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A bond revocation hearing for Georgianna Nicole Stephens, 33, was held on Wednesday, February 9, in Emanuel County Superior Court with the Honorable Judge Robert S. Reeves presiding. Stephens, the … more
One young girl in Copperas Cove, Texas is making sure mental health care is at the top of her community's mind. De-stigmatizing mental health in the black community is very important. Looking at her … more
Emanuel County Institute’s annual pageant was held on Saturday, February 5, at 5 p.m. in the school's auditorium. This year’s placements for the annual school pageant are as follows: Aniston … more
Swainsboro Bass Fishing Team competed in its very first tournament Saturday, February 12, at Lake Oconee. There were 254 boats competing from around the state. SHS took six boat teams, with four of … more

For many years, Bellamy’s Motorsports, Inc. has been Swainsboro’s home for purchasing golf cart and recreational vehicles. Since closing its doors since approximately 2014, the once booming … more
The Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 67th Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 27 at Swainsboro Golf and Country Club to honor those who have helped … more
When you think of Black History Month, what idols do you relate it to? Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Hank Aaron, Harriett Tubman, Ruby Bridges? So many influential figures come to … more
When hunting in Georgia, hunters and typical outdoorsman enjoy a wide variety of small and large wild game offered by the hunting lands of our great state. From deer, turkey, doves, quail and … more
Damien Scott, Emanuel Medical Center CEO, discusses the importance of maintaining a regular schedule for health and wellness visits. EMC has put a priority on upgrading and improving many areas, like … more

Emanuel County 4-H’ers had a busy weekend of Archery competitions. The team took aim at the Georgia 4-H State Indoor Archery Championship held January 22 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in … more
An award presentation honoring Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Special Agent Eugene Howard took place Thursday, January 20, at 9 a.m. at the County Commissioner's meeting room housed in the … more
A special called meeting was held for Swainsboro City Council and Mayor Greg Bennett on Wednesday, January 19, at 5 p.m. at Swainsboro City Hall. Mayor Bennett called the meeting to order and … more
In January of last year, newly elected Sheriff Jeffrey Brewer began a program of review, updates and modifications of policies and practices in the Emanuel County Sheriff’ Office. This activity was … more
Emanuel County native and University of Georgia alumni graduate Jason Lawson recently made placement on the UGA CAES Alumni Association's 2022 Bulldog 100 list. This honorable recognition highlights … more

Garfield City Council met for its first session of 2022 on Monday, January 10, at 7 p.m. Prior to the meeting The Honorable Judge Don Wilkes administered the oath of office to incoming member James … more
SPD makes arrest following 7-week investigation At approximately 7 a.m. this morning, members of the Swainsboro Police Department’s (SPD) drug suppression unit, K-9 unit and patrol division … more
At approximately 7 a.m. this morning, members of the Swainsboro Police Department’s (SPD) drug suppression unit, K-9 unit and patrol division executed two search warrants simultaneously at two … more
East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC) has received thousands of QuickVue At-Home, over-the-counter, COVID-19 test kits that will be distributed free of charge to businesses and organizations in our … more
I, Al, Huston wish to express my sincere gratitude for all previous participation in the recognition and celebration of a great civil rights leaders’ life and legacy. The events that honor Dr. … more

There will never be a day like the day your baby is born but for two local sisters this day will never compare to another, in more memorable ways than one. Ava Reid and Avery Lane; daughters of … more
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