Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:52 pm
by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO
On Thursday evening, October 11, shortly after 6 p.m., 911 operators began receiving numerous reports of a serious crash at the intersection of Highway 80 West and Highway 221.
First arriving units found a scene of devastation involving a 2016 Nissan Rogue overturned on the grass at the Norristown Fire Station, and a 47-foot tractor-trailer sitting on a 45-degree angle with the tractor owned by … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:43 pm
A memorial service for William Germerial Hayes Sr., 58, was held Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Chester Freedom Ministries with Pastor Steve Bishop and Pastor Nate Malone officiating. Intermet was private. He died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at his home.
Mr. William Germerial Hayes Sr. was born July 30, 1960 in Swainsboro to Annette Bush Hayes and the late William Ray Hayes. He was a graduate of … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:42 pm
Swainsboro Primary School (SPS) invites all parents and stakeholders to attend its second PTO meeting of the year entitled, “Family and Reading Night.” The event is slated for Thursday, October 18, at 6 p.m.
Teachers will meet with parents in classrooms from 6-6:30 p.m. to discuss grade-level expectations and to show off the work of students.
The second portion will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Following, SPS’s second … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:41 pm
The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Swainboro Police Department (SPD) this week:
Alexandria Lafay Williams, 47, of Swainsboro was arrested October 6 at 10:54 p.m.
Joseph Wayne-Mathis Walk, 41, of Swainsboro was arrested October 7 at 4:27 p.m.
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:40 pm
Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…
Complainant reported theft by taking of a red in color Honda 5000 generator.
Complainant reported a lost or stolen tag.
Deputy responded to 724 Ed Youmans Rd. in reference to damaged property.
Victim reported theft by taking of a 6X12 trailer.
Animal Control requested deputies to a wooded area on Kemp Road in … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:39 pm
Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…
Officer responded to Lewis Street in reference to a stolen bicycle.
Officer made a traffic stop and an arrest.
Complainant reported a dispute.
Officer made a traffic stop and an arrest.
Complainant reported terroristic threats.
Officer was dispatched to Lewis Street in reference to theft by taking.
Officer made an arrest in reference to a bench … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:38 pm
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF SAMMY L. WILLIS,
ESTATE NO. 18E0113
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
TO: ALL INTERSTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:
PATRICIA ANN WILLIS has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of SAMMY L. WILLIS deceased, of said County. (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:35 pm
Funeral services for Jerry Wheeler Williams, 61, were held Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Lester Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Charles Holloway officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Jerry Wheeler Williams was born April 23, 1957 in Swainsboro to the late Edmond Eugene Williams and Mae Moore. He believed in Christ and attended Bethel Baptist Church and West Street Community Church in Covington. … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:33 pm
Funeral services for Dr. Jean B. Bridges, 84, of Swainsboro were held Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Reverend Robert Blankenship officiating, assisted by Rev. Casey Shaw. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, October 8, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at East Georgia Regional Medical Center of Statesboro.
Dr. Jean B. Bridges was born May 15, 1934, in … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | October 17, 2018 1:30 pm
Funeral services for James Edwards Jr., 86, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Mt. Moriah Baptist. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Augusta following an extended illness.
Mr. James Edwards Jr. was born October 4, 1932 in Hartsville, South Carolina, to the late James Edwards Sr. and Ethel Lee Lucas Edwards. He was a retired painter, and he … Read More