Legals 1-9-19

Posted by | January 9, 2019 12:30 pm



All creditors of the estate of Jennie Mae Jackson, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 4th day of December, 2018

Darlene W. Handberry, Executrix of the Read More

Kiwanians assist Santa Clause at pre-K

Posted by | January 9, 2019 12:00 pm

Seven members of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club traveled to Swainsboro Pre-K on Tuesday afternoon, December 18, to assist Saint Nick in passing out 37 bikes to pre-K children and their siblings. Among the members were Wanda Ellis, Frank Patrick, co-chair Ginny Smith, co-chair Mary Ellen Smith, president Cheryl Goodman, Deana Patrick, and Tim Goodman.

This is an annual project of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club.

ECSO Report 1-9-19

Posted by | January 9, 2019 11:30 am

Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

December 28

The victim, a landlord, stated that previous tenants had damaged one of his properties. He also stated that an A/C window unit had been stolen from the residence. Victim provided the serial number for the unit.

December 31

Complainant called the sheriff’s office and filed a report in reference to an offender stealing “whatever he could get hands on” Read More

One caught DUI by state patrol

Posted by | January 9, 2019 11:00 am

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Georgia State Patrol Post 19 for Emanuel County:

Lannie Howard Morris, 57, of Twin City was arrested January 1, 2019.

Lawson’s Baseline Surveying & Engineering among 2019 Bulldog 100

Posted by | January 9, 2019 10:30 am


The University of Georgia’s Bulldog 100 is a prestigious list of alumni who are leading the way in business and bettering communities.

More than 564 nominations were received for this year’s list, and businesses across the country from New York to California and between made the cut, including Swainsboro’s own Jason Lawson and his company, Baseline Surveying & Engineering.

Lawson graduated from the University of Georgia in Read More

Sconyers appointed mayor pro-tem

Posted by | January 9, 2019 10:00 am


The City Council and Mayor Charles Schwabe met on Monday, January 7, at 6 p.m. at the City Hall for their normal monthly meeting. Mayor Schwabe opened the meeting, welcoming all before calling upon Reverend Jonathan Hampton to lead in the prayer of invocation, followed by the pledge of allegiance recited by all.

After reviewing the minutes presented from December’s meeting, Julian Sconyers cast a motion for Read More

Brice Bonds: Small-town standout

Posted by | January 9, 2019 9:30 am

Story and photo credit:

There are a few things that make Brice Bonds stand out from the crowd. For starters, he was born with cerebral palsy, so he gets around a little differently than most folks. Second, he is one third of a set of triplets—not something you come across every day. Maybe most astonishingly, he is a hard-working, well-spoken, high-achieving millennial who plans to use his college education Read More

Emanuel County hazmat team responds to train derailment in Bartow

Posted by | January 9, 2019 9:00 am


A train accident in southern Jefferson County in the late hours of Sunday, January 6, called for the help of Emanuel County’s hazardous materials crew. Thirty-seven cars of a Norfolk Southern train hauling hydrochloric acid and hydrogen peroxide from Macon to Augusta derailed off Highway 221 near Friendship Church Road and Newman Smith Road.

An evacuation order was immediately put in place for the City of Bartow Read More

COTW: Gail Price

Posted by | January 9, 2019 8:30 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is Gail Price. Yesterday, January 8, she celebrated he birthday. Gail is the wife of Donnie Price and mother to Joel Price, Christy Ellington, and Mack Price. She is also the grandmother to seven grandchildren: Trey, Colton, Cora, Bryer, Anna, Charleigh, and Jack. Gail enjoys cooking special meals and treats for all of her family, and her family enjoys eating them twice as much! Read More

65th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet to be held

Posted by | January 9, 2019 8:00 am

On Thursday, January 31, the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its yearly membership meeting and awards banquet at the Swainsboro Golf & Country Club. The evening will begin with a social at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. The cost is $40 per person and is by reservation only. The deadline is January 21. To make an RSVP, call 237-6426.

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