Superior Court rulings

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:07 pm

During the October 2019 term of Emanuel County Superior Court…

George Archer negotiated a plea of guilty on one count computer pornography and was sentenced to 20 years, serve two.

Fitzgerald Kennedy Ingram Jr. negotiated a plea of guilty on one count theft by taking and was sentenced to five years, serve 17 months. An additional charge of theft by receiving stolen property was deemed nol pros.

Raymond Mitchell JonesRead More

SPD cites one DUI

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:05 pm

According to the Swainsboro Police Department…

Kevin Lee Brinson, 31, was arrested October 20 at 6:09 a.m.

SPD Report 10-30-19

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:04 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

October 18

Officer made a traffic stop in reference to a vehicle with no working headlights. During the traffic stop, the driver’s name was confirmed of having outstanding warrants through SPD. An arrest was then made.

Officers responded to an address on North Racetrack Street in reference to a dispute. An arrest was made.

Emanuel County 911 dispatched officer to a Project Read More

Legals 10-30-19

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:02 pm



Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by DONNA & MICHAEL MATHEWS to SWAINSBORO FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., 521 South Main Street, Swainsboro, GA 30401,  dated September 25, 2016 and recorded in Deed Book 437, pages 84-87, Emanuel County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property, there will be sold by the undersigned Read More

Jail List 10-31-19

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:00 pm

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More

Miss Hill, Mr. Thompson to wed in November

Posted by | October 31, 2019 4:22 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Simmons of Adrian are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Emily Hill, to Mr. Cody Thompson, son of Mr. Allan “Bobo” Thompson of Adrian and Ms. Kimberly West of Sandersville. Miss Hill is also the daughter of the late Greg Hill Sr.

The bride-elect is a 2017 graduate of Swainsboro High School. She is furthering her education in the field Read More

City of Twin City receives $750,000 grant

Posted by | October 31, 2019 4:19 pm

Twin City Mayor Matt Donaldson and Mayor Pro Tem Artie Fields attended the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Conference in LaGrange on October 16 to accept the city’s newest grant award. The City of Twin City was awarded a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant. The grant is for water infrastructure improvements in the W. Broad Street area. This project will benefit 201 persons. The total project cost is $851,500, with Read More

Swainsboro Middle School downs Vidalia to win football championship

Posted by | October 31, 2019 4:15 pm


The Swainsboro Middle School Tigers packed the house last Thursday night, October 24, and didn’t disappoint as they won an electric game against Vidalia to claim the championship, 30–28. Coach Corey Chalker and staff did an excellent job having this team prepared and ready to play for all the marbles, and the result was an intense and climatic finish to the season.

Swainsboro got on the board Read More

Happy Halloween!

Posted by | October 31, 2019 4:01 pm

It’s not often you see a little lady bug feeding pumpkin to a pig dressed in a boa—but when you do, you can bet it’s time for Halloween! Keagan Freeman dolled up her pig, Winston, earlier this week in excitement for this year’s festivities. Fortunately for her, she won’t have to wait much longer for the whole shebang!

Trick-or-treating in Swainsboro will be held Thursday, October 31. Suggested hours, as Read More

Empty the shelter!

Posted by | October 31, 2019 3:54 pm

Due to overcrowding, the Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter is in critical need to adopt out as many dogs as possible in the next two weeks. Through November 9, all adoptions will be free of charge—thanks to the Emanuel County Humane Society.

Included in the free adoptions is the fee, neutering or spaying, plus rabies vaccination.

This occurrence is the result of a mandate from a state inspector to decrease the Read More

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