Wells, Youmans named STARs for DEA

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:31 pm

by SELBY CODY VOSS, The Metter Advertiser

The scores are in, and David Emanuel Academy’s 2020 STAR Student of the Year is Ethan Wells!

“I was really trying to get a good SAT score for myself and try to get into a good college, so STAR Student really wasn’t what I was aiming for, but when I found out that I got a good score and that I was STAR Read More

Ferris Eugene George Sr. (Bo), 85

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:30 pm

Ferris Eugene George Sr. (Bo) of Bowie, Maryland entered into eternal life Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home surrounded by family.

Bo was born in Swainsboro on September 12, 1934 to Mary Lou and Eugene George. He grew up on his family farm and was drawn back to his childhood home often throughout his life. He moved to Washington, D.C. to join his parents when he was a teenager Read More

EGSC Fire and Emergency Services Administration Program receives $10,000 scholarship grant 

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:29 pm

East Georgia State College is pleased to announce that Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded EGSC a $10,000 scholarship grant. 

Thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, $10,000 will be available for student scholarships for the EGSC Fire and Emergency Services Administration Program.  The award notification was made last week to Professor Beverley Walker, Director of the FESA program. Meghan Vargas, Director of Development for the Read More

Delta Kappa Gamma hears inspirational speaker

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:28 pm

President Tammy Gray called the January 27 meeting of Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma to order at 6:30 p.m. at Catered Creations. She welcomed the members and guests and thanked the hostesses for the beautiful table décor. The hostess committee was Bobbie Daughtry, Karen Ross, Leah Rehberg, Toney Golden, Donna Godowns, Terry Sweat, Kay Hooks, Kristy Clemens, Gail Greenway, Renae McNeely, and Lynn Torrance.

Greenway gave the inspiration Read More

Deborah Kay Johnson, 64

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:27 pm

Mrs. Deborah Kay Johnson, 64, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at her residence surrounded by loved ones.

Johnson was born in Alma on June 27, 1955. She had many fond childhood memories visiting her dad’s drugstore and soda shop with her brothers and friends. She attended Bacon County High School, graduated from the University of Georgia, and received her master’s in education from Georgia Southern University. Johnson was Read More

Parker to perform in Wadley

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:26 pm

Wadley First United Methodist Church will host gospel singer Ivan Parker and his son Friday, February 7. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7. The concert will be free to all. A love offering will be taken for the Parker family ministry. Wadley First United Methodist Church is located at 63 West Calhoun Street, just north of downtown Wadley on U.S. 319.

For additional Read More

Rountree Grove MBC announces upcoming Black History Month service

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:25 pm

Rountree Grove Missionary Baptist Church would like to welcome the community to celebrate Black History Month on February 16, 2020. The church is located at 191 Sam Overstreet Rd, Twin City, and this year’s theme will be “The African American and the Vote!”

Services will begin with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11. 

The featured guest speaker this year will be Durante Payne, a native of Read More

Pages of Life to hold special service

Posted by | February 6, 2020 12:24 pm

The annual impartation service for Pages of Life Christian Worship Center, located at 109 Jackson Street in Swainsboro, will be held February 9, 2020 at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Apostle Lonnie Johnson of Shechinah Worship Center of Sylvania.

The following Sunday, February 16, the church will host its annual Family and Friends Day program at 3:30 p.m. featuring Pastor Nicole Peeples, senior pastor of the City of Read More

EGSC Softball Team competes at JUCO Softball Tournament

Posted by | February 6, 2020 8:15 am

The East Georgia State College Lady Bobcat Softball Team traveled to Clearwater, Florida, to play in the JUCO Kickoff Softball Tournament. There were over 50 colleges from across the nation in attendance.
The Lady Bobcats opened day one dropping three contest to three Florida schools,  followed by losing two extra-inning games on day two.
“We were a little nervous on day one, having never played in a kickoff event in … Read More

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