Oil Leak at Lucky Spot

Posted by | January 10, 2018 4:28 pm

Anyone curious to know what was occurring today at The Lucky Spot? Swainsboro Fire Department, Swainsboro Police Department, and Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies responded with other personnel to assist with an 80-gallon oil leak that was caught before entering a nearby creek.


EGSC nursing program to hold first white coat ceremony

Posted by | January 10, 2018 3:58 pm

   On Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, East Georgia State College’s (EGSC) Nursing Program will hold its first white coat ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Luck F. Gambrell Center Auditorium on the EGSC-Swainsboro campus.
   The white coat ceremony originated at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine in 1989, and the first full-fledged ceremony was held at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in
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One receives DUI

Posted by | January 10, 2018 3:00 pm

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

   James Alan Johnson, 38 of Swainsboro, was arrested January 7, 2018, at 1:34 a.m.


DAR to meet Thursday

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:57 pm

   The January meeting of the Governor David Emanuel-Adam Brinson Chapter, NSDAR, will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, in the George L. Smith Room of Franklin Memorial Library. Mary King from Sylvester, member of the DAR Speakers Bureau, will present the program on George Washington’s last will and testament. All members are encouraged to attend.

   Historical Moment from the Governor David Emanuel-Adam Brinson Chapter

   During the American Revolution, George Washington was … Read More


MLK Youth Breakfast this weekend

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:53 pm

   Beginning at 9 a.m. on January 13, Voices United will sponsor the 9th annual Marin Luther King (MLK) Youth Breakfast at the Vann Community House. The theme will be “Hang On In There,” and the featured guest speaker will be Pastor Trey Farmer of Atlanta. Also featured will be soloists Kira Howard and Shamar Jenkins, praise dancer Za Neriya Durham, as well as youth choirs from Rountree Grove and Mt. … Read More


CBS Insurance Services welcomes Patti Mercer Hendley

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:47 pm

   According to a recent announcement, Patti Mercer Hendley has joined CBS Insurance Services as an insurance agent.

   She has 30 years of insurance experience, specializing in auto, home, farm, life, and health insurance products. She is well-known for providing personal and professional insurance services to her customers.

   Hendley is a 1982 graduate of ECI, attended…

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Barbara Williams Mosley, 67

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:43 pm

    Memorial service for Barbara Williams Mosley, 67, of Swainsboro were held Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Hawhammock Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with Reverend Cail Pressey officiating. She passed away Saturday afternoon, January 6, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Barbara Williams Mosley was born October 14, 1950, in Swainsboro to the late Isma Williams and Eudelle Abney Williams. A lifelong resident of Emanuel County, she was Read More


Annell Screws McCoy, 68

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:41 pm

   Funeral services for Annell Screws McCoy, 68, of Swainsboro were held Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Kite Church of God with Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Interment followed in the Blundale Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at her residence.

   Mrs. Annell Screws McCoy was born on June 23, 1949, in Metter to the late Elwyn and Johnnie Mae Screws. She was a homemaker who … Read More


Patricia “Pat” Gail Edenfield, 70

Posted by | January 10, 2018 2:39 pm

   Graveside services and burial for Patricia “Pat” Gail Edenfield, 70, of Wadley will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens of Dellwood. She passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Station Exchange Senior Care in Richmond Hill following an extended illness.

   Ms. Patricia “Pat” Gail Edenfield was originally from Wadley, but spent most of her adult life in Savannah. She retired Read More


Jenkins Presents American Cancer Society at Rotary

Posted by | January 10, 2018 8:00 am

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its January 8, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro.  Al Lawson welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order.  Members joined hearts in prayer, pledged allegiance to the flag, and recited the Rotary Four-Way Test. Rotarian Chuck Wofford was in charge of the program and introduced Erma Jenkins, retired Emanuel County Systems School superintendent/educator.

Erma Jenkins is passionate about the American Cancer Society … Read More


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