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SPD Report 3-25-20

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:44 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

March 15

Officer responded to an address on Booker Street in reference to a dispute.

Officers were dispatched to an address on West Main Street in reference to a theft by shoplifting incident. After further investigation, both involved offenders were located but one fled on foot.

March 16

Emanuel County 911 dispatched officer to an address on North Anderson Drive in reference Read More

Overturned 18-wheeler ties up I-16 eastbound traffic on Saturday

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:43 pm


A fully loaded tractor-trailer crash occurred on Saturday, March 21, around 9:52 a.m. County EMS, firefighters from Oak Park and Swainsboro, along with sheriff’s deputies, responded to the wreck.

The operator of a Freightliner tractor from Little Rock, Arkansas towing a Wabash trailer loaded with 40,000 pounds of large paper rolls apparently fell asleep, went off road, overturned, and traveled over 750 feet on its Read More

Social distancing for employees without neglecting customers: How to support customers through secure work-from-home strategies

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:42 pm

Because of COVID-19, everyone is facing unprecedented challenges for serving customers and keeping the lights on in businesses. There is an imminent need to take action to minimize the spread of the virus in local communities, but how do businesses do this without leaving customers without service?

Tom Glover, president of the Pineland Cogentes technology division, is hosting a free webinar Thursday, March 26, at 12 p.m. to offer businesses Read More

Legals 3-25-20

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:40 pm



All creditors of the estate of Kenneth Lamar Faircloth, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 25th day of February, 2020.

Audrey A. Faircloth, Executrix of the Read More

James “Big James” Mimbs III, 59

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:39 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James “Big James” Mimbs III, 59 of Adrian, on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Ray Braddy officiating.

Pallbearers will be Mike Henry, John Page, Ashley Pollette, Athen Walden, Greg Barwick, and Thomas Sconyers.

Mr. James was the son of James Lamar Mimbs Jr. and Read More

Jail List 3-25-20

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:37 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

Georgia Farm Bureau helping farmers during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:37 pm

Georgia Farm Bureau’s Public Policy Department has been working closely in recent days with the Georgia delegation in the U.S. House and Senate, and with officials at the USDA to avoid labor shortages caused by changes pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long praised the USDA following the announcement on Thursday that the agency would share information with the Department of Labor to assist H-2A employers.Read More

Celebrate Georgia farmers during Georgia Ag Week

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:22 pm

Georgia farmers play a big part in feeding this nation. They grow almost half the peanuts grown in the United States and lead the nation in growing chickens. Georgia farmers are among the top U.S. growers of blueberries, pecans, and sweet onions. People can also thank Georgia farmers for growing cotton and timber for clothing and housing.

Agriculture contributed $76 billion to Georgia’s economy in 2018, according to the University Read More

Freddy Allen Flakes, 24

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:21 pm

Mr. Freddy Allen Flakes, 24 of Swainsboro, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Mr. Flakes was born December 19, 1995 in Savannah to Anita Frawler Davis. He was a loving husband, brother, son, uncle, and, most importantly, a friend. He saw the best in everybody and always made a point to talk everyone he knew, whether you wanted him to or not. He Read More

Emanuel County Schools to remain closed until April 13

Posted by | March 25, 2020 4:19 pm

Emanuel County School System has been closely monitoring the advice and updates regarding the status of COVID-19 and has determined school closures will extend past Governor Kemp’s mandate of Tuesday, March 31, to Friday, April 3, 2020. Spring break planned for April 6-10, 2020 will remain as scheduled. School system administration will continue to evaluate conditions prior to the end of spring break with an expected return date for students Read More

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