Eddie Coleman, 76

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:53 pm

   Funeral services for Eddie Coleman, 76, of Canoochee were held Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Louis Pearce officiating. Interment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum. He went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 4, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Eddie Coleman was born August 16, 1941, in Swainsboro to the late Wiley A. Coleman,
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ECSO Report 8-8

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:50 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   July 28

   Deputy responded to Highway 1 South in reference to miscellaneous offenses.

   July 29

   Complainant reported a domestic dispute.

   Victim reported damage to property.

   July 30

   Complainant reported a civil issue.

   Complainant reported terroristic threats/intimidation.

   Deputies responded to 467 Hawhammock Church Road in reference to a civil matter.

   Victim reported a private property crash.

   July 31

   Deputies responded to 18 Read More


Durinda Glover Jackson, 65

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:49 pm

   Funeral services for Durinda Glover Jackson, 65, of Twin City were held Friday, August 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. William Jackson officiating. Interment followed at Coleman-Twin City Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Hospice House in Savannah.

   Mrs. Durinda Glover Jackson was born January 15, 1953, in Atlanta, DeKalb County, to the late Dwight and Clyde Juanita Hall Glover. She was Read More


Daisy Darden Beasley, 77

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:48 pm

   A graveside funeral service for Daisy Darden Beasley, 77, of Reidsville was held Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the Oak Park City Cemetery with Pastor Michael Plowman officiating. She died Monday, July 30, 2018, in the Community Hospice House in   Vidalia following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Daisy Darden Beasley was a native of Montgomery County, living in Toombs County and Oak Park most of her life, and Read More


Barbara P. Green, 80

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:45 pm

   Funeral services for Barbara P. Green, 80, of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 3 p.m. with Reverends Donnie Daniels, Bennie Brinson, and Shannon Boula officiating. Interment will follow in Lamb’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Saturday, August 4, Read More


Allene Johnson Hooks, 83

Posted by | August 8, 2018 4:44 pm

   Funeral services for Allene Johnson Hooks, 83, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, August 5, 2018, at The Rock Worship Center at 2:00 p.m. with Reverends Ronnie Collins and Robert Beckhum officiating. Interment followed in New Hope Church Cemetery. She passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Allene Johnson Hooks was born January 30, 1935, in Swainsboro to the late Beecher
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18-Wheel trailer fire in Oak Park

Posted by | August 7, 2018 3:42 pm

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

   On Thursday, July 25, fire units were dispatched to 3129 Highway US 1, The Red Roof, for a reported trailer truck on fire by the fuel pumps. Due to the nature of the call, multiple agencies were dispatched. Swainsboro Engine 200 arrived on scene to find large earth mover tires on a flat bed trailer involved in flames blocking Highway 46. Using a foam additive Read More


EGSC to hold groundbreaking ceremony

Posted by | August 7, 2018 3:14 pm

On August 16, 2018, beginning at 11 a.m., East Georgia State College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jean A. Morgan Student Activities Center Expansion Project. Join the college as they take their next step in meeting the needs of students on campus.

The expansion project will add approximately 15,000 square feet to the existing facility and will provide much-needed student activity space, including a large multi-purpose room, digital … Read More


Goodman speaks to Kiwanis

Posted by | August 7, 2018 2:29 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting, Tuesday night, June 26, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Jim Clapham presiding. Twenty-one members attended.

   The program for the evening was hosted by Chip Durden. Jane Durden introduced Tim Goodman, the lieutenant governor-elect for Division 17. Goodman summarized two new district initiatives this coming year, Georgia Officer and Board (GOB) training and the Governor’s Cup Award.
   The GOB
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Kiwanians hold cookout for Family Connection

Posted by | August 7, 2018 2:27 pm

   On Tuesday, July 17, the Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro prepared hot dogs for participants in the Fly Guy Book Bash, the second book bash party of Family Connections Summer Literacy Grant. The mini-grant was awarded by the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy.

   To become a member of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, please call membership chair Jane Durden at 478-494-4113, or email her at hsdurden@bellsouth.net. To find Read More


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