Brinson family welcomes baby girl

Posted by | February 8, 2018 2:52 pm

   Proud parents Billy and Mandi Brinson of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Finley Claire Brinson. Born December 4, 2017, at Doctors Hospital of Augusta, she weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and was 20.5” long.

   Finley Claire is the granddaughter of Renee Martin of North Augusta, S.C., and the late Chuck Martin of Swainsboro, and Billy and Carolyn Brinson of Swainsboro. Great-grandparents include Jimmie and Lucy … Read More

Tips to prevent elder financial abuse

Posted by | February 8, 2018 2:49 pm

   From your friends at Spivey State Bank, a Division of Persons Banking Company.

   Elder financial abuse remains a growing problem in the United States. Various studies in the past few years put the range at somewhere between $2.9 billion and as high as $36.5 billion.

  It’s important for consumers and banks to be aware of the warning signs and to take action to protect our seniors and their money.

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Emanuel County 4-H Foundation holds 68th Annual Meeting

Posted by | February 8, 2018 2:45 pm

The annual joint meeting of the Emanuel County 4-H Club Foundation and the Emanuel County 4-H Volunteer Leaders Council was held Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the Varner 4-H Center.
The meeting was called to order by Mark Crosby, 4-H Foundation president.
Judge Kathy Palmer, 4-H Foundation vice president, welcomed all to the meeting. She spoke about 4-H being a global organization and encouraged everyone to stay … Read More

COTW: William Kade Durden

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:25 pm

   This week’s Cook of the Week is William “Kade” Durden. He is the 5-year-old son of Whitley and Chris Clifton. Kade is in Mrs. April and Mrs. Terry’s pre-K class at Twin City Elementary. He enjoys playing with his siblings and cousins, riding his bike (with no training wheels), taking pictures with his camera, attending school, and playing sports. When he grows up, Kade wants to be an FBI agent. Read More

Willie Frank Allmond, 96

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:22 pm

   Funeral services for Willie Frank Allmond, 96, of Canoochee will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Twin City First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Reverend Max Rodgers officiating. Interment will follow at Noonday Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2018, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Twin City First Baptist Church. He passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Emanuel County Nursing Home following an … Read More

Ruth E. Fagler

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:20 pm

   Funeral services for Ruth E. Fagler of Swainsboro were held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia.

   Mrs. Ruth E. Fagler was born in Swainsboro to the late C. Talmadge and Annie Moxley Peebles. She worked in the accounting profession Read More

Ruby Johnson, 87

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:18 pm

   Funeral services for Ruby Johnson, 87, of Twin City were held Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church at 3 p.m. with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment followed in the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Ruby Johnson was born February 15, 1930, in Garfield to the late Napoleon Bennett and Ruby Dell Clifton … Read More

Roger Dale Miller, 69

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:16 pm

   A memorial service for Roger Dale Miller, 69, of Twin City was held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 6 p.m. with Reverend Doug Weisel officiating. He passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Roger Dale Miller was born July 29, 1948, in Portal to the late Hubie Miller and Carine Graham Miller. Her was a mill … Read More

Robert Adrian Craft, 81

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:15 pm

   A memorial service for Robert Adrian Craft, 81, will be held at a later date. He died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Leesburg, Fla.

   Mr. Robert Adrian Craft was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, and lived in Adrian.

   Survivors include two sons, Robert Craft II and Michael Sanford; three daughters, Cathy Johnson, Norma Wages, and Susan Schoeller; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Rachel Jane Frederick, 25

Posted by | February 7, 2018 3:14 pm

   Funeral services for Rachel Jane Frederick, 25, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Corinth United Methodist Church with Rev. Donna Avera and Rev. Tommy Veal officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at her home following an extended illness.

   Miss Rachael Jane Frederick was born June 29, 1992, in Dublin to George Alan “Bobo” Frederick and Jane Flanders Read More

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