Don’t forget to register for civilian weapons course!

Posted by | March 22, 2019 10:39 am

Swainsboro Police Department and Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office will host a civilian weapons course on Saturday, March 23, beginning at 8 a.m. Applications can be picked up at Swainsboro Police Department and the probate court. Only 10 individuals will be selected for participation for each class and must arrive at 8 a.m. inside Swainsboro Police Department’s courtroom to attend the classroom portion of this course. The group will then proceed Read More

Ely to present LEGO® short films

Posted by | March 22, 2019 10:37 am

East Georgia State College student and Twin City native Benjamin Ely has a unique skill: making stop-motion films. These films primarily feature LEGO® bricks and involve creating the narrative one frame at a time. Ely has won many awards for his videos, and he will showcase a sampling of his work on March 28 at 4 p.m. in Room C-101 (the tiered classroom) on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus.

In addition to Read More

Want A New Car But Don’t Have GOOD Credit…?

Posted by | March 22, 2019 10:15 am

Searching for a car, but don’t have good credit?  Credit score of 575 or higher,  $300-$1000 down.  Credit score below 550 or no credit, $1500-$2500 down.  Call or text Jesse at 912.425.1381, or email

Wiregrass Chapter hosts second workshop for East Fall Line Region

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:38 pm

On Saturday, March 16, Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution (GASSAR) hosted the East Fall Line Region’s second workshop. Attendees convened at New China Restaurant from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. for the event.

Compatriot Bill Tankersley was the presenter. He gave a talk about how to scroll through the GASSAR’s website and how to use the source book to find the many chapters’ reports, Read More

Top-ranked Vidalia blanks Swainsboro on Senior Night

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:36 pm


Most of the Lady Tigers’ opponents early in the season were no match for their powerful offense and tight defense, but in the last two weeks, it appears as though Swainsboro has finally met their match. Saint Vincent’s handed the Lady Tigers their first region loss on March 7 10–0. The girls rebounded a few days later with a strong 5–1 win over Treutlen, only to be Read More

Scott requests assistance with upcoming mission trip

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:35 pm

Last year, Lisa Scott attended a mission trip with The Hanna Project and Freewill Baptist International Missions to Doropo, Ivory Coast. She served as a nurse on a medical team, providing help, hope, and healing to the Ivorian people. Through donations, she was able to volunteer her time and work with the Ivorian Humanitarian Organization, BERACA, and The Hanna Project. The group performed crucial surgeries, administered medical care, and injected Read More

First race of the year held at Swainsboro Raceway

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:34 pm


Swainsboro Raceway kicked off the 2019 racing season Dixie Style Saturday, March 16, with the Crank It Up 100 as 70 cars and drivers registered in six different divisions for the first points race of the year.

The evening began with the annual car show as drivers showed off their new scheme for the season. In the Scare House of South 440 Division, Scott Helton picked up Read More

Michael Clayton Robertson, 56

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:33 pm

The family of Michael Clayton Robertson, 56, received friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home on Friday, March 15, 2019. He died Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia Navicent Health.

Mr. Michael Clayton Robertson was born November 5, 1962 in Emanuel County to the late John Willard Robertson and Martha Edenfield Robertson. He served in the United States Army and was a nuclear mechanic-welder for many years. Read More

Elmore honored for years of service as Mason

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:31 pm

Ridgeway Lodge 104 in Garfield recently bestowed a 65-year apron and certificate to one of its members, Howard Elmore. Chris Carr, secretary, says Elmore has been a great asset during his many years with Lodge 104.

LiAretha “Ree” Ford, 45

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:30 pm

   Funeral services for LiAretha “Ree” Ford, 45, were held Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Rountree Island Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Jerry Armstrong presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died March 4, 2019.

Ms. LiAretha Ford was born February 3, 1974 to Daisy Mosley and the late Johnnie M. Ford. She was parented by her mother and James Earl Mosley. At an early age, she became a Read More

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