Margie Kirby Canady Hall,  87

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:28 pm

Margie Kirby Canady Hall,  87, of Nunez, died Friday morning, November 15, 2019 at her home. 

Mrs. Margie Kirby Canady Hall was born May 28, 1932, daughter of the late Horace Greely Kirby and Shellie Strange Kirby. She attended Wesley School and transferred to Swainsboro High School and graduated in the Class of 1949.  Hall had been a member of the Emanuel County 4-H. She owned and operated Matt’s Mart Read More

Louise Martin, 74

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:26 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Louise Martin, 74 of Swainsboro, on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Augusta University Medical Center

Mrs. Martin was born April 6, 1945 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, to the late Randolf and Myrtle Tanner Hooks. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. Martin loved her pets, especially her cats, enjoyed playing games, working puzzle books, and watching TV. In addition Read More

Dr. Cunha addresses Kiwanis Club

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:25 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held one of its weekly meetings Tuesday, November 12, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Petite Garrett presiding. Nineteen members and two guests, Lindsay Bennett and Lieutenant Governor Dan Bennett, attended.

The program for the evening was hosted and presented by Dr. Carlos Cunha, dean of East Georgia State College’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Dr. Cunha gave an overview of how Read More

EGSC Circle K’ers visit Kiwanis

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:24 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations with President Petite Garrett presiding. There were 24 members in attendance and six guests: Jim LeRoy and Circle K’ers Anita Cerpovicz, Eriyona Stokes, Timmya Sanders, San Juanita Cordero, and Breana Librizzi.

The program for the evening was hosted by Secretary Edwin Canady. He asked Assistant Secretary Tim Goodman to give an update Read More

Farm Bureau to celebrate Farm-City Week November 22-28

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:22 pm

As Georgia’s fall harvest season winds down and preparations are made for Thanksgiving, Emanuel County Farm Bureau invites you to celebrate Farm-City Week November 22-28.

Farm-City Week highlights the relationship between Georgia farmers and their partners in urban areas who prepare, transport, market, and retail the food and fiber that farmers grow for consumers.

Kiwanis International began Farm-City Week in 1955 to increase the understanding of the partnership between urban Read More

Bulldogs defeat Buccaneers for 500th win

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:20 pm


The ECI Bulldogs defeated McIntosh County on Friday 28–23 to advance to the second round of the state playoffs. This marks the sixth consecutive year the Bulldogs have advanced to the Sweet 16 or better, making the playoffs every year since 2003.

With the victory against the Bucs, the Bulldogs marked their 500th win in program history.

Anticipating the wet, rainy conditions for Friday night, the Bulldogs Read More

A sweet day at East Georgia State College

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:19 pm

On November 15, East Georgia State College hosted its first-ever honey extraction party! Members of EGSC’s recently organized Beekeeping Club met, along with other students, faculty, staff, and members from the community, to learn more about honey, how it is made by honeybees and collected by beekeepers. Extraction equipment was brought to the campus by Dr. Paul Cerpovicz (faculty member and hobbyist beekeeper) and set up in the lobby outside Read More

ECI welcomes families for literacy occasion

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:17 pm

On Thursday, October 31, Emanuel County Institute hosted Family Literacy Night. Themed “Scary Stories in the Dark,” students, teachers, and community members read short horror stories for the attending audience.

Twin City Police Chief Randal Beach read the terrifying fate of Henry Armstrong in Ambrose Bierce’s “One Summer Night,” ECI student Karime Gonzalez told the tale of “The Hearse,” and Christian Kraus was on hand to provide the spooky soundtrack Read More

Lt. Col. Dora A. Burke, 69

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:16 pm

Funeral services for Lt. Col. Dora A. Burke, 69, were held Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Sam’s Creek Baptist Church in Metter with Elder D.G. Mosley serving as eulogist. She died November 9, 2019.

Lt. Col. Dora A. Burke was born April 28, 1950 in Pulaski to the late Albertha Burke and Earlie Burke. She retired from the United States Army and was employed with a veterans’ Read More

Youth Explosion set for month of December

Posted by | November 22, 2019 4:14 pm

Youth Explosion for Love in Action Church is set for Saturday, December 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. that night. Special guests will include Pastor Jarvis Barrion Sr. and Son of Faith. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event is free. The church is located at 661 South Main Street in Swainsboro. For additional information, contact Willie L. Harden, pastor, at 478-494-5596.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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