Miss McElroy to wed Mr. Jones this fall

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:47 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Scott McElroy of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lindsay Nicole McElroy, to Mr. Christian Blake Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jones Jr. and Ms. Mollie Scott of Swainsboro.

   The bride-elect graduated from Swainsboro High School in 2013 and Georgia Southern University in 2017. She is employed as a teacher at Toombs County Middle School. Her grandparents are Barbara Nunley Read More


SPD Report 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:46 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   September 10

   Officer was dispatched to 323 Poplar Street in reference to damage property.

   Officer was dispatched to 504 King Circle Drive in reference to disorderly conduct.

   Complainant reported a hit-and-run.

   September 11

   Officer was dispatched to 501 South Main Street in reference to criminal trespassing.

   Complainant reported theft by taking.

   Officers are dispatched to the area of 331 West Main Street Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:44 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District
   AUGUST IS A SPECTACULAR MONTH FOR REVENUES

   Led by the top two categories’ strong performance, August state revenues turned in a very strong month growing 7.0% on total revenues of $1.803 billion. The total gain over a year ago for the month was $117.4 million. This puts the state some $90 million ahead of budget for the two months of the FY 2019 budget.Read More


Legals 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:43 pm

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STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF EMANUEL

IN RE: ESTATE OF DAVID LEE COLEMAN, DECEASED.

All creditors of the estate of David Lee Coleman, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to Richard M. McNeely, attorney for Debra C. Rich, Executor of the David Lee Coleman Estate, at    P. O. Box 767, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate Read More


Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:42 pm

   A celebration of life for Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57, of Swainsboro will be held at the Swainsboro Jaycee Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. He died Friday, September 14, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Johnny Wayne Wilkerson was born November 27, 1960 in Swainsboro to the late John Dan Wilkerson and Mary Loucille Hall Wilkerson. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, Read More


Jail List 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:41 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


GSP reports four DUIs

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:40 pm

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

   Shaquille Oneal Cowart, 25 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 12 at 11:01 p.m.
   Joseph Hunter Vanryswyk, 19 of Midville, was arrested September 15 at 11:19 p.m.
   Walter Lee Morris, 39 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 15 at 12:14 a.m.
   Francisco Escobar, 54 of Norcross, was arrested



Career drug dealer sentenced to 140 months in prison: Trafficker distributed cocaine, crack in Richmond and Emanuel counties

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:36 pm

   A Swainsboro, Ga., man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that distributed cocaine and crack cocaine in Emanuel and Richmond counties.

Tony Lanard Williams, 43, received the sentence of 140 months in federal prison from United States District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. The leader of a drug trafficking organization that involved numerous other individuals, Williams was subject Read More


Lane selected to represent Georgia as NAA Ambassador

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:35 pm

   Local auctioneer Rusty Lane of South Auction and Realty recently was appointed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) to be an NAA Ambassador for the state of Georgia.
   The NAA Ambassador program was started to enhance communication between state auctioneer associations and the National Auctioneers Association. Ambassadors will provide insight and guidance to the NAA Membership Department in order to enhance the NAA membership experience. They also act as liaisons
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