Jessie R. “Sonny” Morgan Jr., 81

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:22 am

   Funeral services for Jessie R. “Sonny” Morgan Jr., 81, of Metter were held at Metter Primitive Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, with Elders Richard Davis and Mike Newman officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Aline. He passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Jessie R. “Sonny” Morgan Jr. was born March 1, … Read More


Christy L. McNure, 44

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:20 am

   Funeral services for Christy L. McNure, 44, of Swainsboro were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, with Reverends Jim Harrell and Rusty Moore officiating. Interment followed in the Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Miss Christy L. McNure was born January 20, 1973, in Metter to … Read More


William Ray “Bill” Hayes, 85

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:14 am

   Funeral services for William Ray “Bill” Hayes, 85, resident of Swainsboro, were held Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Dellwood Baptist Church with Reverend Joe Bedgood, Reverend Phil Wilson, Reverend Hal Wilson, and Jim Harrell officiating. Interment with military honors followed in the Forest Lawn Cemetery. He died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Mr. William Ray “Bill Hayes was born in Cobbtown, son of the … Read More


Barry Thompson, 65

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:11 am

   Funeral services for Barry Thompson, 65, of Lyons, will be held at a later date. He died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia after an extended illness.

   Mr. Barry Thompson was a native of Marietta but lived most of his life in Treutlen County. He retired from law enforcement after 34 years and was a member of Swainsboro First United Methodist Church. He was a … Read More


Want to see Costa Rica? Check out the next Twin City Art Gallery exhibit!

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:10 am

   Throughout the month of January, Janet Sanchez will be the featured artist for Twin City Art Gallery’s monthly display. She will be showing photos taken during her recent study abroad trip to Costa Rica. A meet-and-greet will be held between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. on January 27. The gallery is located inside Twin City City Hall, next to the police department. All are invited.

   Sanchez is a … Read More


First Pillow Sale of the New Year!

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:00 am

Join us this Saturday 1/6 from 7am to noon at the pillow factory at 610 East Main in Swainsboro. We will have a wide variety of things to choose from with pillows as low as $1 and dog beds for $2.

Are you a reseller interested in buying in bulk? Give us a call at 478-231-8148 and we would be happy to help you.


Six cited for DUI

Posted by | January 3, 2018 10:57 am

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County this week:  

   Glenn Bailey Williams, 61 of Jackson, S.C., was arrested December 20 at 5:45 p.m.

   Darrius Juane Merron, 36 of Swainsboro, was arrested December 22 at 11:28 p.m.

   Annie Mae Armstrong, 56 of Swainsboro, was arrested December 22 at 11:38 p.m.

   Robert Madison, 64 of Swainsboro, was arrested December 24 … Read More


City makes accommodations ahead of winter weather

Posted by | January 3, 2018 10:51 am

   Should weather conditions deteriorate later this week as forecasted, those experiencing power failure or unsafe heating situations can contact Swainsboro Fire Department to find out hours of availability of local warming shelters.


City property tax deadline extended

Posted by | January 3, 2018 10:47 am

   The City of Swainsboro has extended the deadline for payment of 2017 city property taxes until January 19, 2018. All taxes should be paid in full by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, to avoid late penalties.



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