Lady Eagles are region champs for fourth year running

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:16 pm


   On September 29, the varsity softball team from David Emanuel Academy secured their fourth consecutive region championship, going undefeated in the process.
   They played Central Fellowship Christian Academy on September 25 and Griffin Christian Academy on September 27. Stats from those two games were unavailable at press time. The team will begin playoff action October 6 at home. Updates will be published as soon as they are
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DEA homecoming king announced as Player of the Game

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:12 pm

   After DEA’s homecoming victory against Twiggs Academy on Friday, September 21, Baylor Smith was announced as DEA’s Player of the game.

   His first highlight of the game began with an interception of opponent’s ball at the 46-yard line, returning the play for an Eagle touchdown. The following 2-point conversion from Smith the Ethan Wells was deemed good. Later in the game…

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Eagles beat Coastal in high-scoring affair

Posted by | October 5, 2018 4:06 pm

   This past Friday night, David Emanuel Academy’s varsity football team hosted the Hurricanes from Coastal Homeschool Athletic Association. The visitors were no match for the Eagles, losing 64-40.
   Baylor Smith had one 12-yard rushing touchdown, four passing touchdowns (23, 44, 42, and 35 yards), and one 2-point conversion.

   Ethan Wells scored twice, once on a 44-yard reception from Smith and another on a 42-yard kickoff return.
   Ashton Greene hauled in
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Press conference later today to be streamed live

Posted by | October 5, 2018 12:01 pm

According to Swainsboro Police Department’s Chief Randy Ellison, a press conference will be held Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m. inside the police department’s court room to address the shooting which occurred last night. The press conference will be streamed live on Emanuel County Live’s Facebook and posted on thereafter. The public is invited.

Family announces 61st annual reunion

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:38 pm

   The 61st reunion of descendants of Reubin and Rachel Chambers Thompson will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and October 7. Also encouraged to attend are those with kinfolk buried at Ebenezer Methodist Church. The related families include Beasley, Coleman, Flanders, Hall, Hooks, Kea, Kirkland, Kitchen(s), Lumley, Moore, Riner, Rowell, Scott, Smith, Sumner, Thigpen, Webb, Youngblood, and more.

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Suicide Awareness Walk 2018

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:37 pm

   On Saturday, October 6, Keep Faith Fellowships will host its 3rd annual Suicide Awareness Walk at CM City, located on South Main Street. Sign up will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 9 a.m. Transportation to vehicles will be provided to participants after the walk.

   A Celebration of Life will follow at 11 a.m. at The Boneyard in Downtown Swainsboro, and will feature special speakers, a balloon Read More

SPD report 10-3-18

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:36 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   September 22

   Complainant reported damage to vehicle.

   September 26

   Complainant made a miscellaneous report.

   Officer responded to 222 Harmon Rd. in reference to improper stopping/parking on roadway.

   Officer transported an offender to the Emanuel County Jail.

   Officer responded to 534 Gumlog Rd. in reference to damage property and tear down of mailbox.

   September 27

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Notes from the Senate

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:35 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


   Georgia voters will have 5 Constitutional Amendments and 2 State-wide Referendum Questions on the ballot to consider on Election Day, November 6, 2018. All 5 amendments have implementing legislation, so voters can see exactly what the effects of the amendments will be if passed.  This column will try to lay out the intent of the amendments and Read More

Rowland, Kersey reunion this weekend!

Posted by | October 3, 2018 3:34 pm

   On Saturday, October 6, a reunion for the family of Mack Rowland and Mollie Kersey Rowland will be held at 11 a.m. at Kite Community Center, located on Davis Road. Relatives of the two are invited to attend, and a covered dish dinner will be served.

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