Monthly Archives: August 2016

Emanuel’s Children: Stories of a Southern Family

Posted on August 29, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb

Swainsboro native Ron Seckinger is publishing true stories about his grandmother’s generation at http://ronseckinger.com. “Emanuel’s Children: Stories of a Southern Family” follows the lives of eight siblings born in Emanuel County between 1888 and 1913. The eight were Jessie Stroud Fields, Jewel Stroud Hooks, Emmit Stroud, Denver Stroud, Marjorie Stroud Scott, Kermit Stroud, Alice Stroud Mitchell, and Maude Stroud Moreno. The combined stories also constitute a history of Swainsboro … Read More


Sandra Hale Kirkland, 69

Posted on August 29, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb

Graveside services for Sandra Hale Kirkland, 69, of Midville will be held Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Summertown Methodist Church Cemetery with Father Pete Oyenugba and Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. She died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at her residence.

TMrs. Sandra Hale Kirkland was born in Lincoln, R.I. to … Read More


Kerney Youmans Lamb, 76

Posted on August 29, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Kerney Youmans Lamb, 76, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Oak Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at St. Josephs Hospital in Savannah.

Mr. Kerney Youmans Lamb was born September 28, 1939 to the late Otis and Edna Curl Lamb in Twin City. He was a … Read More


Traffic alert

Posted on August 25, 2016 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

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 on August 24, 2016 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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 on August 24, 2016 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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 on August 24, 2016 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

by TROUP BRINSON

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 on August 24, 2016 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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 on August 24, 2016 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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 on August 24, 2016 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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


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