Willie Mae Armstrong, 80

Posted by | February 20, 2020 3:26 pm

Funeral services for Willie Mae Armstrong, 80, were held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Saint Philip Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Reverend James E. Love Sr. presiding, Minister Larry Sherrod assisting, and Reverend Jerry Armstrong Jr. serving as the eulogist. Repast was held in the church’s social hall. She passed away February 12, 2020.

Willie Mae Armstrong was born October 16, 1939 to the late Willie and Read More

Announcement from TCE Principal Warnock

Posted by | February 20, 2020 1:39 pm

In order to keep everyone informed, below is a message Mr. Warnock, principal of TCE, sent to parents this morning.
Parents, this morning one of our employees received a threat from a family member to cause them harm.  In order to ensure the safety of all of our students and staff, we have asked the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Department and Twin City Police Department to provide an increased presence on
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EGSC Women’s Basketball will host first round of GCAA Tournament

Posted by | February 20, 2020 10:30 am

The East Georgia State College Women’s Basketball Team defeated Central Georgia Tech Wednesday night in a very exciting game. The Bobcats won by a score of 68 to 66.

With the victory the team will host the first round of the GCAA Tournament on Tuesday, February 25 at EGSC.  This is only the second time in the 10-year history of the women’s basketball program that the women’s team has hosted … Read More

Swainsboro native, Ben Troupe, to speak at EGSC

Posted by | February 20, 2020 8:41 am

Ben Troupe, a Swainsboro native and former NFL player, will be starting his Uncommon Tour at East Georgia State College on Thursday, February 27. The speech will be held in the Luck F. Gambrell Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Troupe wanted to start his tour in Swainsboro because it’s his hometown.

An Uncommon perspective starts with a story all its own. For Ben Troupe, that vision is one worth sharing. … Read More

TCPD arrests two indicted by Southern District of Georgia

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:20 pm


Recently, officers with Twin City Police Department apprehended two offenders with active arrest warrants issued by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The two individuals arrested were Jeffrey Wade Aldrich and Ashley Lanier Powell.

In May 2019, the Statesboro division of the United States District Court Southern District of Georgia grand jury indicted Aldrich on one count possession of an illegal firearm, Read More

TCPD Report 2-19-20

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:19 pm

Officers with the Twin City Police Department (TCPD) reported…

February 8

Officer responded to an address on Highway 80 East in reference to theft by taken.

February 9

Complainant reported an offender entered her vehicle with intent to commit theft.

Complainant reported a stolen bike.

February 10

Officer responded to an address on Mathis Avenue in reference to disorderly conduct.

Officer responded to the area of South Railroad Avenue in Read More

Nobles is Miss TCE 2020

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:18 pm

Twin City Elementary held its yearly school pageant on February 8. Brooke McBroom, the current Miss Burn titleholder, emceed the event and by the end of the night, winners in five different categories as well as the members of those respective courts were named.

A’jlah Nobles was crowned Miss TCE. Charley Caroline Mitchell was first runner-up, Lizzie Bowman was second runner-up, Aniston O’Dell was third runner-up, and Mary-Ella Dell Walden Read More

SPD Report 2-19-20

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:17 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department reported…

February 3

Complainant reported a financial transaction card fraud offense.

February 6

Officer made a traffic stop in reference to an uninsured vehicle being operated on the roadway.

Officer responded to an address on Longview Road Extension in reference to a dispute.

Officer attempted to make a traffic stop which led to the driver fleeing. It was further reported that the driver fled Read More

Local track and field meet to be held second weekend in March

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:16 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department will hold its countywide track and field meet Saturday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at Swainsboro High School’s Tiger Field. (Participants should report at 9:30, and the meet will begin promptly at 10.)

Boys and girls ages 7 to 14 may compete in three events (two running and one field event or one running and two field events.) Participants must be 7 as of December 31, Read More

SAR members commemorate Battle of Cowpens with wreath presentations

Posted by | February 19, 2020 5:14 pm

Four members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek and Fall Line chapters of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution recently traveled to the Cowpens National Battlefield just north of Spartanburg, South Carolina to honor the patriots who fought and died for America’s freedoms today.

The 239th anniversary of this battle was celebrated on January 18, 2020. Those in attendance were Steve Burke, Lee Smith, Dess Smith III, and Read More

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