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The Swainsboro Rotary club held the end of the year meeting and officer installation at McKinney’s Pond on Sunday, June 2, 2024, and members enjoyed a delicious meal prior to the meeting. Tanya … more
This month’s edition of Georgia’s Champion, a monthly e-newsletter of Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA), includes an article featuring Elease Turner as the “Volunteer of the Month” for June. … more
Mayor Greg Bennett sees Swainsboro’s biggest problem as threefold, “We don’t have affordable housing, we have crime, and nobody is building homes inside the city limits.” The city is not … more
Megan grew up in Claxton and began her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher at Swainsboro Primary School in Swainsboro in 2017 and is still in the same school and in the same position. She is … more

Last week, Sen. Billy Hickman (R–Statesboro) was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Study Committee on the Preservation of Georgia’s Farmlands by Lt. Governor Burt Jones. Additional … more
Herrington Avenue from Gloria Street to Curtis Street will be closed indefinitely due to elevated tank removal and replacement of the city water tower. more
On the morning of May 22, 2024, at approximately 1:23 a.m., officers of the Swainsboro Police Department located a single motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Coleman Street and East Main … more
Jim Sherrod, Vice Chairman of the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners from District 4 will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on June 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Summertown Community … more
If you’re keeping up with the 2024 political season, you would be accurate in saying, the first half is over, the halftime show is about to start, and the second half is shaping up to be a wild … more

One person was shot late Sunday afternoon, May 26, in an exchange of gunfire at a City Park in Swainsboro. The incident occurred at a weekend event at the “Gerald Phillips Park” in the DeAlva … more
The Emanuel County Board of Education met on Tuesday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Office with the following members in attendance: Brandon Jones, Cherie Hooks, Del Brown, Tanya Lane, Sandra … more
The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners convened Monday evening, May 20, 2024, for their customary 6 p.m. monthly meeting. Commission Chairman Hugh Foskey called for order to begin the agenda and … more
It is with great joy and excitement that Swainsboro Police Department announces its Annual Scavenger Hunt program! Swainsboro Police Department will host its annual summer Scavenger Hunt for the … more
The recent rain from last weekend’s storms, estimated by NWS Peachtree City as 3 to 5 inches in the area, resulted in a flooded underground equipment vault at the pumping station located on Fortune … more

Automation, new equipment, and a focus on a culture of safety contribute to this latest accomplishment and come at a time of incredible growth for the company. Crider Foods, a leader in the food … more
Nurses Week is a great time to recognize Emanuel Medical Center DAISY award winner, Caleb Burton, RN. The DAISY Award® is a special honor given to extraordinary nurses for the compassionate … more
On the morning of May 4, 2024, runners came to Swainsboro for the 23rd running of the Knotty Pine 5K Race as part of the Pine Tree Festival. The 5K was sponsored by the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, who … more

The regular monthly meeting of the Swainsboro Mayor and City Council was held Monday evening, May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Fire Department building. Following an invocation and pledge of … more
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