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The second session of the 2022 Total Wellness Series was held Tuesday, May 10, at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College. Emanuel Medical … more
All ages from 0 -19 are invited to join in on some creative fun while learning at Spark Studios, Mt. Olivet Baptist near Garfield. Participants in Spark Studio VBS will focus on how all are created … more
Swainsboro High School senior Madison Williford became the first SHS cheerleader to sign a letter of intent for the collegiate level. She will attend Columbus State University, a school that has a … more
Bradley and Christa Braswell proudly announce the recent graduation of their daughter, Savannah Skipper, Swainsboro High School honor graduate. Commencement was held Thursday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. at … more

by BRITTANY HALL Ludwig Van Beethoven once said; “I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose.” A notion … more
This week’s cook of the week is Donna Fagler. Donna is a devoted wife and mother to her husband Stuart Fagler and her daughter Nikki Hayslip. In her downtime she enjoys fishing, going to the beach … more
The Swainsboro Police Department conducted the agency's Civilian Weapons Course on Saturday May 14th. This is the first class since 2020. The course is designed to teach those in attendance various … more
On the way to our sister city Vidalia, most of us are aware of strongman Paul Anderson’s Youth home for boys, it was founded on strong criticism values. And morals, and sits proudly … more
This past month, my family and I established the Jane J. Yarbrough Endowed Nursing Scholarship in the WellStar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University. The scholarship will be awarded to … more

Successful propane companies don’t just happen. Success requires nurturing, year after year, to assure that customer expectations are not only met but also exceeded. ThompsonGas traces its … more
by BARBARA STOKES Mark your calendar – June 5, 2022. We hope you are “coming home” for the Bishop Chapel Church and Cemetery Homecoming on Sunday, June 5, 2022. We are thrilled to be … more
It is with great pleasure that Rev. Leroy Jordan Jr. and Darlene Norris Jordan announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Deidra Christina Jordan of Swainsboro, to Mr. Terrell Fred’Shad … more
According to the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office… May 15 Complainant stated someone used her phone and called the victim several times, cursing and disrespecting her. C/p stated she wanted … more
Dear Editor: On behalf of the Seedling Garden Club, I want to thank you and your staff for the great coverage you gave the club this past club year. Through your publishing of the events of the … more

Under the theme “Celebrating 50 Years of Service,” nearly 60 retired educators and special guests gathered at East Georgia State College on May 18 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Emanuel … more
The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Jeffrey Brewer, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated … more
Emanuel County Humane Society launched an adoption sponsorship with Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter during the month of May that will end next Tuesday. The society will continue to sponsor all shelter … more
The Wiregrass Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, held its monthly meeting on Thursday night, May 12 at the New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. With President Wilder Smith … more
The Four Rivers Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting, Thursday night, May 19, 2022, at Chatters Restaurant in Lyons. With President George King … more

Brier Creek (BC) Artillery’s Commander Steve Burke, Don Bazemore and Dess Smith III, traveled to Brier Creek Country Club in Screven County on May 21 for this year’s third annual Cpl G. Alex … more
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