Davis to serve as Grand Marshall at Midville Christmas parade this weekend

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:16 pm

The City of Midville will host its Christmas parade this Saturday, December 1. Line up will start at 1 p.m. on North Railroad Street, and the parade will begin at 2 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal will be Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Joel Davis Jr., formerly of Midville.

LTC Davis is a retired veteran of 31 years in the U.S. Armed Force as military intelligence office. His most recent assignment was Read More

Lillie M. Merrion

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:14 pm

   Homegoing services for Mrs. Lillie M. Merrion are scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2018, at St. Philip Baptist Church of Swainsboro, located at 231 South Racetrack St. Visitation is scheduled for November 30, 2018, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For a specific time, please contact Hodges-Tapley Mortuary at 478-237-7117.

Hodges-Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Legals 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:12 pm




Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Allyson Gay Chapman  to United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, dated March 4, 1992, and recorded in Deed Book 37, Page 49, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Read More

Jail list 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:11 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

SMS to host Parents Night Out tomorrow

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:03 pm

Tomorrow, Thursday, November 29, Swainsboro Middle School (SMS) will host its Parents Night Out event from 4-6 p.m.

The evening will begin with a PTO meeting which will feature a performance from the step team from 4-4:30 p.m., followed by a teacher information session from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Topics to be covered will include ELA, math, science, social studies, and connections. This provides the opportunity for parents to learn more about Read More

ECSO Report 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:00 pm

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

November 20

Deputy responded to Griffin Ferry Road in reference to an abandoned vehicle.

Deputies responded to US 1 North at Forest Ranger Road in reference to assisting another agencies and an abandoned vehicle.

Deputies assisted GSP officers with a two vehicle MVA at the intersection of US 80 and Highway 221.

Victim reported fraud by illegal sue of financial transaction Read More

GSP cite four DUI’s

Posted by | November 28, 2018 12:58 pm

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

Wyatt Kincaid Rodriguez, 19, of Adrian was arrested November 21 at 8:25 p.m.

Vannie Lee Williams, 33, of Swainsboro was arrested November 21 at 10 p.m.

Jaquante’ Leshon Murphy, 25, of Garfield was arrested November 22 at 10:13 p.m.

Ali Malik Hameed, 26, of Swainsboro was arrested November

GBI announces promotion of Alford as assistant special agent in charge

Posted by | November 28, 2018 12:57 pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) announces the promotion of Joshua Alford as assistant special agent in charge (ASAC) of the GBI Region 12 office in Eastman, Dodge County.

ASAC Alford will be responsible for overseeing office operations and the supervision of the special agents assigned to the Region 12 office. ASAC Alford will assist with overseeing operations of the office and supervise agents who respond to requests for assistance Read More

COTW: David B. Hall

Posted by | November 28, 2018 11:43 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is David B. Hall. A resident of Emanuel County, he enjoys concocting a new pizza recipe from time-to-time while in the kitchen. Here are three recipes he would like to…

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Rountree Island MBC to honor pastor’s years of service

Posted by | November 28, 2018 11:39 am

On Sunday, December 2, Rountree Island Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host an anniversary celebration in honor of its pastor’s 27 years of service. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11:15 a.m. Following the benediction, a dinner will be held in the social hall. All are invited.

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