Bazemore speaks to Wiregrass Chapter

Posted by | December 5, 2019 3:03 pm

The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting Thursday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at New China Restaurant with President Wilder Smith, Jr. presiding.

Twenty-one members, including six guests—Ginny Smith, Mary Ellen Smith, Jane Durden, Judy Womack, Joyce Fennell, and prospective member Alton Reynolds—attended.

The program for the evening was presented by Brier Creek Chapter treasurer and member Adam Bazemore. The Read More

Two injured in Highway 297 crash

Posted by | December 5, 2019 3:02 pm


At 6:13 a.m. on Sunday, December 1, emergency units were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 297 at the intersection of New Hope Church Road. A male passenger was ejected during the wreck and was transported to Augusta in critical condition by Emanuel EMS. The female driver was transported to Emanuel Medical Center and later transferred to Augusta.

Emanuel County sheriff’s deputies assisted Read More

Midville Holiday Parade draws crowd

Posted by | December 5, 2019 3:01 pm

The City of Midville held its holiday parade Saturday, November 30. John “Ben” Thurman III, retired captain for Delta Airlines and a retired lieutenant colonel of the U.S. Air Force, was the grand marshal of the event.

The winners of the float contest received plaques. Faith Independent Missionary Baptist Church received first place, Midville United Methodist Church received second place, and Bark Camp Baptist Church received third place.

Hundreds of Read More

Linda Ann Robinson Wilkerson, 71

Posted by | December 5, 2019 3:00 pm

Linda Ann Robinson Wilkerson, 71 of Adrian, died Saturday morning, November 30, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center. Memorial services were held Monday evening, December 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Ervin Stapleton and Reverend Louis Pearce officiating. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until the time of service at Tomlinson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Linda was born January 9, 1948 in Washington Read More

Three Swainsboro Kiwanians receive awards

Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:59 pm

On Tuesday, November 12, three members of Swainsboro Kiwanis Club were honored by the Georgia District of Kiwanis with an Outstanding Kiwanian Award for membership recruitment, service, attendance, and support of the district’s interclub program.

The awards from the Georgia District were presented by Division 17 Lt. Governor Daniel Bennett. Honored were Cheryl Goodman, Deana Patrick, and Tim Goodman for having perfect attendance for at least six months, sponsoring a Read More

Count your blessings

Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:58 pm

Why go high up into the mountains, walk along sandy beaches, or maybe book a flight to exotic, historical places like Rome or Greece when there is unmistakable beauty in your own backyard?

A restless soul will never find what they are looking for when it’s right under their nose. How beautiful Emanuel County is this time of year! The sugar maple trees behind Durden Banking look on fire with Read More

Joel B. Griffin, 83

Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:57 pm

Funeral services for Joel B. Griffin, 83 of Grovetown, were held Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor Chris Norris and Reverend Ray Jenkins officiating. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, surrounded by his family Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Joel B. Griffin was born December 13, 1935 in Stillmore Read More

Meet the Magnolias: Cole Smith and Dena Walden

Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:56 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. The Read More


Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:55 pm

Swainsboro Christmas Parade

Downtown Swainsboro

December 5, 5:30 p.m.

City of Adrian Christmas Parade

City of Adrian

December 6, 6 p.m.

Polish Your Paws


December 7, 9 a.m.

Twin City Christmas Parade

Twin City

December 7, 5:30 p.m.

Stillmore Christmas Event

City of Stillmore

December 8, 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Shop with a Cop

Swainsboro Police Department

December 12

Stillmore Farmers Market


December 14, 9 a.m.

Rally Read More

Sen. Nikema Williams to speak at EGSC Fall Commencement

Posted by | December 5, 2019 2:54 pm

East Georgia State College will hold their Fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Gymnasium on the Swainsboro campus. The guest speaker for the event will be Senator Nikema Williams, while the Alumni speaker will be John Allen Bailey and the student representative will be Megan Bryant.

Senator Nikema Williams represents Georgia’s 39th district including the cities of Atlanta, East Point, College Park, Union Read More

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