Edward F. Bishop, 85

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:48 am

   Funeral services for Edward F. Bishop, 85, of Midville were held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Hines Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Brinson and Rev. Randy Walden officiating. Interment took place at Hines Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Emanuel County Nursing Home.

   Mr. Edward F. Bishop was born on March 14, 1933 in Canoochee to the late Arthur Mason and Myra Read More


ECSO Report 9-26

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:47 am

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…
   September 18
   Complainant filed a report about an offender trespassing at her residence.
   Complainant stated that the tag on his Freightliner had been stolen.  
   Complainant filed a report in reference to a TPO violation.
   Complainant stated that an offender attacked him with a knife.
   September 19
   Complainant visited the sheriff’s office to report a stolen car.
   Deputies were dispatched to a
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COTW: Kelly and Lauren Kirkland

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:46 am

   This week’s Cooks of the Week are Kelly and Lauren Kirkland. They were married on April 7, 2018 at Kea’s United Methodist Church. Kelly, a Swainsboro native, is an electrician at Plant Vogtle while Lauren, a native of Soperton, is an assistant district attorney for the Middle Judicial Circuit. The newlyweds enjoy traveling, fishing, cooking, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs. Here are…

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Clothes give-away ministry this weekend

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:45 am

   On Saturday, September 29, Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will sponsor a clothes give-away ministry. From 9 a.m. until 1p.m., clothes and shoes of all sizes for men, women, boys, girls, and toddlers will be available. For more information, call 478-763-2270.


Philadelphians to visit Emanuel County

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:43 am

   Minister Jonathan and Reverend Ranecci Hampton of Twin City will host a second Empowerment Christian Retreat September 27 through October 1. Attending this special event will be visitors from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These guests will lodge at George L. Smith State Park. Rev. Dr. Robin R. Whaley, pastor of Restoration New Life Ministries, and the guest participants will experience firsthand Emanuel County’s local culture.


Fifth Sunday service to be held at Mount Shady

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:42 am

   Beginning at 10 a.m. on September 30, Mount Shady Baptist Church will hold a fifth Sunday song service. Featured will be guest singers Heart Sound of South Carolina. Lunch will be served afterward in the social hall. Rusty Moore, pastor, invites the public.


Calvary United Methodist Church readies for final pumpkin patch

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:41 am

   As has been the case for the last eight years, members and friends of Calvary Unite Methodist Church (UMC) are busily preparing for its ninth and final pumpkin patch. 

   “We’re working hard to make our final patch the best ever!” stated Shelia Metz Clark, co-chair of the event. 

   Pumpkin patch festivities will begin with a fall festival on September 29. The fun will begin at 8 a.m. with a bake Read More


Cecil Tanner, 63

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:39 am

   Funeral services for Cecil Tanner, 63, of Wrightsville were held Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastors James Tanner and Jamey Toler officiating. Interment followed in Oaky Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Wrightsville Manor following an extended illness.

   Mr. Tanner was born April 9, 1955, in Bartow to the late Bennie Ivey Tanner and Mary Read More



Softball Tigers have a good week

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:50 pm

by TROUP BRINSON
   The Swainsboro Tigers softball team got back on track this past week by winning two of three games and improving to 5-6 in the region. It had been awhile since the Tigers had seen their efforts pay off consistently, and they look to keep the good results going forward.

   Swainsboro took down St. Vincent’s 15-3 on Tuesday before losing a close one in Metter 10-7. Fortunately, the Read More


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