Parade of Little People

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:39 pm

Hey, you! Yes, I’m speaking to you! Do you have a “little” loved one in your life that you’d like to show off??? We have you covered! Final entries for Parade of Little People will be tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Don’t know what to submit? Easy! All you need is a picture submission with the child’s (or children’s) name(s), date of birth, city of which child resides, names of parents, … Read More

SPD Report 2-20-19

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:25 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) recently reported…

February 11

Officer came across a grey Dodge partially parked in the roadway. A wrecker was called to tow it.

Officer responded to Kite Road in reference to an individual with a bite mark on his abdomen. Victim refused to make a report.

Officer responded to South Main Street in reference to a male and female entering a public bathroom together. Read More

SHS plans black history program

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:24 pm

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in the story of the United States of America.

Swainsboro High School will commemorate Black History Month with a program at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 21. The guest speaker will be Reverend Richard A. Washington of Columbus. The theme of Read More

Joseph Reid “Joe” Peebles, 62

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:23 pm

   Graveside services for Joseph Reid “Joe” Peebles, 62, will be held at Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery. The date and time of these services will be announced at a later date. He passed away at his home in Kansas City, Missouri after an extended illness. He had been undergoing treatment by the kind and conscientious medical staff of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City.

Mr. Joseph Reid “Joe” Peebles was Read More

Legals 2-20-19

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:21 pm







The Petition of SHARON JEAN BUSH, for a year’s support from the estate of PAUL MICHAEL BUSH, Deceased, for Decedent’s Surviving Spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or Read More

Miss Lanier to marry Mr. Johnson on May 4

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:19 pm

Stanley and Connie Lanier of Metter are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Haley Michael Lanier, to Mr. Tommy Evan Johnson, son of Trai and Pam Johnson of Twin City.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Charles and Nancy Lanier and the late Harris and Camilla Collins.

A 2014 graduate of Metter High School, she graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2018 Read More

Jail List 2-20-19

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:17 pm

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More

Margaret Copeland Hopkins, 91

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:15 pm

   Local funeral services for Margaret Copeland Hopkins, 91, will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

There will also be a funeral service Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. inside the funeral chapel of Key Read More

George Freeman Spivey, 56

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:14 pm

Graveside services for George Freeman Spivey, 56, of Dublin were held Friday, February 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Silver Leaf Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Al Soles officiating. He passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Coliseum Hospital in Macon after an extended illness.

Mr. George Freeman Spivey was born November 12, 1962 in Dublin to the late Ellis and Lessie Braswell Spivey. He was employed by Telfair Read More

Alton W. Lawson, 83

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:10 pm

   Funeral services for Alton W. Lawson, 83, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Reverend Casey Shaw officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery with full military honors. He passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mr. Alton W. Lawson was born July 8, 1935 in Swainsboro to the late Alton B. Lawson Read More

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