Obituaries
Josephine Peebles Boatright, 84
Josephine Peebles Boatright passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 surrounded by family at her home of 64 years. She was lovingly known as …
Julia Bell Rountree, 84
A graveside service for Julia Bell Rountree, 84 of Adrian, was held Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery. The …
Anthony “Andy” Walden Worthington, 81
Mr. Anthony Walden "Andy" Worthington, 81, resident of Swainsboro, died Sunday morning, July 5, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. …
George Frank Kirkland Sr., 75
A graveside service for George Frank Kirkland Sr., 75 of Summertown, was held Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at Summertown …
Ronald Thomas Gay, 67
Funeral services for Ronald Thomas Gay, 67, were held Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Jesup with Dr. Mike …
News

Woman rescued from car in pond

A female driver was rescued by bystanders after her vehicle propelled into a Maple Street pond in Twin City. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on the evening of Friday, July 3. Emergency …

Social
Allen and Peggy McDaniel of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Harlie Nicole McDaniel, to Mr. Boulder Ryan Brown, son of Del and Joy Brown of Kite. The …
Leila Katherine “Leila Kate” and Amelia-Rae Jean “Millie-Rae” Slater were born July 1, 2019 to Regan Slater and Kari-Lin Smith Swygert. They were welcomed home by close …
Mr. and Mrs. Carter L. Meadows III of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their son,  Jack Ray Meadows. He was born June 14 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia. He weighed …
Miss Heather Freeman and Mr. Kevin Scott announce their wedding plans.
Features
Upcoming senior twins Fred and Ced Seabrough talk about their athleticism and what's next for them.
by HALEI LAMB Originally published in Where Are They Now? 2020 At just 24-years-old, Brittany Sherrod has more sky miles than most. The former pageant queen has been to six different countries in less than a year, most recently visiting Madrid and …
Originally published in Where Are They Now? 2020 As old as he is, he still misses his dad. Coach Bobby Andrews was a great man, a Swainsboro High School legend, and, above all else, a father beyond comparison. His legacy is certainly …
Originally published in Where Are They Now? 2020 Lots of little boys across America play one season of little league and hope to make America’s favorite pastime their career. For a small percentage of those little boys, it happens. …
Education
East Georgia State College political science professor, Dr. H. Lee Cheek, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Georgia Political Science Association for the third time in the last …
Southeastern Technical College (STC) has been ranked #1 in Georgia’s practical nursing colleges by
The Emanuel County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting at the Central Office Tuesday, June 9 at 5:30 p.m. with the following board members present: John Allen Bailey, Del Brown, …
Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon Company, recently announced its new round of AWS Educate Ambassadors including Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) own Dr. Dwight Watt, Computer Information Systems Technology instructor, who …
Crime

Jail List 7-8-20

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 …

SPD 7-8-20

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported… June 28 Victim reported theft by taking of a gray in color 2012 Buick Regal. June 29 Officer made a traffic stop in …

Operation Sunrise shuts down cockfighting operation

More than 200 individuals could face federal felony or misdemeanor charges for operating or participating in animal fighting ventures. Two major federal prosecutions in the Southern District of …
Sports

Youmans, Drake win Stat Cat Scholarship

The Danny “Stat Cat” Henry Athletic Scholarship for 2020 was awarded to Kade Youmans and Josie Drake last week. The two were photographed with Henry on Tiger Field on June 19 as the …

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