Purple isn’t just for October!

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:39 am


What if I told you having a seizure doesn’t mean you have epilepsy? I’m not a doctor, but what if I told you that wearing purple isn’t just for promoting Domestic Violence Awareness Month? What if I told you that local students have a chance to win a special treat just for helping raise awareness for epilepsy?

At the age of 10, AnnaKade Clemens, 11th grader at Read More

Veterans Day celebration to be held at EGSC

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:38 am

East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus will be hosting a Veterans Day celebration on Monday, November 11. The event is open to the public and will begin with a brief ceremony at 11 a.m. The Swainsboro JROTC will be on hand to present the colors, and the U.S. Marine Corps will also be in attendance. Free games and activities will be available at the event.

The celebration will begin at Read More

EGSC to celebrate Ethics Awareness Week

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:37 am

Each year, East Georgia State College participates in Ethics Awareness Week. This year, EGSC will celebrate November 11-15. The University System of Georgia has an Ethics and Compliance Program that promotes the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct within the University System of Georgia and to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies. Ethics Awareness Week helps serve as a reminder of those standards and conduct.

EGSC Read More

Multimedia class visits East Georgia State College

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:35 am

Pinewood Christian Academy’s multimedia class recently had the opportunity to learn how a college uses media and communications on a day-to-day basis. The group of around 30 students traveled to East Georgia State College in Swainsboro on Tuesday, October 29, to speak with members of the Office of Institutional Advancement and the college’s president. 

Harley Strickland, a PCA alumni who is now the communications coordinator for the college, spoke to Read More

Bulldogs secure No. 2 Seed with win over Eagles

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:34 am


The ECI Bulldogs defeated Montgomery County 48–35 Friday in a game that determined the No. 2 seed in the region crossover game.

Both teams entered the game with a 3–1 region record. The winner of the game would host the crossover game against the A side of Region 3.

ECI will host the No. 3 seed, Calvary Day, Friday at Rountree Stadium, while No. 3 seed Montgomery Read More

Dorothy R. Dykes, 72

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:33 am

A memorial service for Dorothy R. Dykes, 72, of Swainsboro was held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Melvin Habersham. The family received friends Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.

She passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Candler Hospital in Savannah following an extended illness.

Ms. Dorothy R. Dykes was born April Read More

It’s going to look at lot like Christmas at DEA!

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:31 am

David Emanuel Academy’s Winter Wonderland event has been set for Thursday, November 21, from 4 until 7 p.m.

There will be inflatables, a cakewalk, a train ride, concessions, games, a petting zoo, a pancake and sausage supper, and photo opportunities with Santa.

The event will be held at the school, located at 602 North 4th Street in Stillmore. For more information, call 912-685-4405.

Get plugged in

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:29 am


In our Christian walk, many times we end up with a lot of principles, formulas, and methods, but no real power. That may be true for teachings on faith, prayer, praise, meditation, Bible study, confession, spiritual warfare, and all the other precepts we have been hearing about and engaging in. They are all good, and we need to know about them, but they alone cannot solve our Read More

Revival to be held at Stillmore church

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:28 am

Stillmore Missionary Baptist Church will hold revival services featuring Reverend Tommy Henry starting this weekend. Services held Sunday, November 10, will begin at 6 p.m. while the other service on Monday, November 11, will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor George Archer Jr. invites all.

Brooks W. “Buster” Lovelace Jr. (Maj. USAF, Ret.), 94

Posted by | November 8, 2019 11:27 am

Brooks W. “Buster” Lovelace, Jr. (Maj. USAF, Ret.), 94, of Valdosta, died on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Langdale Hospice House. Born in College Park on January 3, 1925 to the late Brooks White and Irene Amanda Schilling Lovelace, he had lived in the Valdosta area for the past nine years. Growing up in the Atlanta area, he went in his late teens to volunteer with the Civil Air Patrol Read More

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