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Bishop takes checkered at Swainsboro Raceway!
Nearly 100 cars rolled into Swainsboro Raceway for Saturday night racing action with the Zaxby’s Crate Late Model Division paying $2,000. Racing action began with the Southland Insurance 602 Late Model division. After hot lap qualifying and heat races, Terry Lumley and Austin Scarboro both picked up
Mysterious social media account hides prizes across Swainsboro
Wednesday, August 15, 2018SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A mysterious Facebook account has been hiding prizes all across the city of Swainsboro.It is called theMystery Man in Swainsboro.The account was set up earlier this month and began hiding cash for followers to find.The person(s) responsible fo
City, county, BOE back stadium-centered TAD
Three local governing boards unanimously approved the Old Register TAD last week to fund road construction and other infrastructure projects required for the planned Tormenta FC soccer stadium and surrounding commercial development, including foremost a grocery store.In fact, the intergovernmental a
Week ends well for Lady Tigers
In the first inning, Metter got their offense started when Madi Spivey grounded out, scoring one run, but was unable to keep the momentum going.
Starting senior year off right!
To kick off the inaugural Senior Day at Metter High School, students released balloons in memory of classmate Abby Hendrix who was killed in an auto accident on Jan. 18, 2017.
Rigdon speaks to Rotarians about identity theft
Cason DeVane welcomed all, and Tobe Karrh provided the invocation and led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test. DeVane reminded members about the Rotary district governor’s upcoming visit to Swainsboro on August 27, and he also reported Rotary board decisions to the group before turning the program o
Sports complexes proposed for 3 middle schools
Bulloch County Schools and Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation have a proposal to build outdoor athletic complexes at three middle schools and provide programming – including competitive sports – both to the students and their communities.Langston Chapel Middle School, Southeast Bulloch Middle S
Ray speaks to Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting, Tuesday, July 31, at7 p.m. at Catered Creations. With President Jim Clapham presiding, there were 21 members in attendance and one guest, Marty Ray.
Custom Furniture & Flooring named MVP
The MVP Award is given quarterly by the DDA in appreciation of local businesses that have shown tremendous support of the community, the organization, and the DDA’s downtown revitalization efforts.
EGSC to hold groundbreaking ceremony
On August 16, 2018, beginning at 11 a.m., East Georgia State College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jean A. Morgan Student Activities Center Expansion Project. Join the college as they take their next step in meeting the needs of students on campus.
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Jenkins County ElementaryWednesday, Aug 15 – Pizza, whole kernel corn, fruit freeze or chef salad, ham/turkey or chicken fajita wrap, chips, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.More...
Tax Appraiser Speaks at Rotary
The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its August 13, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Cason DeVane welcomed everyone to the meeting. Richard McNeely provided the invocation and Gail Ware led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test. DeVane reminded everyone about the Rotary District Govern
Local organizations gather to assist with medication expenses
Rotarians and MAP International, a Christian non-profit which distributes medicine to needy nations worldwide, are starting a 3-year pilot project with Mercy Ministries’ clinic in Lyons, which serves more than 500 people in Toombs and surrounding counties.
Tigers edge out Warriors 14-13
Metter received the kick from the Tattnall Warriors to open play. On the third play of the drive, junior Ahmod Collins carried for a three yard gain, bringing the Tigers within reach of a first down.
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Know The Risks! Talk With Your Teen!Parents, I no longer have teens at home, but if I did I would want to know about a new epidemic. Until recently I thought electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) were a great way for people trying to stop or cut down on smoking.More...
100 Black Men of Milledgeville-Oconee seeks to make difference
The group held an organizational meeting Saturday morning at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Park in Milledgeville where they discussed a variety of ways to help students, according to Quentin T. Howell, who recently was elected the new president of the 100 Black Men of Milledgeville-Oconee.
Burke County inmates have educational opportunities at their fingertips
"If they choose to follow up, it will make getting that GED so much easier," said Major Huffman. "All they have to do is take the class on the tablet."
Millen resident coaches Georgia team at National 4-H Forestry Invitational
Georgia was one of 15 states that competed in the 39th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from July 29 through August 2. Teams from Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida placed first, second and third, respectively. Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, South
Others thought the woman was dead. But a country doctor knew otherwise
Dr. Jean Sumner likes to tell the story of how she once raised a woman “from the dead.”It happened years ago on a Thanksgiving Day when she was working as a rural physician in the Middle Georgia town of Sandersville.She was already dressed for dinner at her mother’s when the call came in. The sherif
Inside Bulloch Business - New year, new updates at Georgia Southern
With Georgia Southern classes under way for the new 2018-19 academic year, seems like a good time to get an overview of the changes that will be welcoming the students as they return. Because of the consolidation, we will take a look at activity on the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses.* For the Sta