Martin elected to state 4-H board of directors

Posted by | July 26, 2018 1:49 pm

by JAKYN TYSON, EMANUEL COUNTY EXTENSION COORDINATOR AND 4-H AGENT

   Andy Martin has the distinct honor of being elected by his peers to the role of state vice president on the Georgia 4-H Board of Directors. He campaigned at the Georgia 4-H State Council meeting at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on June 22-24. Nine candidates are elected, one as president, one as vice-president, four as district representatives, and three as Read More


Perkins out on bond

Posted by | July 26, 2018 1:48 pm

Nick Perkins was arrested on Friday, July 20, 2018 for insurance fraud. The charges stemmed from an investigation into the deadly shooting of Dustin “Block” Chase Wilson on June 26 involving Priscilla Riner.

Perkins was freed on bond Wednesday, July 25. According to Kendall Gross, Perkins’ attorney, “Mr. Perkins is not charged with murder, and we are very pleased to get him released on bond.”

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Wanda Sue Henry, 67

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:57 pm

   Graveside services for Wanda Sue Henry, 67, of Twin City were held Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum at 2 p.m. with Elder Mike Gray officiating. She passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Emory University Hospital following an extended illness.

   Ms. Wanda Sue Henry was born March 10, 1951, in Metter to the late Walter Hendrix and Wilma Hutto. She lived in Twin City the past Read More


Come have fun in the sun in Twin City!

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:55 pm

   Main Street Twin City/HTCGA Inc. will host Splash/Water Day on Saturday, July 28, for students before they return to school. Students will have the opportunity to participate in different water activities and lawn games. 

   Along with all the fun, there will also be grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, pickles, cake, and drinks available for purchase. School supplies will be available for distribution to students in need of items. Students must Read More


Tanya Worthen Wynn, 44

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:52 pm

   Funeral services for Tanya “Mooshie” Worthen Wynn, 44, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Auditorium with Bishop Willie Freeman officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Tanya Worthen Wynn was born in Emanuel County on November 8, 1973, to William James and Joann Read More


SPD arrests one for DUI

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:44 pm

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Swainsboro Police Department for Emanuel County this week:   

   Rufus Davis, 56, of Swainsboro was arrested July 19 at 10:40 p.m.


SPD Report 7-25

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:43 pm

   Officers with Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   July 13

   Complainant reported theft of lost or mislaid property.

   July 14

   Officer was dispatched to North Coleman Street in reference to harassing communications.

   Officer responded to 152 South Anderson Street in reference to theft by taking $1,500 or less.

   Officer responded to 335 East Pine Street, Apt. 7, in reference to a theft by taking of $1,500.01 or more.

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SES announces date of annual Title I meeting

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:42 pm

   Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) will host its Title I Parent Involvement Plan and Parent Compact Revision meeting at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, in the school cafeteria.

   Following at 6 p.m., SES will host its annual Title I parent meeting at 6 p.m., where the school’s Title I program and its benefits for students, parents, and school will be presented.  

   All Swainsboro Elementary School parents and community members are Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:38 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District
   GEORGIA SELLS BONDS, EXPLOITS AAA RATING
  
The FY 2019 Budget contained $1.18 billion in projects to be paid for in bonds. On June 20, the State of Georgia sold $1.32 billion in bonds on the open market. Due to its AAA rating, Georgia borrowed those funds at the very low end of the market. Under the leadership of Governor Deal, the Senate and the
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Ray “Sonny” Morris Scott Jr.

Posted by | July 25, 2018 4:36 pm

   Funeral services for Ray “Sonny” Morris Scott Jr. were held on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon with Reverends Scott Dickison and Romelle Jones officiating. Interment followed at 3:30 p.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away on Monday, July 16.

   Mr. Ray “Sonny” Morris Scott Jr. was married to Lynn Scott for 53 years and grew up in Swainsboro. He Read More


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