SPD Report 7-17-19

Posted by | July 17, 2019 4:36 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

July 1

Complainant reported financial transaction card theft.

July 2

Complainant reported theft by taking and criminal trespass after observing two male subjects climbing over a property fence. Three vehicle motors were recovered from where the two offenders were spotted. A case of canned dog food was also said to be missing.

Officer responded to the area of Calhoun Street and Youngblood Read More

Legals 7-17-19

Posted by | July 17, 2019 4:33 pm



All creditors of the estate of Mae Lizzie Thomas, deceased late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.  Claims and payments should be sent to Janice A. Thomas C/O: Richard J. Thompson, Attorney at Law.

Janice Read More

Jail List 7-17-19

Posted by | July 17, 2019 4:29 pm

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

Judge Palmer honored by State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division

Posted by | July 17, 2019 4:27 pm

Middle Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Kathy S. Palmer of Swainsboro was honored by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 7 during the organization’s annual meeting.

Judge Palmer received the YLD’s Distinguished Judicial Service Award for 2018-19. She spent many hours with young lawyers during the 2018-19 Bar year, including speaking to members of the 2019 YLD Leadership Academy during their March session Read More

ECSO Report 7-17-19

Posted by | July 17, 2019 4:00 pm

The following are reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…

July 9

A local bank filed a theft by taking report. An offender received a check from a local industry, then reported it lost or stolen. The check issuer then put a stop payment on the check and issued a replacement check. The offender used both checks and used the first one to open an account at the bank, thus the Read More

Seven indicted by grand jury on murder, drugs, and gang charges

Posted by | July 17, 2019 2:24 pm

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, an Emanuel County grand jury indicted seven members of a Bloods-affiliated racketeering enterprise after receiving testimony from Special Agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Eastman Office and the Washington County Multi-Agency Gang Unit.

The 44-count indictment—which includes murder, aggravated assault, drugs and firearms charges, as well as violations of the Street Gang Act and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)—is the culmination of … Read More

St. Philip children take to the zoo!

Posted by | July 17, 2019 2:00 pm

Children enrolled in St. Philip Center of Hope, Inc. Summer Enrichment/Intervention Program recently visited the Atlanta Zoo as part of its end of the year celebration.

The church will host a food pantry distribution day on Thursday, July 18, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the church’s location, 220 South Racetrack Street.

Blessings and Breakthroughs sermon to be preached

Posted by | July 17, 2019 12:45 pm

Do you feel overwhelmed, discouraged, beat down, depressed, inadequate, or alone? Pastor Timothy Bennett’s two-night Blessings and Breakthroughs event will be a great place to be on Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19. He’ll offer words of encouragement for attendees and give counsel on how to “turn things around and live in victory.” The doors will open at 6 p.m. each night, and the services will begin an hour Read More

Bath and kitchen renovation company to hold remodeling seminar

Posted by | July 17, 2019 12:05 pm

Thinking about updating your bathroom or kitchen but can’t find the courage? Remodeling can be fun and simple—and DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen will show you how during their free seminar on Thursday, July 18! The event will take place at the Swainsboro branch of Durden Banking Company from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Seminar is free, but registration is required to save your spot. To reserve your spot, call 478-419-0606.

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