Traffic alert

Posted by | August 25, 2016 9:11 am

There has been a single vehicle accident on the bypass at Highway 1 and Highway 57. A semi tractor-trailer truck has jackknifed. Traffic is backed up. Please use caution in the area.

Miss Adams, Mr. Chance to exchange vows November 19

Posted by | August 24, 2016 5:00 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Adams of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsie Breanna Adams to Milledge Blaze Chance of Millen. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Chance of Millen.

The bride-elect is an honor graduate of  Jenkins County High School. Miss Adams is currently employed as a nurseThe groom-elect is an honor graduate of Jenkins … Read More

Legal Notices: Week of 8-24-16

Posted by | August 24, 2016 4:55 pm

State Of Georgia

County of Emanuel

Notice Of Sheriff’s Sale

 Under and by virtue of the Writ of Fieri Facias entered in favor of Brand Banking Co. (“Plaintiff in Fi.Fa.”) against Gary’s Grading & Pipeline Co., Inc. (“Defendant in Fi.Fa”) issued by the Superior Court of Walton County, Georgia in Civil Action File Number 2015-SU-CV-2107-3, and recorded January 20, 2016 in GED Book 217, Page 208, Walton County, Georgia, and … Read More

SHS Lady Tigers pound St. Vincents

Posted by | August 24, 2016 4:30 pm


The Swainsboro Lady Tigers softball team is definitely on the rise as they split their games last week, blasting St. Vincents 13-2 on Tuesday afternoon. Sitting at 3-3 on the season and 1-1 in the region, the Lady Tigers are starting to mature and play to their potential.

Kalen Wadley had her second monster game of the young season against St. Vincents, going 3-3 with 6 RBIs, … Read More

SHS Tigers lose season opener to Jackson

Posted by | August 24, 2016 4:10 pm

The Swainsboro Tigers dropped their opening game of the season to the AAA Jackson Red Devils 38-6. A strong defensive performance in the first half gave way under the constant strain of Jackson’s strong offensive front, turning an 11-6 halftime score into a blowout.

Jacolby Gibbons got the start at QB, but it was the legs of RB Jalyn Williams that provided the early spark as he raced down the … Read More

ECCED formed

Posted by | August 24, 2016 3:33 pm

In support of the development of the Barbara and Tobe Karrh Community Arts Center and the restoration of the Historic Dixie Theater, the Emanuel Coalition for Cultural and Economic Development (ECCED) has been formed as a non-profit organization to lead the project’s volunteer and fundraising efforts.

The ECCED is led by Chairman Bill Rogers Jr., along with an executive board including Daisy Reeves, vice-chair and Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro … Read More

ESPLOST benefits SHS track team

Posted by | August 24, 2016 3:18 pm

The Swainsboro High School track and field program, long renowned for successful records and talented athletes, will soon be competing on the newly-renovated track at Tiger Field.

“Swainsboro High School has an excellent athletic facility and a track program with a long history of success,” stated Jansen Ware, SHS assistant principal and athletic director. “We are very excited that, this year, SHS will again be able to showcase our talents … Read More

Lady Dogs win three in Cordele

Posted by | August 24, 2016 2:37 pm

The ECI softball team swept their three games Friday and Saturday at the annual Watermelon Classic in Cordele.

Friday, the Lady Bulldogs faced AAA Appling County after the Pirates defeated the host team, Crisp County, earlier in the day.

The Lady Bulldog bats continued their hot streak, pounding out 12 hits against the Pirates, defeating Appling County 8-2.

Leading the Lady Bulldogs at the plate were Jada Downer, 2-3; Allana … Read More

Jail List

Posted by | August 24, 2016 2:35 pm

Christopher Malik Page, 19; 99 Grady Johnson Rd., Statesboro; entered 8/16/16; Driving lic susp/rev; released 8/16/16; SPD

Joshua Ryan Burris, 26; 104 Buckwill Dr.; entered 8/16/16; Probation Violation; released 8/17/16; ECSO

Kenneth Elvis Moore, 53; 208 West Church St.; entered 8/16/16; Theft by taking/motor vehicle/Robbery by sudden snatch; SPD

Paul Gilmore, Jr, 38.;  501 Dawson St.; entered 8/17/16; Criminal Trespassing; released 8/18/16; Statesboro EGSC Police

Faye Ann Wilson, 63; 223 … Read More

Sheriff’s Reports

Posted by | August 24, 2016 2:09 pm

Emanuel County Sheriff’s duties reported…

August 18

Victim on Dowd St. stated that while leaving her residence the defendant backed into her vehicle damaging the drivers side door and left without telling anyone.

EMC and deputies responded to Sycamore Lane in reference to illegal tampering of a light pole.

August 19

The victim carried a four wheeler to the offender to be repaired. After the victim picked up the four … Read More

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