Foskey selected commissioner chairman

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:01 pm


The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners convened for its regular scheduled monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 18. Calling the meeting to order, Chairman Keith Thompson welcomed all before leading the prayer of invocation.

Continuing with the night’s agenda, Thompson entertained nominations for the election of the board’s chairman and vice chairman positions. Commissioner James Canady cast a motion to nominate Hugh Foskey as chairman Read More

ECSO Report 2-20-19

Posted by | February 20, 2019 3:00 pm

The following are reports from the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…

February 11

A complainant filed a report in reference to harassment. She stated that the offender was threatening to come to her residence and fight her. The complainant also stated that the offender is her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend and that she, the complainant, had blocked her multiple times on social media sites but the offender was still finding ways to contact Read More

COTW: Emily Hill and Cody Thompson

Posted by | February 20, 2019 2:59 pm

This week’s Cooks of the week are Emily Hill and Cody Thompson. Emily is the daughter of Jennifer and Dustin Simmons of Scott and the late Greg Hill. Cody is the son of Bobo Thompson of Scott and Kimberly West of Wrightsville. The couple will be married in this fall. Cody and Emily spend their spare time cooking, hunting, fishing, or remodeling their future home. Here are three recipes they Read More

Harold Beecher Sr., 82

Posted by | February 20, 2019 2:56 pm

Funeral services for Harold Beecher Sr., 82, of Twin City were held Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Riverside Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida with Brother Terry Williamson officiating. He passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Harold Beecher Sr. was born September 22, 1936 in Baxley, Appling County, to the late Gordon and Donie McDaniel Beecher. He was a retired truck driver and a Read More

Dudley receives certificate of achievement

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:14 pm

Twin City’s mayor, Eileen Dudley, received a certificate of achievement from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Mayors’ Day Conference on Sunday, January 27.

The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GMA and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, provides a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for city officials. To receive a certificate of Read More

Swainsboro High School FBLA hosts region conference

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:13 pm

The Swainsboro High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the 2019 Region 4 Leadership Conference at the school Tuesday, January 29. Nearly 400 FBLA high school and middle level members and advisors representing 30 schools from across the region competed at the conference.

The SHS FBLA chapter and its members experienced much success while at the conference.

Esmeralda Hernandez, local chapter president, serves as Georgia FBLA Region Read More

SHS Beta members moving on to nationals

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:12 pm

Swainsboro High School’s Beta Club experienced a successful and rewarding week at the 2019 Georgia Senior Beta Club Convention. Held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center January 23-25, this event is a unique, energetic gathering that offers club members an opportunity to share project ideas and showcase their academic and leadership abilities with peers from around the state.

Swainsboro High had a total of 56 members attend, along Read More

Swainsboro Tigers move on to state playoffs

Posted by | February 18, 2019 4:11 pm


The Swainsboro Lady Tigers will be playing in the first round of the state playoffs later this week as they travel to East Laurens to take on the No. 2 seed from Region 3-AA on Friday night. The Tigers will be the No. 3 seed from Region 2-AA, having lost to Woodville-Tompkins last Friday before taking the consolation game against Jeff Davis on Saturday. Woodville-Tompkins went on Read More

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