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COVID VACCINE CLINIC October 14th 4:00pm to 6:00pm DeAlva Park 529 King Circle Dr Swainsboro, GA 30401 For more information contact Carmen Tanner, 478-289-1274. Moderna … more
Three Swainsboro City Councilmembers filed suit Monday against the City of Swainsboro, effectively shutting down the ability of council to meet and transact any business. Councilmembers John E. … more
In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 3, Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office deputies and a Swainsboro Police Department officer and his K9 served a search warrant on a residence in … more
All tickets for Swainsboro High School football and basketball games will need to be purchased online via GoFan at https://gofan.co/app/school/GA6655. Rules for attending SHS football and/or … more

The Annual Downtown Swainsboro Fall Festival has been cancelled for this year due to Covid concerns. Although this is a fun event for the community, the Downtown Development Authority feels the … more
Librizzi awaits first appearance following 9-mile pursuit An attempted traffic stop by Baxley police on a suspicious vehicle in connection to a murder incident led to a 9-mile pursuit chase that … more
I am today announcing my decision to discontinue my campaign for re-election to the office of Mayor of Swainsboro. I was first elected mayor sixteen years ago, and I am extremely proud of all we have … more
The Emanuel County Board of Education met Tuesday, September 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Twin City Elementary School for their regular monthly meeting. Chairman Mason Henry called a meeting to order and … more
Fear struck all in attendance at Friday’s Swainsboro High School football game when reported gunshots were claimed to have occurred. The incident has since been under heavy investigation by local … more

Ongoing initiative aims to reduce violent crime in Southern District At least seven defendants face federal charges including those for illegally possessing firearms after separate indictments by … more
Swainsboro City Administrator and Clerk Al Lawson has recently announced his official plans for retirement, effective December 1, 2021. He addressed City Council and Mayor Charles Schwabe with his … more
Mayor comments on recent events, City employees receive hazardous pay The regular meeting of the Mayor and Swainsboro City Council was held Tuesday, September 8, 2021 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Members … more
On Wednesday September 8, 2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, officers of the Swainsboro Police Department responded to a suspicious vehicle located on Modoc Rd in Swainsboro. Upon arrival officers … more
A Lincoln County man has been sentenced to prison after admitting that he operated a cockfighting venue. Lanier Augustus Hightower Jr., 65, of Lincolnton, Ga., was sentenced to 14 months in … more

The Blade supports the U.S. Military and is always obliged to highlight our local servicemen and service women. With high honor today that we showcase former marine PFC Chris Peacock, son of Mr. and … more
Nathaniel David and LaShawna David appeared for their first appearance hearing Friday, September 10, in Emanuel County Superior Court before the honorable Judge Robert S. Reeves. Judge Reeves read … more
Vyve Broadband, a leading provider of broadband services across the Southeast, Northwest, and Mid-South United States, today announced that Jill Arbet has been recruited to assume the role of Senior … more
We regret to inform our community that former Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens passed away today. We will update you on services for him as soon as they are official. Our hearts go out to the family! more
Mayor Charles Schwabe and Swainsboro City Council held a special called meeting on Tuesday, August 24 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. All Council members were present, along with City Administrator Al Lawson. … more

According to the county commissioners’ Monday Covid-19 update released August 30, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel County has increased from 257 to 272 since August 23. The report … more
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