Jail List 7-10-19

Posted by | July 10, 2019 9:30 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 arrests three for DUI over holiday weekend

Posted by | July 10, 2019 9:15 am

According to Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol…

Marvin Preston Williams, 42, of Statesboro was arrested July 6 at 2:35 a.m.

Richard Otis Scott, 54, of Twin City was arrested July 6 at 6:45 p.m.

Patsy Alicia Morrison, 33, of Swainsboro was arrested July 7 at 3:56 a.m.


Fagler named VP for Institutional Effectiveness

Posted by | July 10, 2019 9:00 am

As of July 1, 2019, Mitchell Fagler was named Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness for Southeastern Technical College (STC).

In Fagler’s more than 18-year career with the college, he has served STC, and formerly Swainsboro Technical College, as Director of Financial Aid, Acting Vice President for Student Affairs, Executive Director of Student Affairs/Financial Aid, and Director of Admissions.

“I am excited about the opportunity to take on new responsibility with Read More


EGSC professor completes book review

Posted by | July 10, 2019 8:55 am

Dr. Tom Caiazzo, Professor of Political Science at East Georgia State College, recently completed a review of the proposed text Engaging Citizenship by Lauren Balasco, Claire Abernathy, and Jennifer Forestal (Stockton University). The text focused on the role of the United States in the global political ecosystem and seeks to inspire students to become more engaged in the democratic process. Patrick Keefe, Editorial Assistant, and Jennifer Carpenter, Executive Editor of … Read More


Swainsboro-Emanuel County’s Great Promise Partnership Program earns Cornerstone Community Status

Posted by | July 10, 2019 8:45 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County was recognized at the Georgia Municipal Association’s Annual Convention as a Great Promise Partnership (GPP) Cornerstone Community, Silver Level. GPP Cornerstone Communities are those communities who successfully implement the GPP model, which develops a pipeline of high school graduates prepared to answer Swainsboro-Emanuel County’s workforce needs.

GPP is a public-private partnership that empowers and equips at-risk students to complete high school while gaining real-world job skills and experience, Read More


BOE receives positive feedback from FY18 audit

Posted by | July 10, 2019 8:30 am

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

The Board of Education convened Monday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the central office for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

During that meeting, an update was presented on the recent FY 2018 audit. Having received letters of recommendations that included only minor advice for improvement, Superintendent Dr. Kevin Judy stated that the results were very good and board chairman Mase Henry noted that the auditors were Read More


Fire damages South Racetrack house

Posted by | July 10, 2019 8:00 am

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

On Tuesday, July 9, at 2:01 a.m., Swainsboro fire and police, along with Emanuel County EMS, were dispatched to 208 South Racetrack Street for a structure fire.

First-arriving police officers reported the occupants were out of the building. Engine 1 reported a heavy fire condition on the front left corner of a two-story wood frame duplex. Most of the damage was confined to the left Read More


Former EGSC student admitted to Augusta University graduate school

Posted by | July 10, 2019 7:30 am

Alicia Winfrey, who graduated with her Bachelor of Sciences in Biology from EGSC in December 2017, was recently admitted in the Master in Nursing with a Major in Clinical Nurse Leader at Augusta University. This program is a pre-licensure and accelerated graduate program for individuals with non-nursing bachelor’s degrees. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the NCLEX licensure examination for Registered Nurses (RN) and the CNL Certification exam Read More


ECSO Report 7-10-19

Posted by | July 10, 2019 7:15 am

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

July 3

Complainant reported theft by taking and an assault/battery offense.

July 5

Victim reported an offender placed a piece of wood with several nails in it facing up behind his truck tires, causing a tire to deflate.

June 6

Deputies responded to South Old Reidsville Road at Puffin Pl. in reference to a male subject passed out in a vehicle Read More


Investigation into 2016 homicide continue

Posted by | July 10, 2019 7:00 am

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

Lonnell Willie Denson appeared before the Honorable Judge Kathy S. Palmer on Wednesday, July 3, regarding his alleged association with the 2016 murder of 40-year-old Bernie Mathew Givens.

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, at approximately 3:15 a.m., Swainsboro Police Department responded to a shooting on King Circle Drive, where Givens was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the doorway of his home. He was later pronounced Read More


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