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A legend

Posted by | February 13, 2020 4:01 pm

The compliment “legend” is often used, especially when describing sports figures or celebrities. Often, these are short-lived honors after their active time has passed. A true and lasting legend is often stories coming from the past, sometimes not verifiable or even a myth.

February 12 is the 95th birthday of a verifiable, true and what will be a lasting legend. On this birthday, she is already a “legend in her Read More


Georgia Day celebrated at Twin City Elementary

Posted by | February 13, 2020 4:01 pm

Second grade students at Twin City Elementary enjoyed a Georgia Day presentation from Betsy Johnson and Jane Durden. During the two visistors’ recent visit to TCE, students and teachers celebrated the 287th birthday of Georgia.

Using a variety of resources, the students were introduced to the symbols and products of Georgia. They were shown the different regions of Georgia as well as the various rivers and counties in the state. Read More


Tornado safety: How to prepare

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:59 pm

Don’t wait for the sirens or the alert on your phone. Here’s how to prepare now in case a tornado comes your way. There’s not a lot you can do to prevent tornado damage to your home, but you can take steps to prevent injury to the people inside it.

Tips for tornado safety

Pick a safe space—This should be a spot everyone can get to quickly. Or, consider Read More


STC board room dedicated to Larson C. ‘Shot’ Strange

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:56 pm

Southeastern Technical College (STC) recently held a dedication ceremony of the Swainsboro campus boardroom, named in honor of Mr. Larson C. “Shot” Strange, for his leadership, guidance, and vision as a Trustee of the STC Foundation.

The proclamation recently presented to Strange’s family stated:

• Strange was known far and wide as a well-respected business person, community leader, and outstanding citizen of the State of Georgia, an esteem that he Read More


Transition meeting to be held

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:54 pm

Swainsboro Middle School’s eighth-grade students and their parents are encouraged to attend a transition meeting on Tuesday, February 18, at 6 p.m. inside Swainsboro High School’s auditorium to prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. Valuable information will be shared about high school expectations and Georgia high school requirements.


A show barn revival in Emanuel County

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:46 pm

by BRANDI MILLS, Emanuel County Livestock Show Team Association president

The Emanuel County Livestock Show Team Association is proud to announce our first Southern Cross Roads Swine Showdown on February 15 at 11 a.m. All are invited to attend.

Our association was reborn in the latter months of 2019. We elected officers, established our nonprofit, and hit the ground running!

First on our agenda was getting the barn clean and Read More


Notes from the Senate: Bills passed this week

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:45 pm

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District

BILLS PASSED IN THE SENATE THIS WEEK

SB 47: Allows credits of prior military service up to five years for state retirement if the member has at least two years of services and pays the employee and employer contribution.

SB 262: Under state retirement plans, if the person(s) named as beneficiary dies before the insured, this bill allows for a new beneficiary to be Read More


New EMC doctor talks colon health at Rotary meeting

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:41 pm

The Swainsboro Rotary Club met at Catered Creations on February 1 at lunch.

President Kristin Hall called the meeting to order, and Al Lawson gave the invocation.

Carmen Tanner, marketing representative for Emanuel Medical Center, had as her guests Dr. Ankur Goel and Damien Scott, CEO of the hospital.

Dr. Goel is a colon and rectal surgeon who specializes in colonoscopy screenings, abdominal surgery, and other abdominal services. He came Read More


Librizzi awarded Mel Hayden Student Leadership Medallion

Posted by | February 13, 2020 3:40 pm

Breana Leigh Librizzi was recently awarded the Mel Hayden Student Leadership Medallion, an award presented to a Circle K member who has exhibited leadership and service to her club and to her community. Librizzi was nominated by the East Georgia State College Circle K sponsor, Dr. Paul Cerpovicz. She was one of only three Circle K members in Division 17 of the Kiwanis Club to receive this award from Georgia Read More


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