Jail List 12-19-18

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:16 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

Timothy Wayne Williamson, 59

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:15 pm

   Memorial service for Timothy Wayne Williamson, 59, of Macon will be held at a later date. He passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 following an extended illness.

Mr. Timothy Wayne Williamson was born August 22, 1959 to the late Bennie Stewart Williamson and Ruth Stone Smith. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson.

Survivors include his companion, Lonita Williams of Macon; son, Sean (Heather) Williamson of Swainsboro; daughters, Ashley (Scott) Burke Read More

Lynn Coleman, 50

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:13 pm

   Funeral services for Lynn Coleman, 50, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, December 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Morris Brantley and Rev. Glenn Kerney officiating. Interment followed at Wheeler Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at University Hospital in Augusta Georgia following an extended illness.

Ms. Lynn Coleman was born, January 1, 1968 in Swainsboro to Lawton D. Wheeler and Read More

ECSO Report 12-19-18

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:12 pm

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

December 6

Victim stated that someone had scratched his pick-up truck.

December 10

Complainant stated that her vehicle received damage while being parked on the side of the road due to mechanical issues.

Complainant stated that someone had punctured several holes in the side of her A/C unit.

Complainant filed a report in reference to a civil matter.

December 11

Victim Read More

GSP reports one DUI

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:11 pm

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Georgia State Patrol Post 19 for Emanuel County:

Joseph Wayne Mathis Walk, 41, of Twin City was arrested December 10 at 9:15 a.m.

Geraldine L. Claxton, 69

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:10 pm


   Funeral services for Geraldine L. Claxton, 69, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Howard Rushing and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery with Elder Paul Thomas officiating. She passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Ms. Geraldine L. Claxton was born May 1, 1949 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, to the Read More

Commissioners hold first annual event

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:09 pm


The County Commissioners held its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 17. Prior to the meeting, the Commissioners Office held a  first-annual end of the year reception in honor of its county employees at 6 p.m. Catered by Cousins Catering, this was a sponsored event.

Calling the meeting to order, Chairman Keith Thompson welcomed all before presenting appreciation awards to service honorees. Receiving recognition Read More

Numerous law enforcement agencies visit Swainsboro for regional gang investigation training

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:08 pm


On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, law enforcement officers from approximately 80 departments across Georgia and some out-of-state agencies visited East Georgia State College’s Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center to attend a gang investigation training.

Also in attendance was special guest Bobby L. Christine, United States attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, whose office is part of the United States Attorney’s Office under the U.S. Department Read More

Hooks signs with East Georgia State College

Posted by | December 19, 2018 1:07 pm

Senior ECI Bulldog Allana Hooks, in front of coaches, family, and friends last Friday, signed her letter of intent to play softball for the Bobcats of East Georgia State College.

The 4-year starter for the Bulldogs played her entire career on the infield. Hooks started out at third base her freshman year and moved over a spot, taking all-state player and Armstrong Atlantic State University player Tazha Williams’ place at Read More

Don Cornelius Williams, 43

Posted by | December 19, 2018 12:58 pm

   Funeral services for Don Cornelius Williams, 43, were held Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 12 p.m. at Swainsboro City Auditorium with Minister Willie Woods officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Friday, December 7, 2018, in Covington.

Mr. Don Cornelius Williams was born May 28, 1975, in Swainsboro to John Edward Williams Sr. and the late Iradene Williams. He attended and graduated from Swainsboro High School in 1994, Read More

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