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Don’t forget—the runoff election takes place next Tuesday, August 11! Up for grabs in this race are the democratic ticket for the local sheriff’s race, the District 4 seat for state … more
Boneyard BBQ has been opened in Reidsville for less than two years, yet it has quickly become a favorite spot in Tattnall County! Patrons picked the restaurant for Best BBQ in Tattnall as well as … more
The Swainsboro Rotary Club resumed its meetings Monday, August 3, 2020 at The Rustic Grill. President Guy Singletary called the meeting to order, then Ken Warnock gave the invocation and led the … more
On Thursday, July 30, 9-year-old Colbie Radford set up a stand in downtown Swainsboro in front of RoofUS on West Main Street. Her purpose? Selling lemonade and bracelets to raise funds for horseback … more

On Friday, July 31, Ava Mincey of Statesboro set up a lemonade stand in front of Twin City Drug Co. Boutique and Gifts to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease while promoting her personal … more
Just 75 years ago in 1945, a series of momentous events were bringing to a close the worst cataclysm in human history—World War II. The war officially began on September 1, 1939, when Germany … more
During today’s unforeseen times, Emanuel Medical Center feels it is extremely important for the community to become more educated about the many local medical care providers here in Emanuel … more
If you stay up to date with local, state, and national news, you’ve likely heard that random mailboxes are receiving unsolicited packages of unknown and unordered seeds from China. These … more
Franklin Memorial Library's Toddler Time with Shari Watt has resumed on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. through Facebook. This month's theme showcases some of the helpful critters in the … more

This week’s coronavirus count is down considerably from last week and dramatically from earlier this week. According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, … more
Swainsboro City Council and Mayor Charles Schwabe convened Monday, August 3, at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of Swainsboro Police Department for the purpose of hosting their regularly scheduled monthly … more
R&F Marketing will host a job fair Monday, August 3, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Additional opportunity to attend the job fair will be held the following day, … more
As of 4:45 p.m. today, there have been 549 total votes cast for the August 11 runoff. Of those 549, 125 are early voters and 424 are absentee ballots. In early voting, there have been 32 … more
Have you filled out the census yet? For many people who received a census form in the mail, it was a quick and easy process to fill out and return. However, some individuals might not have … more

At 1:47 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, county firefighters from Nunez and Swainsboro were dispatched to 8796 Highway 297 for a fire in the piping of a sawdust and wood chip collection system. Before … more
The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, July 21, at New China Restaurant at 7 p.m. with President Petite Garrett presiding. Twenty-two members and five guests—Georgia … more
Canines occupying the Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter were tail-wagging happy when visited by Camp Chameleon attendees Wednesday, July 22. Although not all campers were able to attend the special … more
The last few months, National Beta members from Twin City Elementary have been working diligently to submit entries for the National Beta Virtual Convention. In late July, they were able to celebrate … more
Emanuel Medical Center has joined #MaskUpGA, a campaign to encourage all Georgians to make the choice to wear face coverings when in public settings and to social distance when possible to slow or … more

The City of Swainsboro has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program.  Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies a … more
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