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Janah and Justin Hart of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Hallie Wren Hart. She made her entrance at East Georgia Women’s Facility in Statesboro, on May 20, 2022, at … more
by JAKYN TYSON On May 28-29, 2022, eight Emanuel County 4-H’ers participated in the State Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays contest at Forest City Gun Club in Savannah, GA. Trap, Skeet & Sporting … more
Ada Grove Pentecostal Temple will celebrate their 25th Pastor’s anniversary on Saturday, July 9, at 12 p.m. Guest preacher will be Apostle Linda S. Travett. Everyone is invited to attend and … more
In late spring, the Xi Delta Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its annual Founder’s Day celebration at the Sudie A. Fulford Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. This is the … more

Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to East Georgia State College the week of July 11. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® … more
Twenty-five of the remaining forty of the ECI Class of 1972 met for a class reunion on Saturday night, June 18 at the Twin City Lions Club. It was the first time many of the classmates had seen each … more
East Georgia State College recently recognized students for their academic excellence for the 2022 Spring semester. The Dean’s Honor and Dean’s Merit Lists recipients recently received … more
East Georgia State College (EGSC) held its Spring Commencement Ceremony Friday, May 13, 2022, at 6 p.m. The ceremony was held in the gymnasium on the EGSC Swainsboro campus. Family and friends of the … more
Each year on July 4th, the United States celebrates Independence Day. On this day, Americans gather to mark the signing of the document that declared this country to be free of foreign rule. It is a … more

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting on Tuesday evening, June 21, 2022, at Rustic Grille at 7 p.m. With President-Elect Tammy Allen presiding, there were 20 in attendance including … more
New Beginnings in Christ Recovery Home is picking up the pieces this week after a fire destroyed their beloved wood shop on Saturday night. The ministry, which is in Garfield, shared heartbreaking … more
Following the murder of 72-year-old Stillmore resident Larry Hadden on November 18, 2021, Dakota Shaman Sutton appeared in Emanuel County Superior Court and faced charges consisting of aggravated … more
Talik Reaun Williams appeared before the Honorable Judge Robert S. Reeves in Emanuel County Superior Court on Wednesday, June 22, for a court hearing regarding a tentative court date discussed for … more
Earlier this month, Jeno’s Baking Company of Swainsboro announced that the North Main Street business will soon be transferring ownership to Janna and Brett Tucker, owners of All the Fixin’s in … more

Runoffs for Georgia’s primary election took place Tuesday, June 21. At a local level, Timothy Oliver defeated incumbent James Ray Canady for Emanuel County Commissioner District 5. Of the 363 total … more
Don’t forget to be in Downtown Swainsboro this Sunday, July 3, to attend the Swainsboro Jaycee’s first annual Freedom Fest: Red, Wet, and Blue Parade set to begin at 6 :30 p.m. Bring your … more
press release submitted by: STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT photo credit: BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Online solicitation of children for sexual purposes via the internet is a concern for … more
Shades of Beauty Salon held a grand opening event that welcomed locals to come meet and greet salon staff and tour Swainsboro’s newest salon while enjoying refreshments this past Saturday, June 25. … more
The following occurred during the Emanuel County Superior Court April 2022 term: James Edward Betten Jr., a repeat offender as imposed, negotiated a plea of guilty (alford) on two counts … more

The April 2022 term of the Emanuel County Grand Jury reconvened Friday, June 24. With the Honorable Judge Robert S. Reeves presiding, he swore in Marisue Avery to serve as bailiff. The District … more
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