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Home again

Posted by | March 12, 2020 2:00 pm

After that title, I must include the rest of the rhyme, “To market to market, to buy a fat pig, then home again, home again, jiggity jig.” Do you remember?
For two days in late January, I was able to accomplish what I had longed to do. I walked around the square again, and each step was filled with memories. My son, Jeffery Lewis, and his wife, Carolyn, accompanied me
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Rev. Driggers named Sportsman of the Year

Posted by | March 12, 2020 1:00 pm

The Emanuel County Sportsman’s Club recently honored Reverend Robert Driggers as Sportsman of the Year for his continuous active participation with the Wounded Warriors Retreat as well as for his continued support as chaplain of the Sportsman’s Club.

Vernon Hardy, president, and Nick Kraus, vice president, presented the plaque to Reverend Driggers during the club’s annual Valentine’s banquet held at The Rustic Grill on February 11.

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SMS baseball off to a fast start

Posted by | March 12, 2020 12:30 pm


The Swainsboro Middle School baseball team is off to a blazing hot start on the season, ripping through their first five games without a loss.

Swainsboro swept the Citizens Bank Invitational and have added wins versus Dublin, West Laurens, and Jenkins County since that weekend. A deep pitching staff and a lineup full of potent hitters has made things easy so far in the 2020 season. Lenox Read More

Meleod-Moring Camp SCV presents ‘Use of deadly force and Georgia law’

Posted by | March 12, 2020 12:00 pm

The Sons of Confederate Veterans — McLeod-Moring Camp #1386 will hold its monthly meeting on March 19. The guest speaker will be the Georgia Division Sergeant-at-Arms Lt. David Aderhold, who will present a program on use of deadly force and Georgia law. The program will be held at New China Restaurant beginning at 7:30 p.m. Guests who want to eat dinner prior to the meeting are asked to arrive Read More

Savvy Senior: Important legal documents all seniors should have

Posted by | March 12, 2020 11:35 am

Dear Savvy Senior,

What kinds of legal documents do I need to prepare to help my family after I’m gone? I would like to get my affairs in order but could use some help.   

Almost 75

Dear Almost,

All adults – especially seniors – should have at least four essential legal documents to protect yourself and your family. These documents will make sure your wishes regarding your estate are legal Read More

Rotary revises PTF Pageant plans from that of previous years

Posted by | March 12, 2020 11:00 am

The Swainsboro Rotary Club held its weekly meeting March 9 at Catered creations during the lunch hour.

Visitors for this meeting were Trey Allen, candidate for the District 21 senate seat from Columbia County James Allen, and G. W. Johnson, president of Durden Banking Co.

Prior to the speaker’s introduction, the club discussed the Pine Tree Festival Pageant, which Rotary sponsors every year. The winner of the Miss Division (age Read More

EGSC completes 8th Annual College Readiness Tour

Posted by | March 12, 2020 10:42 am

Many capable people avoid choosing to attend college because the navigation of admission, financial aid and degree requirements is often too confusing and overwhelming. In an effort to alleviate these barriers, East Georgia State College (EGSC) administrators, staff and students have completed the college’s 8th annual College Readiness Bus Tour.

Students from over 15 high schools received resources and advice to navigate a sensible, direct path to post-secondary education, regardless … Read More

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