Some random thoughts on politics and other trivialities

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:08 pm

I know he is a longtime reader of this space and should he be doing so this week, I want Sen. Johnny Isakson to know he is in our prayers (assuming mine gets past the ceiling.) The senator is currently rehabbing after a fall at his residence in Washington, breaking four ribs. In the current dysfunctional political environment where each side is trying to out-scream the other, Johnny Isakson is Read More

SPD Report 7-31-19

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:07 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

July 17

Victim reported terroristic threats and acts from a known offender who continues to ride by her house and make threats via phone calls.

Officer responded to a West Church Street address following a 911 phone call.

Complainant reported a possible scheme after responding to a help wanted ad in the newspaper. The complainant advised of receiving a check in the Read More

Spread the word about Social Security scams

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:05 pm

Getting calls saying your Social Security number is suspended because of suspicious activity? It’s a scam. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is not calling you, no matter what your caller ID says.

To spread the word about this growing scam, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has come up with a few helpful facts:

• Government employees will not threaten to take away benefits or ask for money or personal information Read More

Legals 7-31-19

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:04 pm



Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Mitch Jackson to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises, Inc. dated March 31, 2011, and recorded in Deed Book 352, Page 548, Emanuel County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Read More

McDonald appointed for fourth term

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:03 pm

Juvenile Court Judge Sherri McDonald prepares to take the Oath of Office for a fourth four-ear term from Judge Kathy S. Palmer. Judge McDonald presides in Candler, Emanuel, Jefferson, Toombs, and Washington counties.

Jail List 7-31-19

Posted by | July 31, 2019 4:01 pm

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

GSP makes arrest following high-speed chase with child involved

Posted by | July 31, 2019 3:55 pm

On Sunday, July 28, 2019 at approximately 2:47 p.m., a white Ford Taurus was traveling at a high rate of speed on Canoochee Road. A GSP Trooper checked the speed of the Ford at 85 MPH in a 55 miles per hour zone. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled, making a righthand turn onto Sconyers Mill Road, where it momentarily stopped.

During the brief stop made Read More

‘Wife Swap’ looking for next family

Posted by | July 31, 2019 3:54 pm

Would you like the opportunity to switch up your usual routine and share your values with another family? A major cable network is now seeking families in Georgia for the favorite family classic, “Wife Swap.” 

Recently nominated by Critics’ Choice Award for “Best Family Show”, each episode features two families who will receive the opportunity to reside in an alternating household for $10,000! 

If your family has a larger-than-life personality Read More

First Friday at The Morgan House postponed

Posted by | July 31, 2019 3:52 pm

East Georgia State College will not be hosting First Friday at The Morgan House for the month of August due to ongoing repairs at the location. The event will resume in September once repairs are completed. See you then!

ECSO Report 7-31-19

Posted by | July 31, 2019 3:51 pm

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

July 22

A complainant filed a report in reference to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 80 East.

A complainant reported her tag as lost or stolen.

A deputy arrested two offenders with outstanding warrants.

A victim on Panther Road filed a report in reference to an offender stealing some of her personal belongings after the two got into an argument.Read More

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