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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

On Wednesday, July 22, one of three active Georgia DOT maintenance contracts for vital pavement preservation began in Emanuel County on US 80/State Route (SR) 26. As part of the project, contract … more
According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, July 28, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel County has jumped to 84. There have been 406 total … more
The Board of Education convened Tuesday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Swainsboro Middle School for its regularly scheduled meeting. Chairman Mason Henry called the meeting to … more
Franklin Memorial Library is excited to announce that they are now open to the public by appointment. In addition to curbside pickup, patrons may now call the library to schedule an appointment for … more
In response to the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the community, the City of Swainsboro is requesting that masks or face coverings be worn by all persons entering any municipal building until … more

The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution (GASSAR) held its monthly meeting Thursday, July 9, at New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. with President Wilder … more
According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, July 14, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel has decreased to 46. There have been 231 … more
The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution (GASSAR) recently held its first meeting since the pandemic began some four months ago. On Thursday, July 9, … more
Shortly after midnight on July 11, Emanuel County EMS, sheriff’s deputies, Swainsboro firefighters, and police officers were dispatched to Glenwood Road and Lindsey … more
A 29-year-old driver of a 2013 Nissan Altima SV was injured and transported to Emanuel Medical Center by Emanuel County EMS. At 5:10 p.m., Swainsboro firefighters and … more

Durden Banking Company’s mini bank program is part of the bank’s efforts in community outreach and financial literacy. The program started in 1987 and has been a highlight each year … more
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