Mercy Ministries Presented at Rotary

Posted by | July 23, 2018 2:04 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its July 23, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. The new Swainsboro Rotary President, Cason Devane, welcomed everyone and recognized its first new member of the year, Richie Daniels. Jim Williams provided the invocation and Wade Johnson led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.

Cason Devane introduced Tres Herrin, former president of the Rotary Club of Vidalia. Herrin shared his support of the … Read More


Save the date for “Saving Those Who Save Others”

Posted by | July 23, 2018 1:50 pm

The Statesboro Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance to help combat the rise in mental health incidents associated with emergency first responders. This grant will bring the FBHA’s 4-hour workshop “Saving Those Who Save Others” to Statesboro, and will be open to area emergency first responders at no cost.

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Emanuel County Grand Jury returns true bills in Wilson homicide

Posted by | July 19, 2018 6:46 pm

   According to Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens, on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 a specially called grand jury chose to indict Priscilla Riner (45) on multiple charges related to the June 26th shooting death of Dustin Chase Wilson (31) after hearing the sworn testimony of investigators from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the sheriff’s office.
After nearly three hours of testimony, jurors agreed that enough evidence had been presented

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Dixon home named Yard of the Month for July

Posted by | July 19, 2018 3:11 pm

   The Seedling Garden Club proudly announces that the home of Andy and Teresa Dixon of Swainsboro represents Emanuel County as July 2018’s Yard of the Month. They live at 38 Bill Rountree Road, and the two enjoy working in their yard to help Emanuel County stay beautiful.
   Nominations for Yard of the Month are always accepted. The Seedling Garden Club uses this honor to recognize homeowners and organizations that work
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10U all-star baseball team plays in state tournament

Posted by | July 19, 2018 3:08 pm

   Twin City’s 10-and-under (10U) all-star baseball team recently competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association’s state tournament. They played four games, losing their opener to Glynn County 12-4. The boys rebounded well, defeating Lyons 10-3 and Dalton 16-0. However, they were eliminated by Moultrie 7-4. Still, their 2–2 record allowed them to take a fifth place finish overall.
   Team members were Joshua Gray, Max McBride, Gunner Johnson, Brayden Rich,
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Welcome, baby Snell!

Posted by | July 19, 2018 3:07 pm

   Proud parents Wendi Scarboro and Artralian Snell are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ace Remington Snell. Born June 19, 2018, at 9:52 p.m. at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, he weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 20.5” long.
   Grandparents include Glenn and Sandra Scarboro and Artis and Jullene Snell, all of Wrightsville. Great-grandparents include Vallene Hicks Horne of Miami, Florida, the late William Darrisaw of Tennille,
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Notes from the Senate

Posted by | July 19, 2018 3:03 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

A WEIRD BUT BANNER YEAR FOR GEORGIA REVENUES

   Maybe we just chalk it up to the federal tax cut altering people’s behavior, or maybe the state just had a great holiday season and sluggishness since, but how can you argue with the year-end results of Georgia’s revenues? Here are the major points of the FY 18 Fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018.

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High-speed pursuit ends with crash in Oak Park

Posted by | July 19, 2018 3:02 pm

by BILL CAHILL
   On Thursday evening, July 12, Candler County Deputy Sheriff Kelley attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Highway 46 West. Instead of stopping, the operator of a silver Mercury Grand Marquis fled the stop with Deputy Kelley in pursuit.
   Turning on to Griffin Ferry Road and traveling at speeds more than 100 miles per hour, assistance was requested from Emanuel County. The chase travelled through Five Points,
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