Safe Harbor to host two groups for sing this weekend

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:39 am

   On Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m., Safe Harbor Worship Center will welcome Sandra and Friends as well as The Butler Brothers for a community sing. Admission will be free, and a love offering will be taken up. The address to the church is 111 Nora Boulevard, Adrian. All are invited.


Revival coming to Oak Grove MBC

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:38 am

   Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Swainsboro will hold its annual revival July 23 through July 26 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. F red Ricks, pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Roopville, will be the guest minister for the week.
   Various churches have been invited, beginning with Jones Temple, Brinson Rock, Johnson Grove, Smith Grove, Mt. Zion, Willow Spring, Trinity, and First Baptist of Stillmore on Monday. Tuesday
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Johnson hosts annual Pass, Punt, Kick event

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:37 am

   On July 4, a total of 29 children participated in the 12th annual A-B-C 1-2-3 Football Pass, Punt, Kick event. This program was held at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) and is hosted annually by Lonnie Johnson of Swainsboro. Johnson appreciates all support received in making this program a success.


Willow Springs MBC revival to end Friday

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:49 pm

   What began on Monday, July 16, and is extended until Friday, July 20, Willow Springs Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will continue hosting revival services featuring Revivalist Reverend Ronnie Wilkerson. The church is located at 1950 Highway 80 East in Swainsboro. Invited featured churches to attend are as follows:

Wednesday:  McCloud Covenant, Lester Grove, Newton Grove

Thursday:  Rountree Grove, Johnson Chapel, Mt. Zion (Garfield)

Friday:  Rountree Chapel, Jones Temple, First Baptist Read More


Dr. Wilson, Dr. Clark to exchange vows in the fall

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:37 pm

   Mrs. Jancey Wilson and Mr. David Wilson of Thomaston are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dr. Caitlee Wilson, to Dr. Casey Clark. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Clark of Twin City.
   The bride-elect is a 2010 honor graduate of Upson-Lee High School. She pursued undergraduate studies at the University of West Georgia, where she was a member of Phi Mu
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SPD reports one DUI

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:36 pm

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Swainsboro Police Department for Emanuel County this week:

   Nancy Lee Mason, 63, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was arrested July 6 at 9:05 a.m.


SPD Report 7-18

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:35 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   July 5

   Detectives began investigation of possible sale of methamphetamine.

   July 6

   Complainant reported a civil issue.

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Officer was dispatched to Highway 56 North in reference to a reckless driver.

   July 7

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Officer was dispatched to 806 King Circle Dr. in reference to an assault

   July 8

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Sonny Smith, 86

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:33 pm

   Funeral services for Sonny Smith, 86, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, inside the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Alan Moss officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Sonny Smith was born April 9, 1932, in Swainsboro to the late Sonnie Smith and Donnie Bright Smith. He served in
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Robert King Jr., 88

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:31 pm

   Funeral services for Robert King Jr., 88, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 3 p.m. at New Mt. Moriah AME Church with Rev. James Day presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro Cemetery. He died July 10, 2018, following a brief illness.

   Mr. Robert King Jr. was born to the late Robert King Sr. and Alma Stokes King on February 20, 1930, in Emanuel County. He accepted Christ at an Read More


Minding Your Manners etiquette camp

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:30 pm

   Community Action for Youth Inc. and management of The Edenfield House, located at 426 West Church St., have partnered to sponsor an etiquette camp for girls. What began on Tuesday, July 17, and extends through July 19, the camp includes girls of two age groups, grades third through fifth and grades sixth through twelfth. Grades third through fifth meet from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., and grades sixth though twelfth Read More


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