Letter to the Editor

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:41 am

Dear Editor,

We often hear about “deadbeat dads” and are aware that this is something that exists… But, what about those dads who will give their all just to take care of their kids? They pay child support and try to co-parent when they are allowed. They spend time with their kids as much as possible.

Then, there are the mothers of the children who do not work and can Read More

Legals 4-3-19

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:39 am




All creditors of the estate of TERESA H. EDENFIELD, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 7th day of March, 2019.

Kristi E. Stevens and James Jack Read More

Kay Screws McInroy, 81

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:36 am

   A celebration of life service was held for Kay Screws McInroy, 81, of Corning, New York on Monday, March 25, 2019 from at 1 p.m. at Haughey Funeral Home Inc. of Corning. She died Saturday, March 9, 2019 on Jekyll Island.

Mrs. Kay Screws McInroy was born February 6, 1938 in Oak Park to Woody and Ruth Ridgdill Screws. She moved to Corning when her mother married Raymond Murray in Read More

Jail list 4-3-19

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:33 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 Department (TCPD); Read More

Health inspections: 23 restaurants earn perfect scores

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:30 am

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the following are scores from the most recent health inspections filed for restaurants across the county:

Emanuel County Institute Bulldog Café — 100

Twin City Elementary — 100

Smith’s Canoochee Store — 100

Canoochee Catfish — 100

Lynn & Bob’s — 99

Lawrence Village Restaurant — 100

Swainsboro Primary School — 100

Swainsboro Middle School — 100

Swainsboro High School — 100Read More

GSP cites one for DUI

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:20 am

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

Alfonza Brown, 31, of Swainsboro was arrested March 31 at 2:05 a.m.

Council meets, discusses water line issue

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:19 am


Mayor Charles Schwabe and members of city council convened at 6 p.m. for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 1.

Randall Snellgrove was in attendance to discuss a water bill issue. After a lengthy discussion about reimbursement, John E. Parker motioned to refund Snellgrove a check in the amount of $411.07. The motion was approved unanimously.

David Morgan then took the floor to inquire about the Read More

Don’t miss First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:15 am

On Friday, April 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family for First Friday at The Morgan House.

Refreshments this month will be provided by EGSC Dining Services, and there will be music by the EGSC MusicMakers as well as an art show featuring EGSC art students in a Foundations show.

The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this Read More

ECSO Report 4-3-19

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:13 am

The following are reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…

March 23

A deputy stopped a vehicle after the driver failed to dim his headlights as the deputy was approaching. When the deputy asked the driver for his license, the driver admitted he did not have one. The deputy confirmed this with 911. The driver was then arrested and transported to the jail.

March 25

A victim stated that he signed Read More

No bond for Givens

Posted by | April 3, 2019 11:12 am


Tommy Lee Givens Jr., the man accused of shooting and killing Sarah Akridge in January, appeared in court this morning for a preliminary hearing. He was denied bond.

After about 15 minutes of testimony from a GBI agent, The Honorable Kathy Stephens Palmer declined Givens’ bond request, citing the court’s concern of the “cold-bloodedness of the case.”

Givens is being represented by a public defender. Assistant district Read More

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