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Queensborough National Bank here to help in uncertain times

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:53 pm

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which will provide many resources to small businesses, in addition to certain nonprofits and other employers.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans are one part of this act and will provide cashflow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to qualifying employers affected by Covid-19 who maintain their payroll during this emergency. Among other features, PPP offers forgiveness of Read More

Peggy A. Anderson, 85

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:53 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Peggy A. Anderson, 85 of Twin City, Emanuel County, on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Swainsboro.

Private entombment services were held Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Eastbrook Cemetery with Rev. Randall Smith officiating. There will be a celebration of life service for all family and friends at a later date.

Honorary escorts were Steve Durden, Tim Durden, Read More

Order of Confederate Rose

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:52 pm

The Order of Confederate Rose was formed in 1993 by wives and daughters of the Alabama Sons of Confederate Veterans members in an effort to protect Confederate Civil War historical monuments and other historical symbols. The first formal division formed was Alabama in 1993 borrowing from the purposes and structure of what was then Georgia’s Royal Order of Robert E. Lee. The name of the organization was inspired by the Read More

A world without sports

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:49 pm

It’s been more than a week and I’m still confused every morning when I hear my iPhone sound ESPN’s infamous tune. What notifications could the sports media conglomerate possibly be sending me when the world is void of all sports? Nonetheless, when I take a look at the screen, there reads a few bullet points of “sports news,” if you can really call it that. No disrespect intended from one Read More

Swainsboro Kiwanis Club makes donation to DEA

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:48 pm

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club recently made a donation to David Emanuel Academy to be used by their elementary science department. Dana Durden, who teaches first grade science, will be using the donation toward the purchase of a greenhouse project and a classroom set of books to complement the study.

Science education encourages an attitude of inquiry in the world around us; excites an interest in the nature and process of Read More

GSP cites one for DUI

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:44 pm

According to Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol, Anilkumar J. Patel, 50 of Swainsboro, was arrested March 15.

Glad Garden Club hears from local florist

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:44 pm

The Glad Garden Club held its regular meeting Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. Members were delighted to entertain a program presented by Jim Roberts, florist and owner of Southern Traditions Floral & Gifts.

The original program included a demonstration of floral arranging including use of greenery, flowers, and containers, but members couldn’t help but want Read More

Stay calm!

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:43 pm

Local healthcare officials are urging citizens to remain calm and continue the precautionary measures promoted in the last few weeks as Emanuel County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced Monday, March 30. Around noon, East Georgia Healthcare Center published on Facebook a press release stating that its lab company sent word that a patient from Emanuel County had tested positive for coronavirus. Still, both EGHC officials and others in Read More

Citizens Bank names Johnson executive vice president

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:41 pm

Gary Johnson has been named executive vice president and chief lending officer for The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro and subsidiary banks Bulloch First and Citizens Bank of Laurens County. Johnson will be managing the lending function for the company.

“We are fortunate that Gary has agreed to remain with our bank as the executive in charge of lending. His many years of experience as a lender and manager will be Read More

Farm Bureau recognizes six winners

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:41 pm

Emanuel County Farm Bureau is proud to announce the winners of this year’s middle school essay contest.

Each year, Farm Bureau Women’s Committee sponsors this contest to help students understand the importance of agriculture in everyday life. In doing so, essay contestants must write on a certain topic. The topic this year was, “Describe the relationship between farmers and natural resources.”

Ben Bennett placed first, Peyton Lee placed second, and Read More

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