Lester Grove MBC to mark 36 years of mission ministry

Posted by | October 25, 2018 9:00 am

Lester Grove Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will celebrate its 36th mission ministry anniversary at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 3. The featured guest speaker for the event will be Bishop Freddie Martari Sr., pastor of Peaceful Zion Baptist Church of Wadley.

Guest churches will include Piney Grove, Oak Grove, Skull Creek II, Johnson Grove, Rountree Island, Greater St. James, McLeod Covenant, Gethsemane, Smith Grove, Mt. Gilead, and Peaceful Zion.

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Swainsboro church continues Christian and hunting legacies

Posted by | October 25, 2018 8:30 am

For the fourth consecutive October, Hawhammock Baptist Church hosted a 30-30 Ministries’ Deer Camp for its annual kick-off to deer season.

The hunt hosted four youth, ages 13 to 15 years of age, and took place the weekend of October 12-14 in conjunction with the state’s youth deer-season opener.

“As always, this is one of our most successful Deer Camps when it comes to stacking up venison for the winter,” Read More

Gethsemane MBC to honor veterans, first responders

Posted by | October 25, 2018 8:00 am

In an effort to raise funds for local youth scholarships, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host a 5K Honor Run in recognition of all veterans and first responders on Saturday, November 3. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Nunez Post Office. The cost is $25 per participant.

The run will begin at 9 a.m. at the Nunez Post Office and will end at the church.

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Brinson competes, places in car competitions

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:36 pm

On Saturday, October 13, Junior Brinson traveled to Mount Vernon to attend the Wild Hog Festival’s car show. He placed with his show car, a ’55 Chevrolet.

The following weekend, October 20, Brinson tested his luck in showing his ’55 Chevrolet and ’70 Ford Ranchero at Wrightsville’s Wiggle and Twist Festival, where he also walked away a winner with both cars placing.

Wallace H. Alford, 66

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:13 pm

   Funeral services for Wallace H. Alford, 66, of Twin City were held on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Carl Hay officiating. Interment followed in the Millen City Cemetery. He died Friday evening, October 19, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Wallace H. Alford was born August 27, 1952, in Savannah to the late Wallace Horace Bragg Read More

Thirteen sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:11 pm

In the Emanuel County Superior Court’s July 2018 term, the following were sentenced:
• Dallas Eric Armstrong negotiated a plea of guilty on one count theft by taking. He was sentenced to 5 years probation.
• Charles Justin Davis negotiated a plea of guilty on one count aggravated assault, two counts terroristic threats, two counts false imprisonment, two counts simple assault, one count battery, two counts cruelty to children (third-degree),
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SPD 10-24-18

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:10 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   October 6

   Officer responded to 238 Lakewood Dr. in reference to a damaged vehicle.

   October 10

   Officer responded to 120 North Main St. in reference to a probation violation.

   Officer was dispatched to 418 South Main St. in reference to criminal trespass.

   October 11

   Complainant reported a hit and run.

   Officer was dispatched to 329 North Racetrack St. in reference to criminal Read More

Peanut Butter War to benefit Weekend Blessings

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:09 pm

Emanuel County Schools is proud to announce the organization of its second annual Peanut Butter War in cooperation with Weekend Blessings, a backpack food program in Emanuel County which provides meals and snacks to school-aged children on weekends and school breaks. Peanut butter is Weekend Blessings’ most costly item.

The drive will be a competition between each school in Emanuel County, including David Emanuel Academy. The winning middle school and Read More

Mackel Roberson, 85

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:06 pm

   Funeral services for Mackel Roberson, 85, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Louis Pearce and Mack Griffin officiating. Interment followed at Bithynia Church Cemetery. She died Sunday afternoon, October 21, 2018 at Pruitt Health.

   Ms. Roberson was born in Emanuel County to the late Ollie and Sadie Whittington Roberson. She was of the Baptist faith. 

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Legals 10-24-18

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:03 pm



WHEREAS, heretofore on July 5th, 2014, WILLIAM EDWARD TURNER did execute and deliver to HAROLD N. BRAUN of the County of Emanuel, State of Georgia, a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the land described in Exhibit “A” below, And,

WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt was executed to secure a Note of even date therewith in the original amount of ELEVEN THOUSAND AND Read More

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