Apples! Get your apples!

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:44 am

   Good Shepherd Episcopal Church is now holding its annual fall apple fundraiser. Varieties include gala, red delicious, yellow delicious, Granny Smith, winesap, and Rome apples for $30 per box or $15 per half box. Orders are being taken now. Delivery date is set for October 9 with apples available for pick-up after 2 p.m. on that date. For further information or to purchase apples, contact Mary Ann Peebles at 237-6185.

Miss McElroy to wed Mr. Jones this fall

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:47 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Scott McElroy of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lindsay Nicole McElroy, to Mr. Christian Blake Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jones Jr. and Ms. Mollie Scott of Swainsboro.

   The bride-elect graduated from Swainsboro High School in 2013 and Georgia Southern University in 2017. She is employed as a teacher at Toombs County Middle School. Her grandparents are Barbara Nunley Read More

SPD Report 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:46 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   September 10

   Officer was dispatched to 323 Poplar Street in reference to damage property.

   Officer was dispatched to 504 King Circle Drive in reference to disorderly conduct.

   Complainant reported a hit-and-run.

   September 11

   Officer was dispatched to 501 South Main Street in reference to criminal trespassing.

   Complainant reported theft by taking.

   Officers are dispatched to the area of 331 West Main Street Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:44 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

   Led by the top two categories’ strong performance, August state revenues turned in a very strong month growing 7.0% on total revenues of $1.803 billion. The total gain over a year ago for the month was $117.4 million. This puts the state some $90 million ahead of budget for the two months of the FY 2019 budget.Read More

Legals 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:43 pm





All creditors of the estate of David Lee Coleman, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to Richard M. McNeely, attorney for Debra C. Rich, Executor of the David Lee Coleman Estate, at    P. O. Box 767, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate Read More

Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:42 pm

   A celebration of life for Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57, of Swainsboro will be held at the Swainsboro Jaycee Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. He died Friday, September 14, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Johnny Wayne Wilkerson was born November 27, 1960 in Swainsboro to the late John Dan Wilkerson and Mary Loucille Hall Wilkerson. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, Read More

Jail List 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:41 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 reports four DUIs

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:40 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:

   Shaquille Oneal Cowart, 25 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 12 at 11:01 p.m.
   Joseph Hunter Vanryswyk, 19 of Midville, was arrested September 15 at 11:19 p.m.
   Walter Lee Morris, 39 of Swainsboro, was arrested September 15 at 12:14 a.m.
   Francisco Escobar, 54 of Norcross, was arrested

Career drug dealer sentenced to 140 months in prison: Trafficker distributed cocaine, crack in Richmond and Emanuel counties

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:36 pm

   A Swainsboro, Ga., man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that distributed cocaine and crack cocaine in Emanuel and Richmond counties.

Tony Lanard Williams, 43, received the sentence of 140 months in federal prison from United States District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. The leader of a drug trafficking organization that involved numerous other individuals, Williams was subject Read More

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