Young pianists perform Christmas piece

Posted by | January 10, 2019 10:39 am

“A Touch of Christmas” was presented by Sue Page’s piano students at Adrian Baptist Church at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 2. A variety of instrumental and vocal compositions were performed.


Crash in Toombs claims life of Swainsboro woman

Posted by | January 10, 2019 10:32 am

According to Sheriff Alvie (Junior) Kight, on January 4 at approximately 5:42 a.m., Toombs County deputies were dispatched to a 2-vehicle accident on Highway 297 at Mosley Road.

When officers arrived on the scene, there was one SUV in the ditch and another SUV sitting in the roadway. Both of the involved vehicles suffered extensive damage, and it was obvious that the crash had occurred head-on. Officers checked on the Read More


Gloria Kitchens, 74

Posted by | January 10, 2019 10:02 am

 Funeral services for Gloria Kitchens, 74, of Swainsboro will be held Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Louis Pearce and Franklin Sasser officiating. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on January 11 at Chapman Funeral Home. She died Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Pruitt Health of Swainsboro.

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Lucy Bennett Roberson, 94

Posted by | January 10, 2019 9:47 am

Funeral services for Lucy Bennett Roberson, 84, will be held Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverends Richard Josey and Vina Mae Josey officiating. Interment will follow in the Freedom Fellowship Church Cemetery of Bartow. The family will receive friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home Friday, January 11, from 12:30 p.m. until time of service, and will welcome visitors at the home … Read More


Patricia “Patty” Ann Cowart, 83

Posted by | January 10, 2019 9:35 am

   Funeral services for Patricia “Patty” Ann Cowart, 83, of Swainsboro will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with Reverend Nick Hazleton officiating, assisted by Reverend David Unkles. Interment will follow at Old Cannoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church on January 12 from 12:30 p.m. until time of service. She died Tuesday, … Read More


Johnnie Mae Taylor, 81

Posted by | January 9, 2019 4:56 pm

   Funeral services for Johnnie Mae Taylor, 81, will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Hart’s Mortuary of Macon with Reverends John Irwin and Jimmy Allen officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Kite City Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home at 10 a.m., one hour prior to service. After graveside service, the family will receive friends at Coopers Store, located on … Read More


Four receive DUI citations from SPD

Posted by | January 9, 2019 4:30 pm

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Swainsboro Police Department this week:

Ronald Earl Williams, 44, of Swainsboro was arrested December 21 at 10:04 p.m.

Alfonza Brown, 31, of Swainsboro was arrested December 26 at 3:13 a.m.

Tramenkia Resha Branch, 40, of Millen was arrested December 27 at 10 p.m.

Trayoski Terrell Harris, 30, of Swainsboro was arrested January 4 at 12:10 a.m.


National Law Enforcement Officer Day

Posted by | January 9, 2019 4:22 pm

Today, people celebrate National Law Enforcement Officer Day! These men and women of every rank and file have chosen this profession, putting their lives on the line every day for their communities. Answering the call to public service is demanding and tends to go unappreciated. Thus, leading to National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day being founded in 2015. So…. if you haven’t done so already, be sure to thank a law … Read More


Grand jury returns 13 true bills

Posted by | January 9, 2019 4:00 pm

The October 2018 term of the Emanuel County Grand Jury reconvened Tuesday, December 4, 2018 with The Honorable Kathy Palmer presiding. The minutes and indictments of the grand jury were opened and read at 10:03 a.m. on December 5, 2018 in Emanuel County’s open court.The district attorney’s office presented 13 bills of indictment to the grand jury, and the grand jury returned true bills for all cases, which were as Read More


Eleven sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | January 9, 2019 3:30 pm

During Emanuel County Superior Court’s October and December 2018 terms, the following individuals were sentenced:

Corey Bergeson negotiated a plea of…

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