Brinson competes, places in car competitions

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:36 pm

On Saturday, October 13, Junior Brinson traveled to Mount Vernon to attend the Wild Hog Festival’s car show. He placed with his show car, a ’55 Chevrolet.

The following weekend, October 20, Brinson tested his luck in showing his ’55 Chevrolet and ’70 Ford Ranchero at Wrightsville’s Wiggle and Twist Festival, where he also walked away a winner with both cars placing.


Wallace H. Alford, 66

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:13 pm

   Funeral services for Wallace H. Alford, 66, of Twin City were held on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Carl Hay officiating. Interment followed in the Millen City Cemetery. He died Friday evening, October 19, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Wallace H. Alford was born August 27, 1952, in Savannah to the late Wallace Horace Bragg Read More


Thirteen sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:11 pm

In the Emanuel County Superior Court’s July 2018 term, the following were sentenced:
• Dallas Eric Armstrong negotiated a plea of guilty on one count theft by taking. He was sentenced to 5 years probation.
• Charles Justin Davis negotiated a plea of guilty on one count aggravated assault, two counts terroristic threats, two counts false imprisonment, two counts simple assault, one count battery, two counts cruelty to children (third-degree),
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SPD 10-24-18

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:10 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   October 6

   Officer responded to 238 Lakewood Dr. in reference to a damaged vehicle.

   October 10

   Officer responded to 120 North Main St. in reference to a probation violation.

   Officer was dispatched to 418 South Main St. in reference to criminal trespass.

   October 11

   Complainant reported a hit and run.

   Officer was dispatched to 329 North Racetrack St. in reference to criminal Read More


Peanut Butter War to benefit Weekend Blessings

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:09 pm

Emanuel County Schools is proud to announce the organization of its second annual Peanut Butter War in cooperation with Weekend Blessings, a backpack food program in Emanuel County which provides meals and snacks to school-aged children on weekends and school breaks. Peanut butter is Weekend Blessings’ most costly item.

The drive will be a competition between each school in Emanuel County, including David Emanuel Academy. The winning middle school and Read More


Mackel Roberson, 85

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:06 pm

   Funeral services for Mackel Roberson, 85, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Louis Pearce and Mack Griffin officiating. Interment followed at Bithynia Church Cemetery. She died Sunday afternoon, October 21, 2018 at Pruitt Health.

   Ms. Roberson was born in Emanuel County to the late Ollie and Sadie Whittington Roberson. She was of the Baptist faith. 

   Survivors Read More


Legals 10-24-18

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:03 pm

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY.

WHEREAS, heretofore on July 5th, 2014, WILLIAM EDWARD TURNER did execute and deliver to HAROLD N. BRAUN of the County of Emanuel, State of Georgia, a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the land described in Exhibit “A” below, And,

WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt was executed to secure a Note of even date therewith in the original amount of ELEVEN THOUSAND AND Read More


Lee Jones, 55

Posted by | October 24, 2018 1:00 pm

Funeral services for Lee Jones, 55, of Swainsboro were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Ricky Downs officiating. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Dellwood. He died Saturday, October 20, 2018  at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mr. Lee Jones was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, to the late  Ralph C.  and Ilse F. Jones. A graduate of Swainsboro High School Read More


Jerry Lee Saunders, 60

Posted by | October 24, 2018 12:59 pm

   Jerry Lee Saunders, 60, of Garfield passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

 Mr. Jerry Lee Saunders was born February 2, 1958, in Swainsboro to the late H.A. Buck Saunders and Annie Laura Saunders. He was a lifelong residence of the Twin City and Garfield areas, and graduated from Emanuel County Institute. Saunders worked at Advance Metals until approximately two years ago. He loved Read More


Jail 10-24-18

Posted by | October 24, 2018 12:57 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


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