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Local talent to be featured in ‘Tales’

Tales from the Altamaha is celebrating 15 years with its 2019 production, “Fables, Fallacies & Unfounded Fears.” And local attendees will see several familiar cast members, including Miriam Edenfield, Cassandra Hill, Catherine Hill, Laura Hill and Larry Hill, and band member Danny Carter, all from M


SHS Tigers focus on final week of the season

The Swainsboro Tigers will close out their season this week with a three-game series against Toombs County after being eliminated from playoff contention. Swainsboro has lost their past six region games, but the tale of the season has been failure to come through in close games.


2019 Georgia Southern Alumni Association Awards Honor Service, Achievement

The 2019 Georgia Southern University Alumni Association Awards were presented Saturday, April 13, to eight distinguished alumni at the Nessmith-Lane Center on the Statesboro Campus.


Cope to live with parents under supervised release

Ruled not guilty by reason of insanity regarding a fatal 2017 crash in which he intentionally drove his car into the Taco Bell restaurant in Swainsboro, a judge released Oliver Cope Friday into parental custody.


Williams Chapel to mark 81 years

Williams Chapel Holiness Church will celebrate its 81st church anniversary April 17 through April 19 at 7 p.m. nightly. Each service will feature a guest speaker. Pastor Chief Apostle Clyde Fowler Sr. invites the community.


Tattnall County teacher among GA Teacher of the Year finalists

GLENNVILLE, GA (WTOC) - A Tattnall County teacher has been named a finalist for Georgia’s 2020 Teacher of the Year. Teresa Thompson is the Lead Computer Literacy Instructor at South Tattnall Middle School in Glennville.


Bulloch Co. to debut Agriculture Arena Complex soon

BULLOCH CO, GA (WTOC) -Rodeos, tractor shows and more could be on the way to Statesboro. The county recreation department will soon debut their new Agriculture Arena Complex. It took nearly two years when construction started, after years of planning.


J.C. Lewis Ford Statesboro and J.C. Lewis Lincoln Statesboro Celebrates New Dealership and Quick Lane Service Center

J.C. Lewis Ford Statesboro and J.C. Lewis Lincoln Statesboro held a ribbon-cutting event on March 28 to celebrate its newly constructed dealership and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center, thank community leaders who helped during the building process and welcome members of the community for tours.


Trinity MBC to hold revival

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host revival services featuring Apostle Linda Stone Travett of Temple of Grace on April 17 through April 19 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. By submitting a comment you grant Emanuel County Live a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attrib


Tiger golfers place 2nd at historic golf course

The Metter High Tiger boys’ varsity golf team recently traveled to Savannah Golf Club to compete in the 2019 Benedictine Adidas Invitational. There were 12 teams competing on this beautiful historic course in Savannah.


'Shocked, surprised and sad' French exchange student reflects on Notre Dame fire

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - Monday’s fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral hits very close to home for one local student. Julie Klein is from France, studying at Georgia Southern University. Klein says she’s visited the historic cathedral in Paris and says it's simply beautiful.


2 years after deadly Taco Bell crash, Swainsboro driver released to parents' custody

Oliver Cope, who crossed five lanes of traffic to smash into a Swainsboro Taco Bell in 2017, is being released to his parents' custody. The ruling was made Monday in Emanuel County court, months after Cope was declared not guilty by reason of insanity for the crash that killed one person and injured


A group at Georgia Southern University builds a tiny library

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - One group at Georgia Southern University is encouraging more students to read outside of the classroom. They hope the tiny library project, will do just that.


Georgia Tech-Savannah to Host STEAM Summer Programs

Registration is now open for Georgia Tech-Savannah’s STEAM Summer Programs, which includes two new programs. Starting June 3, 2019, Georgia Tech-Savannah, through the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC), will host six weeks of summer programs on campus to en


Our Hometown: Willow Hill "If These Cemeteries Could Talk" Tour continues this Saturday in Portal

The Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center of Bulloch County presents a series of African American Cemetery tours entitled-- "If These Cemeteries Could Talk". The tours will take place the third Saturday of each month, with the third tour convening this Sunday, April 20,


Post 103 cleans yet another local cemetery

Members of the American Legion Post 103 of Swainsboro recently traveled to Wilkes Cemetery, located off Highway 56 South, to conduct another clean-up as part of the group’s community service projects.


GA Math teams excel at tournament

Three teams of Glynn Academy students traveled to Statesboro and competed at the 31st Annual Georgia Southern University Mathematics Tournament. There were 22 Varsity and 18 Junior Varsity Division I teams in attendance. The students completed a 90-minute written exam in the morning, followed by cip


Tigers are 2-1 in Vidalia series

In the three-game series against tough region opponent, Vidalia, the Metter High varsity Tigers went 2-1 as they prepare to wrap up regular season play. Metter defeated Vidalia 11-6 last Wednesday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at six with the Tigers batting in the top of


MMS varsity finishes regular season on top

An early lead helped Metter Middle School defeat Emanuel County Institute 9-1 last Wednesday, April 10. Metter scored on a double by Antwan Coney and a ground out by Trey Hall in the first inning as well as an error, a double by Rustan Rigdon and a single by Hall in the second inning.


Candler Cares tourney is April 26

The 13th Annual Candler Cares Golf Tournament will be held April 26 at Willow Lake Country Club. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost to participate is $400 per team or $100 per player. Cash prizes and door prizes will be awarded.