Kelly Jean Hackle, 48

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:53 pm

   Memorial services for Kelly Jean Hackle, 48, of Swainsboro were held Monday, April 15, 2019 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 7 p.m. with Chaplain Franklin Sasser officiating. She passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mrs. Kelly Hackle was born September 14, 1970 in Swainsboro to the late Cordy Hackle and Myrtle Faye Gillis Hackle. She loved dancing, NASCAR racing, Read More

Judy A. Wilkerson Powell, 60

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:52 pm

   Funeral services for Judy A. Wilkerson Powell, 60, of Meeks were held Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Corinth Methodist Church with Rev. Clarence Thompson officiating. Interment followed at Corinth Methodist Church Cemetery. She died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Augusta University Medical Center.

Ms. Judy A. Wilkerson Powell was born August 24, 1958 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, to the late James W. and Augustine Williams Wilkerson. She Read More

Irene Caraway McGee, 70

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:50 pm

   Funeral services for Irene Caraway McGee, 70, of Swainsboro were held Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Heath Wingard and Randall Williford officiating. Interment followed at Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery with Reverend Ray Jenkins officiating. She passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019 following an extended illness.

Mrs. Irene Caraway McGee was born September 13, 1948 in Uvalda to Read More

Three injured in Highway 23 South crash

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:49 pm


Two adults and a child were injured in a collision between two Chevrolet cars on Highway 23 South. The crash occurred at the intersection of Lambs Bridge Road and Highway 23.

One female operator was transported to Emanuel Medical Center by Emanuel County EMS. The occupants of the second vehicle were treated by Candler County EMS.

Responding to the call were Twin City Fire Department, Emanuel County Read More

Herman Grady “HG” Yeomans III, 72

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:48 pm

   Funeral services for Herman Grady “HG” Yeomans III, 72, were held Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Nunez Baptist Church with Reverends Jim Harrell and Daniel Hoover officiating. Interment followed at the family cemetery, located at 391 Grande Creek Road, Swainsboro. He went home to be with the Lord on April 12, 2019.

Mr. Herman Grady “HG” Yeomans III was born February 25, 1947 in Collins to the Read More

DreamMaker of East Georgia receives award for customer service

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:44 pm

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of East Georgia has won a top award for customer satisfaction by GuildQuality, Inc., an Atlanta-based third-party customer satisfaction surveying company that provides customer satisfaction surveys, performance reporting, and peer benchmarking for industry specific professionals.

Swainsboro-based DreamMaker of East Georgia received the coveted 2019 Guildmaster Highest Distinction Award for demonstrating exceptional customer service within the residential construction industry. The award recognizes and celebrates remodeling professionals with Read More

Proudly it waves over Swainsboro

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:43 pm


On Friday, April 12, the Sons of the American Legion presented a new 5’x8’ U.S. flag to be flown at Swainsboro Fire Headquarters.

Henry Thompson, commander of SAL Squadron 103, stated the flag was dedicated to the memory of the late Alton “Al” W Lawson, an SAL member who passed in February.

Present at the dedication were Swainsboro City Administrator Al Lawson, Fire Chief Michael Read More

Bulldogs sweep Eagles

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:41 pm

Region 3 held its crossover region tournament games last week to crown the region champion.

Savannah Christian won the region championship for the fourth consecutive year, defeating Johnson County in the best-of-three series 8-1 in the first game and 4-3 to win the title.

The rest of the region played games based on where they finished in the regular season. ECI ended up fifth in region behind Christian, Calvary, Johnson Read More

DEA crowns prom royalty

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:40 pm

At David Emanuel Academy’s prom this past weekend, Wade Murdock and Emily Ely were crowned this year’s prom king and queen.

First United Methodist Church to present Easter musical

Posted by | April 18, 2019 1:39 pm

Beginning at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 21, The First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will present new Easter musical, “We Are Witnesses,” retelling testimonies through song and word interpretations. The popular new musical is from the best-selling Simply Word Series, Word Music & Church Resources. The program will be presented under the direction of Dr. Ennis Bragg and accompanied by church organist Connie Terwilliger. Narrating the musical will Read More

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