NAACP meeting this Thursday

Posted by | April 10, 2019 5:04 pm

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its general membership meeting Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Emanuel Arts Center. Members, as well as those seeking membership, are invited to attend.

Legals 4-10-19

Posted by | April 10, 2019 5:02 pm




All creditors of the estate of Juanita Dixon, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 5th day of March, 2019.

Lavonia Woods, Executrix of the Estate of Read More

Jail list 4-10-19

Posted by | April 10, 2019 5:01 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

Gatson, Steele receive first offender treatment in Mosses homicide

Posted by | April 10, 2019 5:00 pm


Two defendants involved in a Twin City murder appeared before The Honorable Judge Robert S. Reeves last Wednesday afternoon for sentencing and received first offender treatment from the court.

Desmond Gatson, represented by Kendall Gross, and Malik Steele, represented by Matthew Hube, were initially charged with malice murder and felony murder in March 2018 following an investigation into the shooting death of Michael Cole Mosses, a 19-year-old Read More

EREA to meet next week

Posted by | April 10, 2019 4:59 pm

The Emanuel Retired Educators Association (EREA) will meet at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at Swainsboro Primary School.

EMC holds annual flag ceremony in honor of Donate Life Month

Posted by | April 10, 2019 4:58 pm

Emanuel Medical Center (EMC) raised it’s Donate Life Flag, an annual ceremony, in honor of Donate Life Month on Monday, April 8.. During the ceremony, bystanders were informed on the impact donations have made with the lives of others. Receiving recognition during this program included EMC, Emanuel County Coroner’s Office, as well as Chapman Funeral Home.

ECSO Report 4-10-19

Posted by | April 10, 2019 4:57 pm

The following are reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…

April 1

Deputies assisted Wadley Police Department with a chase that came into Emanuel County. A deputy caught up to the chase after the driver crashed into a fence near the intersection of Bird Flanders Road and Chandler Road. When the deputy exited his patrol car, he was informed that the driver fled on foot. The deputy, at that point, left Read More

Cope appears before judge, asks for outpatient treatment

Posted by | April 10, 2019 4:56 pm


Oliver Baylen Cope reported to the Emanuel County Courthouse last Friday afternoon with his attorney, Daniel Snipes, to seek permission for outpatient care instead of institutionalization. He has been receiving inpatient care at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah since he entered a plea of guilty by insanity in December 2019.

The hearing on Friday was a civil hearing. Cope was cleared of all criminal charges when he Read More

Reward being offered for missing puppy

Posted by | April 9, 2019 4:51 pm

   Bandit, a Brittany Spaniel puppy, has been reported missing in the Twin City area near Fannie Brewer and South Old Reidsville Roads. His family misses him dearly and is offering a reward for his return. If seen, please contact Leah Akins Rehberg.

Adrian Police Chief Pennington pursues vehicle in 26-minute chase

Posted by | April 9, 2019 4:37 pm


While performing a patrol route within the city limits of Adrian, Police Chief Joshua Pennington came in contact with a silver in color vehicle while traveling east on Main Street. When passing the vehicle, Pennington’s tag reader alerted him that the displayed tag of the said vehicle was suspended. Chief Pennington then initiated emergency lights and sirens before turning around to conduct a traffic stop.

While pursuing Read More

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