One injured in crash on I-16

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:54 am


The female operator of a Ford Escape was transported by EMS and treated at Emanuel Medical Center following a collision with an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer truck. The incident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. by mile marker 89 on the westbound side of I-16. Oak Park fire and police, as well as Emanuel County EMS, responded to the scene. The crash was investigated by a trooper from Post 19 Read More

Two-vehicle crash in Durdenville

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:53 am


A crash at the intersection of Lambs Bridge Road and Highway 192 occurred on Saturday, December 22, shortly before noon. As a result of the crash, a GMC Yukon was rolled on its side in the roadway, and a Ford Escape ended up off the highway in the bushes. EMS transported the injured to Candler County Hospital in Metter. Twin City Fire Department, Emanuel County Read More

Overturned vehicle found on Highway 23 North

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:51 am


Shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 911 received reports of a rollover crash on Highway 23 North by Mincey Road. Responding units from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office and Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol found a red Ford F-150 pickup truck on its roof off the shoulder of the roadway. The operator of the vehicle was nowhere to be found. The crash Read More

Meadows family welcomes home baby girl

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:50 am

Proud parents Austin and Kaelyn Meadows of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, LeeAnna Marie Meadows. Born November 13, 2018 at 5:24 a.m. at Doctors Hospital of Augusta, she weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19” long.

Maternal grandparents include Bobby and Paula Amerson Jr. of Swainsboro, and paternal grandparents are Angela Sconyers of Swainsboro, the late Lee Meadows, and the late Tommy Sconyers.

Great-grandparents Read More

Jaycees help 110 families enjoy Christmas

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:49 am

On Saturday, December 22, volunteers and Jaycees conducted their annual distribution of food and toys to 110 pre-approved families in Emanuel County. Working together with the Marine Corps Reserve League and the Georgia State Patrol by hosting the Toys for Tots drive and the Empty Stocking Fund gathering food supplies, these Emanuel County families were able to…

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CBS Insurance adds Rountree to team

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:47 am

Tammie Rountree recently joined CBS Insurance Services as an insurance agent. She has 16 years of experience, offering many lines of property casualty insurance.

Well-known for providing personal and professional insurance services to her customers, Rountree is a 1997 graduate of Swainsboro High School and graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Her parents are Nancy Roberts and the late Jimmy Roberts Read More

EZ Riders Motorcycle Club visits Twin View

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:46 am

The EZ Riders Motorcycle Club brought cheer and laughter to Twin View Health Rehabilitation Center on December 15, 2018. While visiting, members of the club sang Christmas carols and a few old gospel songs to the residents. The residents joined in as well, and all had fun bringing Christmas joy to everyone involved.

Club Chaplain Minister Joel Rackins brought words of encouragement to residents, as well to all present while Read More

EREA schedules meeting

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:42 am

The Emanuel Retired Education Association (EREA) will meet Wednesday, January 16, at 12 p.m. at Swainsboro Elementary School. The guest speaker, communications manager for the State of Georgia Mike Zarem, will provide a teacher retirement system update. Please make plans to attend.

COTW: Marshall Amerson

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:40 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is Marshall Amerson. A sophomore at Swainsboro High School, he is a member of FFA, TSA, Emanuel County 4-H, and plays on the soccer team. Marshall recently competed in a 4-H cooking event held at the 2018 Georgia National Fair in Perry. There, he placed third in Pizza, fourth in Pantry Pride, and sixth in Wild Game Dish. Here are three recipes he would Read More

Smith Grove MBC to hold program

Posted by | January 3, 2019 10:39 am

Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will hold its annual missionary program on January 6 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jonathan Hampton. Pastor Wilbert Kennedy invites all.

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