Monthly Archives: January 2019

Grand Jury indites 15 offenders

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

During the Emanuel county Superior Court’s January 2019 term, the Grand Jury convened Monday, January 28, 2019 with the Honorable Robert S. Reeves presiding. Elected grand jurors included Mitchell Fagler, foreperson; Brandi Hudson, assistant foreperson; and Joy Griswold, clerk. Jimmy Harper was appointed by Judge Reeves to serve as bailiff. All were sworn into duties by Judge Reeves. The District Attorney’s Officer presented 16 bills of indictment, in which the Read More


SPD Report 1-30-19

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

January 17

Officer responded to the police department three different times in one day in reference to two  offendes pawning the titles to three different vehicles that did not belong to them. The owners of the vehicles reported the titles being stolen and their name forged on each. When asked for the return of vehicles, the lien holder declined due to lien Read More


SMS names honor students

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

According to Principal Dr. Willie Gibson, the following students have been named to the below honor lists for the second nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year:

Star honor roll

Sixth grade — Ariel Maurae Averett, Robert Parker Brown, Tucker Jake Bush, Jakayla Allissa Coleman, Samantha Jewel Coleman, Clara Beth Elsenrath, Griselda Sarai Gonzalez, Bin Huang, Joy Brieanna Jackson, Redleigh Sierra Jackson, Adam Nicholas Kay, Peyton Michael Lee, Ana Grace Read More


Investigator from DA’s office visits SHS

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

On January 22, Swainsboro High School’s 21st Century Leaders organization hosted guest speaker Al Evans, investigator with the district attorney’s office for the Middle Judicial Circuit. While on hand, he spoke to a large group of 21st Century members and other students interested in exploring the career field of investigative work.

Much of 21st Century Leaders’ mission includes career exploration and preparing students for leadership roles. 21st Century Leaders is Read More


School council meeting to be held

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

On Tuesday, February 5, at 5 p.m., Swainsboro Elementary School’s school council will meet. Principal Valorie Watkins will provide updates, and a program on math strategies will be presented. All parents are invited.


Notes from the Senate

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

by JACK HILL, 4th District

JOINT BUDGET HEARINGS FOLLOW CEREMONIAL WEEK

Led by Governor Kemp and State Economist Ken Heaghney, state agencies made appearances before the Joint Senate and House Appropriations Committees and surprised no one by asking for additional funding.

Governor Kemp thanked the legislators for their response to the hurricane disaster in southwest Georgia during the Special Session and noted the state would continue to stand with those Read More


Mildred Azalea Manley, 78

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

   A celebration of life service for Mildred A. Manley, 78, was held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Emanuel County Institute Auditorium with Pastor Teddy Pierce presiding. Interment followed at St. James AME Cemetery. She died Monday, January 21, 2019 following an extended illness.

Ms. Mildred Azalea Manley was born April 7, 1930 to Rodelle Mitchell and Jimmy Manley. She was a faithful member of St. James AME Read More


Major Wendell J. Bell, 55

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

   Funeral services for Wendell J. Bell, 55, of Swainsboro will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Swainsboro City Auditorium with Ministers Joe Cephus and Comaneci Walker and Pastor James Middleton officiating. Interment will follow in Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, February 1, at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 surrounded Read More


Legals 1-30-19

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by RAMSEY CANDY COMPANY, INC. to DURDEN BANKING CO., INC. P.O. Box 160, Twin City, Georgia, 30471, dated February 12, 2014 and recorded in Deed

Book 396, pages 238-241, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property, there will be sold by the undersigned Read More


Jail List 1-30-19

Posted on January 31, 2019 11:11 am 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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