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Out of 29 candidates, Democrats opt to go with two old white guys

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:45 pm

With a chance to choose a presidential candidate to oppose Donald Trump this November, Democrats have had the opportunity to pick among a diverse list of 29 candidates. There were six female candidates, including a (cough! cough!) Native American. There were five black candidates, a Taiwanese, a gay and a gaggle of governors, senators, representatives, mayors and former cabinet secretaries. I got eye-glaze looking at the list and very well Read More

Steven Keith Moore, 62

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:44 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Steven Keith Moore, 62 of Swainsboro, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center, Swainsboro.

Memorial services were held Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Cail Pressey officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Steven Keith Moore was born July 13, 1957 in Swainsboro to Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:43 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


The Senate restored a number of cuts to mental health, foster children, the elderly, public safety and judicial responsibilities. The Senate budget agrees with the Governor and the House and fully funds the Mid-Year QBE Education formula adjustments.

The budget also includes $25 million to fund the Forest Land Protection Grants to replace lost property taxes on forestland Read More

Order of Confederate Rose chapter being organized in Emanuel

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:42 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

Kiwanis Club promotes arts education

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:41 pm

In keeping with its motto of improving the community one child at a time, the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club recently made donations to the art departments at Emanuel County Institute and Swainsboro High School. Some of the biggest benefits of arts education for students are that it can improve learning skills, school attendance, critical thinking skills, and creativity. All of these are essential for a successful academic performance. Another important benefit Read More

‘Miss Emanuel’ speaks to Kiwanians

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:40 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, March 3, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Petite Garrett presiding. There were 19 members in attendance and four guests: Anita Cerpovicz, Eriyona Stokes, Mya Sanders, and Mary Ann Smith.

The program for the evening was hosted by Roger Peebles, who introduced local community historian Smith, also known as “Miss Emanuel.” Smith was recently given first lessons in Read More

Happenings 3-11-20

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:39 pm

7th Annual

Weekend Blessings 5K/10K

George L. Smith State Park

March 14, 8 a.m.

Triumphant 12th Congressional

District Meeting

EGSC Campus

March 14, 10 a.m.—1 p.m.

Look at the Stars

George L. Smith State Park

March 21, 7 p.m.

Mason Metal Fest Intl.

Jaycee Fairgrounds

March 21-22

Spring Open House


April 3, 10 a.m.

SGF Pleasure Shoe Series

Saddle Gaits Farm

April 25, 9 a.m.

2020 Miss Pine Tree Read More

EGSC women’s basketball falls in Final Four

Posted by | March 13, 2020 3:38 pm

The East Georgia State College women’s basketball team competed in the GCAA Conference Final Four Basketball Tournament in Americus. The Bobcats fell to the number one ranked team, South Georgia Tech, by a score of 89-65.

The Bobcats held the lead at the end of the first quarter, but a late second-quarter run by South Georgia Tech would see them pull ahead 41-32 at the half.

The Bobcats would fight Read More

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