Jail Activity

Posted by | December 29, 2004 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




Carolyn Durden, 64

Posted by | December 29, 2004 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Carolyn Durden, 64, was held Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home with Elder Tom Rountree, Rev. Robert Webb, Rev. Donnie Bush and Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Ms. Durden was born May 8, 1940 and was a lifelong resident of Emanuel County. She was … Read More




Hattie Lee Ila Jones, 58

Posted by | December 29, 2004 12:00 am

CANOOCHEE—Funeral for Hattie Lee Ila Jones, 58, was held Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Holy Zion Holiness Church in Metter with Pastor Johnny Ray Jones Sr. and Bishop Cecil Newton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Canoochee. She died Dec. 11, 2004.

Mrs. Jones was born in Emanuel County on Sept. 29, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Madison and … Read More


Sheriff’s Report

Posted by | December 29, 2004 12:00 am

Due to the holidays, this is a partial list of cases

Dec. 14

An Overstreet Rd. woman reported she has been receiving harassing telephone calls from a man, whom she identified.

Dec. 17

Overseers at the fairgrounds reported someone tried to pry open one of the trailers.

A Liberty St., Swainsboro, woman reported the father of her child rides by her house and her threatened her and their child.

A … Read More



What will 2005 bring?

Posted by | December 29, 2004 12:00 am

Rev. Donna Ashworth

A new year awaits us. What will it bring? Will it bring happiness? Will it bring sorrow? Will it bring material gain? Will it bring poverty?

Will it bring new health or will it bring illness? Will it bring peace or will it bring more war?

Actually the year itself in only a time period. It won’t bring anything.

Many people today look to a psychic or … Read More


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