Summertown Food Pantry to offer assistance tomorrow

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:13 am

Summertown Food Pantry, located at 10 Summertown Smith Street, will host a Golden Harvest Food Bank supplemental food distribution on Thursday, June 27.

Food will be available on a first-come, first serve basis with a limit of one per household address. Individuals must reside within Emanuel County, complete an Emergency Food Assistance application form, and will need to bring baskets to carry food.

This is a USDA TEFAP Commodities food Read More

SPD arrests one for DUI

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:12 am

According to officers at the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD)…

Rickie A. Washington, 46, of Swainsboro was arrested June 16 at 8:35 p.m.

SPD Report 6-26-19

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:11 am

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

June 14

Officer was dispatched to an address on South Main Street in reference to terroristic threats.

Officer responded to an address on Lewis Street in reference to harassing communications and dispute.

Emanuel County 911 dispatched officer to an address on Abundance Street in reference to a damaged vehicle.

Officer responded to an address on South Main Street in reference to terroristic Read More

Driver injured in log truck wreck

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:10 am


The driver of an 18-wheel log truck was injured in a spectacular crash on Thursday, June 20.

Around 8:45 a.m., emergency units from Emanuel County EMS, fire-rescue, the sheriff’s office, and troopers from Post 19 were dispatched to Highway 57 West by Bird Flanders Road.

Units arrived on scene to find a Kenworth tractor towing a fully loaded log trailer crashed into a shelter housing Read More

Legals 6-26-19

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:07 am




Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by


P.O. Box 160, Twin City, GA 30471,  dated April 1, 2008 and recorded in Deed Book 308, pages 3-6, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property, there will be sold by Read More

Jail List 6-26-19

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:06 am

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More

GSP catches two drunk drivers

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:05 am

According to Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol…

Adrian Ramos, 31, of Adrian was arrested June 21 at 9 p.m.

Brandon Tyler Etherton, 23, of Kite was arrested June 22 at 9:14 p.m.

Pay increases for educators finalized with BOE’s approval of FY 2020 Budget

Posted by | June 26, 2019 11:04 am


Certified and classified staff might be glad to hear that the Emanuel County Board of Education unanimously approved its Fiscal Year 2020 Budget on Monday night. The $50,020,993 million financial blueprint includes a $3,000 salary increase for teachers as well as a 2% increase for non-teaching staff. These adjustments were made possible by Georgia lawmakers and Gov. Brian Kemp, who voted late last month to adopt a Read More

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