Pardon the progress!

Posted by | August 9, 2018 9:10 am

On Wednesday, August 8, renovation of crosswalks began in the area of Swainsboro City Hall. Please be aware that the area may be congested until the project’s completion on or around Friday, August 10.


Reverend Thomas Clifford Hunnicutt Jr.

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:16 pm

   Funeral services for Reverend Thomas Clifford Hunnicutt Jr. were held Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Harvester Baptist Church in Singapore, Southeast Asia, with his son, Cliff Hunnicutt III, officiating. Interment followed in the Chua Chu Kang Christian Cemetery. Rev. Hunnicutt passed away Friday, July 27, 2018, at his residence in Singapore.

   Rev. Hunnicutt was born in Macon, but moved to Swainsboro with his parents as a young boy. He graduated Read More


SPD Report 8-8

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:14 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   July 23

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   July 25

   Officer was dispatched to 414 South Main St. in reference to a theft by shoplifting.

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   July 26

   Officers made an arrest.

   Officer was dispatched to 404 West Church St. in reference to a disruptive offender.

   Officer responded to Mary Ann Street in reference to damage to a vehicle.Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:13 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

   THE 2020 CENSUS AND REAPPORTIONMENT

   The 2020 Census is just three years away and preparations have already begun on work to secure the best count possible. The Census is important for even more reasons than the apportionment of Congressional districts along with state and local districts.   Federal funds are often dispensed based on population numbers.  So an incorrect, low count can cost a community Read More


Nona Jo Spivey Roberts, 64

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:12 pm

   Funeral services for Nona Jo Spivey Roberts, 64, of Swainsboro were held on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with President Ryan Sconyers and Brother John Smoyer Jr. presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018, at University Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Nona Jo Spivey Roberts was born July 2, 1954, in Read More


Muriel Bryant, 88

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:10 pm

   Funeral services for Muriel Bryant, 88, of Statesboro were held Friday, August 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory of Statesboro with Dr. Harry Sherrer officiating. Interment followed in Old Canoochee Cemetery in Twin City. She died Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro.

   Ms. Muriel Bryant was born in Emanuel County to Ebb and Rosie Roland Bryant. Read More


Mildred Elizabeth Brown, 77

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:09 pm

   Funeral services for Mildred Brown, 77, of Swainsboro was held Friday, August 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. at William Chapel Holiness Church with Apostle Nathan Clark presiding. Interment followed in Kirkland Cemetery. She died Saturday, July 28, 2018.

   Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Brown was born on May 10, 1941, to the late Buster Gunn and the late Queen Gunn and was married to Leroy Brown for 59 years. Brown attend Summertown Read More


Meet the Tigers event slated for this week!

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:07 pm

   On Thursday, August 9, Swainsboro High School’s (SHS) Athletic Booster Club will host a Meet the Tigers event, recognizing all Tiger sports. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the new SHS gym.

   The booster club will have a table set up for the purchase of Corporate Sponsors’ and Century members’ All-sports passes. General admission prices to athletic events are set by the Region. This year, Region 2AA has Read More


Leone Alderman Johnson, 96

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:05 pm

   Funeral services for Leone Alderman Johnson, 96, will be held Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home of Statesboro. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until hour of funeral. Interment will follow in Eastside Cemetery. She died Monday, August 6, 2018.

   Mrs. Leone Alderman Johnson was born the oldest child of Paul H. Johnson and Minnie B. Johnson on August 8, Read More


Katie Bell Rheney, 99

Posted by | August 8, 2018 5:03 pm

   Graveside services for Katie Bell Rheney, 99, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Friday, August 3, 2018, at Thomson Health and Rehab.

   Mrs. Katie Bell Rheney was born December 10, 1918, to the late Charlie and Pinkie Parrish Beckworth. She was a homemaker, foster parent for more than 20 years, and loved cooking, sewing, and quilting. She Read More


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