Don’t miss the newest installment of “Emanuel’s Children”

Posted by | January 3, 2017 10:31 am

In 1925 Frances and Emmit Stroud embark on a four-day auto trip from Indiana to Florida in search of a new job, even though she’s in the last month of a difficult pregnancy. The federal government continues to pave highways–such as Route One from Maine to Florida, passing through Swainsboro–but travel remains precarious. Communities soon discourage “tin-can gypsies” from staying overnight in camps, and tourist cabins emerge to provide shelter. … Read More


Louise Whitfield Mason

Posted by | January 2, 2017 3:00 pm

Funeral services for Louise Whitfield Mason of Riddleville were held Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 11 a.m. at China Temple Holiness Church in Wrightsville. Burial followed in the Mason Family Cemetery in Kite. She died Sunday, De. 25, 2016 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Louise Whitfield Mason was a native of Washington County. She was born the daughter of the late Jimmie and Mamie Lue Whitfield. She was united in … Read More


Louise Brumlow Bishop, 89

Posted by | January 2, 2017 2:40 pm

Memorial services for Louise Brumlow Bishop, 89, of Metter will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. She died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at her residence.

Born in Ray City, Mrs. Louise Brumlow Bishop was the daughter of William and Lois Brumlow.  She was of the Baptist faith and was a … Read More


Andrea Fulmer Morrison, 42

Posted by | January 2, 2017 2:27 pm

Funeral services for Andrea Fulmer Morrison, 42, of Cochran will be held Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Rusty Moore officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Harrell officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday beginning at 2 p.m. until the time of service. She died Monday, Jan. 1, 2017 Read More


Jeffrey Michael Larkin, 67

Posted by | January 2, 2017 1:50 pm

Funeral services for Jeffrey Michael Larkin, 67, of Aiken, S.C. will be held Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Father Patrick Otor officiating. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 from 5 – 7 p.m. He died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at the Charlie Norwood … Read More


Harry Jerrell Price, 63

Posted by | January 2, 2017 1:17 pm

Funeral services for Harry Jerrell Price, 63, of Wadley will be held Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Kite Church of God with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating. Interment will follow in the Wadley Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home in Wadley on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. He died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Harry … Read More


Dressed to Impress

Posted by | December 30, 2016 3:45 pm


This fine group of people were employed by The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro in 1975. 

Have you noticed that the lady’s are all dressed the same? What a great looking group of people.

Pictured above are, John I. Bell, Donna Breedlove, Nancy Burke, Linda Dekle, J. Roger Dekle, Jackie Y. Drake, Zebe Durden, Gloria Ellison, Ben S. Gibson, Sara Ellen Gillis, Georgia P. Grier, Jeanette Hall, Henry Hampton, Dianne Hudson, … Read More


From the files

Posted by | December 29, 2016 2:13 pm


Looking back through the years we found this photo. This person was the ” teenager of the week” back in 1978. He had many interest and the love for many things. 

This 17 year old attended SHS, a Sr at the time. He belonged to French 1 and 2 clubs, also was in Sumerset club his junior year. This person also was a member of VICA and worked at Swainsboro Read More


Happy Birthday

Posted by | December 29, 2016 11:33 am


Today in 1947 Ted Danson was born. He is best know for his role as bar owner in the hit series Cheers. Wishing him the best on this day. Happy birthday Mr. Danson.


What is today

Posted by | December 29, 2016 11:27 am


Today is a day, like many other days before it. Tomorrow will be another day. Make it count.


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