COTW: Emanuel County Food Challenge team

Posted by | October 9, 2019 1:49 pm

This week’s Cooks of the week are members of the Emanuel County Food Challenge team. The group will be competing November 9 at Rock Eagle-4H Center during the Food Showcase, marking the first time Emanuel County 4-H has ever had teams competing in Food Challenge.

The junior team consists of Tisey Powell, Yi’Zhariah Bell, Faith Ann Rogers, Spencer Lawrence, and Aliya McCoy (not pictured).

Senior team members Read More

Coat giveaway set for this weekend

Posted by | October 9, 2019 1:47 pm

Coat donations for all genders in all sizes are still being accepted for the upcoming annual Unity in the Community Coat Giveaway set for October 12. Monetary donations to proceed with the project will also be accepted.

The drive, sponsored by A&O Men’s Aftercare Center, Inc., will feature free coats, food, and drinks, and will be held behind the old Coca-Cola plant in Swainsboro beginning at noon.

For drop-off or Read More

Know your identity

Posted by | October 9, 2019 1:46 pm

Have you been thinking about your Identity lately? If you watch television, you have probably seen advertisements to check your identity by buying ancestry kits. These kits use saliva or blood samples to compare and find your ancestors. Because these kits use your DNA, they’re usually pretty accurate. If you aren’t sure about your identity or want to know more about yourself, this may be a great place to start.Read More

Emanuel County 4-H plans fundraiser

Posted by | October 9, 2019 1:45 pm

Emanuel County 4-H will host a fundraiser Saturday, October 12, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply Co. in Swainsboro. The event will feature face painting, dog washing, a cookie/bake sale, and an activities information table. The public is encouraged to support Emanuel County’s 4-H’ers and purchase a clover when shopping in-store at Tractor Supply October 9-20. All proceeds will benefit 4-H.

Savvy Senior: How to help an aging parent with a hoarding problem

Posted by | October 8, 2019 5:28 pm

Dear Savvy Senior,

My 70-year-old mother has become somewhat of a hoarder. Since my father died a few years ago, her house is so disorganized and messy with stuff that it’s becoming a hazard. What should I do to help her?

Troubled Son

Dear Troubled,

Clutter addiction is a problem that effects up to five percent of Americans, many of whom are seniors. The problems can range anywhere from moderate Read More

Notes from the Senate: Georgia’s year-end revenue report

Posted by | October 8, 2019 5:27 pm

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District

Usually by Labor Day, the State Accounting Office publishes the ultimate revenue document the “Georgia Revenues and Reserves Report” for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2019.

For those of us who hang on every number, this document contains a mountain of revenue data and tax collections of every sort along with fees and the up to date RSR (Revenue Shortfall Reserve) Fund total. Read More

Swainsboro Optimist Club installs new officers

Posted by | October 8, 2019 5:26 pm

A Swainsboro evening Optimist Club installation banquet was recently held Thursday, September 26, using the theme of “Friends of Youth, Together with God, we can make a difference,” as the platform for the Shining Star Gateway key to success.

Presiding over this event was Paris Eskew, and the welcome being presented by Olbrionna Coleman. Pastor Harvey Rackins led the prayer of invocation, Harley Paul led the reciting of the pledge Read More

Stewart Frank Murphy, 83

Posted by | October 8, 2019 5:25 pm

Funeral services for Stewart Frank Murphy, 83, were held Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Mosley’s Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Brown officiating and Elder Delmus Mosley presiding. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away September 13, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mr. Frank Murphy was born January 1, 1936 to the late Charlie Murphy and Alberta Roundtree Murphy Read More

Probe Fair visits SHS

Posted by | October 8, 2019 5:24 pm

Swainsboro High School was the site of the annual Probe Fair held Tuesday, September 17.

Probe is a program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops that are held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose sole mission is to stimulate interest in post-secondary education for students in Georgia.

Juniors and seniors from SHS, Emanuel County Institute, and Appling Christian Read More

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