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All the Fixin’s was recently awarded Twin City’s first ever “Thriving Twin City” facade grant. All the Fixin’s has two cafe locations in Twin City and Swainsboro and serves coffee, … more
The first cup of coffee I ever enjoyed was in the most unlikely of places. I guess in today’s sense of child rearing it would be considered unlikely or just plain careless (if you were to ask some … more
Nathaniel and Lashawna David were sentenced Wednesday, June 26, for the murder of Connie Mercer-Webb. Both pled guilty to the following charges: Nathaniel - malice murder, possession of firearm … more
The July session of Swainsboro City Council took place July 1, 2024, at the Swainsboro Fire Department Headquarters at 6 p.m. Present were Mayor Bennett, Councilmembers Collins, Davis, Quarterman, … more

The following occurred during the Emanuel County Superior Court April 2024 term: James Bush, repeat offender, negotiated a guilty plea on one count possession of meth w/intent. He was fined $500 … more
On Friday, June 28, 2024, Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on the res-idence of Rodney Wilson. The following day, Saturday, June 29, Emanuel County Sheriff’s Of-fice, … more
After a busy six months of electioneering, local voting will now take a bit of a break following the runoff for the District 3 county commissioner slot. Political newcomer John “Johnny” Moore … more
Governor Brian P. Kemp recently announced that Emanuel Medical Center is among 13 Georgia rural hospitals to receive grant awards totaling $6 million as part of the Dual Track Rural Hospital Support … more
Wade Johnson, president and CEO of Durden Banking Company, Twin City, has been elected by his peers in central Georgia to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the Georgia Bankers … more

The police department scavenger hunt began June 3, at 4:30 p.m. In addition to last week’s winners that ran in our June 19 edition, Stockton Hancock found rock #11 at Leanna's, Rachelle Stoltzfush … more
On Thursday of last week, a new show premiered at the Karrh Theater in downtown Swainsboro. The star of the show was the theater itself and the amazing changes that have taken place in the … more
The police department scavenger hunt began June 3, at 4:30 p.m. So far, Kyson Hostilo found rock #3 at the statue at the National Guard, JJ Hall found rock #4 at the water fountain in town, Grayson … more
Nine years ago, Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. joined other rural telecommunications companies across the nation by sponsoring highly recommended students from the Pineland service area to … more
Blakely Johnson, representing The Southern Dance Connection and David Emanuel Academy, won Junior Beta National Champion for her solo dance routine at the National Beta Convention this past weekend. … more

The 2024 Emanuel County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. Modified Trap team wrapped up their season during the State 4-H Modified Trap Match on Saturday, May 11. Emanuel County 4-H’ers participated in three … more
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Moore of Winder and Mr. and Mrs. Greg Dickerson of Braselton are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sydney Dickerson of Braselton, to … more
The Swainsboro Rotary club held the end of the year meeting and officer installation at McKinney’s Pond on Sunday, June 2, 2024, and members enjoyed a delicious meal prior to the meeting. Tanya … more
This month’s edition of Georgia’s Champion, a monthly e-newsletter of Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA), includes an article featuring Elease Turner as the “Volunteer of the Month” for June. … more
Mayor Greg Bennett sees Swainsboro’s biggest problem as threefold, “We don’t have affordable housing, we have crime, and nobody is building homes inside the city limits.” The city is not … more

Megan grew up in Claxton and began her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher at Swainsboro Primary School in Swainsboro in 2017 and is still in the same school and in the same position. She is … more
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