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Tornado Watch

Posted on March 31, 2020 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Emergency personnel continue search for missing boater

Posted on March 27, 2020 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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by WHITLEY CLIFTON

At approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, March 26, officials with Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Burke County EMA, Midville Police Department, Twin City Fire/Rescue, Emanuel County EMS, Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division responded to a boating accident on the Ogeechee River near the boat landing on Highway 56 South in Burke County near the Emanuel County line.

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BOLO: Stolen 2010 Ford Van, white in color

Posted on March 19, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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source: SWAINSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT

STOLEN: 2010 FORD VAN, WHITE

This picture notes the exact markings on the missing van listed above. Note this is the picture of the second van which is a Chevrolet and should not be confused with the Ford that has been reported stolen. If seen contact Swainsboro Police Department or 911 immediately.


Public safety leaders discuss COVID-19

Posted on March 13, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Emanuel County’s public safety leaders met today to discuss COVID-19 and the many scenarios that we may be faced with in the near future. A temporary protocol has also been put in place regarding the screening and acceptance of inmates brought to the county jail.


Emanuel County Schools releases plan of action for coronavirus

Posted on March 13, 2020 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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The following is a press release supplied to The Blade/Emanuel County Live from Superintendent Dr. Kevin Judy on behalf of Emanuel County Schools:

“Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Emanuel County School District wants to inform all of our stakeholders about the status of how our school system is handling the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Emanuel County Board of Education met in a special called meeting this morning to discuss the … Read More


Legals

Posted on February 19, 2020 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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The following is the legal page for February 19, 2020:


Current road closures

Posted on February 19, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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The following is a list of all roads currently closed (as of Wednesday, February 19, at 2 p.m.) due to heavy rains:

• Mt. Olivet Church Road closed from Highway 23 to Logue Road

• Logue Road closed

• Wendell Hooks Road closed from Highway 297 to Grande Creek

• Terwilliger Moore Road closed from Grande Creek to Powell Drive

• Begonia closed from Highway 121 to Sweet Gum

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Somerville, Bostic arrested in March 2019 homicide

Posted on December 5, 2019 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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On March 27 at approximately midnight, Swainsboro Police Department responded to 540 Gumlog Road to a business known as Gilley’s in reference to a gunshot victim.

Upon arrival responding officers observed a black male, later identified as Jamichael Jarrod Walker, lying outside the business. Further investigation revealed injuries on the body consistent with multiple gunshot wounds. Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the ensuing months, investigators with Swainsboro … Read More


Bust at Latitude 105

Posted on October 12, 2019 7:07 am by Melva Kirkland

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This morning at approximately 4 a.m., the Swainsboro Police Department, along with Sheriff’s deputies and Twin City PD raided Latitude 105. Approximately a dozen arrests were made. According to Chief Randy Ellison, this has been an ongoing investigation for several months. “We have had over 50 calls since the beginning of the year on this place and we are making every effort to clean it up,” said Chief Ellison. A … Read More


‘All hands on deck’ for GBI as search continues for answers in Riner death

Posted on September 27, 2019 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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by HALEI LAMB

Josh Alford, assistant special agent in charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Eastman field office, is calling the search for answers in Priscilla Riner’s death an all hands on deck effort.

The victim, who was a defendant in a murder case of high notoriety, was found deceased in Union Primitive Baptist Cemetery midday on Tuesday, September 24. (Note the location correction in this article as opposed … Read More


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