Building for Rent or Sale

Posted by | April 29, 2019 2:35 pm

Building for rent or sale in downtown Swainsboro. This is the old Stratford Home Outlet/Rhonda’s on 80, at 215 East Main Street.

Rent is $500 a month, plus deposit, insurance, and utilities.

Will be available May 1st.

Call Mandy at 478-237-2500, Ext 1, for more information

R&F Marketing is Hiring!!!

Posted by | April 29, 2019 2:33 pm

R&F Marketing/pillow plant is hiring for ALL positions – day and night shift.

Day shift: 6am-2:30pm & Night shift: 2:30 pm-10pm.

Apply in person at: 308 Glenwood Rd, Swainsboro, GA.

Billie Lawson Scott, 89

Posted by | April 26, 2019 5:12 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of  Mrs. Billie Lawson Scott, age 89, of Swainsboro, GA, on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Clarence Thompson officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Sunday, from 1:00 PM until time of service.

Interment will be Read More

Walter Hugh Braswell, 81

Posted by | April 26, 2019 5:09 pm

   Mr. Walter Hugh Braswell, 81, of Swainsboro passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Serenity Place in Dublin following an extended illness.

Walter Hugh Braswell “Mr. Hugh” was born on January 7, 1938 in Orianna, GA. to the late Donald Braswell and Blanche Avery Braswell. By the time the family made their way to Swainsboro, there were four younger siblings. Hugh attended Swainsboro High School, where he met a young Read More

Verlyn Paul Arrington, 80

Posted by | April 26, 2019 5:05 pm

   Mr. Verlyn Paul Arrington, 80, of Swainsboro passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Arrington was born October 8, 1938 in Emanuel County to the late Jessie James Arrington and Samantha Louise Fields Arrington.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jessie James Arrington, Jr., Benny Arrington, Bill Arrington, Bob Arrington, and Louis Portwood. Mr. Arrington graduated Wadley High School in … Read More

Moore one of 100 students chosen for EarthCare

Posted by | April 26, 2019 4:58 pm

SHS student Madison Moore has been accepted to EarthCare, a week-long environment-focused leadership development program held in June on the campus of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

Moore is one of only 100 students selected into the program from a pool of applicants across the state.

She is the daughter of Tony and Kristi Moore.

Earthcare is a partner program between Georgia Power and 21st Century Leaders.

Former Swainsboro tailback shines in UGA’s spring game

Posted by | April 26, 2019 4:57 pm


UGA’s spring game this past Saturday, April 20, included a surprise for many Swainsboro Tiger fans watching as former SHS tailback KJ McCoy not only made the game day roster but also got plenty of action.

McCoy carried the ball five times for 28 yards and caught two passes out of the backfield for 18 yards. The redshirt sophomore walk-on will look to provide depth at the Read More

SHS baseball season comes to a close

Posted by | April 26, 2019 4:55 pm


The Swainsboro Tigers completed their baseball season, taking one of three games from Toombs County in the final series of the 2019 baseball campaign. The Tigers finished a disappointing 8-22 (3-15 in region), far below expectations for what many felt would be a playoff team. The Tigers lost an astounding 14 games this season by 3 runs or less, including nine 1-run games.

Swainsboro picked up their Read More

Look what was spotted!

Posted by | April 26, 2019 4:52 pm

This male painted bunting—a beautiful bird of bright blue, green, red, and yellow plumage—was spotted in Emanuel County this week. He is said to be one of the most striking birds of North America.

Spotting a painted bunting in Emanuel County is somewhat unusual because he is usually only found in about 10 counties near the coast of Georgia and in the lower Savannah River areas. The winter range includes Read More

Kiwanis Club hosts Division 17 Rally

Posted by | April 26, 2019 4:51 pm

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club traveled to Statesboro on Friday night, April 12, to host the Division 17 Governor’s Rally for the Georgia District.

The local club was responsible for set-up, registration, decorations, and clean-up. The food for the event was provided by Joe and Cindy Ware of Ware’s Bar-B-Q.

During the rally, Governor Brilling presented Travis Garrett with the Governor’s Outstanding Leadership Award.

Division 17 Lt. Governor Tim Goodman received Read More

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