Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:18 pm

   Funeral services for Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Swainsboro. Burial followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Jane “MaJane” West Wren was born to Ernestine Outlaw West and BV West, who passed away shortly
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Jail Report 9-5-18

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:17 pm

   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

Letter to the Editor

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:15 pm

   Three years ago, my sister and I traveled to the United Methodist Church where a relative of mine is a member. When we were on Highway 57, our water pump went out on our vehicle. We were stranded there, and people started stopping. One gentleman stopped, I didn’t’ get his name, but, I do remember he had ‘Pineland’ written on the side of his truck. He couldn’t help me, so Read More

City council meets for third time in August

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:13 pm

   Swainsboro City Council met Tuesday, August 28, for a special called meeting to discuss the 2019 budget.
   Councilperson Sue Bragg requested that the contract with Jacob Engineering, formerly known as CH2M Hill and OMI, also be placed on the agenda.
   Following a lengthy discussion, Councilperson Rita Faulkner made a motion to revise the 2019 general budget to include a net increase of $43,000 and a continuance of the $5 environmental
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Join EGSC for Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:10 pm

   On Friday, September 7, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join East Georgia State College for First Friday at the Morgan House. This month will feature refreshments provided by the Office of Student Affairs, a special art exhibit featuring EGSC’s Digital Photography Class, and the EGSC MusicMakers will provide a jam session.

   The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this great chance for the Read More

ECSO Report 9-5-18

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:09 pm

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

   August 27

   Victim reported a private property crash.

   Victim reported harassing communication.

   Deputies were dispatched to 83 Waldon Way in reference to a domestic dispute.

   August 28

   Victim reported terrorist threats/intimidation.

   Victim reported theft by taking.

   Deputies were dispatched to 81 Summertown Green St. in reference to disorderly conduct.


Doris W. Hendricks, 89

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:08 pm

   Funeral services for Doris W. Hendricks, 89, were held Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Midway First Baptist Church with Reverend J.C. Wright officiating. Burial took place at Williams Chapel Church Cemetery in Kite at 4 p/m/ with Reverend Lamar Kersey officiating. She passed away at Liberty Regional Medical Center Tuesday, August 28, 2018 surrounded by her family.
   Born in Johnson County, Mrs. Doris W. Hendricks lived most
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Charles Granville Way Jr., 84

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:06 pm

   Funeral services for Charles Granville Way Jr., 84, of Pike County were held Friday, August 31, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home with Rev. Al Shackelford officiating. Internment followed in Griffin Memorial Gardens. He passed away August 29, 2018, at his home.

   Mr. Charles Granville Way Jr. was born in Swainsboro to the late Charles Granville Way Sr. and Wilma Woods Way. He was raised Read More

Community invited to attend Norristown Baptist homecoming

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:04 pm

   Pastor Hal Wilson and members of Norristown Baptist Church invite the community to attend its homecoming service on Sunday, September 9, beginning at 10 a.m. This year’s theme is “Adapting and Overcoming in Ministry.” Singing, testimonies and  presentations will center around this theme, and a special concert will be performed by Hand In Hand. Attendees are all invited to gather for lunch in the social hall following the service. This Read More

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