Posted by | April 7, 2017 5:41 pm

Sealed proposals from General Contractors will be received by Emanuel County Board of Education, Owner, in the Board of Education Offices, 201 North Main Street, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on May 8, 2017, for the Swainsboro Primary School Renovations.

At the time and place noted above, the proposals for the project will be publicly opened and read. No extension of the bidding period will be made. Read More

Estate Sale

Posted by | April 7, 2017 4:31 pm

Estate Tag Sale, home of John Mize, 605 South Kennedy Street Metter, GA.  Total contents of home including all furnishings, tools, accessories, ect. Sale conducted by Ann Cobb 706-872-6183 and Edna Purvis 478-494-7041. For pictures and more information:

Friday April 7th,  9am to 6pm. Saturday April 8th, 9am to 6pm. Sunday April 9th, 9am until


Betty Sue Sutton, 82

Posted by | April 7, 2017 3:00 pm

Memorial services for Betty Sue Sutton, 82, resident of Swainsboro will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Reverend Paul Leigh officiating. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. A luncheon for the family will be held at First Baptist Read More

National NO House Work Day

Posted by | April 7, 2017 10:51 am

Here you go ladies, and its Friday too!

Are you looking for an excuse to get out of doing housework?  Well, here it is.  On April 7th, do absolutely no sweeping, dusting, laundry, dishes and all the other items that fall into the housework category.  Catch up on a book, have coffee with friends or anything else that you enjoy.

History of No Housework Day
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Storm damage on Sycamore

Posted by | April 6, 2017 4:04 pm

Photo credit: Ronny Brown

Yesterday’s storm caused quite a scare for some! Thanks to a reader’s tip, we found this damage on Sycamore Street. Send us your storm photos to!

Traffic alert

Posted by | April 6, 2017 3:18 pm

Please drive with caution while in Swainsboro. Some areas of town, such as the intersection of Green and Moring and between the sheriff’s office and BB&T, are being prepared for repaving, leaving a few rough patches and divots in the roadways as seen in the photo attached.

Watch out for the workers!

Posted by | April 6, 2017 2:58 pm

If you are out and about it, be on the lookout for those who help keep Emanuel County nice and tidy. Shown in the picture is Perry Johnson, Public Works employee, with CH2M. With the weather warming up, you might see workers mowing the right-of-ways and others performing their daily duties. Drive cautiously, please!

Today in History

Posted by | April 6, 2017 9:50 am

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Jessie Lee “Bay” Tarver, 66

Posted by | April 5, 2017 3:34 pm

Funeral services for Jessie Lee “Bay” Tarver, 66, of Twin City were held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11 a.m. at God’s Holy Tabernacle for All People Outreach Ministries with Pastor Amos Handsom Jr. presiding. Interment was held at Parrish Grove Baptist Church, and repast was held at Twin City Community House. He died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia.

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STC to close at 3 due to weather

Posted by | April 5, 2017 2:18 pm

According to Vice President Gail Ware, Southeastern Technical College will close at 3 p.m. today due to the threat of inclement weather. Please share this post!

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