Deputy recovering from injuries sustained in Oak Park incident, two in custody

Posted on September 11, 2019 8:08 pm by Halei Lamb

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An Emanuel County sheriff’s deputy is recovering from injuries received during an investigation. 

According to Chief Deputy Rocky Davis, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at approximately 11:45am, deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General store in Oak Park in reference to a report of a suspicious person. 

Upon arrival, Lt. David McVey spoke with employees of the Dollar General and waited on a Georgia State Trooper in the area Read More

Three agencies work together to peacefully resolve stand-off with armed man

Posted on July 30, 2019 10:10 pm by Halei Lamb

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According to Chief Deputy Rocky Davis, a stand-off with an armed man has ended peacefully.

On Tuesday, July 30, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Adrian Police Department, and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office were called to an address on Green Street in Adrian in reference to a man threatening to harm himself and others with a high powered rifle, with a shot having been fired. Upon arrival, … Read More


Posted on June 25, 2019 1:01 pm by Emanuel County Live

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Jean Anderson Morgan, 92

Posted on May 6, 2019 3:03 pm by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College

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Jean Anderson Morgan died peacefully on May 5, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn., at Ave Maria Home with her loving nephew, Frank Gattuso and his wife, Jami, by her side. Born August 8, 1926, in Ripley, Miss., Jean lived her early years in Collierville, Tennessee. Graduating from Blue Mountain College, Blue Mountain, Miss., Jean immediately went to work writing for her father’s newspaper, The Collierville Herald, where she had authored … Read More

Wiregrass Chapter gives flag certificate to Adrian post office

Posted on March 22, 2019 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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The Adrian branch of the United States Post Office received the Wiregrass Chapter’s 33rd U.S. Flag Certificate. Chair Al Smith presented the certificate of commendation to Clint Braswell, Adrian postmaster, on March 11.

The Wiregrass Chapter began presenting flag certificates in June 2014 to people, businesses, organizations, and government affiliates who show exemplary patriotism by displaying the national flag in the correct way. The project is ongoing at the local, Read More

Swainsboro Prayer Walk Calling ALL Believers!

Posted on March 5, 2019 4:04 pm by Melva Kirkland

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All believers in Christ are invited to participate in the Swainsboro Prayer Walk Saturday, March 30, from 8 a.m. until  5 p.m. at Harmon Park.  Please join everyone for a day filled with prayer as they decree and declare the will of the Lord over the city of Swainsboro. The decrees will be written and erected on flags that will be strategically placed around the park, and will serve as … Read More

Minor injuries in Highway 23 North crash

Posted on December 7, 2018 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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The driver of a white Toyota Corolla received minor injuries when she struck the rear of a truck. She was protected by her seatbelt as well as the air bags.

The crash occurred on Friday, November 30, on Highway 23 North in Garfield. Emanuel County EMS and Emanuel County sheriff’s deputies responded, along with troopers from Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol, who investigated the wreck.


Posted on December 6, 2018 4:04 pm by Melva Kirkland

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You asked…they listened!  Due to popular demand, R & F Marketing will be having one final pillow sale next Saturday, December 15th, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro.  This will be the last sale before Christmas, & the last sale of the year, so go on out & pick up your last minute items!
**New outdoor seating and over 200 dog beds in a variety of sizes**
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East Georgia Health Care Update Presented at Rotary

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its December 3, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Ken Warnock provided the invocation and Gail Ware led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.

Peyton Frye’s program for the day was about a new clinic addition for East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC), the Evans Health and Wellness Center which is located in the former Pre-K office at Claxton Elementary School. The school district … Read More

CTAE Classes Visit STC’s CNC Lab

Posted on December 4, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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On December 4, 2018 Emanuel County Schools CTAE instructors Ashley Henry and Jess Bush brought their classes to STC Swainsboro Campus for a CNC Workshop.

Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) is preparing Georgia’s students for their next step after high school–college, beginning a career, registered apprenticeships, or the military. Georgia CTAE pathway course offerings, and the new Educating Georgia’s Future Workforce initiative, leverage partnerships with industry and higher education … Read More

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