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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Sikes sentenced in superior court

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

During the October 2019 term of Emanuel County Superior Court, Dustin Allen Sikes negotiated a plea of guilty (Alford) on one count theft by taking, one count aggravated assault, and one count kidnapping (reduced to false imprisonment). He was sentenced to 30 years with the first 12 years to be served in confinement.

Sikes also negotiated a plea of guilty (Alford) on one count escape and one count theft by Read More


SPD Report 12-31-19

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

December 19

Officer made an arrest in reference to a probation violation.

Officer made an arrest in reference to a state probation warrant.

December 20

Officer responded to an address on Oaklawn Drive in reference to a dispute.

Complainant reported a damaged vehicle.

Officer responded to a South Main Street address in reference to a hit and run.

Emanuel County 911 dispatched Read More


Open house and Parent Night to be held at SHS

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

Swainsboro High School will hold ninth grade open house and Parent Night on January 7 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. Parents are asked to attend with their children to pick up report cards and review transcripts. Students who attend can earn a pass for dress-down day.


Oak Park wreck leads to arrest

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

For the second time within one week, emergency units were dispatched to Griffin Ferry Road by Whippoorwill Road for a single-vehicle wreck.

Just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 28, Stillmore police, Emanuel County EMS, sheriff’s deputies, and firefighters from Oak Park responded.

On arrival, a Ford Fusion was found partly submerged in the wooded ditch, and no driver on site. The driver was located Read More


Tree stand collapse injures one

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

An elderly male was injured Sunday, December 29, when the tree stand he was on collapsed.

Shortly after 7 p.m., Emanuel County EMS and firefighters from Rescue 1 in Swainsboro were dispatched to 65 South Bell Road. The victim was located in the woods to the rear of the residence.

The “stokes basket” from Rescue 1 was used to remove the back boarded victim to Read More


Legals 12-31-19

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA

In Re: Vonnie Harris Fletcher Hall,

Petitioner                                            CIVIL ACTION NO.

NOTICE OF NAME CHANGE

PLEASE RAKE NOTICE  that on or about the 21st day of November, 2019, VONNIE HARRIS FLETCHER HALL filed a Petition in the Superior Court of Emanuel County, Georgia, seeking to change her name from VONNIE HARRIS FLETCHER HALL to VERONICA HARRIS FLETCHER HALL. Any interested Read More


Kiwanians assist Santa with distribution at Swainsboro Pre-K

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

On Tuesday, December 17, at 5 p.m., members of the Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro arrived at the Swainsboro Pre-K building with 33 bicycles and helped Santa Claus pass them out to 33 children. This project is an annual event that helps the club to “serve the children of the world.”


Money management tips: Teaching good financial practices to children

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

Sarah Beth Kersey is a junior at Emanuel County Institute and a senior 4-H’er. She is competing in the Workforce Preparation and Career Development category of the Project Achievement competition. This is the second installment of editorials she has written for the project.

Saving money is one of the most important aspects of building wealth and having a secure financial foundation, but many of us learned the importance of saving Read More


John Bryant Blount Jr., 70

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

Mr. John Bryant Blount Jr., 70 of Swainsboro, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Blount was born March 8, 1949 in Waycross to the late John Bryant Blount Sr. and Yvonne King Blount. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, LaVerne Harrell Blount; and his grandson, T.J. Williams. Mr. Blount was a professional painter. He loved to go fishing, Read More


Jail List 12-31-19

Posted on December 31, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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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