SPD Report 5-9-18

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:50 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   April 27

   Victim reported battery.

   Officer collected a found phone.

   Complainant reported a reckless driver.

   Officer was dispatched to Mason Drive in reference to a smell of marijuana.

   April 28

   Officer conducted a traffic stop.

   Officer conducted an additional traffic stop.

   Officer conducted a traffic stop.

   April 29

   Complainant reported theft by taking of $1500 or less.

   Officers conducted an arrest.

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SHS Spanish class visits Dragon Loco

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:50 pm

   On Friday, April 27, Swainsboro High School students in Alexandra Flowers’ Spanish III class visited Mexican restaurant El Dragon Loco for lunch. As a grade for their class, students placed their orders, asked the waiter/waitress for items, and paid while speaking in Spanish. Flowers said, “This is a real life experience that my students enjoyed. I am a proud teacher and have been blessed to have these smart, sweet kids Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:48 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


    The arrival in grocery stores of delicious sweet Vidalia Onions in the last week or so only serves to remind us of our wonderful ability to grow food on our farmlands. I wonder if we take for granted sometimes that we can walk into a grocery store and find a bounty of fresh vegetables. For a good bit Read More

Thomas wins Pine Tree 100 feature at Swainsboro Raceway!

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:47 pm

   Swainsboro Raceway closed out the Pine Tree festivities Dixie Style with 114 cars packing the fields for ground-thundering racing action.
   In the Southland Insurance 602 Late Model Sportsman Division, Josh Tayler and Brandon Carpenter led the field to green. Side by side, Taylor took the lead off Turn 2. Booger Brooks slipped by Carpenter for the second position off Turn 4. Brooks took to the outside racing
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Political forum to take place tomorrow

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:46 pm

   Tomorrow, May 10, an Emanuel County political forum will be held at 6 p.m. at the Emanuel County Courthouse. Questions for the candidates can be submitted in advance by emailing infor@goemanuel.org or by calling the chamber of commerce at 478-237-6426.

   The following is a list of running candidates for each district:

     Board of Education, District 2 — Phyllis Dixon

     Board of Education, District 4 — Tanya Lane and Read More

Legals 5-9-18

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:44 pm








TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:

DEBORAH ANN FOUNTAIN has petitioned for to be appointed Administrator of the estate of BEN BARNEY HAYWARD SR. deceased, of said County.  (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or Read More

Kersey family welcomes baby boy

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:43 pm

   Proud parents Adam and Stacy Kersey of Kite are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Clinton Reid Kersey. He was born March 6, 2018, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz and was 21.75” long.

   Clinton Reid is the grandson of of Doyle and Fay Kersey of Kite, Betty Smith of Swainsboro, and the late Victor Smith. He is the great-grandson Read More

Jail list 5-9-18

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:41 pm

   Alexis Nicole Allen, 23, 406 N. Racetrack St., Apt. D-4; entered 5/1/2018; Probations/Swainsboro PD/Middle Ga Probations, Probation/Swainsboro PD/Middle Ga Probation; released 5/2/2018; SPD

   Terry Dwayne Raymond, 50, 610 South Main St., Apt. A; entered 5/1/2018; Probation/Swainsboro PD/Middle Ga Probation; SPD

   Donna Jane Winters, 45, 320 Billy Smith Rd., Adrian; entered 5/2/2018; VGCSA Possession of Drug Related Object, Vgcsa/vio ga control subst act; ECSO

   Ricky Deon Dawson, 23, 8330 Black Creek Read More

GSP reports four DUIs

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:40 pm

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

   Darryl Duke Cunningham, 29, of Swainsboro was arrested May 1 at 12:23 p.m.

   Michael Derrick Mckinney, 57, of Midville was arrested May 5 at 10:50 p.m.

   Ginger Lynell Hasty, 50, of East Dublin was arrested May 5 at 8:02 p.m.

   Matthews C. Headrick, 30, of Swainsboro

Council, Mayor hold public hearing of city ordinance

Posted by | May 9, 2018 4:39 pm


   The regular meeting of Mayor and City Council was held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 7. The meeting began following the prayer of invocation, led by Reverend Mark Harden, and the pledge of allegiance.

   In reference to old business:

  Council entertained a third reading of the proposed Refuse, Weeds, and Junk Ordinance, constituting as a public hearing. With the acceptation that modifications may be made Read More

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