Twin City to host first annual Christmas parade

Posted by | November 16, 2017 5:10 pm

   On Saturday, Dec. 9, Twin City Fire Department/First Responders will host its first annual Twin City Christmas parade at 4 p.m., with line-up beginning at 3:15 p.m. Free entertainment such as bounce houses, photos with Santa, and other fun festivities will take place in the area of the Twin City pavilion following the parade.

   Vendors are allowed to participate in this event if they have paid a required booth fee … Read More

Strohmez graduates from Georgia Tech

Posted by | November 16, 2017 5:08 pm

   In May of 2017, Daniel Strohmez graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelors degree in automotive engineering. He is the son of Julie and Dietmar Strohmez of Savannah, formally of Swainsboro, and the grandson of Gertroud Strohmez of Germany, as well as Faye Powell and the late Jack Powell of Swainsboro. Strohmez is currently employed as an Intech at BMW in Greer, S.C.

SPD Report 11-15

Posted by | November 16, 2017 5:03 pm

   Officers with the Swainboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   November 2

   Officer was dispatched to the intersection of Electric Drive and East Meadowlake Parkway in reference to a downed cable line.

   Officer was dispatched to 504 South Main St. in reference to theft by taking.

   Officer responded to 201 New Street in reference to  a report of stolen items.

   Officers responded to 414 South Main Street in reference to disorderly conduct.… Read More

SHS celebrates Veterans Day

Posted by | November 16, 2017 5:01 pm

   Swainsboro High School celebrated Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 10, with a program that featured Reverend Herbert Hodges as guest speaker. Led by seniors Jamesha Webb, Jo’mante Bostic, Andrew Hutcheson, Evans Key, and Kaylee Palmer, the program included patriotic selections played by the Band of Gold under the direction of…

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Scarboro celebrates turning four!

Posted by | November 16, 2017 4:58 pm

   Birthday wishes, cake, and presents made a special little girl very happy on her 4th birthday. Lainey Scarboro turned four on Saturday, Nov. 11.

   Parents, Scrap and Heather Scarboro of Swainsboro invited guests to their country home, located off Stingray Road, on Sunday, Nov. 12, for a delicious noon meal of pork chops and the fixings. However, the birthday girl wanted a homemade chicken pot pie made by maternal grandmother, … Read More

POTW: Julie and Carson

Posted by | November 16, 2017 4:51 pm







   This week’s Pets of the Week are Julie and Carson.

   Julie is a small bird dog mix, estimated to be about 3-years-old. Although is protective, Julie is dog-friendly. After being abandoned by her owners, she ran the neighborhood looking for someone to take care of her and love her.

   Next is Carson. He is a bulldog/great dane mix and is approximately 10 months old. … Read More

Legals 11-15

Posted by | November 16, 2017 4:48 pm



All creditors of the estate of Doris C. Neighbors, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 13th day of October, 2017.

John M. Neighbors, Executor of the Estate … Read More

Jail Report 11-15

Posted by | November 16, 2017 4:46 pm

Jacob Joel Iacoviello, 24, 203 South Church Street, Adrian; entered 11/6/2017; probation/superior court/Middle Ga Probation; released 11/6/2017; ECSO

   Michael Leon Jordan, 55, no address; entered 11/6/2017; family violence, battery; released 11/6/2017; SPD

   Catina Rena Kirby, 42, 476 Lambs Bridge Road; entered 11/6/2017; family violence, battery; released 11/6/2017; SPD

   Timothy Carlton Jones, 30, 517 Barbra Ave.; entered 11/7/2017; DUI/alcohol, failure to maintain lane, use of cell phone while driving; ECSO

   Melody … Read More

Three injured in Lambs Bridge Road wreck

Posted by | November 16, 2017 4:44 pm


   Calls to 9-1-1 just before 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 13, sent multiple agencies to a crash on Lambs Bridge Road by Scarboro Church Road. A Nissan Altima sedan overturned in the woods. However, the three male occupants, despite being injured, were able to escape from the vehicle.

   Due to a low ceiling and fog, Air Evac helicopter was unable to fly. One trauma patient Read More

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