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Pumpkins, pumkins, and more pumpkins!

Halei Lamb | September 20, 2017 4:46 pm Calvary United Methodist Church's annual pumpkin patch sales will begin September 30. These sales will continue through October 20, or until all the pumpkins are gone. Calvary will kick off the event on September 30 with the fall festival, country store, and b

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:46:17

EGSC to host Critical Thinking Conference

On Friday, September 29, 2017, East Georgia State College will hold its fifth annual Critical Thinking Conference. The theme for this year's conference is "A Single Rain: Using Biomimicry to Think and to Solve." The conference is from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at EGSC's Swainsboro campus. Sign-in will

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 10:35:12

Did you attend ECJC, EGC or EGSC?

East Georgia State College will hold its second Alumni and Friends Gala, "A Night Under the Stars," on Saturday, October 7, 2017 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center. This event, sponsored by the EGSC Alumni Association, will celebrate the college's past friends, att

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 08:32:58

Banned Books Week events to be held at EGSC

The Annual Banned Books Celebration for 2017 will kick off this year on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the East Georgia State College Library with a lecture by EGSC Assistant Professor of Humanities Christian Kraus at 11 a.m. in the EGSC Learning Commons Room J503. His topic will be "Technology and C

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:30:18

Norristown Baptist Church to celebrate 107 years!

Pastor Hal Wilson and members of Norristown Baptist Church invite the community to attend its special homecoming service. Originally slated for Sunday, Sept. 10, the service has been moved to Sunday, September 24, due to the inclement weather Hurricane Irma imposed. Services will still begin at 10 a

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:41:27

Two charged in package store burglary

Wadley police officers responded to a burglary Friday, Aug. 25, at the DMP Package Store on South Main Street in Wadley. "Upon arrival officers observed broken glass at the front door of the establishment where entry into the business was made," Wadley Police Chief Jimmy Butts stated. "A large br

THENEWSANDFARMER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:29:29

Schoolhouse Players present "An Evening of Culture"

The Schoolhouse Players continue the season with another revival of a classic schoolhouse hit. Following on the heels of the summer revival of Driving Miss Daisy, the players are proud to present "An Evening of Culture." After a decade this show returns and features one of the original cast members

THENEWSANDFARMER.COM - 2017-09-21 13:44:06

Middle School Eagles lose to CFCA

The middle school football team of David Emanuel Academy dropped a 38-28 decision to Central Fellowship Christian Academy on Thursday, Sept. 7. Racyn Faircloth rushed into the end zone three times, while Jessie Moore hit paydirt once for DEA. The Eagles added two on a two-point conversion pass from

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-19 18:22:00

Local teacher shares love of job in video

Rebecca Nevetral has devoted her life to nurturing young minds in the classrooms of Jefferson County. She is proud of what she does and she wants to share that pride. So when she was contacted by the Governor's Real Teachers, Real Voices campaign asking if she would agree to film a commercial prom

THENEWSANDFARMER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:33:16

Whitestone Transportation celebrates one year anniversary in Louisville

One year ago this month Whitestone Transportation LLC took over live chicken hauling operations for Coastal Processing in Louisville and company officials say they excited about what the future holds. "We're celebrating our one year anniversary in Louisville as the contracted trucking company for

THENEWSANDFARMER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:18:57

Dixville added to Georgia Register of Historic Places

Another Brunswick neighborhood has been deemed historic by the state. Brunswick staff and officials are excited that Dixville - a largely working-class, African-American community - was added to the Georgia Register of Historic Places last month. "We were notified (Wednesday) and it's very exciting

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:09:00

If you were stung by something and you don't know what it was, we can tell you how to identify the m

Bug bites often cause pain, but the actual bug leaves before the pain starts so the bites are hard to identify. In many cases, not knowing this information can complicate things, and sometimes cause serious problems. Here are some bug bites you should be aware of and their symptoms: The problem wit

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Boys thought no one was watching them in the pouring rain; what they do will shock any parent

A heavy rain fell over Coppergate Elementary in Florida as the dismissal bell rang. While kids, teachers and parents found shelter, Isaac Davis and Nate Helmuth were outside. They didn't realize that what they were doing was being watched or that it would capture the attention of U.S. citizens acro

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

GSU theater presents 'Anon(ymous)'

Homer's "Odyssey" is the inspiration for playwright Naomi Iizuka's exploration of the immigration and the refugee experience in modern America. Directed by Lisa L. Abbott, "Anon(ymous)" shares the story of a young refugee named Anon, who journeys through the heart of the United States in search of

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Ken Burns' Vietnam documentary film is on Blu-ray, DVD this week

Ken Burns' mammoth documentary about the war in Vietnam is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with the most recent seasons of several popular TV series. "The Vietnam War" (PBS, 2017, 10 discs, 10 episodes, featurette). A new Ken Burns film is always a go-to event, and that includes this latest dee

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

8 takeaways from Trump's aggressive and threatening U.N. speech

President Donald Trump defended the United States in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly. In a 40-minute speech, the 45th president explained his desire to put America first. "As president of the United States, I will always put America first," he said. "The United States will alw

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Q&A: Why young couples in love should get relationship help

Couples may need help at any stage of a relationship. But the fact that they might need some professional counseling early on doesn't naturally occur to people, says author and family therapist Jen Elmquist, even though being together is something new that sometimes takes a lot of adjustment, humor

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Sean Spicer appeared at the Emmys, and no one is happy about it. Here's why it happened

Stephen Colbert's opening monologue for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards started out normal. Colbert sang a musical number that tied in both political commentary and jokes about modern television. Enter Sean Spicer. Spicer, the former White House press secretary, wheeled out a podium to the st

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

The Clean Cut: Young magician on 'Britain's Got Talent' channels Hermione Granger

Although Sept. 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and many are probably busy working on their Captain Jack Sparrow impressions, it would be wrong to let this day pass without acknowledging the birthday of the Muggle-born, book-loving wizard, Hermione Granger. Today marks the wizard's 38th b

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

This nighttime habit may increase your risk of breast cancer, according to this study

Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, reports the American Cancer Society. Research suggest over 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. It could happen to anyone at any time, but there are certain things that put you at higher risk of getting cancer.

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00