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A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision – Swainsboro DCS Office was held at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 19, at the department’s downtown office, located at 104 … more
Ben Troup, a Swainsboro native and former Florida All-American and NFL football player, is excited to announces the upcoming launch of Swainsboro’s new non-profit organization, The Uncommon Cru. … more
Dear Community, Emanuel Medical Center Clinics and Emergency Department are experiencing extremely high volumes. In the last 2 weeks, we have tested 1,364 people with 433 positives. This is very … more
There is only one seat available in Stillmore for the November election and that is the mayor’s seat. Candidates qualifying for this seat are Kymberly Bowman, Susan Mincey, Patricia Purcell and … more

This week’s Hometown Public Servants, by nomination, is employees of Emanuel Medical Center’s Covid-19 Testing Site, located at 543 W. Church Street in Swainsboro. From an local from Emanuel … more
According to the county commissioners’ Monday Covid-19 update released August 23, the total active cases of COVID-19 in Emanuel County has decreased from 269 to 257 since August 19, the most recent … more
On August 14, the Sons of Confederate Veterans McLeod Moring Camp #1386 along with the Order of Confederate Roses Heritage Rose Chapter #15 of Emanuel County hosted a Grave finding Adventure to teach … more
Emanuel Retired Educators Association are planning a really big year for 2021-2022. This is the 50th anniversary of the local organization and plans are underway for a year-long celebration … more
The Swainsboro Exchange Club held their weekly meeting on Tuesday, August 17 at Sweet Tea Grille. Terry Reynolds and Pastor Charlie Deloach updated the club on The Wounded Warrior Retreat, Inc. and … more

East Georgia State College (EGSC) will host its second Honey Extraction Party Thursday, September 9! The event will be held in the lobby outside the college auditorium in the Luck Flanders Gambrell … more
Tyler Kelly, an honor graduate of Swainsboro High School, has been awarded the James W. Buckley Leadership Scholarship at East Georgia State College for the Fall and Spring term for 2021-22. Tyler is … more
A 62-year-old male from Milledgeville was airevaced to Augusta on Wednesday, August 18. He was operating an 18-wheeler, loaded log truck when the crash occurred on Highway 80 West at the US 1 Bypass. … more
Swainsboro, Georgia, was awarded a $1,261,000 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors. The loan will finance … more
Emanuel County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, August 31, at the Farm Bureau building on Lambs Bridge Road beginning at 6:30 p.m.“Year-end reports, highlights of committee … more

Guilty plea subjects defendant to possible 30-year prison termA former commercial loan officer at a Chatham County bank is facing significant penalties after admitting to obtaining hundreds of … more
Dear Emanuel County,Once again we’re watching a rise in the disease that has made life so difficult for most of the last 1 ½ years. After enjoying several months of hopefulness and … more
Emanuel County Humane Society (ECHS) announces its Dog Days of August adoption event. Throughout the remaining month of August, ECHS will sponsor adoptions from the Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter. If … more
The Emanuel County Board of Education convened Tuesday, August 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the central office in Swainsboro for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Chairman Mason Henry called the … more
Do you know the parents of Eli Roberts? Eli Roberts was the first Roberts to settle on the property that is currently referred to as the “old Roberts’ place” in Emanuel County, living on the … more

An election board hearing was held Wednesday, August 11, at 5 p.m. at the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners Office to discuss the consolidation of four voting precincts in Emanuel County. Marty … more
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