Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tonight’s the night!

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Happy Halloween!!! Please be careful while traveling, as many will be out and about. Share your Halloween spirit with us by posting pics in this post’s comments. We love seeing the creativity and smiling faces of all trick-or-treaters! We hope everyone enjoys their Halloween shenanigans tonight!


Happy Halloween!

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Photo credit: Wanda Thompson Scarboro

Lainey Scarboro, dressed as Dorothy from “The Wizzard of Oz,” is ready for Halloween! She is the daughter of Scrap and Heather Scarboro of Swainsboro.

Trick-or-treating in Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, October 31. Suggested hours are 5 to 8 p.m.

As always, please watch out for all the little ghosts and goblins as the festivities across the county take place, and be sure to … Read More


Reunion slated for Swainsboro Sportswear

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

On Saturday, November 3, at 12 p.m., a reunion will be held in honor of Swainsboro Sportswear at the New China Restaurant, located on Highway 1 South.


SPD Report 10-31-18

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) recently reported…

October 17

Complainant reported theft by taking.

Officer responded to Lake Luck Drive in reference to a bench warrant.

Victim reported an entering auto.

October 18

Victim reported theft by taking.

Officer responded to South Main Street in reference to a shoplifting.

October 19

Complainant reported theft by taking.

Officer was dispatched to the intersection of South Main Street and Tiger Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District

SPECIAL SESSION TO ADDRESS SW GEORGIA HURRICANE DAMAGE

This week Governor Deal called for a Special Session for November 13th to address the impacts from Hurricane Michael and make adjustments in the budget to account for incurred costs.  According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Michael is the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the United States and hit Read More


Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix, 61

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Funeral services for Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix, 61, of Swainsboro were held Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church with Reverend Daniel Woodson officiating. Internment followed in the Ethernal Glory Gardens Cemetery in Vidalia. She died Monday morning, October 22, 2018, at the University Hospital following an extended illness.

Ms. Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix was born on June 18, 1957, in Oak Park to the late Read More


Mary Frances McCoy Branch, 89

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Funeral services for Mary Frances McCoy Branch, 89, were held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Emanuel County Institute’s auditorium in Twin City with Bishop K.E. McNeal officiating. Interment followed at Union Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Garfield.She died Thursday, October 18, 2018.

Mrs. Mary Frances McCoy Branch was born December 9, 1928, in Woodcliff to Leola Bryd-McCoy and James Edward McCoy. She later moved to Emanuel County Read More


Legals 10-31-18

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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NOTICE OF UNITED STATES MARSHALS’ SALE (REAL ESTATE)

Public notice is hereby given that there will be a sale of the property described below by the United States Marshals in an attempt to satisfy that certain Judgment entered on May 17, 2016, in the United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia, Athens Division, Civil Action No: 3:15-CV-83-CDL (the “Judgment”), in favor of The Guarantee Company of North America Read More


James “Harmon” Norris Sr., 75

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Funeral services for James “Harmon” Norris Sr., 75, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church in Kite with Rev. Calvin Leavitt officiating. Interment followed in the church’s cemetery with Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. He passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Mr. James “Harmon” Norris Sr. was born December 14, 1942 to the late William Estille and Maybelle Brantley Norris in Read More


Jail List 10-31-18

Posted on October 31, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More


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