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The Brier Creek Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting, Thursday night April 6, 2023, at Walls Diner in Sylvania at 7:00 p.m. With President Wayne Howard … more
In December of 1822, the City of Swainsboro was formally created by a resolution and an act of the Legislature of the State of Georgia. In our upcoming July 4, edition as a service to our readers, … more
The Journal article was edited for young readers and their educators.  Damon Mullis, executive director and riverkeeper at Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) and Checo Colon-Gaud, Ph.D., professor & … more
On Saturday, March 25, 2023, a Revolutionary War Patriot Grave Marking was held at the Magnolia Cemetery in Augusta. Dedication of the Markers to the Speaker of the House, William Glascock, and his … more

On Saturday, April 1, 2023, members of the Georgia Society Chapters Brier Creek, Wiregrass and Little River traveled to Sylvania for the Annual Livestock Parade. Commander Steve Burke walked beside … more
6th Grade Honor Roll Mylie Rae Beneteau, SanQuan Jabari Benjamin, Karlie Elayne Bettencourtt, Levi Parker Bishop, Haley Sh'riyah Brooks, RayAnna Danae Burnette, Gregory Owen Cheeks, Adalia Millyon … more
6th Grade EOY Honor Roll SanQuan Jabari Benjamin, Karlie Elayne Bettencourtt, Levi Parker Bishop, RayAnna Danae Burnette, Jamir Lamar Carter, Gregory Owen Cheeks, Adalia Millyon Cloud, Brennan … more
At its monthly meeting held on May 18, 2023 held at the New China Restaurant, Commander Daryl Hill presented several awards to members.  Nick Kraus was recognized for outstanding service as the … more
The Swainsboro Police Department will host its annual summer Scavenger Hunt for the community during the entire month of June. Each year, SPD hosts a "find a rock" Scavenger Hunt program for children … more

The following occurred during the Emanuel County Superior Court April 2023 term: Walter Figueroa, negotiated a guilty plea on one count felony fleeing and eluding. He was fined $5,000 with five … more
After weeks of practice and 40 baseball games, the Bulldogs were one win away from their first baseball championship. ECI and Charlton split the opening doubleheader Tuesday in the best of three … more
Dr. Gene Hundley, Swainsboro Middle School Band Director, has been named a Quarterfinalist for the prestigious 2024 GRAMMY Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum. … more
The River Rats have toured the Ogeechee once again. On Friday, April 21, 34 boats carrying 70 citizens who call themselves the River Rats, set off at the Bull Hole in Jenkins County to make their … more
On Tuesday morning, May 23, deputies with the Emanuel Co Sheriff’s Office and an officer with the Department of Community Supervision initiated a search of a probationer’s resident after … more

Swainsboro High School baseball player, River Greene, has been selected among the top players from four regions of Georgia, to play in the 2023 All Star-All State Baseball Tournament. Coaches and … more
It’s safe to say that we have all experienced at least one inspirational teacher who helped us to understand their subject more and taught us to become a better person. The best teachers pass on … more
The SHS Bass Fishing Team, under the guidance of Coach Hunter Braswell, had an unforgettable weekend and emerged victorious as State Champions. Despite being only in their second season, this team … more
PERFECT ATTENDANCE First Grade: Reed Baird, Wyatt Collins, Kameron Dixon, Sophia Gay, Erian Hillman, Gracie Johnson, Jase Kersey, Matthew Wilkerson Second Grade: Jeb Cavanah, Mariah Cross, … more
The single most important day of the twentieth century was 79 years ago on June 6, 1944, during the pinnacle of WWII. It will forever be remembered as D-Day, but the official code name was Operation … more

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