Wanda Stapleton, 69

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:26 pm

   Funeral services for Wanda Stapleton, 69, of Kite will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church with Reverends Lamar Kersey and Arthur Conley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. She passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Wanda Stapleton was born July 25, 1949 in Swainsboro to the late Randolph Shepard and Eddie Mae
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SPD Report 9-5-18

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:24 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   August 27

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Complainant reported theft of lost or mislaid property.

   Officer responded to 563 Turner Dr. in reference to animal cruelty.

   Complainant reported damage to vehicle.

   August 28

   Officer responded to the area of South Coleman Street and Short Street in reference to disorderly conduct.

   August 29

   Officer was dispatched to 516 North Coleman St. in reference Read More

SMS to host annual meeting tomorrow!

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:23 pm

   Swainsboro Middle School’s (SMS) Annual Title 1 Parent meeting will be held on Thursday, September 6, from 3:30 -4 p.m. in the SMS Media Center. During this meeting, the Title 1 Program and its benefits for SMS will be reviewed. Swainsboro Middle School extends the invitation to parents and stakeholders. For additional information, contact Dr. Willie A. Gibson at 478- 237-8047 or Gail Greenway at 478-237-6674.

Legals 9-5-18

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:23 pm









TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:

RUSSELL D. THORNTON has petitioned for to be appointed Administrator of the estate of WANDA H. HENRY deceased, of said County.  (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or Read More

J.R. McCoy, 66

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:20 pm

   Funeral services J. R. McCoy, age 66, of Swainsboro were held on Friday, August 31, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Williams Chapel Church in Kite with Reverends Lamar Kersey, Arthur Conley, and Burt Flanders officiating. Interment followed in Wheeler Cemetery in Kite. He died on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at his residence.

   Mr. J.R. McCoy was born September 19, 1951, in Kite, Johnson County, to the late Lawton and Pauline Read More

Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:18 pm

   Funeral services for Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home in Swainsboro. Burial followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Jane “MaJane” West Wren was born to Ernestine Outlaw West and BV West, who passed away shortly
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Jail Report 9-5-18

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:17 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

Letter to the Editor

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:15 pm

   Three years ago, my sister and I traveled to the United Methodist Church where a relative of mine is a member. When we were on Highway 57, our water pump went out on our vehicle. We were stranded there, and people started stopping. One gentleman stopped, I didn’t’ get his name, but, I do remember he had ‘Pineland’ written on the side of his truck. He couldn’t help me, so Read More

City council meets for third time in August

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:13 pm

   Swainsboro City Council met Tuesday, August 28, for a special called meeting to discuss the 2019 budget.
   Councilperson Sue Bragg requested that the contract with Jacob Engineering, formerly known as CH2M Hill and OMI, also be placed on the agenda.
   Following a lengthy discussion, Councilperson Rita Faulkner made a motion to revise the 2019 general budget to include a net increase of $43,000 and a continuance of the $5 environmental
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Join EGSC for Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | September 5, 2018 1:10 pm

   On Friday, September 7, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join East Georgia State College for First Friday at the Morgan House. This month will feature refreshments provided by the Office of Student Affairs, a special art exhibit featuring EGSC’s Digital Photography Class, and the EGSC MusicMakers will provide a jam session.

   The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this great chance for the Read More

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