Obituaries
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 …
Johnny Shanon Averett, 43
Graveside services for Johnny Shanon Averett, 43, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist …
Cora Mae “Cricket” Lamb Coursey, 80
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Cora Mae “Cricket” Lamb Coursey, 80 of Louisville, on Saturday, June …
Geneva Heath Harden, 68
Graveside services for Geneva Heath Harden, 68, were held Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery with Pastor …
Hilda Elvira Cross, 70
Graveside services for Hilda Elvira Cross, 70, were held Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Willow Springs Cemetery with Rev. …
News

Homeowner escapes from early morning house fire

Just before 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, the resident at 849 Friendship Church Road called 911 to report her home was on fire and that she had evacuated the house. At 2:52 a.m., Emanuel County …

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
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. …
Originally published in Where Are They Now? 2020 If there’s someone who epitomizes the phrase “living your best life,” it’s Armani Moore. He is among the slew of gifted athletes who hail from Emanuel County, but he’s one of …
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 7-1-20

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 …

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 …

SPD 7-1-20

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported… June 19 Officer was dispatched to an East Pine Street address in reference to a report involving theft by …
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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