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  1. Boys' basketball: Scorekeeper error costs Georgia teamRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Former Campbell Hall basketball Coach Terry Kelly is the head coach at Holy Innocents in Atlanta, and this past week, his team was eliminated from the Georgia state playoffs after an apparent scorekeeper's error. Holy Innocents lost in overtime, 57-52, but it was a point credited during regulation to Swainsboro that proved most costly.

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  2. Opinion: Fifty years on, schools still struggle with religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Pocono Record

    A lawsuit filed in Swainsboro, Georgia, last week uncovers yet another rural school district living in a time warp - a 1950s world where teachers still lead children in daily prayer and send dissenters into the hallway. Some of the teachers at Swainsboro elementary school not only lead prayers in the classroom, but also embarrass and proselytize children whose parents oppose school-sponsored prayers, according to the complaint filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation on behalf of two families.

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  3. First Amendment: Fifty years later, schools still struggle with religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    A lawsuit filed in Swainsboro, Georgia, last week uncovers yet another rural school district living in a time warp - a 1950s world where teachers still lead children in daily prayer and send dissenters into the hallway. Some of the teachers at Swainsboro elementary school not only lead prayers in the classroom but also embarrass and proselytize children whose parents oppose school-sponsored prayers, according to the complaint filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation on behalf of two families.

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  4. Dykes scores first NeSmith DLMS win at Golden IslesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... of victory to the checkered flag over the second-place finisher Corey Gordon of Charlotte, N.C. Chesley Dixon of Swainsboro, Ga. made a late-race charge to take the third spot. Chase Edge of LaFayette, Ala. was fourth. William Thomas of Phenix City, ...

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  5. Floating Docks Key for GiellaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | FLW Outdoors

    ... The tactic proved successful as Giella netted three more bass before noon to seal the deal. Roy Beneteau of Swainsboro, Georgia, weighed in a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $1,757 in the co-angler division. The top 50 ...

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  6. Henderson wins in Saturday NeSmith action at BrunswickRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... N.C. drove to a fourth place finish in his first ever start with the NeSmith Late Models. Jeremy Faircloth of Swainsboro, Ga. took the fifth spot and Ches Chester of Twin City, Ga. started 23rd and finished sixth to earn the Beyea Headers Hard ...

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  7. Georgia public school teachers humiliate kids for not praying to 'God our Father': lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Raw Story

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a lawsuit against the Emanuel County School System in Swainsboro, Georgia after a teacher insisted that the children of atheists participate in daily prayers. According to the lawsuit, teacher Kaytrene Bright and Cel Thompson forced the children of anonymous plaintiffs Jane and John Doe to join their classmates in prayer or leave the classroom.

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  8. Police Report - 2-10-15; 22 arrests listed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    ... possession, tampering with evidence, criminal trespass. a-2 Charles Dolman, 47, street address unlisted, Swainsboro - wanted person, marijuana possession. a-2 Donald H. Hanks, 20, Arbor Club Road, Marietta, Ga. - license class violation, failure to ...

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  9. Matt Brown advances to State ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Heard Citizen

    Brave wrestler Matt Brown scored a runner-up finish at the Class AA West Sectional Meet Saturday in Dublin, GA to advance to next weekend's State Championship Tournament at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, GA. Brown defeated Austin Waters from Pelham High School in the quarterfinals and Levonte Bostic from Swainsboro in the semifinals of the 220-pound weight class to earn a spot in the West Sectional final late Saturday.

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  10. Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Subway's 'Day of Giving' has raised $350,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    Business Ticker The City of Swainsboro and the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce will hold a "Starting a Business" workshop from 69 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College.

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  11. JP Capital Fuels Manufacturing Growth and Job CreationRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | PR.com

    ... the expansion of one of their key holdings, Vista Window Company. This investment enables the opening of Vista's Swainsboro, GA based manufacturing facility, a 57,000 square foot location that will house the fabrication and assembly of the company's ...

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  12. Dodge County Middle School Lady Warriors wrap up season with championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Dodge County News

    ... to capture the basketball championship. They were the top seed in the tournament despite the late season loss in Swainsboro. In opening round tournament play Dodge ran over Toombs County 46 to five. Dodge had 12 players score in the game. In the ...

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  13. Police report - 1-30-15; A school employee reported inappropriate activity between two students.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Wednesday. BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE az Arrests/Citations a-2 Falan Victoria Bailey, 23, Nassau Street, Swainsboro - battery. a-2 Daniel Ross Hooper, 25, Lanier Drive - sale of marijuana, probation violation. a-2 Kenneth Van Golston III, 25, ...

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  14. Evans hospital cuts jobs to stay openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... EMH signed an agreement with ER Hospitals LLC, a management company that also oversees Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro and Candler County Hospital in Metter. Galbreath said Evans would maintain their medical services despite the staff cuts by ...

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  15. Joe Crapps Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Janice Taylor Crapps of Baxley; one son, Joey and wife, Catherine Crapps of Swainsboro and one daughter, Myra Crapps Pitts and special friend, Derek Jones of Baxley; two brothers, Jimmy Crapps of Baxley and Jerry ...

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  16. Adams shines in returnRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Fort Francis Times

    ... to keep his tour card. "I played one-legged since 2007," noted Adams, who is winless on the PGA Tour. He left his Swainsboro, Ga. home Jan. 4 to prepare in the area. "I practised at home, but it's been with country music blaring and lasers and a ...

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  17. STC Instructor of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Southeast Georgia Today

    January 23-- Angie Headley was named Southeastern Technical College's instructor of the year at a function held on the college's Vidalia campus. Headley, who lives in Swainsboro and has worked as a Practical Nursing instructor on both STC campuses, referenced her history with technical education after receiving the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education.

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  18. Wilkes, Charles Lonzie "Bulldog"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... LAKE - Mr. Charles Lonzie 'Bulldog' Wilkes, Jr., age 82, died of heart failure Monday, January 19, 2015. Born in Swainsboro, GA, on September 2, 1932, he came to Eagle Lake from there in 1933. He was a locomotive engineer for IMC. He was a U.S. Army ...

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  19. Super Brawl set for Saturday at BIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... opportunities and recreational and life-skills training. Homes are located in or near Hahira, Dalton, LaGrange, Swainsboro and Chatsworth, according to georgiasheriffsyouth.org. The event also will raise money for the Tigers' athletic programs. ...

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  20. Boys Roundup: Cadets win at the buzzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... 15, Davis 8, Fussell 9. Halftime-RH 38-28. Records-RH 14-6, 5-3 Region 3-AAAAA; Coffee 10-6, 4-4 Region 3-AAAAA. SWAINSBORO - Steven Howard poured in 31 points and Martez Kennedy added 20 as Swainsboro remained undefeated in Region 3-AA by beating ...

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