Notes from the Senate

Posted by | February 28, 2018 1:28 pm

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District


   There has been a lot written about the federal tax cut and how some states might experience a windfall and wind up keeping part of taxpayers refunds as state taxes.  Gov. Deal, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston presented a tax cut plan this week that will pretty much insure any tax Read More

4-H shotgun team registration now open

Posted by | February 28, 2018 1:26 pm

   4-H Project SAFE: Modified Trap registration has begun. This activity is available to seventh through 12th grade students that live or go to school in Emanuel County.
   To register for this year’s program, stop by the extension office to complete all forms and pay the nonrefundable $100 participation fee. Forms and payment must be returned to the Emanuel County extension office before 5 p.m. Friday, March 2, to be eligible
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SPD Report 2-28-18

Posted by | February 28, 2018 1:02 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   February 19

   Officer responded to the area of Williams Street and Rents Street in reference to received information from a running suspect.

   February 20

   Officer responded to 409 Lewis St. Apt.-540 in reference to an altercation.

   Officer responded to 808 Prosperity Dr. in reference to a stolen bicycle.

   Officer responded to 609 South Main St. in reference to a shoplifting.

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Saddletrails to host benefit ride this weekend

Posted by | February 28, 2018 1:01 pm

   Saddletrails Horse Rides will host a benefit ride for Twin City Lions Club on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Scheduled rides will begin at 10 a.m. and will end when riders and horses are tired, excluding hunting season.

   Camping the night before or the night after is free if using powerless campsites. Campsites with power will cost $10 per night. The riding fee is $20 per horse and will include a Read More

Emanuel County Relay For Life announces run, pageant information

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:58 pm

   On Saturday, April 7, Emanuel County Relay For Life will hold a fundraising 5K and fun run event, “2018 Heroes For Hope.” The 5K will begin at 8 a.m., and the fun run will follow at 9 a.m. at the downtown fountain.

   In coordination with the event, participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero.
   Runners participating in the 5K will be charged $25, and fun run participants will
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Legals 2-28-18

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:56 pm



Plaintiff,        Civil Action file No. 18CV24




TO: Andrew Self, Defendant Named Above: You are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking divorce by publication [state the relief sought] was filed against you in said court on January 30, 2018, and by reason of an order for service of summons Read More

Jail 2-28-18

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:54 pm

   Timothy Braddy Hernandez, 26, 255 West Lee St., Metter; entered 2/19/18; Speeding 30+ MPH over; released 2/19/18; ECSO

   Wesley Demeatris McConnell, 47, 911 James Ct., Marietta; entered 2/19/18; Driving lic susp/rev; released 2/19/18; ECSO

   Darrian James Worthen, 26, 417 Ralph Smith Pl.; entered 2/19/18; Bench Warrant, Poss of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Crim use of article w/altered idmark, Taillight Requirements, Crim trespass, Obstr/ofc, Driving lic susp/rev, Open Container, Battery, Read More

ECSO Report 2-28-18

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:52 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…
   Feb. 19

   Victim filed a report in reference to an offender forging checks from his account.

   Complainant stated that he purchased a vehicle from an offender and was unable to obtain the title to it due to the State of New York having said vehicle listed as a scrap title.
   Victim stated that some of his personal property had gone missing
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Two receive DUI citations

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:51 pm

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

   Donnelle Kirkland, 43 of Swainsboro, was arrested Feb. 18 at 2:28 a.m.

   Jacob Autry Wheeler, 25 of Swainsboro, was arrested Feb. 25 at 7:27 p.m.

COTW: Aniston Grace “Gracie” Durden

Posted by | February 28, 2018 12:49 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Aniston Grace “Gracie” Durden. She is the four-year-old daughter of Whitley and Chris Clifton. Gracie attends daycare in Twin City and is super stoked about starting pre-k this upcoming school year. In her spare time, she enjoys playing dress up, playing with her dolls, puppies, cousins, and siblings, riding her bike, fishing, and coloring. Her favorite meal is “noodles” and when she grows Read More

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