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House Rejects Immigration Bill With Agricultural Worker Overhaul Included
An immigration bill that would overhaul the agricultural guest-worker program failed to pass on Thursday in the House of Representatives. In this file photo, H-2A workers sort onions at a facility near Vidalia, Georgia. (DTN file photo by Chris Clayton)
EGSC's Kittrell-Mikell, Thigpen visit Sweden
Dr. Deborah Kittrell-Mikell, director of Academic Support Services on East Georgia State College’s Augusta campus, and Astraea Thigpen, academic advisement specialist on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus, had a unique opportunity to spend their 2018 spring break in Sweden. Although it was snowing and cold up
Yard sale, bake sale to be held at Stillmore UMC
Stillmore United Methodist Church will have a yard sale and bake sale on June 23 from 7:30 until in the church’s social hall. Some of the items will include toys, books, clothes, dishes, gas logs, a fish cooker, plants, and much more. Proceeds will benefit the replacement of the roof on the building
Swainsboro native supports the Navy’s surface warfare mission
A 2010 Swainsboro High School graduate and Swainsboro native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT), which is located on the largest Navy base in the world, Naval Station Norfolk.
AMC provides industry collaboration with Emanuel County Schools
Doug Brown, president, and Bill Lewis, quality manager, are seen presenting Jess Bush, engineering and technology instructor at Swainsboro High School, and Kendall Hadden, engineering and technology instructor at Emanuel County Institute, with measuring tools including height gages, digital calipers
Three cited for noncompliance with alcohol laws
Three out of 39 Statesboro businesses failed recent alcohol compliance checks and were cited for sales to underage persons.“The Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team worked this past week to check compliance at local package stores,” said Madison Warren, Statesboro police community information
Stallings leaves behind memories and legacy
When news broke on Wednesday of the passing of legendary Georgia Southern baseball coach Jack Stallings, it didn’t take long for news to spread around the baseball world. Throughout the day, texts, phone calls and social media posts flooded in remembering Stallings and sharing the role he had played
Former dispatcher filed discrimination, harassment comp. against Claxton
Following city council authorization on June 4, Claxton Mayor Terry Branch, former city dispatcher Lynn Morris, and her Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) legal representation have signed a settlement agreement in the amount of $12,500 to dispose of Morris’ EEOC discrimination complaint
Southland’s Siage Batten signs with Brewton Parker - Americus Times-Recorder
AMERICUS – On Tuesday morning, June 19, Southland Academy basketball standout Siage Batten signed a letter of intent to continue his education and play basketball at Brewton Parker College, an NAIA school located in Mount Vernon, GA.Batten was recruited by Tabor College, a school in Kansas, along wi
Help Wanted Ad Goes Unanswered
The county has been advertising to find two people to work with the county road department but there have been few, if any, takers.
Third entering auto suspect surrenders
A third suspect in a rash of entering auto incidents last week turned himself in to law enforcement Sunday, booked on several charges, including 16 counts of entering auto.Frederick Lavaughn Holloway Jr., 20, showed up at the Bulloch County Jail Sunday, four days after Bulloch County sheriff's deput
Comedian Kountry Wayne Taking Over Laugh Out Loud This Weekend
It might’ve taken a little “soul searching” for him to realize a career in the music industry wasn’t in the cards, but when comedian Kountry Wayne saw that he could make people laugh, he knew he had found his calling.
Council argues over new job description
“I first read this in the Enterprise last week and we had not discussed this in executive session, nor in a regular city council meeting and I was kind of baffled too,” Hagan agreed.
Ag Finance: How to Prepare for a Big Purchase - Southeast Produce Weekly
[EDITOR’S NOTE: SPW’s Ag Finance Editor Rhonda Uzzolino is the Marketing Manager of AgSouth Farm Credit, headquartered in Statesboro, GA. Send ag or personal finance questions for public or private answer to ushere.]
People beating the heat at Splash in the 'Boro
And that place just happens to be Splash in the 'Boro. Of course, it's nothing new for the place to be packed with people during the summer time, but it's especially the case now, with these type of temperatures.
Trapnell is conservationist of the Year
L-r: David Spaid, Ogeechee River Soil & Water Conservation District Candler Supervisor; Gail Curl of Metter Bank; Shelia and Morgan Trapnell; and Jerry Lanier, Ogeechee River S&WC District Candler Supervisor.
Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County needs new Air Conditioner
With the extreme heat hitting our area, it's certainly a bad time to be without air conditioning, but that's exactly what happened to the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.
Brooklet man arrested after striking another man with his car
Deputies were called to a home on Olney Station Drive early Monday morning after Scotty Wayne Jobe, 45, allegedly started a physical altercation with the homeowner.
For 23 years, CHAMPS has been offering a summer program at PC
Tobias Hagins, a PC student from Baxley, Ga. and CHAMPS mentor, plays a card game with CHAMPS students on the PC campus.
Enterprise “Salute to Veterans” receives GPA first place award
The Claxton Enterprise has received a first place award in the Georgia Press Association’s (GPA) annual newspaper contest in the Division E special sections category for the 2017 “Salute to Veterans” published in November of last year. The awards ceremony was held Friday, June 8, on Jekyll Island.