EGSC Women’s Basketball will host first round of GCAA Tournament

Posted by | February 20, 2020 10:30 am

The East Georgia State College Women’s Basketball Team defeated Central Georgia Tech Wednesday night in a very exciting game. The Bobcats won by a score of 68 to 66.

With the victory the team will host the first round of the GCAA Tournament on Tuesday, February 25 at EGSC.  This is only the second time in the 10-year history of the women’s basketball program that the women’s team has hosted … Read More

Swainsboro native, Ben Troupe, to speak at EGSC

Posted by | February 20, 2020 8:41 am

Ben Troupe, a Swainsboro native and former NFL player, will be starting his Uncommon Tour at East Georgia State College on Thursday, February 27. The speech will be held in the Luck F. Gambrell Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Troupe wanted to start his tour in Swainsboro because it’s his hometown.

An Uncommon perspective starts with a story all its own. For Ben Troupe, that vision is one worth sharing. … Read More

TCPD arrests two indicted by Southern District of Georgia

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:20 pm


Recently, officers with Twin City Police Department apprehended two offenders with active arrest warrants issued by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The two individuals arrested were Jeffrey Wade Aldrich and Ashley Lanier Powell.

In May 2019, the Statesboro division of the United States District Court Southern District of Georgia grand jury indicted Aldrich on one count possession of an illegal firearm, Read More

TCPD Report 2-19-20

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:19 pm

Officers with the Twin City Police Department (TCPD) reported…

February 8

Officer responded to an address on Highway 80 East in reference to theft by taken.

February 9

Complainant reported an offender entered her vehicle with intent to commit theft.

Complainant reported a stolen bike.

February 10

Officer responded to an address on Mathis Avenue in reference to disorderly conduct.

Officer responded to the area of South Railroad Avenue in Read More

Nobles is Miss TCE 2020

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:18 pm

Twin City Elementary held its yearly school pageant on February 8. Brooke McBroom, the current Miss Burn titleholder, emceed the event and by the end of the night, winners in five different categories as well as the members of those respective courts were named.

A’jlah Nobles was crowned Miss TCE. Charley Caroline Mitchell was first runner-up, Lizzie Bowman was second runner-up, Aniston O’Dell was third runner-up, and Mary-Ella Dell Walden Read More

SPD Report 2-19-20

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:17 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department reported…

February 3

Complainant reported a financial transaction card fraud offense.

February 6

Officer made a traffic stop in reference to an uninsured vehicle being operated on the roadway.

Officer responded to an address on Longview Road Extension in reference to a dispute.

Officer attempted to make a traffic stop which led to the driver fleeing. It was further reported that the driver fled Read More

Local track and field meet to be held second weekend in March

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:16 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department will hold its countywide track and field meet Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at Swainsboro High School’s Tiger Field. (Participants should report at 9:30, and the meet will begin promptly at 10.)

Boys and girls ages 7 to 14 may compete in three events (two running and one field event or one running and two field events.) Participants must be 7 as of December 31, Read More

SAR members commemorate Battle of Cowpens with wreath presentations

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:14 pm

Four members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek and Fall Line chapters of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution recently traveled to the Cowpens National Battlefield just north of Spartanburg, South Carolina to honor the patriots who fought and died for America’s freedoms today.

The 239th anniversary of this battle was celebrated on January 18, 2020. Those in attendance were Steve Burke, Lee Smith, Dess Smith III, and Read More

City emergency units have a busy Saturday night

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:14 pm


Saturday, February 15, kept Swainsboro fire and police answering four motor vehicle crashes in a six-hour span.

At 4:41 p.m., Swainsboro Squad 1, police, and Emanuel County EMS were sent to the area of 207 Industrial Way for a multi-vehicle crash. Units arrived to find that a Ford F-150 pick-up had struck a Ford Mustang and collided with a landscape trailer. An occupant of the Read More

EMC Nursing Home crowns queen

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:12 pm

Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home recently hosted its Valentine’s Sweetheart Pageant for 2020. Joan Funderburk was crowned ultimate grand supreme.

The nursing home would like to recognize all the residents, family members, and staff who participated and helped make the event a success. PruittHealth Hospice and Emanuel Medical Center were the judges.

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