Southside Baptist raises $19,000 to build new churches overseas

Posted by | January 4, 2018 1:34 pm

   Southside Baptist had a 10-month missions campaign and raised $19,000 for two new church plants in Africa. The first church plant will be built in January 2018 in Uganda. The second church will be built in February 2018 in Kenya.

   We are thankful for the faithfulness of our people at Southside Baptist, and their love for missions,” said Chad Kennison, pastor of Southside. “We are exited to have an extension … Read More

Three Emanuel County students earn academic honors at ABAC

Posted by | January 4, 2018 1:32 pm

   Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC). ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the president’s list, the dean’s list, and the Distinguished Achievement List.

   The president’s list is the highest academic honor possible for ABAC students. ABAC President David Bridges said each student on the list attained an “A” in every subject, … Read More

EGSC winter weather update

Posted by | January 3, 2018 2:04 pm

The EGSC-Statesboro Campus will delay opening until 10 a.m. tomorrow, January 4, due to winter weather. The other campuses will open and operate as usual.
If you feel it is not safe to travel to your office location, please contact your supervisor.
Please check the East Georgia State College website for ongoing updates.

2017 ends with a bang, crash and boom

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:50 am














   The New Year’s holiday weekend in Emanuel County accounted for four serious motor vehicle wrecks on roadways.

   Starting at 4:43 p.m. on Friday, Dec.29, Swainsboro Fire and Police Departments, Emanuel County EMS, and deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a crash on North Main Street at Ponderosa Drive for … Read More

COTW: Briggston Buxton

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:44 am

   This week’s Cook of the Week is Hollis “Briggston” McAlister Buxton. He is the 5-year-old son of Caitlin and Cole Fluet and Mikey and Brittany Buxton. He will soon be celebrating his birthday on January 17. Briggston is in Mrs. Lisa and Mrs. Sherry’s kindergarten class at Swainsboro Primary School. He loves his teachers very much. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, especially fishing, and playing with his … Read More

Jail List 1-3-18

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:42 am

   Darrius Juane Merrion, 36, 202 Brantley St.; entered 12/23/2017; Headlight requirements, DUI/alcohol, No insurance, Failure to maintain lane; released 12/23/2017; GSP

   Carlton Lee Daniels, 48, 248 Oak Grove Church Rd.; entered 12/23/2017; Public drunk, Disorderly conduct; released 12/25/2017; SPD

   Shakirah Jonell Davis, 23, 149 Oscar Lane, Brunswick; entered 12/23/2017; Driving license suspended/revoked, Speeding 15-29 MPH over; released 12/23/2017; ECSO

   Cynthia Denise Mobley, 47, 202 South Racetrack Street; entered 12/23/2017; Driving … Read More

ECSO Report 1-3-18

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:40 am

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   December 22

   Victim reported the theft of a motorcycle.

   Complainant filed a report in reference to criminal trespassing.

   December 23

   Victim struck a deer while traveling Highway 297.

   Deputy conducted a traffic stop, which led to the offender’s arrest due to being unlicensed.

   Deputy assisted another agency with a traffic infraction.

   December 24

   Deputies responded to a domestic dispute.

   December 25… Read More

SPD Report 1-3-18

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:35 am

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   December 18

   Complainant reported theft by deception.

   December 21

   Officer conducted a traffic stop in reference to an uninsured vehicle.

   Victim reported terroristic threats.

   Complainant reported his phone as stolen.

   Victim reported damage to property business.

   Victim reported an overdrive transmission, four factory rims, and four Avenger GT tires being stolen off of a vehicle that was being repaired.

   December 22

   Officer … Read More

Willie “Ray” McArthur, 74

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:27 am

   Graveside services for Willie “Ray” McArthur, 74, resident of Wadley, were held Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Wadley Cemetery with Reverend David Boggs officiating. He died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at his residence.

   Mr. Willie “Ray” McArthur was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Ernest and Lou Ella Douglas McArthur. He lived in Wadley most of his life, and he was a salesman for … Read More

Clyde Burton Hinton, 85

Posted by | January 3, 2018 11:26 am

   Funeral services for Clyde Burton Hinton, 85, of Ellijay were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, inside the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Min. Butch Jones, Min. Luke Hall, Min. Hinton Horn, Mr. Tucker Hall, Mr. Spencer Hall, Mr. Carl Hall and Mr. Micheal Horn officiating. Congregational singing was led by Hinton Horn. Interment followed in the Ellijay Church of Christ Cemetery. He passed Saturday, Dec. 23, … Read More

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