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Sheila Nasworthy Smith, 68

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:44 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Sheila Nasworthy Smith, 68, formerly of Burke County, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at her home in Tennessee.

Private graveside services were conducted Monday, March 30, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Midville City Cemetery with Rev. Daryl Cox officiating.

Pallbearers were Erik Kennedy, Rhett Blount, Trey Cowart, Clay Patrick, Trent Turner, and Justin Hall. Honorary escorts were Don Drew Jr., Mike Braswell, Read More


Crashes and search keep county units busy

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:43 pm

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

Friday, March 27, was a clear, bright, spring-like day. At 11:46 a.m., Emanuel County EMS, county firefighters from Canoochee and Swainsboro, along with deputies from the sheriff’s office, were dispatch to a motor vehicle crash on Green Spence Road. Additional calls reported a rollover crash with injures at the intersection of Hereford Farm and Green Spence roads.

First-arriving units found a dark-colored RAM crew cab Read More


Legals 4-1-20

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:42 pm

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

All creditors of the estate of Clara M. Anderson, 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 4th day of March, 2020.

James Barnell Anderson, Executor of Read More


Jail list 4-1-20

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:40 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


Southeastern Grocers introduces special shopping hour for community heroes

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:40 pm

Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y Mas, Harveys Supermarket, and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, announced Monday that the grocer will extend shopping hours on Monday and Tuesday to add a special shopping hour from 8 to 9 p.m. dedicated to healthcare providers and first responders.

Anthony Hucker, president and CEO of Southeastern Grocers, said, “At Southeastern Grocers, we are a people first company and we Read More


Man involved in Ogeechee boating accident found

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:39 pm

The body of a missing man involved in a boating accident on Thursday, March 26, at approximately 10 p.m. was finally recovered two days ago. A slew of agencies as well as individuals searched for Lee Rachels throughout the weekend and into the beginning of the week before his body was found Monday afternoon in the river in the area of the Ogeechee River bridge on the outskirts of Midville’s Read More


Davis, wife, and student cover story of Georgia Sheriff magazine

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:38 pm

Chief Deputy Rocky Davis, wife Lindsay Stroud Davis, and one of her students, Anthony, were the cover story of the March 2020 edition of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association’s monthly magazine. The feature, which follows below, highlights their effort to rehabilitate a struggling student and his path to the Herrington Homestead, where he is now succeeding.

Seven-year-old Anthony was a student in Mrs. Lindsay’s kindergarten class last year when he became Read More


Piggly Wiggly to break ground in Twin City

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:38 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

Del Brown, owner of Pinetucky Country Meats and Soperton’s Piggly Wiggly, will soon establish his third place of business, another Piggly Wiggly, in Twin City.

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 throughout the state and country, Brown announced plans to begin this project as soon as the virus outbreak passes, approximately toward the end of April.

The future Piggly Wiggly of Twin City will be built Read More


Emanuel County Schools’ Nutrition Department brings smiles across the county

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:37 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

As COVID-19 unfolds throughout the United States, Emanuel County Schools has taken precautionary measures to prevent the spread of this virus from happening within our county by announcing school closures effective Tuesday, March 17.

In doing so, parents and students have been instructed to continue schoolwork online or school packets provided by staff to students.

The schools covered the safety and education values of local children and Read More


A letter from the superintendent

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:33 pm

The following is a letter released from Dr. Kevin A. Judy, superintendent of Emanuel County Schools, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 about school closures due to the novel coronavirus.

Emanuel County Schools Community,

I pray this letter finds everyone healthy and well! I wanted to update you on the school district’s status and upcoming plans. As everyone is aware these are unprecedented times in the educational system, as well as Read More


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