Jail Activity: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 1:34 pm

  Erica Lynn Wells, 33, 116 S. Racetrack St.; entered 2/13/17; Probation/State Court/Middle Ga Probation; released 2/13/17; ECSO

   Michael Paul Thompson, 39, 14 Sandylakes Rd., Twin City; entered 2/13/17; Suspended Registration, Driving lic susp/rev, No Insurance, Probation/Superior Court; Probation/Superior Court

   David Kreiss, 41, 131 Old Metter Rd., Twin City; entered 2/13/17; Hold for Johnson County; released 2/14/17; ECSO

   Jeffrey Durden Brinson II, 55, 72 Hudson Rd., Apt. 2, Central St., Lyons; … Read More

All In Fun… Maybe?

Posted by | February 24, 2017 12:58 pm

Surely it was all in fun, but some did not take it that way. In November of 1964 Swainsboro High School football team was to take on Statesboro Blue Devils for the championship game.  A week prior to the game a wreath of sympathy was sent to the SHS Tiger Football team. Composed of gold and black flowers and decorations, the wreath bore the inscription “Sympathy, The Blue Devils”. It … Read More

Legal Notices: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 12:30 pm






ESTATE NO. 17E0012


[For Discharge from Office and all Liability]

IN RE:  Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative

TO: William Rewel Wilkes Jr., Frankine Virginia Brown Wilson, Melanie Dawn Brown Nimmons, Charles Peter Barfield, Larry Funderburke, Debra Funderburke Caskey, Marvin Oscar Funderburke, Karen Barfield Presley, Angela Barfield Kelly, Simon Frederick Read More

ECSO Reports: February 22, 2017

Posted by | February 24, 2017 11:27 am

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

   February 14

   Complainant reported a stolen 4-wheeler.

   Victim called and reported a stolen battery and trolling motor.

   Complainant stated a vehicle kept following her and her children everywhere. Complainant stated she was at a recreation department and the occupants were watching her and her kids.

   February 15

   Victim reported that the offender had been threatening her.

   Complainant stated that she believed … Read More

Deacon G.W. Mincey, 90

Posted by | February 24, 2017 10:24 am

   Funeral services for Deacon G.W. Mincey, 90, were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. inside the ECI Auditorium in Twin City with Pastor Raymond Hairston presiding and Bishop K.E. McNeal serving as the eulogist. He died February 12, 2017.

   Mr. G.W. Mincey was born August 16, 1926 in Metter to the late George Mincey and Anna Parrish Mincey. He was united in holy matrimony to Ruth Jones, and … Read More

John William “Jack” Council III, 63

Posted by | February 24, 2017 8:20 am

   A celebration of life service for the family and friends of John William “Jack” Council III, 63, will be held March 4. For more information about these services, call Cindy Gray at 237-7025. He died peacefully in his sleep at home on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 after battling cancer and pneumonia.

   Mr. John William “Jack” Council III was born October 15, 1953 in Swainsboro. He was a graduate of Berry … Read More

Earn your degree virtually debt-free!

Posted by | February 23, 2017 12:35 pm

As student debt climbs and the need for a degree is higher than ever, graduating from college virtually debt-free seems to be a lofty dream. However, East Georgia State College offers an associate degree program and two bachelor degree programs and, with the right scholarships, a student entering EGSC may very well find themselves leaving with a degree almost completely debt-free.

The Correll Scholars Program, established in 2014, began in … Read More

Simmons accepted to IPLA cohort

Posted by | February 22, 2017 11:52 am

East Georgia State College Assistant Professor of English and Reading, Amelia Simmons, was recently accepted as part of the 2017 cohort for the Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts, hosted on the campus of Oxford College of Emory University from May 9 – 12, 2017.

The Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts, now celebrating its 11th anniversary, will explore the full meaning of the undergraduate experience in the … Read More

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