One arrested as result of pursuit, motor vehicle crash

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:29 pm


On Monday, November 4, an Emanuel County sheriff’s deputy was patrolling the area of North Main Street and East Church Street when he observed a vehicle failing to yield at a right-of-way, almost causing a crash at the intersection. The attending deputy made an attempt to initiate a traffic stop using emergency lights, yet the driver ignored the signals and continued travel, not stopping Read More

Steel Magnolias set for December

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:28 pm

The Emanuel Arts Council and East Georgia State College will present Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias on Saturday, December 7, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 8, at 3 p.m. Both performances will be in the Luck F. Gambrell Auditorium of EGSC.

Cast members are Pam Baggett as Clairee, Kay Farner as M’Lynn, Donna Haddock as Truvy, Dedra Shuman as Ouiser, Cole Smith as Shelby, and Dena Walden as Annelle.

Tickets Read More

Hospital authority meeting re-scheduled

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:26 pm

The Emanuel County Hospital Authority will not meet on the fourth Tuesday in November due the Thanksgiving holidays.

The November meeting will instead be held Tuesday, November 19.

Legals 11-6-19

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:25 pm




B. A. SEX: F    DOB: 11/29/2018 CASE # 19JV188

Child Under 18 Years of Age


TO:  Any unknown biological, legal, putative father of the above named child born to Brandy Lee at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Georgia.

You are hereby notified that the above-styled action has been brought by Read More

Letter to the Editor

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:23 pm

Dear Editor,

Even though 1 in 10 Americans will have a seizure at some point in their life, the public is largely unaware how prevalent and serious the condition can be. Although it’s a challenge to increase awareness, it’s time to learn the facts. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and I am working with the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA to create a community that is safe and supportive of Read More


Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:22 pm


Why did you let me get into this condition, then dump me at the Mount Shady Church Road dumpster? I am in horrible condition. I have red, wrinkled, leathery skin with patches of hair loss all over my body. I have bleeding sores from scratching, which cause me pain and misery. Why didn’t you take me to a veterinarian to get help for me before I got Read More

‘We are the champions!’

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:21 pm

According to Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department, the following teams won their respective leagues for the 2019 fall seasons:

The Cowboys won the flag football division. Team members were KJ Coleman, Tomorrion Daniels, Michael Foster, Victor Middleton, Ayden Wilkerson, Victor Ovalle, Jayden Patterson, Crushad Mincey, Josh Bedgood, Easton Freeman, and Vincent Bridges. They were coached by Josh Patterson.

The Seahawks won the mite football division. Players included Johnathan Hampton, Justin Nobles, Read More

Register for SECRD basketball today!

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:20 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department will hold registration for youth basketball November 12-15 at the recreation department, located at 632 McLeod Bridge Road in Swainsboro. Hours will be 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Youth basketball is for girls and boys, ages 6-12. Participants must have turned 6-years-old before September 1, 2019 and cannot have turned 13 before September 1, 2019. First-time participants must bring a birth certificate. Registrations cannot Read More

Octavious TaShawn “Shawn” Linder, Bella Ann Linder

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:19 pm

Funeral services for Octavious TaShawn “Shawn” Linder and for Little Miss Bella Ann Linder of Dublin were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Johnson County High School in the gymnasium in Wrightsville. Reverend Hayward Cordy delivered the eulogy. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. 

The Life of Octavious TaShawn Linder

Mr. Octavious TaShawn Linder was born on October 26, 1977 to Brenda Linder and Rev. Read More

Four inducted into SHS Hall of Fame

Posted by | November 6, 2019 6:17 pm

On Friday, October 25, Swainsboro High School and the SHS Athletic Booster Club held the 8th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony at halftime of the football game. Four former athletes were inducted into the Hall of Fame this year.

Inductees included Samuel Daniels, a 1976 graduate of SHS, where he was a four-year member of the varsity Tiger baseball and football teams. While at Swainsboro High School, Daniels lettered Read More

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