ECI Lady Dawgs softball team advances to Elite 8

Posted by | October 24, 2019 7:00 am


The ECI softball team swept Johnson County last Wednesday in the second round of the state playoffs to advance to the Elite 8. The two teams battled just two weeks ago for the region championship.

The rest of the state tournament for all classifications will be held at the Columbus Softball Complex. The tournament begins on Thursday, October 24, with the top eight teams, the final four … Read More

Legals 10-23-19

Posted by | October 23, 2019 5:07 pm


Notice to Debtors and Creditors



NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN to all persons having demands against MAURICE HUBERT NIMMONS, SR., late of said County, Deceased, to present them to me, properly made out within the time prescribed by law, so as to show their character and amount; and all persons indebted to said deceased Read More

Maudrece Jones, 98

Posted by | October 23, 2019 5:05 pm

Mrs. Maudrece Jones, 98 of Midville, entered into eternal rest on October 18, 2019. A homegoing celebration will be held Friday, October 25, 2019 at 12: noon at Love Hill Baptist Church, located at 389 Trout Street, Midville. Interment will take place at the church cemetery. Her loving and devoted family will cherish her memories. The viewing will be held Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 2:30 until 7 p.m. at Read More

Spaghetti lunch tomorrow

Posted by | October 23, 2019 5:03 pm

The Emanuel County Historic Society will hold its annual spaghetti lunch and supper at the Varner 4-H Center tomorrow, October 24. Lunch will be served from 12 to 1 p.m., and supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Plates will be $6 each with the option to dine-in or carry-out. Businesses within Swainsboro’s city limits who order five or more lunch plates may opt for delivery services.

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DEA honor lists

Posted by | October 23, 2019 5:02 pm

According to Headmaster Haylee Free, the following David Emanuel Academy students were named to the below honor lists for the first nine weeks:

Headmaster’s List

Lauree Douglas, Dalton Flowers, Greyson Gowen, Ava Williams, Bentley Brinson, Katie Kasper, Charlie McRae, Lawton Wiggins, Kaley Flowers, Halli Hammock, Lara McNure, Henny Patel, Sheppard Purcell, Alba Ricks, Amelia Wilkes, Kate Yeomans, Sophie Young, Presley Gowen, Emily McRae, Aubrey Scott, Asa Youmans, Rileigh Andrews, Ethan Read More

Cox family welcomes baby boy!

Posted by | October 23, 2019 5:00 pm

Jeffery and Bonnie Cox of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the arrival of their son, Trenton “Trent” Bailey Cox.

Born at 7:59 a.m. on October 9, 2019 at Meadow Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, he weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. was 20” long.

Trenton Bailey is the grandson of Rosa Newcomb, Ray (Monica) Cox, Patricia (Tommy) Cox, all of Swainsboro, the late Randall Friou, and the late William Fred Newcomb. Read More

Clothing give-away this weekend!

Posted by | October 23, 2019 4:59 pm

The James and Pearlie Green Foundation will host a free clothing give-away for women, men, and children on Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., rain or shine! The event is set to take place at 677 Wadley Coleman Lake Road in the Cross-Green Community.

COTW: Christopher Moore and Morganne Poole

Posted by | October 23, 2019 4:54 pm

This week’s Cooks of the Week are Christopher Moore and Morganne Poole. Chris and Morganne are eagerly awaiting their wedding at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 5 p.m.  In their spare time, they enjoy watching Georgia Bulldog football games and spending time with their friends and family. They would like to share recipes that are…

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Healthy U Health Fair announced

Posted by | October 21, 2019 11:09 am

   The committee for the 13th annual Health U Health Fair is hard at work preparing for this year’s event, which will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 31 at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department. There will be several free screenings and lots of great information to help you be a healthier person.

   The first 50 eligible families at the event will receive free produce. Available Read More

Bobcats fall in scrimmage against GSU

Posted by | October 21, 2019 11:07 am

The East Georgia State College Softball team played a scrimmage game Friday at Georgia Southern University, and the Lady Bobcats Softball team went ready to play.

The Bobcats and Eagles were tied at zero to zero through 10 innings of play, before the Bobcats and Eagles both got on the board in the 11th inning, making the score two to two through 11 innings.

The Bobcats got on the scoreboard … Read More

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