Local author to host meet-and-greet, book signing this weekend

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:25 pm

   On Saturday, May 12, the public is invited to attend a meet-and-greet and book signing featuring local author Delane “Dede Lloyd” Washington and her book entitled “Dede’s Book of Poems: Anticipating the Thoughts of Others.” This event will take place at Robert’s Quick Stop N Shop, located at 202 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Clarence E. Richards, 59

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:23 pm

   Funeral services for Clarence E. Richards, 59, were held Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Community Baptist Church with Rev. Pete Harden presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died April 25, 2018.

   Mr. Clarence E. Richards was born June 11, 1958, in Jacksonville, Florida, to the late Odesse Richards Deas. Serving as a deacon, he was a member of Franklin Grove Holiness Church and received Read More

Holy Zion announces fellowship revival

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:22 pm

   On May 17-20, Holy Zion Church of Metter will host a fellowship spring revival, with service times at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday.

   Thursday night services will welcome guest speaker Apostle T.V. Outen, along with guest churches Holy Zion of Twin City, Holy Zion of Statesboro, Mercey Grove, Lake Side First Baptist of Metter, Roundtree Chapter, Stillmore Sanctuary, Mt. Gilead, Jones Temple of Millen, Read More

Calvary UMC announces Vacation Bible School

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:20 pm

   Volunteers at Calvary United Methodist Church are busy preparing for Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2018, entitled “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.” The event is slated for Saturday, May 19. Registration for the day-long event will begin at 9:30 a.m., and it will feature classes for children ages 3-year-olds through current fifth graders. The day will conclude at 5:30 p.m. with a cookout for all participants and families.

   According to Linda Carmichael, Read More

Cassandra Eyvette Baldwin, 63

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:19 pm

   Funeral services for Cassandra Eyvette Baldwin, 63, were held Sunday, April 29, 2018, at St. Philip Baptist Church with Rev. James E. Love presiding. She died Sunday, April 22, 2018.

   Ms. Cassandra Eyvette Baldwin was born in Emanuel County on December 6, 1954, to loving parents, Charles Crosby Baldwin II and Precious Easter Baldwin. She was reared in a Christian home and, at a very early age, accepted Christ into Read More

Bill Tant, 65

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:17 pm

   Funeral services for Bill Tant, 65, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, May 6, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Reverend Charles Hodges officiating. Interment followed in the Sardis Cemetery near Kite. He passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Bill Tant was born July 16, 1952, in Milledgeville to the late Andrew Tant and Ruby Hooks Tant. Read More

Beta Beta Chapter holds Founders’ Day celebration, installs new officers

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:15 pm


   Delta Kappa Gamma President Lynn Torrance called the April 23rd meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at Catered Creations and thanked all who had battled the elements to attend and for supporting Beta Beta. She thanked the hostesses for the beautiful graduation themed decorations and thanked the staff of Catered Creations for the delicious meals served.

   The first item on the agenda was the Read More

Project SAFE Modified Trap competes at district

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:13 pm

   On April 21 and 28, the Emanuel County 4-H Project SAFE Modified Trap team competed at district qualifiers in Washington and Toombs counties. Competing were Blake Akridge, Daren Akridge, Marshall Amerson, Cole Bell, Conner Bell, Dustin Cavanah, Trey Chapman, Charles Colston, Jeremiah Colston, Christopher Denmark, Josie Drake, Justin Drake, Jacob Durden, Phoebe Durden, Austin Eubanks, Luke Fagler, Mason Funderburk, Riley Griner, Lexie Hammond, Ridge Henry, Gage Hooks, Nix Hooks, River Read More

SPD cites two DUI’s

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:52 pm

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

   Jonquez Tyneal Williams, 25, of Swainsboro was arrested April 28 at 5:20 p.m.

   Brain Maurice Rucker, 37, of Swainsboro was arrested April 28 at 10:44 p.m.

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