Twin City to host holiday tree lighting, Christmas parade this week

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:24 pm

This year, on the Welcome Center lawn in downtown Twin City, a beautiful tree will be lit for the holiday season. The lights on the tree represent memories of loved ones who are remembered at this time of year. The official lighting ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 29, at 6 p.m. Following the lighting, visitors are encouraged to stick around an enjoy music, singing, hot cocoa and goodies, Read More

Swainsboro to host annual Christmas parade December 6

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:23 pm

The annual Swainsboro Christmas Parade, Carols on the Square, and Chili Cook-off will be held Thursday, December 6.

Organizing the event are the City of Swainsboro, the Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro (DDA), the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce, and the Swainsboro Jaycees.

Parade lineup will begin at 5 p.m. south of BB&T Bank on South Main Street, and the procession will begin at 5:30 p.m. sharply. The route will Read More

SPD 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:21 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

November 8

Complainant reported theft by taking.

November 15

Complainant made a miscellaneous report.

Officer responded to 117 Kite Rd. in reference to battery.

A 2018 line green in color Genesis V2100 was found unoccupied in the area of North Main St.

November 16

Officer responded to 559 Maurice Dr. in reference to a theft by taking.

Officer made a traffic stop.Read More

Ruby Mae “RuMae” Fields, 79

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:20 pm

   A celebration of life for Ruby Mae “RuMae” Fields, 79, were held Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church of Swainsboro with Dr. Charles Wiggins II presiding. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Mrs. Ruby Mae “RuMae” Fields was born August 23, 1939, in Statesboro to the late John R. Williams and Marie O. Franklin. At an early age, she Read More

Richard Earl Gentry, 65

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:19 pm

   Visitation services for Richard Earl Gentry, 65, of Midville were held Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Richard Earl Gentry was born August 25, 1953, in Saluda, South Carolina, to Sam Gentry and Ethel Goodman Gentry. He lived most of his life in Bluffton, South Carolina, working with Malphrus Construction as Read More

Christmas parade scheduled for Oak Park next weekend

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:17 pm

The community of Oak Park will host a Christmas parade on Saturday, December 8. Line-up will begin at 4 p.m., and the parade itself will commence an hour later at 5.

Afterward, Santa Claus will be at the community house for visits.

For more information, contact Terry Strange at 912-687-2243, Denise Shaw at 912-286-7919, or Penny Jones at 478-455-4019.

Davis to serve as Grand Marshall at Midville Christmas parade this weekend

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:16 pm

The City of Midville will host its Christmas parade this Saturday, December 1. Line up will start at 1 p.m. on North Railroad Street, and the parade will begin at 2 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal will be Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Joel Davis Jr., formerly of Midville.

LTC Davis is a retired veteran of 31 years in the U.S. Armed Force as military intelligence office. His most recent assignment was Read More

Lillie M. Merrion

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:14 pm

   Homegoing services for Mrs. Lillie M. Merrion are scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2018, at St. Philip Baptist Church of Swainsboro, located at 231 South Racetrack St. Visitation is scheduled for November 30, 2018, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For a specific time, please contact Hodges-Tapley Mortuary at 478-237-7117.

Hodges-Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Legals 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:12 pm




Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Allyson Gay Chapman  to United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, dated March 4, 1992, and recorded in Deed Book 37, Page 49, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Read More

Jail list 11-28-18

Posted by | November 28, 2018 1:11 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

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