Tony Jones, 34

Posted by | September 1, 2015 4:21 pm

Tony Jones obitFuneral services for Tony Jones, 34, of Augusta, were held on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. with Elder D. G. Mosley officiating. Burial followed at the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died on August 19, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta following an extended illness.

Mr. Jones was a member of the Greater St. James Baptist Church in Swainsboro, where he attended as often as possible with his mother … Read More


Ulysee “Bill” Smith, Sr., 81

Posted by | September 1, 2015 4:19 pm

Funeral services for Ulysee “Bill” Smith, Sr., 81, of Emanuel County were held on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at 12 noon at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Canoochee with Bishop K. E. McNeal bringing the eulogy and Rev. Leroy Williams, Pastor, presiding. Interment followed at Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery. He died at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 following a brief illness.

Mr. Smith, the … Read More


Joyce Lynell Wilkerson, 71

Posted by | September 1, 2015 4:18 pm

Joyce Lynell WilkersonFuneral services for Joyce Lynell Wilkerson, 71, of Swainsboro, were held on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Daryl Weaver, Brad McKenzie, and Jessie Bowen officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah.

Mrs. Wilkerson was born in Swainsboro on January 15, 1944 to the late … Read More



Road Closed

Posted by | September 1, 2015 10:26 am

South Anderson Dr. will be closed until tomorrow. Please use an alternate route.


Today’s Weather Forecast

Posted by | September 1, 2015 9:20 am

It is currently 79F and sunny in Emanuel County. Today there will be a mixture of clouds and sunshine with a high of 90F. This afternoon there will be a considerable amount of clouds with a stray shower or thunderstorm possible with a low of 70F.

Have a terrific Tuesday!


Josephine C. Parrish, 89

Posted by | August 31, 2015 5:15 pm

Funeral services for Josephine C. Parrish, 89, of Twin City, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Rountre Chapel Baptist Church in Twin City with Rev. DeWayne Rollins officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. She died on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at her residence after an extended illness.

Mrs. Parrish was a native of Emanuel County, where she attended the public schools and … Read More


John L. Kirkland, Jr., 84

Posted by | August 31, 2015 5:14 pm

Funeral services for John L. Kirkland, Jr., 84, of Midville, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Kirkland Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at Tomlinson Funeral Home between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. He died on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at his residence.

Mr. Kirkland was a native of Emanuel County. He … Read More


Walter D. Boatright, 90

Posted by | August 31, 2015 5:13 pm

Boatright obitFuneral services for Walter D. Boatright, 90, of Oliff Town, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home with Rev Mike Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the Glennville City Cemetery with military honors. He died on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center in Statesboro.

Mr. Boatright was born on March 9, 1925 in the … Read More


Wayne Boyd Pooler, 75

Posted by | August 31, 2015 5:10 pm

Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Boyd Pooler, 75, of Canoochee, were held on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mark Wiggins officiating. Interment followed in the Pooler Family Cemetery near Canoochee. He died on Friday, Aug. 27, 2015 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Pooler was born in Watertown, N.Y., was a truck driver for many years and was previously … Read More


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