Two-vehicle crash on Old Wadley Road

Posted by | June 28, 2019 11:00 am

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

On Thursday, June 20, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Emanuel County EMS, fire-rescue, and sheriff’s deputies were sent to the intersection of Old Wadley Road and Fairground Road. A collision had occurred between a Chevrolet Tahoe and a Nissan Altima.

The occupants of both vehicles were checked by EMS personnel. There were no injuries requiring transport.

Deputies directed traffic through the busy intersection while Georgia State Read More


Kiwanians assist with Soperton’s autism run

Posted by | June 28, 2019 10:30 am

Seven members of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club traveled 24 miles to Soperton to help time the Autism 5K sponsored by Soperton Police Department. The run took place on Saturday, June 15.

The Swainsboro Kiwanians have been timing 5K and 10K runs for different groups for several years. When a group asks the club to time an event, members come with experienced timers and the equipment to accomplish the task. The Read More


Don’t forget R&F’s Pillow & Outdoor Blowout Sale TODAY, June 28th, until 6pm!

Posted by | June 28, 2019 10:21 am

July 4th Pillow and Outdoor blowout!

Due to the holiday weekend travel, R&F will have their monthly pillow sale Saturday, July 13th, from 7am – 12pm, at 610 E. Main St. Don’t worry, they will have a special pre-sale sneak preview June 28th from 9am to 6 pm.

They will have a wide variety of lamp shades for only $1, throws and table cloths for only $3, and tassels for

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Public Notice: Road Closure

Posted by | June 28, 2019 9:37 am

The City of Twin City will be closing a portion of Parrish Pond Road directly below Twin City Elementary on Monday, July 1, at 7 a.m. until Wednesday, July 3, at 12 p.m. This is needed for drainage repairs to Parrish Pond Road.

Please contact City Hall at 478-763-2695 with any questions.


Adine Shipman, 79

Posted by | June 28, 2019 9:33 am

   Funeral Services for Adine Shipman, 79, of Swainsboro will be held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. with Reverends Johnny Ray Jones, Alex M. Shipman, Pastor Mildred Phillips, and Elder James Blair officiating. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed Read More


Pineland Telephone celebrates 220 years of service at 67th Annual Meeting

Posted by | June 28, 2019 9:30 am

Sixteen employees were recognized at this year’s annual meeting, representing 220 years of dedicated service to the cooperative and its subsidiaries.

“There is only one way to truly succeed at anything and that is to give it everything. That is what your motivated employees at Pineland Telephone do every day,” stated Cooperative President Mark Bland as he addressed the over 225 members in attendance on Thursday, June 13.

This year’s Read More


Summer Reading Program kicks off with help from women’s committee

Posted by | June 28, 2019 9:00 am

Franklin Memorial Library’s first Summer Reading Program of the season was held Tuesday, June 4, with Emanuel County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee presenting a program about the universe. Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members assisted the ladies by presenting facts about the nine planets in the universe. Each TAB member was assigned a planet to discuss; specifically, they were to tell why people and plants could or could not live there.Read More


Miss Coleman to wed Mr. Newkirk

Posted by | June 28, 2019 8:30 am

Mr. and Mrs. Wadis Coleman of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Pamela Coleman of Swainsboro, to Mr. Mckenzie Newkirk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Holloway.

The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Swainsboro High School. She graduated from Southeastern Technical College in 2009 as a licensed practical nurse and is employed as a charge nurse and infection control preventionist with Read More


Eastwood Church of God announces Back-To-School Bash

Posted by | June 28, 2019 8:00 am

On Sunday, July 28, Eastwood Church of God will host a Back-To-School Bash for students enrolled in grades pre-school through 12. The event will kick off at 10:30 a.m. with morning service. Following the conclusion of service, children will enjoy a hotdog meal, inflatables, receive free school supplies, and more!


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