Driver injured in Lambs Bridge Road crash

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:53 pm


The driver of a 2005 Hyundai Elantra received non-life threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash.

At 6:23 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, county EMS, fire and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched by 911 to Lambs Bridge Road by Mount Shady Church Road for a reported motor vehicle crash with injuries.

Units arrived on scene to find the vehicle off the road into the woods. Firefighters from Read More

Larry Williams Sr., 75

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:46 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Larry Williams, Sr., age 75, of Midville, GA, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Burke Medical Center.

Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Peebles – Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Billy Brinson officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment was held in the Midville City Read More

Breedlove talks to Kiwanians about scouting

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:45 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its regular Tuesday night meeting on June 25 at George L Smith II State Park’s group shelter at 6:30 p.m. with President Cheryl Goodman presiding. Nine members and three guests attended.

Bill Breedlove, a representative of the Creek River District of Boys Scouts of America, talked to the club about the state of scouting in Emanuel County. The focus of the discussion was Swainsboro’s Read More

Hutcheson Family Reunion to be held

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:44 pm

The descendants of George A. and Lillie Spell Hutcheson are cordially invited to the family’s 45th annual reunion at on Sunday, July 28. The gathering will be held at the Earl Varner 4-H Center in Swainsboro. The doors will open at 11 a.m., and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. All attendees are asked to bring their favorite dishes and remind family members about the event, which will be Read More

Strickland hired as EGSC Communications Coordinator

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:40 pm

Harley Strickland has been named the new communications coordinator for East Georgia State College.

Strickland joins the EGSC staff after working with WTOC-TV in Savannah as a multimedia journalist. She is no stranger to EGSC, however. She began college in 2013 at East Georgia State College’s Statesboro campus. Strickland later transferred to Georgia Southern University, where she received her degree in journalism and minor in public relations.

“It really feels Read More

My brother’s keeper

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:24 pm


As the world turns, we seem to forget the foundational things or functions of life. Some of the main things we need to accomplish in life are often overlooked or deemed insignificant. When we’re not as accomplished or when we didn’t have some of the luxuries we have now, we helped or considered our neighbors. I’m here to tell you not to get too complacent.

We Read More

Smith Grove MBC plans revival

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:14 pm

Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual revival services on July 15 through July 19 with an additional service on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The revivalist will be Reverend Isaiah Culbreath, pastor of Saint Paul MBC of Louisville.

According to Pastor Reverend Wilbert Kennedy, guest churches Oak Grove, McCloud Covenant, and Robert Grove will be in attendance on Monday, July 15. Tuesday will welcome Rountree Island Read More

Carruth home named Yard of the Month for July

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:09 pm

The Seedling Garden Club proudly announces that the home of Cherry and Kevin Carruth represents Emanuel County as July 2019’s Yard of the Month. The Carruths work hard to keep their yard, located at 122 Nannette Street in Swainsboro, pristine. It is a reflection of the pride they take in helping keep Emanuel County beautiful.

Nominations for Yard of the Month are always accepted. The Seedling Garden Club uses this Read More

Willie James Allen Jr., 42

Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:08 pm

   Funeral services for Willie James Allen Jr., 42, were held Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Church of Jesus Apostolic Faith with Bishop B.J. Key presiding. Interment followed at St. Galilee Cemetery. He passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Mr. Willie James Allen Jr. was born October 15, 1976 to Willie Allen Sr. and Mary Louise Freeman Allen of Swainsboro. He was affiliated with the Church of Jesus Read More


Posted by | July 16, 2019 4:06 pm

Choices used to be a pleasure, especially standing at the soda fountain of Davis Drugs and choosing a chocolate or vanilla cone of ice cream. As more flavors were added, the choice was pondered a bit longer but still a pleasure. Now our choices are more troubling than the satisfaction of ice cream or choosing a dress for the junior-senior prom. We are faced with decisions that can affect our Read More

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