The Blade goes to Brooklyn

Posted by | September 27, 2018 7:30 am

   The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance in MCU (formerly KeySpan) Park stands as a graceful and beautiful tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001.
   Comprised of three 30’x12’ granite walls, the Coney Island memorial contains the laser-engraved images of 346 firefighers, 37 port authority officers, 23 New York City police officers, three New York state officers, one fire patrol, numerous first responders, and
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Now Hiring

Posted by | September 26, 2018 6:00 pm

Open interviews Thursday and Friday at 9a.m. for temporary but up to 40 hours a week with R & F Marketing. Please call with any questions 478-237-2500.

Wilder Dale Kirkland, 54

Posted by | September 26, 2018 11:01 am

   Graveside services for Wilder Dale Kirkland, 54, of Emanuel County were held Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Kirkland Family Cemetery, located on Old Bundle Road, with Reverend Josh Black officiating. He died Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Mr. Wilder Dale Kirkland was born in Emanuel County to the late John Lewis Kirkland Sr. and Idell Bell Kirkland. He worked as a carpenter, a Read More

Waymond Douglas, 81

Posted by | September 26, 2018 11:00 am

   Funeral services for Waymond Douglas, 81, of Byron, GA, formerly of Swainsboro, were held Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Darron Moncus officiating. Interment followed at Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery. He passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

   Mr. Waymond Douglas was born April 7, 1937 in Adrian to the late Gordon Sr. and Minnie Lee Webb Read More

SPD arrests one for DUI

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:59 am

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Swainboro Police Department (SPD) this week:

   Leslie Ann Elrod, 27 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 19 at 3:24 a.m.

SPD Report 9-26

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:58 am

   Officers with the Swainboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   September 10

   Complainant reported a dispute.

   September 17

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Complainant reported a missing person.

Officers were dispatched to South Main Street in reference to shoplifting, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and an escape.

   September 18

   Complainant reported damage to vehicle.

   Officer was dispatched to Wrens Street in reference to a damaged vehicle.

   Officer was dispatched to North Coleman Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:57 am

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


   Georgia contracts with the Regents University System to provide its Correctional Healthcare. The Department of Corrections (GDC) contracts with Georgia Correctional Healthcare (GCHC), which is a subsidiary of Augusta University. GDC also contracts with a private provider, MHM, to provide its mental health and dental services. Overall the Department’s agreement with GCHC has been an important cost containment strategy for Read More

Legals 9-26

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:56 am




WHEREAS, heretofore on May 17, 2011, MICKEY E. REEVES and SUE H. REEVES did execute and deliver to RUTH H. HUTCHESON of the State of Georgia, a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the land described in Schedule “A” below; and,

WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt was executed to secure a Note of even date therewith in the original amount of FORTY Read More

Jail List 9-26

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:55 am

        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

Two arrested for DUI

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:54 am

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Georgia State Patrol Post 19 for Emanuel County this week:

   Michael Shane Allen, 48 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 22 at 11:15 p.m.
   Belester Trujillo-Figueroa, 38 of Garland, Texas, was arrested September 22 at 1:26 a.m.

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