COTW: Andrea Pullen

Posted by | August 30, 2018 4:55 pm

   This week’s Cook of the Week is Andrea Pullen. She is the 15-year-old daughter of Zach and CeCe Pullen of Twin City and Belinda Pullen of Orlando, Florida. She is a Star Honor Roll sophomore at Emanuel County Institute and the historian of ECI FBLA. Andrea also attends East Georgia State College. Upon graduation in 2021, she plans to pursue an education in business so she can one day open Read More

Dr. Crump to guest preach in Twin City

Posted by | August 30, 2018 4:49 pm

   Twin City United Methodist Church is excited to welcome Dr. Nita Crump as its guest preacher on Sunday, September 2, at 11 a.m.
   Dr. Crump served as associate pastor at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church from 1999 to 2003. After being a pastor in Swainsboro, she went on to serve United Methodist Churches in Mt. Vernon, Ailey, Roberta, and Hawkinsville. Recently, she demonstrated strong and faithful leadership as the district
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Team Effort to host clothes-give-away ministry this weekend

Posted by | August 30, 2018 4:49 pm

   On Saturday, September 1, Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church, located at the corner of Six and Elm Street in Twin City, will host a clothes-give-away ministry from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Clothes and shoes of all sizes will be available for men, women, boys, girls, and toddlers. For more information, call 478-763-2270. Pastor Rev. Samuel Carlyle invites all.

Rountree Island plans Youth Day

Posted by | August 30, 2018 4:47 pm

   On Sunday, September 2, Rountree Island Missionary Baptist Church will host a special event entitled “Youth Day.” Markasia Heath will preside. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the choir processional at 11:15. Refreshments will be available after the service. Pastor Richard A. Lawrence invites all.

Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89

Posted by | August 30, 2018 9:29 am

   Funeral services for Jane “MaJane” West Wren, 89, os Swainsboro were held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.  She passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home following an extended illness.

Mrs. Jane “MaJane” West Wren was born to Ernestine Outlaw West and BV West, who passed away shortly Read More

Virgil E. Soles, 84

Posted by | August 30, 2018 9:12 am

   Funeral services or Virgil E. Soles, 84, of Scott were held Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Church of the Nazarene in Wrightsville with Pastor Timothy W. Tharp and Reverend L.T. Logue officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. He died on the evening of Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at his home.

   Mr. Virgil E. Soles was born in Johnson County to the late Willie Delmus Read More

Tarl Bentley Fennell Jr., 74

Posted by | August 30, 2018 9:10 am

   Funeral services for Tarl Bentley Fennell Jr., 74, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Curtis Wells officiating. Interment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum. He passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Tarl Bentley Fennell Jr. was born August 7, 1944 in Metter to the late Tarl Bentley
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SPD Report 8-29

Posted by | August 30, 2018 9:08 am

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   August 20

   Officers performed a safety checkpoint.

   Victim reported terroristic threats and acts.

   Complainant reported a dispute.

   August 21

   Complainant reported damage to property.

   Victim reported terroristic threats and acts.

   Officer was dispatched to 612 South Main St.

   Officer responded to 512 Thigpen Dr. in reference to damaged property.

   Officer made an arrest.

   Officer was dispatched to 301 Mable Ave. in reference Read More

Nellie Zackery Davis, 78

Posted by | August 30, 2018 9:06 am

   Funeral services for Nellie Zackery Davis, 78, were held Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Swainsboro. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Sunday, August 19, 2018.

   Mrs. Nellie Mae Zackery Davis was born March 20, 1940 in Edison as the only child of the late Johnny and Henrietta Jones Zackery. She was reared in Calhoun County. After graduating high school, Davis later attended Read More

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