SPD Report 10-31-18

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:28 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) recently reported…

October 17

Complainant reported theft by taking.

Officer responded to Lake Luck Drive in reference to a bench warrant.

Victim reported an entering auto.

October 18

Victim reported theft by taking.

Officer responded to South Main Street in reference to a shoplifting.

October 19

Complainant reported theft by taking.

Officer was dispatched to the intersection of South Main Street and Tiger Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:27 pm

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District


This week Governor Deal called for a Special Session for November 13th to address the impacts from Hurricane Michael and make adjustments in the budget to account for incurred costs.  According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Michael is the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the United States and hit Read More

Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix, 61

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:26 pm

Funeral services for Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix, 61, of Swainsboro were held Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church with Reverend Daniel Woodson officiating. Internment followed in the Ethernal Glory Gardens Cemetery in Vidalia. She died Monday morning, October 22, 2018, at the University Hospital following an extended illness.

Ms. Mary Sue McKenney Kendrix was born on June 18, 1957, in Oak Park to the late Read More

Mary Frances McCoy Branch, 89

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:24 pm

Funeral services for Mary Frances McCoy Branch, 89, were held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Emanuel County Institute’s auditorium in Twin City with Bishop K.E. McNeal officiating. Interment followed at Union Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Garfield.She died Thursday, October 18, 2018.

Mrs. Mary Frances McCoy Branch was born December 9, 1928, in Woodcliff to Leola Bryd-McCoy and James Edward McCoy. She later moved to Emanuel County Read More

Legals 10-31-18

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:22 pm



Public notice is hereby given that there will be a sale of the property described below by the United States Marshals in an attempt to satisfy that certain Judgment entered on May 17, 2016, in the United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia, Athens Division, Civil Action No: 3:15-CV-83-CDL (the “Judgment”), in favor of The Guarantee Company of North America Read More

James “Harmon” Norris Sr., 75

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:21 pm

Funeral services for James “Harmon” Norris Sr., 75, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church in Kite with Rev. Calvin Leavitt officiating. Interment followed in the church’s cemetery with Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. He passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Mr. James “Harmon” Norris Sr. was born December 14, 1942 to the late William Estille and Maybelle Brantley Norris in Read More

Jail List 10-31-18

Posted by | October 31, 2018 3:12 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

J.D. McCain, 28

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:45 pm

A celebration of life for J.D. McCain, 28, of Summertown, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. at 28 Summertown Smith Street. He passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Mr. J.D. McCain was born August 24, 1990, in Augusta to George McCain and Joyclyn McKenzie McCain. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, drinking hot beer, cooking a.k.a grilling, Read More

Hilda Ann Crovatt, 73

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:44 pm

Funeral services for Hilda Ann Crovatt, 73, of Portal will be held Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment will follow at Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wrightsville. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service. She passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Mrs. Hilda Ann Crovatt was born Read More

Food Pantry relocation delayed

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:41 pm

The relocation of Emanuel County’s Food Pantry has been delayed until the first of the new year. The pantry will remain open at its current location, Swainsboro’s Boneyard, throughout the months of November and December at its regular scheduled hours, Thursdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Further plans will be announced at a later date.

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