Jail Activity

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

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 Dept. (TCPD); … Read More


Firefighter grants awarded through Homeland Security

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Secretary Tom Ridge has announced 88 grants to fire departments throughout the United States in the twenty-ninth round of the Fiscal Year 2004 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Georgia will receive $199,800 to assist local fire departments.

Over the next several months, approximately 8,000 awards worth nearly $750 million in direct assistance to firefighters will be given to fire departments throughout the country, demonstrating Homeland Security’s commitment to ensuring that … Read More



SECRD results

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Jan. 3

Pee Wee Boys Basketball

Hawks-25, Bucks-21

Hawks: Steven Howard-13 pts.; ShaQuinton Scott-8 pts.; Jacob Wedincamp-4 pts.

Bucks: Jemerico Bell-12 pts.; Stone Logan-3 pts.; James Strowbridge, Fletcher Young, Sharaun Bright-2 pts.

Mite Boys Basketball

Kings-2, Lakers-0 (forfeit)

Midget Boys Basketball

Clippers-37, Warriors-34

Clippers: Lynquez Blair-21 pts.; Demequez Bady-12 pts.; Antonio Thomas, Darcy Thompson-2 pts.

Warriors: Lonnie Gibbons-18 pts.; Trivial Green-8 pts.; Tyler Edwards-4 pts.; Shaquille Cowart, Xavier Guyton-2 pts.… Read More


Two percent pay raise approved for BOE employees

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHER

By JACQUIE BRASHER

At its first meeting of 2005, Emanuel County Board of Education approved a two percent pay raise for employees who are not already covered. “This covers about 200 employees,” said Superintendent Butch Frye. He estimated the pay increase to cost between $150-200,000 of local funds.

Superintendent Frye also announced to the board that half of the first round of interviews for the position of … Read More




Georgia State Patrol accident reports for December, year

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Georgia State Patrol at Swainsboro investigated 14 traffic accidents in Emanuel County during December 2004. These accidents resulted in 20 injuries and no deaths. Sgt. First Class A.P. Carrier said troopers from Post 19 also issued 309 traffic citations in the county for the month. Total included six arrests for driving under the influence, 217 citations for speeding, 11 seat belt violations and six child restraint violations. Troopers also issued … Read More


Adrian Homes issues statement: Not doing business in Emanuel in 2005

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHER

By JACQUIE BRASHER

Due to a “contractual dispute” between Adrian Homes, Inc. and Emanuel Medical Center, G. Hiller Spann, president of Adrian Homes, Inc., recently issued a statement to all Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce members that he will no longer do business in Emanuel County.

In a letter dated Dec. 21, 2004, Spann wrote: “This letter is to inform the businesses and citizens of Emanuel County … Read More



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