Notes from the Senate

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:28 am

by JACK HILL, 4th District

JOINT BUDGET HEARINGS FOLLOW CEREMONIAL WEEK

Led by Governor Kemp and State Economist Ken Heaghney, state agencies made appearances before the Joint Senate and House Appropriations Committees and surprised no one by asking for additional funding.

Governor Kemp thanked the legislators for their response to the hurricane disaster in southwest Georgia during the Special Session and noted the state would continue to stand with those Read More


Mildred Azalea Manley, 78

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:27 am

   A celebration of life service for Mildred A. Manley, 78, was held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Emanuel County Institute Auditorium with Pastor Teddy Pierce presiding. Interment followed at St. James AME Cemetery. She died Monday, January 21, 2019 following an extended illness.

Ms. Mildred Azalea Manley was born April 7, 1930 to Rodelle Mitchell and Jimmy Manley. She was a faithful member of St. James AME Read More


Major Wendell J. Bell, 55

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:26 am

   Funeral services for Wendell J. Bell, 55, of Swainsboro will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Swainsboro City Auditorium with Ministers Joe Cephus and Comaneci Walker and Pastor James Middleton officiating. Interment will follow in Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, February 1, at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 surrounded Read More


Legals 1-30-19

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:24 am

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by RAMSEY CANDY COMPANY, INC. to DURDEN BANKING CO., INC. P.O. Box 160, Twin City, Georgia, 30471, dated February 12, 2014 and recorded in Deed

Book 396, pages 238-241, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property, there will be sold by the undersigned Read More


Jail List 1-30-19

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:23 am

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


GSP issues one DUI

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:22 am

The following is a list of all Emanuel County DUI citations for the past week released by Georgia State Patrol’s Post 19:

Ashley Colten Driggers, 25 of Swainsboro, was arrested January 22 at 1:42 p.m.


Judge Reeves re-enters office

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:21 am

The Honorable Robert S. Reeves was recently sworn in for his fourth term as a superior court judge for the Middle Judicial Circuit. He was sworn in by Emanuel County Probate Judge Don Wilkes.

Judge Reeves was initially elected in 2006 and began serving January 1, 2007. He was re-elected

in 2018 without opposition.

After taking his oath, Judge Reeves commented that he has been honored to serve Candler, Emanuel, Read More


Don’t miss First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:21 am

On Friday, February 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family for First Friday at The Morgan House.

Refreshments this month will be provided by the EGSC Library, and there will be music by the EGSC MusicMakers as well as an art show featuring the EGSC Drawing II students.

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


Commissioners vote on 2019 LMIG contract

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:19 am

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

With the recent holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. falling on Monday, January 21, the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners held its first meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, January 22.

Calling the meeting to order at 6 p.m., Chairman Keith Thompson welcomed all and led invocation. Prayers for recovery of Commissioner Desse Davis were requested as he was absent from the meeting due to health issues.

Following Read More


Fathers and daughters invited to special dance February 8

Posted by | January 31, 2019 11:17 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department’s annual father-daughter dance will be held Friday, February 8, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Vann Community House in Swainsboro.

Preceding the event, Mark Williams Studio will be on hand to take photographs from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m.

The dance is for girls ages 4 to 12 and their fathers (or an adult escort). Pre-registration is required, and the cost is $20 per couple.

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