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

One hospitalized after house fire

The 70-year-old resident of a home was transported to Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia by EMS after escaping her burning house. Shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 5, Emanuel County …

Social
Stormie Kimbrough Dunaway celebrated her third birthday on June 27 with an Elsa, Ahna, and Minnie Mouse-themed party. The birthday girl woke up to find balloons in the home’s den entryway. For …
Proud parents Billy and Mandi Brinson of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ryker Charles Brinson. Born May 14, 2020 at 8:03 a.m. at Doctors Hospital of Augusta, he weighed …
The Seedling Garden Club proudly announces that the home of Mary Pate and M.L. Gay represents Emanuel County as July 2020’s Yard of the Month. Mary Pate and M.L. live at 134 Patrick Street in …
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 …
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
Due to COVID-19, David Emanuel Academy, along with other area schools, was unable to hold its annual Honors Day program. The following is a list of honors the named students would have received …
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, …
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 …

Winters, Jackson, Osborn, and Reese sentenced

During Emanuel County Superior Court’s January 2020 term… Donna Winters negotiated a plea of guilty on one count possession of meth and one count possession of drug-related objects. …

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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