R&F Marketing “Peaches to Beaches” Pillow Sale

Posted by | March 7, 2019 9:33 am

R & F Marketing will be set up at Peaches to Beaches, Fri. and Sat., Mar. 8th & 9th, in Eastman, GA, at 956 McRae Hwy.
They will have over 2000 pillows to choose from!  They will also have a selection of outdoor cushions in great summer colors, and a lot more including:
Decorative throws only $5
Sets of curtain panels only $10, or 2 for $15
Table Runners only … Read More

17 indicted by grand jury, including Welch

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:53 pm


A number of individuals were indicted by the grand jury during Emanuel County Superior Court’s January 2019 term. Of those individuals was John Vernon Welch, the man accused of child molestation. He has picked up additional charges and counts since his arrest earlier this year.

When authorities began investigating sexual claims from victims a few months ago, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found enough evidence to charge Read More

Sylvia Peebles Edenfield, 73

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:51 pm

   Funeral services for Sylvia Peebles Edenfied, 73, of Cobbtown were held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 3 p.m. with Reverend Ervin Stapleton officiating. Interment followed at Edenfield Cemetery. She passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.

Ms. Sylvia Peebles Edenfield was born August 11, 1945 in Swainsboro to the late James Harvey Peebles and Rosa Lee Giles Peebles. She worked at Emanuel County Sheriff’s Read More

SPD Report 3-6-19

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:50 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

February 22

Officer made a traffic stop, which led to an arreStreet

February 23

Complainant reported damage to property.

Officer responded to Alice Circle in reference to a dispute.

Officer was dispatched to Longview Road in reference to 4-wheelers driving through a yard.

Officer attempted to make a traffic stop, which led to a foot chase. The passenger of the vehicle did Read More

SHS Tigers battling in close games

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:49 pm


The Swainsboro Tigers dropped all three games this week but could have just as easily won them all. Close, competitive games have been the narrative early in this season with Swainsboro desperately trying to find the right formula to come out on top. The Tigers have dropped five games in a row, three by 1 run and another by 2 runs. The season is moving closer to Read More

Nettie Marie Drew, 80

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:48 pm

Funeral services for Nettie Marie Drew, 80, of Midville were held Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Phil Wilson officiating. Interment followed at Johnson Family Cemetery. She died Thursday, February 28, 2019 at her residence.

Ms. Nettie Marie Drew was born October 5, 1938 in Emanuel County to the late Frank Drew Sr. and Addie Mae Johnson Drew. She retired Read More

Legals 3-6-19

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:47 pm




J. E.   SEX: M             DOB: 05/20/02             CASE# 18JV136

B. J.   SEX:  M            DOB: 03/21/05

D. J.   SEX:  F             DOB: 01/19/07




You are hereby notified that the above-styled action brought by the EMANUEL County Department of Family and Children Read More

John L. Stewart, 96

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:46 pm

Funeral services for John L. Stewart, 96, of Swainsboro were held Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Miller officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery. He passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Mr. John L. Stewart was born December 22, 1922 in Thomas County to the late U.C. Stewart and Eula Owens Stewart. He Read More

Jail List 3-6-19

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:45 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

Hoke Smith Rich, 86

Posted by | March 6, 2019 4:43 pm

   Funeral services for Hoke Smith Rich, 86, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Price officiating. Interment followed at Mr. Rich’s home place. He passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Hoke Smith Rich was born July 14, 1932 in Swainsboro to the late Hoke Smith Rich Sr. and Read More

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