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The October 20 Emanuel Retired Educators Association (EREA) meeting held at the Franklin Memorial Library hosted state legislators Senator Billy Hickman, Representative Butch Parrish and Senator Max … more
ESPLOST Yes - 1,755 No - 407 Stillmore City Council Kymberly A. Bowman (I) - 44 Colleen Slater Duckworth - 31 Susan Mincey (I) - 49 Patti Purcell - 16 Swainsboro Mayor Greg … more
Each week, we will be interviewing candidates for the upcoming election in November. This week’s feature includes candidates running for the office of Swainsboro mayor, Shayna Boston and Charles … more
Mayor Charles Schwabe is, today, formally announcing his plan to run for re-election to the office of Mayor of Swainsboro.  The City election will be held Nov. 2, 2021 and will decide … more

Adrian Mayor Wynola Smith and city council members convened for their monthly meeting Monday, July 12, at the Adrian Annex. Mayor Smith called the meeting to order at 6 p.m. The meeting was as … more
This community has seen two deaths caused by totally senseless violence in less than two weeks. In light of that, I have asked Chief Ellison and his Department to increase the level of patrolling, … more
Last week, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his appointments of five Senate Study Committees. Sen. Billy Hickman (R – Statesboro) was appointed to serve on the Senate Study Committee on … more
Recently, The Blade had an opportunity to sit down with Mayor Charles Schwabe and discuss some of the current issues the City of Swainsboro is dealing with and what's to come in the future:Blade: … more
Members of Swainsboro City Council and Mayor Charles Schwabe convened for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at Swainsboro City Hall. Mayor … more

The April 2021 term of the Emanuel County Grand Jury reconvened Tuesday, April 20, 2021, and considered 14 bills of indictment presented by the District Attorney’s Office. The grand jurors … more
DiTanya Zamudio-Serrano has announced she will be running for the seat of Swainsboro City Council District #4. “I decided to run for office in June 2020 when, right after purchasing our home, I … more
The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners convened Monday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at the John C. Coleman Hotel for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Calling the meeting to order, Chairman Jim … more
The following occurred during the Emanuel County Superior Court January 2021 term:Calvin Mario Monroe negotiated a plea of guilty on one count possession of schedule I controlled substance, one count … more
Rep. Greg Morris, a Vidalia, Ga. native who is currently representing the
156th district in the Georgia House of Representatives, was elected as the new State Transportation Board member … more

We returned to Capitol Hill on Monday, March 29 for the final two days of the 2021 legislative session. The last day of session, Legislative Day 40, is commonly referred to as “Sine Die,” … more
Dear Friend,We are close to wrapping up the 2021 Legislative Session. March 31st will mark Sine Die - the final day of the session. Once the General Assembly adjourns Sine Die, the governor has 40 … more
by REPRESENTATIVE BUTCH PARRISH, STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 158 On Monday, March 22, 2021, we kicked off the 11th and last full week of the 2021 legislative session. With only a few days remaining … more
It may be hard to believe, but the 2021 Legislative Session is almost over. We have just 5 days left.Since the start of session in January, I’ve worked on dozens of bills such as “The Tax … more
We resumed our legislative business on Monday, March 15, 2021. During the 10th week of the 2021 legislative session, more Senate bills made their way out of their assigned House committees and … more

Over the past six weeks, there has been a good deal of discussion concerning the millage rate and the budget of the City of Swainsboro. In the interest of fairness, I think it would now be helpful to … more
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