Sonny Smith, 86

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:33 pm

   Funeral services for Sonny Smith, 86, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, inside the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with Reverend Alan Moss officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Sonny Smith was born April 9, 1932, in Swainsboro to the late Sonnie Smith and Donnie Bright Smith. He served in
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Robert King Jr., 88

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:31 pm

   Funeral services for Robert King Jr., 88, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 3 p.m. at New Mt. Moriah AME Church with Rev. James Day presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro Cemetery. He died July 10, 2018, following a brief illness.

   Mr. Robert King Jr. was born to the late Robert King Sr. and Alma Stokes King on February 20, 1930, in Emanuel County. He accepted Christ at an Read More

Minding Your Manners etiquette camp

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:30 pm

   Community Action for Youth Inc. and management of The Edenfield House, located at 426 West Church St., have partnered to sponsor an etiquette camp for girls. What began on Tuesday, July 17, and extends through July 19, the camp includes girls of two age groups, grades third through fifth and grades sixth through twelfth. Grades third through fifth meet from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., and grades sixth though twelfth Read More

Carol McCullough Anderson, 69

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:29 pm

   Funeral services for Carol McCullough Anderson, 69, of Sandersville were held Friday, July 13, 2018, at 2 p.m. inside the May and Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sandersville with Reverend Danny Thomas officiating. She died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Johnson City, Tennessee, following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Mildred Carol McCullough Anderson was a native of Emanuel County, the daughter of the late Thomas Alvin McCullough and the late Mildred … Read More

Lynwood W. Wilson, 69

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:27 pm

   Funeral services for Lynwood W. Wilson, 69, of Rincon and formerly of Metter, were held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Metter First Baptist Church. Interment followed in Lake Cemetery with full Fire Fighter Honors. He died Tuesday, July 10, at Hospice Savannah.

   Mr. Lynwood W. Wilson was born in Metter to Walter Lynwood and Inez Hurst Wilson. He lived in Metter his entire life before moving to Read More

Legals 7-18

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:25 pm










and to whom it may concern:


has petitioned for to be appointed Administrator of the estate of ANN COLEMAN GRADY deceased, of said County.  (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond Read More

James Leonard “Jay” Watkins Jr., 51

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:24 pm

   A celebration of life service for James Leonard “Jay” Watkins Jr., 51 of Swainsboro will be held Saturday July 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home in Louisville with Brother Wayne Folds officiating. He died Friday, July 6, 2018, in Tranquility Hospice in Marietta following a long illness.

   Mr. James Leanord “Jay” Watkins Jr. was born May 19, 1967, in Sandersville to James Leonard Watkins Read More

Jail list 7-18

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:23 pm

   The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More

GSP cites two for DUI

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:22 pm

      The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Georgia State Patrol Post 19 for Emanuel County this week:

   Curtis Lee Sims, 55, of Twin City was arrested July 14 at 8:42 p.m.

   Damien Xavier Johnson, 25, of Abilene, Texas, was arrested July 15 at 2: 31 p.m.

Summer Reading scavenger hunt clues

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:21 pm

   In cooperation with the Summer Reading Program hosted by Franklin Memorial Library and the Emanuel County Family Connection, the following clues for this week’s scavenger hunt are:

   1. This business operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

   2. If there is an emergency, these heroes in blue will come to you.

   3. Chief Lane is there to greet you, he says that reading is not a crime. Get Read More

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