Almeta Sapp, 66

Posted by | February 24, 2017 7:48 pm

Funeral services for Almeta Sapp, 66, were held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Williams Grove Church of God in Millen with the Reverend Levi Sapp serving as the eulogist and Reverend Joel Davis presiding. Burial was held in Union Chapel Baptist Church in Garfield. She died peacefully on Sunday,  Jan. 22, 2017 at Eagle Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Almeta Sapp was a native of Jenkins … Read More

Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78

Posted by | February 24, 2017 5:46 pm

   Funeral services for Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78, of Soperton were held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Norristown Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Dr. Hal Wilson officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Treutlen Rehab following an extended illness.

   Mr. Neal “Cooter” Brown was born July 6, 1938 in Soperton to the late Jewel Brown and Mosie Williams Brown. … Read More

Arlene Gay Grimes, 70

Posted by | February 24, 2017 4:44 pm

   Funeral services for Arlene Gay Grimes, 70, of Twin City were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Twin City Church of God at 11 a.m. with Reverends John Woodcock, Roy Jarriel, and Max Rodgers officiating. Interment followed in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Arlene Gay Grimes was born August 10, 1946 in Statesboro to the … Read More

Its 80 out and so are the Girl Scouts

Posted by | February 24, 2017 3:51 pm

This beautiful weather has brought out the girl scouts. Please stop by and get some cookies from these cuties. They are on the old Wal-Mart parking lot across from Farmers Furniture.

Bernita Smith Sutton, 67

Posted by | February 24, 2017 3:39 pm

   Funeral services for Bernita Smith Sutton, 67, were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in Canoochee with Rev. Herbert Hodges officiating and Dea. John Holloway presiding. Interment took place in the Phillips Cemetery. She died February 10, 2017 after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Bernita Smith Sutton was born to the late Doretha Smith on November 10, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pa. She moved … Read More

William White Curl III, 76

Posted by | February 24, 2017 2:37 pm

   Memorial services for William White Curl III, 76, of San Francisco, Calif. were held Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. James Curl officiating. He died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at his residence.

   Mr. William White Curl III was born in Macon on February 22, 1940 to the late William White and Margaret Durden Curl Jr. He retired from the United States Army, … Read More

Jail Activity: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 1:34 pm

  Erica Lynn Wells, 33, 116 S. Racetrack St.; entered 2/13/17; Probation/State Court/Middle Ga Probation; released 2/13/17; ECSO

   Michael Paul Thompson, 39, 14 Sandylakes Rd., Twin City; entered 2/13/17; Suspended Registration, Driving lic susp/rev, No Insurance, Probation/Superior Court; Probation/Superior Court

   David Kreiss, 41, 131 Old Metter Rd., Twin City; entered 2/13/17; Hold for Johnson County; released 2/14/17; ECSO

   Jeffrey Durden Brinson II, 55, 72 Hudson Rd., Apt. 2, Central St., Lyons; … Read More

All In Fun… Maybe?

Posted by | February 24, 2017 12:58 pm

Surely it was all in fun, but some did not take it that way. In November of 1964 Swainsboro High School football team was to take on Statesboro Blue Devils for the championship game.  A week prior to the game a wreath of sympathy was sent to the SHS Tiger Football team. Composed of gold and black flowers and decorations, the wreath bore the inscription “Sympathy, The Blue Devils”. It … Read More

Legal Notices: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 12:30 pm






ESTATE NO. 17E0012


[For Discharge from Office and all Liability]

IN RE:  Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative

TO: William Rewel Wilkes Jr., Frankine Virginia Brown Wilson, Melanie Dawn Brown Nimmons, Charles Peter Barfield, Larry Funderburke, Debra Funderburke Caskey, Marvin Oscar Funderburke, Karen Barfield Presley, Angela Barfield Kelly, Simon Frederick Read More

ECSO Reports: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 11:27 am

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   February 14

   Complainant reported a stolen 4-wheeler.

   Victim called and reported a stolen battery and trolling motor.

   Complainant stated a vehicle kept following her and her children everywhere. Complainant stated she was at a recreation department and the occupants were watching her and her kids.

   February 15

   Victim reported that the offender had been threatening her.

   Complainant stated that she believed … Read More

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