposites. Said or written together, however, the two form an oxymoron. However strange it may sound, we must live “alone together” for the next few weeks, and it’s going to take a village.

Quarantining, social distancing—whatever you call it, keeping apart from our neighbors and friends until COVID-19 passes is vital. We as Read More

Rev. Eugene Davis, 80

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:34 am

Funeral services for Rev. Eugene Davis, 80, were held Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Dr. Alfred Cason presiding. Interment was held at Swainsboro City Cemetery, and repast took place inside Oak Grove’s Family Center. He departed this life Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Atlanta following an extended illness.

Rev. Eugene Davis was born in Jenkins County to the late Read More

Stapleton receives scholarship in memory of EGSC alumni

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:34 am

Carley Stapleton, a student at East Georgia State College, has been named the recipient of the Rachel Jane Frederick Friendship and Service Award. The Frederick Family wanted to remember Rachel Frederick by giving the EGSC Rachel Jane Frederick Friendship and Service Award to someone who is active in the community and someone who spends time helping others.

Stapleton is the 20-year-old daughter of Stoney Stapleton and Heather Hightower. She is Read More

EGSC professor named director for Georgia Association for Nursing Education

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:33 am

The East Georgia State College Department of Nursing would like to recognize Dr. Patrice Pierce, Associate Professor of Nursing, for her recent poster presentation and selection as a director for the Georgia Association for Nursing Education, Inc. (GANE). She attended the annual GANE conference that was held on Jekyll Island.

GANE provides all nursing educators in the state of Georgia with opportunities to:

influence and improve nursing education

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COVID-19 food safety and sanitation FAQs

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:32 am

submitted by the University of Georgia Extension

1. Is COVID-19 likely to be transferred from food, including fresh produce, or water?

As of now, there is no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 is transferred by food. According to United Fresh Produce Association (4), the CDC and FDA have not made a definitive statement regarding transmission, but the Food Safety Authority in
Ireland (3) concluded that there was no
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Chorssie C. Jones, 75

Posted by | March 26, 2020 11:30 am

Graveside service for Chorssie C. Jones, 75, will be Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum with Rev. Gary Hackett officiating. There will be a walk-in viewing from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2020 at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Chorssie C. Jones was born January 22, 1945 in Read More

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