Earnest “Zapatero” Shoemaker, 101

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:52 pm

   Funeral services for Earnest “Zapatero” Shoemaker, 101, were held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. at May Funeral Home of Willingboro, New Jersey. Interment followed in Forrest Green Cemetery in Marlboro, New Jersey in lot 35. He died April 4, 2018, following a brief stay in Amsterdam House Rehabilitation Center in New York after enjoying a prosperous 101 years of life.

   Mr. Earnest “Zapatero” Shoemaker was born April 1, Read More


Charles L. Mason, 90

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:47 pm

   Funeral services for Charles L. Mason, 90, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating. Interment was held at Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin.

   Mr. Charles L. Mason was born August 3, 1927, in Kite, Johnson County, to the late Leonard and Myrtle Snell Read More


Allan Arthur Malone, 45

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:46 pm

   Funeral services for Allan Arthur Malone, 45, of Treutlen County were held Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Swainsboro with Rev. Uncles officiating. A private interment followed. He died Monday, April 9, 2018, at Meadows Regional Hospital in Vidalia.

   Mr. Allan Arthur Malone was born in Jesup, Wayne County, on October 21, 1972. He graduated from Swainsboro High School and Georgia College and Read More


SPD report 4-18-18

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:45 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police (SPD) reported…

   April 6

   Officer responded to 216 North Coleman St. in reference to a burglary.

   Officer responded to 129 Kathleen Rd. in reference to a verbal dispute with an unknown male.

   Officer responded to 502 North Main St. in reference to a damaged vehicle.

   Officer responded to 310 North Green St. in reference to a dispute.

   April 7

   Officer responded to 516 Center St. Read More


ECSO report 4-18-18

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:44 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office reported…

   April 9

   Victim reported theft by taking.

   Victim reported fraudulent use of a credit/financial transaction card.

   April 10

   Deputies responded to 124 Bull St. in reference to an altercation.

   Complainant reported damage to property.

   Deputy responded to Woodchuck Road in reference to an abandoned vehicle.

   Victim reported a burglary.

   Victim reported theft of articles from a vehicle.

   April 11

   Complainant reported harassing Read More


Jail List 4-18-18

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:39 pm

   Noye Eugene Addie NII, 19, 8126 Creek St., Jonesboro; entered 4/9/18; Dui/drugs, Headlight Requirements; released 4/9/18; OPPD

   Bianca Holmes, 29; entered 4/9/18; Warrant was issued as an FTA; released 4/9/18; ECSO

   Walter Worthen Jr., 54, 502 Marion St.; entered 4/9/18; Theft/shoplifting; released 4/9/18; SPD

   Aimee Elizabeth Lowery, 34, 138 Lane Dr., Twin City; entered 4/10/18; Hold for Chatham County; released 4/10/18; ECSO

   Cassandra Joyce Brantley, 48, 511 Pike Johnson Rd.; Read More


Don’t forget about BarkFest!

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:38 pm

   This Saturday, April 21, make plans to attend the Emanuel County Humane Society’s (ECHS) inaugural Bark in the ‘Boro event, Bark Fest. Beginning at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., there will be fun for the community and doggie pals to participate in at the dog park, located at the corner of U.S. 1 and Meadowlake Parkway in Swainsboro.

   Adopted dogs from local Betty Gambrell-Swainsboro Animal Shelter will be recognized by Read More


Join the EGSC TriBeta Club for a plant sale

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:37 pm

   The East Georgia State College chapter of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society, or TriBeta, will hold a plant sale during the Emanuel County Farmers and Artisans Market on Saturday, April 21, in Swainsboro. They will sell tomatoes, banana and jalapeño peppers, okra, flowers, basil, cilantro, parsley, rosemary, mint and oregano to raise money for the club.
   The TriBeta Plant Sale is just one facet of EGSC’s observance of Earth
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Don’t miss the final part of EGSC’s Tree Identification Workshop Series

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:35 pm

   East Georgia State College is gearing up for its third and final Tree Identification Workshop, which will be held Monday, April 23, at 12 p.m. in room C115 of EGSC’s Academic Building. This workshop is the culmination of the Workshop Series, which began with an information session on March 19 geared towards helping those in attendance identify trees using features such as leaf shape, bud morphology, and leaf arrangement. The Read More


Emanuel Christian Ministries to host Golden Harvest Food Bank

Posted by | April 20, 2018 4:34 pm

   On Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., Emanuel Christian Ministries, located at 1338 Lambs Bridge Rd., will host a Golden Harvest Food Bank.

   Food will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a limit of one per household address. To receive food, individuals must reside in Emanuel County, and an emergency food assistance application form will need to be completed.

   Golden Harvest Food Bank is a Read More


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