Meet-and-greet slated

Posted by | April 12, 2019 9:13 am

The Emanuel County Community Coalition invites the public to its first-ever public safety personnel meet-and-greet. Slated for April 25 from 5 until 7 p.m. at DeAlva Park, the event will give the community a chance to meet the public safety officers who work diligently to keep Emanuel County safe. There will be giveaways, games, bounce houses, music, free food, and much more. The public safety officers’ vehicles will be on Read More

Miss Patrick, Mr. Denney to marry next month

Posted by | April 12, 2019 9:10 am

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Patrick Jr. of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Maggie Lee Patrick, to Mr. Austin Denney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Denney of Springfield.

The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of Emanuel County Institute. She pursued education at Ogeechee Technical College of Statesboro and is employed as a dental assistant at Effingham Smiles in Rincon.

Miss Read More

Oak Park officials vote to close police department

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:56 pm


During the City of Oak Park’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, April 1, council members and Mayor Mickey Lindsey discussed closing Oak Park Police Department. Following a town hall meeting held prior to the decision, a unanimous vote of 4-0 was cast by council with the support of Mayor Lindsey. The doors of the police department are planned to be closed by April 15, 2019, if Read More

Hospice organization donates to nursing home

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:54 pm

Emanuel County Nursing Home recently received a donation from Rosby McKenzie and PruittHealth Hospice. PruittHealth provided snacks and handed out blankets as a way to show gratitude for the staff of the nursing home and the care provided to the residents.

BOE recognizes participants of Young Georgia Author competition

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:53 pm


The board of education convened for its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 8.

Superintendent Dr. Kevin Judy and Assistant Superintendent Toni Terwilliger presented certificates of recognition to students who recently competed in the Young Georgia Authors competition.

Additional certificates of recognition were given to students who qualified to compete at state.

Board members received milestone assessment schedules. Dr. Judy discussed opening bid packets Read More

Special dance for mothers and sons to be held

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:52 pm

Calling all mothers and sons! The annual mother-son dance will be held Friday, April 26, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Vann Community House.

Set for ages 3 and up, the cost will be $20 per couple ($10 for each additional son). The dress will be church casual. The theme will be “You’re My Superhero.” Donna Haddock will be set up to take photos from 5 until 6 p.m.

The Read More

Cox named Miss EGSC 2019

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:51 pm

On Saturday, March 30, six young women competed for the title of Miss East Georgia State College 2019. Competition was held in the categories of casual wear, talent, on-stage question, and evening gown. The theme of this year’s pageant was “Putting on the Ritz,” with the Roaring 20’s theme in black and gold carrying throughout the competition through music and set design.

This year’s Miss EGSC is Kathryn Victoria Cox, Read More

Did you see the man with the cross???

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:50 pm


On Monday, April 8, contact was made with Marcus Cochran, a Savannah resident, as to his purpose of traveling by foot while carrying a cross beside roadways.

Cochran stated that in observance to lent, his mission was to complete a walk from his Savannah home to Atlanta to attend a seminary for entry of priesthood as an Orthodox Christian. While traveling, he carries the cross and ministers Read More

Letter to the Editor

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:49 pm

Dear Editor,

During the week of April 21 through April 28, Twin City will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week. This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contribution to a better quality of life in Georgia.

Our theme, “Georgia’s Cities: True Colors,” reflects the unique character of cities and the role they play in the state’s history, Read More

Woods, Lee withdraw motions for bond

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:48 pm


Brandy Lee and Brandon Woods, the co-defendants in an alleged child abuse case that transpired in early March, appeared in court last week to motion for bond. After testimony from three witnesses and a brief discussion about probation, however, both parties withdrew their motions. The matter will be revisited next month.

Assistant district attorney Courtney Patterson represented the state during the hearing on Wednesday, April 8. The Read More

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