Adrian church announces upcoming VBS dates

Posted by | May 9, 2019 8:30 am

Adrian Baptist Church will host its 2019 Vacation Bible School beginning May 29 through May 31 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly. Focusing on Paul’s dangerous journey to share the truth about Jesus, children in attendance will travel back in time to ancient Athens, where they will experience Paul’s time behind prison walls as well as earn drachmas and shop in Athens market place while learning about the struggles Read More

Bonnie Pearl Coleman, 88

Posted by | May 9, 2019 8:00 am

Graveside services for Bonnie Pearl Coleman, 88, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Reverend Michael Williams officiating. She died Sunday morning, May 5, 2019 at Emanuel  County Nursing Home. 

Mrs. Bonnie Pearl Coleman was born in Swainsboro, daughter of the late Charlie Osborne Nasworthy and Mattie Smith. She retired from Ithaca. In addition to her parents, Coleman was preceded Read More

Interfor, TCE place first in Pine Tree Festival parade contest

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:36 pm

Each year during Emanuel County’s annual Pine Tree Festival, six parade entries are named winners in the float contest. This year’s for-profit category winners were Interfor (first place), Yard Master (second place), and Queensborough National Bank and Trust (third place). Placing in the non-profit category were Twin City Elementary (first), Dellwood Baptist Church (second), and Calvary United Methodist Church (third). For additional photos of the winning parade entries, see page Read More

50th anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:27 pm

A proclamation issued by the City of Twin City, on May 7, 2019 resolves that the week of May 5 – 15, 2019 is designated as the 50th Anniversary of Municipal Clerks Week.

Unanimously adopted by the city commission, the proclamation extends appreciation to all municipal and deputy clerks for the services with which they provide their communities. Specifically, the proclamation cites that the clerk “serves as the professional link Read More

Susan Lacy Rich Terry, 71

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:26 pm

   Memorial serves for Susan Lacy Rich Terry, 71, of Brunswick were held Friday, May 3, 2019 at First United Methodist Church of Brunswick at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Wright Culpepper officiating. Interment will follow on May 25, 2019 in Swainsboro. She passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mrs. Susan Lacy Rich Terry was born January 30, 1948 to the late Jerry Read More

SPD Report 5-8-19

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:25 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) recently reported…

April 29

Officer was dispatched to an address on Alice Circle in reference to damaged property.

Complainant reported misplacing a WIC voucher.

SPD staff dispatched officer to 120 North Main Street in reference to a probation warrant. An arrest was made.

Officer was dispatched by Emanuel County 911 to an address on Bell Street in reference to a criminal trespass report. Read More

NAACP chapter to hold May meeting

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:23 pm

The regular monthly meeting of the Emanuel County branch of the NAACP will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at the old Emanuel Arts Center, located at the Corner of Green and Pine Street. President Donald Jenkins encourages members and anyone interested in joining to attend. Those with concerns are also invited.

Letter to the Editor

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:22 pm

Dear Emanuel County,

The first week of May is nationally recognized as Teacher Appreciation Week. Emanuel County will join other communities around the country in honoring and celebrating the commitment of our outstanding teachers. From maintenance and food service workers, to administrative and support staff, and everything in between, it takes a whole community to provide for the needs of our students. 

We commend our employees for choosing to work Read More

Legals 5-8-19

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:21 pm



All creditors of the estate of Nettie Marie Drew, 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 9th day of April, 2019.

Robert Dewitt Thackston, Executor of the Read More

Joyclyn Dee McCain, 59

Posted by | May 8, 2019 3:20 pm

   Private memorial services for Joyclyn Dee McCain will be held at a later date. She passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mrs. Joyclyn McCain was born October 7, 1959 in Savannah to the late James McKenzie and Florrie Fennell McKenzie. She enjoyed kayaking, hunting arrowheads, gardening, and loved her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, McCain was preceded in death by one Read More

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