Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors welcome Prescott

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:38 am

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is proud to announce and welcome Dawn Jennings Prescott, licensed funeral director and embalmer, to its firm.

Prescott is a 1980 graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School in Savannah and a 1982 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta. She worked for Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors in Savannah for more than 15 years until recently returning to her roots here in Emanuel County.Read More


Two crashes and a fire on Thursday in Swainsboro

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:37 am

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

Thursday, March 7, was a bright and warm afternoon in Swainsboro, but that didn’t stop the havoc.

Just before 1:45 p.m., a crash occurred on West Main Street by the Franklin Memorial Library. A 2016 Toyota and a 2010 Ford collided almost head-on. EMS transported the injured to Emanuel Medical Center. Traffic on this heavily traveled roadway was impacted for approximately 45 minutes while the Read More


COTW: Kayle Chester and Zachary Stanford

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:35 am

This week’s Cooks of the Week are Kayle Chester and Zachary Stanford. The two are to be married this Saturday, March 16, at 6 p.m. in Twin City. They have been busy planning their wedding.

Miss Chester is the daughter of Chet and Lisa Chester of Twin City. Mr. Stanford is the son of  Ricky and Debra Stanford of Metter.

The bride-to-be likes to read and watch love stories in Read More


Pentecostal Lighthouse revival to continue this week

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:34 am

Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, located on Highway 1 North, began revival last week. Services will be held this week as well. Meetings on March 14, March 15, and March 16 will start at 7:30 p.m., and the revival will culminate with a service on Sunday, March 17, at 1 p.m.

Evangelist Aubrey Yoder is the speaker. All are invited.


Endtime Faith Deliverance to honor church’s leaders this week

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:33 am

This week, Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will celebrate its pastor, Clyde Foreman Sr., and first lady, Theodosha Foreman, with services on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.

Services on March 13 through March 15 will begin at 7:30 each night. The slate of services will culminate March 17 at 3 p.m. with dinner to follow.

Each service will feature a guest speaker. The public is invited.

Foreman is pastor Read More


How to save a life

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:31 am

Want to save a life? Give blood!

First Baptist Church of Swainsboro will be the site of an American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, March 14. Hours will be from noon until 6 p.m. The church is located at 240 West Main Street.

To schedule appointments online, visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “Emanuelcomm.” To save up to 15 minutes, streamline donation experiences by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete pre-donation Read More


Mary Grace Newsome, 73

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:30 am

   The family of Mary Grace Newsome received friends Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Navicent Health following an extended illness.

Ms. Mary Grace Newsome was born November 8, 1945 in Wrightsville to the late Edward Walker and Margaret Peavy Walker. She loved sewing, cooking, and walking on the beach. In addition to her parents, Read More


Marilyn Ann “Susie” Prosser Reeves, 64

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:28 am

Funeral services for Marilyn Ann “Susie” Prosser Reeves, 64, will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. at New Birth Christian Ministries of Tennille. Interment will follow at Jordan Station AME Church Cemetery, followed by repast at New Birth Christian Ministries Fellowship Hall. She passed away March 7, 2019 after succumbing to complications with her battle with cancer.

Mrs. Marilyn Ann “Susie” Prosser Reeves was born daughter to Read More


Keith Bridges, 82

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:27 am

   Funeral services for Keith Bridges, 82, of Perry were held Friday, March 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Ideal United Methodist Church. Interment followed in the Lockwood Cemetery in Ideal. He died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Perry Hospital.

Mr. Keith Bridges was born in Powdersville, South Carolina on July 12, 1936 to the late Raymond Barton Bridges and Louree Barr Bridges. He graduated from Welcome High School in Greenville, Read More


James Neal Radford, 68

Posted by | March 13, 2019 11:26 am

   Funeral services for James Neal Radford, 68, of Kite were held Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Kite Church of God with Reverend Allen Meeks and Arthur Conley officiating. Interment followed at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mr. James Neal Radford was born April 24, 1950 to the late Jessie Allen Radford and Read More


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