Legals 2-6-19

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:09 pm






All creditors of the estate of THOMAS C. KIGHT deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.Read More

Jail list 2-6-19

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:08 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

ECSO Report 2-6-19

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:06 pm

The following are reports from the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO)…

January 29

Deputies responded to a residence on Mixon Road. According to the complainants, they had observed an offender sitting inside one of their vehicles at their home. When they approached her and asked her what she was doing, the offender stated that she was “in her vehicle,” then walked away, at which point the complainants called 911. Deputies Read More

Welcome, baby Addyson!

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:05 pm

Katie Hood and Tracy Harvey of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Addyson Kate Harvey.

Born December 26, 2018 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, she weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz. and was 19” long.

Maternal grandparents are Rodney and Kristi Hood of Swainsboro, and paternal grandparents are John and Alice Down of Pembroke, and the late Roger Harvey.

Addyson was welcomed home by Read More

GSP cites one for DUI

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:04 pm

The following is a list of all Emanuel County DUI citations for the past week released by Georgia State Patrol’s Post 19:

Richard Ervin Badie, 53 of Twin City, was arrested February 3 at 9:24 p.m.

Gowen named Hometown Hero at February meeting

Posted by | February 7, 2019 4:02 pm


Mayor Charles Schwabe and City Council met on Monday, February 4, at 6 p.m. at the City Hall. Calling the meeting to order, Mayor Schwabe welcomed all before Reverend Tim Nary led the prayer of invocation followed by the pledge.

Minutes from the last meeting were motioned for approval by Julian Sconyers and seconded by Johnny Ray Stafford. All voted in favor. John E. Parker made motion Read More

Givens arrested for ex-girlfriend’s homicide

Posted by | February 7, 2019 3:59 pm


Murder suspect Tommy Lee Givens Jr., 46 of Swainsboro, made his first appearance in court Friday, February 1. He is accused of shooting and killing a 41-year-old Swainsboro woman, Sarah Kay Akridge.

The Honorable Kathy Stephens Palmer presided over his initial appearance Friday afternoon. Givens is charged with malice murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by Read More

Stroud and Davis to wed

Posted by | February 7, 2019 3:58 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lin Stroud, of Swainsboro, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Wrena Stroud to Rocky Davis. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Davis of Swainsboro.

   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wren and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stroud. The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Dorothy Rowland of Swainsboro.

   Miss Stroud is a Read More

Prom show to be held at DEA

Posted by | February 7, 2019 3:57 pm

In honor of David Emanuel Academy’s 50th year, the school’s 2019 prom fashion show will be themed “Reminiscing Back to the 50s.” Slated for Sunday, February 10, at 3 p.m. in the gymnasium, tickets can be purchased in advance for $7 or purchased at the door for $10.

COTW: Diane Lee

Posted by | February 7, 2019 3:53 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Diane Lee of Garfield. Born in Cherry Point, North Carolina, she and her family moved to Twin City after her father retired from the Marine Corps. Diane attended and graduated from ECI, where she met her high school sweetheart and husband of 40 years, Dwain. Together, they have two adult children, Cade and Johnna. Diane is a certified Georgia Master Florist and has Read More

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