Farmers Market to be at Boneyard this Saturday

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:50 pm

   The Emanuel County Farmers & Artisans Market will be in Swainsboro at The Boneyard on Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

   “We will have a variety of baked goods, homemade soaps, and artisan crafts,” said Jacquie Brasher, organizer. “Also, we hope to have fall produce from a couple of our farmers.”

   Market vendors will be participating in the Downtown Swainsboro Fall Festival on October 16 from 6-8 Read More

Council hears from CURE representatives

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:49 pm


   The city council and Mayor Charles Schwabe met for their regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 10, at Swainsboro City Hall. In place of Rev. Tim Price, his wife, Renee Price, led the  prayer of invocation. Minutes from the last meeting held in August were motioned for approval by John E. Parker, seconded by Rita Faulkner, and approved unanimously.

   With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Read More

ECSO Report 9-12

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:48 pm

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

   August 29

   Complainant reported damage to property.

   August 30

   Victim reported theft by taking.

   Offender reported a civil issue.

   Complainant reported burglary by forced entry.

   Complainant reported damage to property.

   Complainant reported both assault/battery and aggravated assault/battery.

   August 31

   Deputies assisted GSP and MCCD with a two vehicle accident.

   Complainant reported theft by taking and a civil issue.

   Complainant reported an Read More

Donny Edward Walker, 70

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:46 pm

   Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, West Columbia Chapel, announces the death Donny Edward Walker, 70, on Monday, September 3, 2018.

   Mr. Donny Edward Walker was born on February 21, 1948, in Swainsboro to the late Mary Ella Peebles Walker and Custer Manning Walker. He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan, and also loved the Atlanta Falcons and Nascar. Along with his parents, Walker was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Walker; Read More

Men Reaching Men to host extravaganza explosion

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:43 pm

   On Saturday, September 15, at 5:30 p.m., Men Reaching Men will host a extravaganza gospel explosion at De Alva Park. There will be free food, testimonies, gospel music, and encouraging words for all.

   Men Reaching Men is a group of men consisting of pastors, ministers, deacons, and men of this community and surrounding counties willing to assist in ministering men and women of all ages that are hurting and need Read More

Holy Zion to celebrate pastor, wife

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:42 pm

   On September 13-14, Holy Zion Church of Metter will celebrate its 40th anniversary of its pastor and wife, with services beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

   Thursday, September 13, will welcome guest speaker Pastor Hattie Garden. Guest churches will include Stillmore Sanctuary, Jones Temple, Pentacostal Living Way, and New Life Baptist, Cooper Baptist Church of All People.

   Friday, September 14, will host guest speaker Apostle T.V. Outen. Featured guest churches will Read More

Betty Driggers, 87

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:41 pm

   Funeral Services for Betty Driggers, 87, of Metter were held Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Cool Spring Baptist Church with Reverend Wade McBride officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at Meadows Park Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Betty Driggers was born August 15, 1931, in Swainsboro to the late Charlie Homer Bell and Faye Short Bell. Read More

Meet author Will Storr today at EGSC-Statesboro!

Posted by | September 12, 2018 11:11 am

East Georgia State College’s Annual Convocation is just around the corner. At 11 a.m. on September 13, 2018, join EGSC’s students, faculty and staff at the Luck F. Gambrell Center’s Auditorium on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus as guest speaker Will Storr discusses his book, Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us.

The selected Convocation text, Selfie, is an in-depth study of selfie culture, tracing it … Read More

Freeman, Reer speak to SHS students

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:41 pm

   On Wednesday August 29, Sgt. Freeman and Officer Reer took a few minutes out of their day to meet with the juniors and seniors of Mrs. Brett’s College and Career Readiness Math and Algebra II classes. 

   Sgt Freeman’s main objective was to open a line of communication with students and give them a better understanding the U.S. Armed Services. Students were engaged in real life calculations, comparing local work and Read More

SHS Class of 2022 commits to graduate

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:39 pm

   On Friday, August 24, Swainsboro High School’s (SHS) freshman class participated in an interactive program, Commitment to Graduate, conducted by Jason Wiley. The message shared was for students to “begin with the end in mind” as they began their high school careers. Students were encouraged to make wise decisions and to set goals beyond high school. They also signed their Class of 2022 banner, which serves as their commitment to Read More

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