Single vehicle crash in Garfield leads to arrest of driver/mother

Posted by | August 9, 2018 10:00 am


   As a result of a single vehicle crash, a 30-year-old female driver was placed under arrest and charged with numerous offences. 

   At 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, Garfield Fire Department and Emanuel Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 23 North, opposite Hall Street. First responders found a white Ford Mustang perpendicular to the roadway next to a telephone pole Read More

Miss Emanuel County, Miss Southeast Georgia crowned

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:58 am

   The Miss Emanuel County and Miss Southeast Georgia Scholarship Pageant crowned its 2019 titleholders on Saturday, August 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Auditorium.
   By the end of the evening, Lelyn Stewart was named Miss Emanuel County 2019. She also won Talent and Alyssa Beasley Overall Talent. Brittany Sherrod took first runner-up and On-Stage Question. Mandolyn Howard was second runner-up.
   Miss Southeast Georgia 2019 went to Sarah DeLoach,
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Farmers market in Stillmore Saturday

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:56 am

   The Emanuel County Farmers & Artisans Market will be in Stillmore on Saturday, August 11, from 8-11 a.m. at the City Park.

   “The Stillmore venue is a lovely country market,” said Jacquie Brasher, one of the organizers. “Patti Purcell of Stillmore is the market organizer for Stillmore and has encouraged many locals to participate.” 

   One of the vendors at the Stillmore Market is the historical Stillmore Ladies Club. Members of Read More

SAL gives update to city council

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:55 am


   The city council and Mayor Charles Schwabe gathered at City Hall on Monday, August 6, for their monthly meeting.

   In reference to new business:

   • The Sons of American Legion (SAL) Squadron No. 103 updated council on the fire/police/EMS monument to be placed at Pine Brook Park. Groundbreaking for this project will begin this month and the SAL hopes to host a dedication service on September 11, Read More

Woods named information security officer

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:52 am

  As part of the University System of Georgia’s (USG) increased focus on the importance of information security within the USG and as a requirement of institutions in the USG, each institution must have in place an information security officer (ISO) who will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and reporting on information security roles, responsibilities, policies, standards, and procedures. The ISO’s primary roles are to ensure an institution’s information and IT Read More

Lady Dawgs drop season opener

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:49 am

   The ECI Lady Dawg softball team hosted East Laurens Friday. The game was both teams’ season opener.
   The Falcons defeated the Bulldogs, blanking the defending region champions 4-0.
   East Laurens struck first, plating a run across in the first inning to lead 1-0.
   It was a pitcher’s duel for the next five innings with neither team able to score.
   The 1-0 score held up until the top
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Donaldson nominated as GSU 40 Under 40 contestant

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:45 am

   Recently, Matt Donaldson of Twin City was nominated by Twin City Mayor Eileen Dudley and her spouse as a contestant for the 2018 Georgia Southern University (GSU) Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018.

   Out of 120,000 living alumni, nearly 50,000 are under 40 years old. 40 Under 40 honorees not only represent the excellence of the University’s young alumni, but also demonstrate the positive contributions and remarkable achievements Read More

CSB of Middle Georgia hosts ribbon cutting and open house

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:42 am

   The Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce and other community stakeholders joined Community Service Board (CSB) of Middle Georgia to commemorate its first anniversary of providing behavioral health services to Emanuel County and surrounding areas. CSB of Middle Georgia hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at its 223 North Anderson Drive campus. The dedication took place on July 31, 2018, at 10 a.m. The day’s events offered an opportunity Read More

Miss Collins, Mr. Durden to wed

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:39 am

   Mr. and Mrs. Troy Collins of Metter and Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Smith of Garfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Gabrielle “Gabbi” Olivia Collins, to Mr. Michael Todd Durden II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Todd Durden Sr. of Swainsboro.

   Miss Collins is a 2010 honor graduate of Emanuel County Institute and a 2014 graduate of Georgia Southern University, where she received a Bachelor Read More

Piney Grove to honor Pastor Thomas

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:37 am

   Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Cross-Green Community will honor Pastor Michael Thomas’ 11 years of service on Sunday, August 12, at 2 p.m.

   With use of Matthew 5:16 as the supporting scripture, “Let your light shine before others that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven,” the theme for this year’s pastoral celebration is “Our Pastor: A Reflection of God’s Love.”

   Reverend Melvin Adams Read More

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