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Pineland Telephone Cooperative encourages local youth 12-years-old and younger to get creative and participate in building a Pineland Pumpkin Patch. Using crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc., … more
by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO At 1:41 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, Emanuel County EMS, firefighters and sheriff’s deputies were sent to Highway 56 South for a crash. Two medic units, Rescue 1 … more
Explore Georgia, Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) tourism division, announced today that it has awarded more than $75,000 in tourism product development grants to 13 new and … more
by WHITLEY CLIFTON Members of the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners convened Monday, October 19, at 6 p.m. at the John C. Coleman Hotel for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Calling … more

The Summertown Food Pantry will disburse goods tomorrow, October 22, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Summertown Baptist Church. Individuals planning to be in attendance are encouraged to bring containers for … more
The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, under the leadership of President Dess Smith, continues to offer help in our community throughout this unprecedented time. When an opening was available at Presbyterian … more
Happy Fall, Y'all! Members of the Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro's Decorating Committee, Darlene Canady, Daisy Reeves, and Willie Butler added a festive touch to Patriots Park. There … more
As of Thursday, October 1, Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department turned the water that flows from the fountain of Patriots Park pink to commemorate October as Breast Cancer … more
by Bill Cahill, SFD PIO As part of Fire Prevention Week, local firefighters presented instruction on fire safety to students at David Emanuel Academy (DEA) in Stillmore. Chief Mike Strobridge, … more

East Georgia State College held a ribbon cutting for the Jean Anderson Morgan Student Activities Center Expansion Project on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Local and state leaders were in attendance, as … more
by Bill Cahill, SFD PIO Shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, a Swainsboro police officer discovered a structure fire at 516 Jones Avenue. Responding Swainsboro firefighters were alerted … more
According to Swainsboro Primary School Principal Maribeth Clark, the following students have made honorary status during the first nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year: Star honor roll First … more
by WHITLEY CLIFTON photo credit BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO The social hall of First Baptist Church Swainsboro served as the host spot for Emanuel County’s first annual Faith and Blue program … more
According to Twin City Elementary (TCE) School Principal Robbie Warnock, the following students have made honorary status during the first nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year: Perfect … more

Southeastern Technical College (STC) has introduced a new element to enhance the training of the students enrolled in STC’s Emergency Services Education programs. With the help of a grant, STC … more
The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club recently inducted Jeffrey Brewer as a new member beginning with the 2019-2020 Kiwanis year.  Mr. Brewer was sponsored by current president, Dess Smith, and was … more
by WHITLEY CLIFTON The Emanuel County Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter constantly tends to the local needs of dogs seeking homes within the county day in and day out, continuously throughout each … more
The Center of Hope, Inc. Food Pantry will host a food distribution day on Thursday, October 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will take place at the address of 220 South Racetrack Street in … more
by WHITLEY CLIFTON According to the county commissioners’ noon update before press time Tuesday, October 13, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel has decreased to 43. There have … more

During the half-time performance of David Emanuel Academy’s homecoming game held Friday, October 2, seniors Arrington and Elizabeth Dye were announced homecoming king and queen. Arrington is … more
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