Adele Strobridge, 87

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:22 pm

   Funeral services for Adele Strobridge, 87, were held Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. at Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Stanley Moore officiating. She was called home on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Adele Strowbridge was born July 6, 1930, to the late Jessie C. Strobridge and Millie Brown Strobridge. She confessed religion at an early age and became a member of … Read More


Michael Todd Durden, 48

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:20 pm

   Funeral services for Michael Todd Durden, 48, of Metter were held Monday, Oct. 30., 2017, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Wood Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Williams officiating. Burial was held at Antioch Cemetery in Emanuel County. He died on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at his residence after a long, hard battle with leukemia.

   Mr. Michael Todd Durden was preceded in death by his father, Gary Durden.

   Survivors … Read More


Syble Hutcheson, 87

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:18 pm

   Graveside services for Syble Hutcheson, 87, of Soperton were held in Hutcheson Cemetery in Treutlen County on Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Reverend John Daughtry officiating. She died Tuesday, October 24.

   Mrs. Syble Hutcheson was born in Montgomery County to the late Lewis and Annie Lee Huett Hall. She was a homemaker and attended Zaidee Advent Christian Church. Hutcheson was preceded in death by her parents; husband, … Read More


One sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:16 pm

   In Emanuel County Superior Court’s July 2017 term, Lashawn Antonio Tarver negotiated a plea of guilty on one count burglary (reduced to criminal trespass) and one count interference with government property. He was sentenced to five years probation.


Public invited to Relay for Life

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:13 pm

   Emanuel County Relay for Life will meet November 2 at 6 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Library for the purpose of discussing how our community will continue the fight against cancer. If you are interested in this project, make plans to join this short meeting.



SPD Reports 11-1

Posted by | November 1, 2017 2:51 pm

   Officers with Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   October 17

   Officer responded to 409 West Moring St. in reference to a subject causing a disturbance.

   Officer responded to 414 South Main St. in reference to a previous shoplifting incident.

   October 18

   Complainant reported her prescription medication was not in her mailbox as it should have been, according to delivery status tracking.

   Victim reported an unknown offender stole her brother’s dog and … Read More


Jail Report 11-1

Posted by | November 1, 2017 2:49 pm

   Tavarius Menquez DeVouil, 25, 410 Modoc Rd.; entered 10/23/2017; Probation/Superior Court, Probation/Superior Court; WALK-IN

   Matthew Lee Murdock, 48, 103 Nanette St.; entered 10/23/2017; Failure toYield Right of Way, DUI/alcohol, less safe; released 10/24/2017; SPD

   Michael Douglas Newsome, 44; entered 10/24/2017; Driving License Suspended/Revoked, Theft/Taking; released 10/27/2017; ECSO

   Kelly Michelle Reddy, 39, 2492 Highway 221 N., Kite; entered 10/24/2017; VGCSA marijuana/poss less than oz., driving license suspended/revoked, theft/taking, give false name/false … Read More


Don’t forget First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | November 1, 2017 2:48 pm

   On Friday, Nov. 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College (EGSC) family as they enjoy First Friday at The Morgan House. This month, there will be music by the EGSC Music Makers and an exhibit of photography from Juan Pablo Cardona.

   Refreshments this month will be provided by the School of Social Sciences.

   The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t … Read More


ECSO Report 11-1

Posted by | November 1, 2017 2:45 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   October 24

   Victim reported a fake phone call from an unknown offender acting as the IRS.

   Victim reported a forgery offense.

   October 25

   Deputies were dispatched to Kemp Road and arrested two offenders.

   Complainant struck a deer while traveling Highway 80 East.

   Complainant filed a report in reference to harassing communications via mailed letters.

   Complainant struck a deer while traveling Highway … Read More


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