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  1. KKK dreams of rising again 150 years after foundingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Supporters of the Confederate flag, who were expecting the Ku Klux Klan to show up, participate in a rally at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga. In this Feb. 3, 1948, photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan wear white hoods and robes as they march in single file around the town square in Swainsboro, Ga., on their way to the Emanuel County Courthouse where they burned a cross on the lawn.


  2. The rules of the KKK: Ku Klux Klan secrets revealed after 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... of the Ku Klux Klan, wearing traditional white hoods and robes, march in single file around the town square in Swainsboro, Ga., headed for a cross burning. Some Klan groups try to present themselves in a soft light today, but white supremacy ...


  3. Tim Redding celebrates 25 years as Ford dealer in MetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Metter Advertiser

    ... presented Redding with plaques commemorating the occasion. a fRedding has since purchased two other locations in Swainsboro and Dublin and both sons, Timothy and Daniel, are now part of the family business. (2nd from left) receives plaques from ...


  4. Special experience for young playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... in Manchester. Kevin Eckleberry Troup National's Jaxon Jones rounds second during a 10-run inning against Swainsboro on Saturday in the Dixie Youth Baseball state tournament. Kevin Eckleberry Troup's Chase Mosley makes his way to second base after ...


  5. Britt Stanley SmoakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Metter Advertiser

    Britt Stanley Smoak, age 71, of Swainsboro, GA on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Retirement Inn in Swainsboro, GA. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11 AM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel of Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors in Swainsboro with Rev.


  6. Birth: Harrison Ferrell SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Coastal Courier

    ... grandparents are Ferrell and Judy Mobley of Hinesville. His paternal grandparents are Harrison and Betty Smith of Swainsboro. and Lotis Wilkerson of Swainsboro is his great-grandmother. http://www.coastalcourier.com/ encourages readers to interact ...


  7. Tragic death of bicyclist should spur efforts to make Bay Street...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | SavannahNow

    ... year's 370-mile ride, which began in Atlanta on June 4 and took riders to Social Circle, Milledgeville, Dublin, Swainsboro and Statesboro before ending in Savannah on Saturday, questioned the apparent lack of preparation here. "Typically, if you ...


  8. GNTC Computer Networking Trainer Gets Attention Of Best In His BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... with Heart of Georgia Technical College and GNTC within the TCSG. Dr. Watt, a resident of both LaFayette and Swainsboro, Ga., was notified this term that his program is also a certified Palo Alto Networks Academy. Officials said this accolade will ...


  9. Montel HooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    Mrs. Hooks was born March 21, 1941 in Swainsboro to the late Ralph Mills and the late Ruby Lee Phillips Mills.


  10. Shane Williamson hired as new football coach at Lumpkin County HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Times

    ... Jenkins. This will be the fourth head coaching position for Coach Williamson. He has served in the same role at Swainsboro High (2002-2008), Toombs County High (2008-2013), and the past three seasons at Forsyth Central High where he led his team to ...


  11. Cooper--ScarboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Griffin Daily News

    David and Faith Cooper, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Cooper, to Shot Scarboro, son of Wayne and Wanda Scarboro, of Swainsboro, Georgia.


  12. ECRP athletes tear up state trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Effingham Herald

    The Effingham County Recreation and Parks track team participated at the Georgia Recreation and Parks District 1 track meet in Swainsboro. The team participated in both running and field events against teams from Swainsboro, Statesboro and Augusta.


  13. Funeral services for Clarke tax commissioner Mitch Schrader set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Funeral services for Clarke County Tax Commissioner Mitch Schrader, who died Monday at the age of 54 after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, 4355 Lexington Road in Athens. A native of Swainsboro, Ga., Schrader was a son of Dorothy Schrader Smith of Dublin and the late Edward James "E.J." Schrader.


  14. Cadets' Woiwode signs with East GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... to first base when teammate Chipper Wiley was on the mound. East Georgia State College is a junior college in Swainsboro. Woiwode said he chose the school based on its location and cost. He hopes to transfer to a four-year school to play baseball ...


  15. Glenn W. AkridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Metter Advertiser

    Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Glenn W. Akridge, 66 of Stillmore on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at his residence. a fGraveside services will be Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev.


  16. Today's obits: Lincoln 'Big Linc' Brantley worked for...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Lincoln "Big Linc" Brantley, 58, of Syracuse, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at his home. Born in Swainsboro, Ga., he grew up in Syracuse.


  17. Jade BraddyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Metter Advertiser

    ... Smith of Metter and Lewis and JoAnne Akridge of Stillmore; paternal great-grandmothers, Mary Catherine Braddy of Swainsboro and Lynette Warren of Oak Park; maternal great-grandmother, Kay Draughn of Metter; two uncles, Rusty Braddy of Oak Park and ...


  18. Griffin Football: Griffin 'D' getting stronger; As Turner takes over reins as Bears' DCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    ... coordinator. "It reminds of the town I'm from, just a little bit bigger version," said Turner, who played at Swainsboro under Rayvan Teague - one of the winningest coaches in state history (220-69-1) as well as the head coach at Carrollton in 2013 ...


  19. Midway legionnaire leads districtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Senior Vice Commander Tommy Pierce from Post 209, Springfield; and Junior Vice Commanders Don Hall of Post 103, Swainsboro; Willie Bradley from Post 500, Savannah; Ben Van Buren from Post 168, Hinesville, and Ernest Mitchell from Post 164, Pembroke. ...


  20. Mary Arminta Dryden RainesRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... Sr., in 1989. She is survived by her son, Coleman C. Raines Jr. of Madison; one brother, Louie Dryden of Swainsboro, Ga. and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Raines were held at 11 a.m., on ...


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