ECSO investigates freak accident following victim of stray bullet

Posted by | September 27, 2019 5:28 pm

Shortly after 12 p.m. today, deputies from the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Emanuel Medical Center in regards to a gunshot wound victim.

According to Chief Deputy Rocky Davis, a mother was traveling down Highway 56 South towards Swainsboro, just east of Bream Lane, when a stray bullet entered the windshield of the vehicle, striking her 17-year-old, non-verbal autistic son in the head.

Suffering non-life threatening injuries, the … Read More

‘All hands on deck’ for GBI as search continues for answers in Riner death

Posted by | September 27, 2019 5:16 pm

Alford, right, with two agents on scene


Josh Alford, assistant special agent in charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Eastman field office, is calling the search for answers in Priscilla Riner’s death an all hands on deck effort.

The victim, who was a defendant in a murder case of high notoriety, was found deceased in Union Primitive Baptist Cemetery midday on Tuesday, September 24. (Note the location correction in this article as opposed … Read More

EGSC kicks off Second Annual Student Leadership Program

Posted by | September 27, 2019 1:25 pm

As part of East Georgia State College’s efforts to serve as the model affordable, innovative, high-quality rural access institution in the United States, the college is hosting their Student Leadership Program for the second year.

The Student Leadership Program is a collaboration between EGSC and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service to provide an opportunity for students to further develop the skills and leadership qualities needed to become effective … Read More

R&F is Hiring!

Posted by | September 26, 2019 3:13 pm


We have general warehouse positions currently available on first and second shifts at R& F Marketing. First shift is 6a to 2:30p and second shift is 2:45p-10:45p. Please note that based on business need, overtime may be required.

Sewers needed on first and second shifts. Part time hours available on night shift for sewers. 

Can’t sew but need a job? We will be offering free classes with job Read More

Fall Festival & Bake Sale

Posted by | September 26, 2019 9:43 am

Calvary UMC is having their Fall festival & bake sale Sat, Oct. 5th.  Bake sale will be from 8-10am, & festival will be from 10am-2pm.  There will be a jumping slide, train rides, burgers, hotdogs, & popcorn.  FUN-FUN-FUN!!!  Everyone is welcome!  Please join them for a fun day!

EGSC Family & Friends Fun Day draws large crowd

Posted by | September 26, 2019 9:24 am

On Saturday, September 21 East Georgia State College held Family & Friends Fun Day at the Swainsboro campus, inviting the campus and community to enjoy free fun and games provided by the Office of Student Life, the EGSC Foundation and various clubs and organizations on campus.

The day kicked off with the Annual Bobcat Regatta, where teams constructed boats of duct tape and cardboard and attempted to either make it … Read More

Emergency personnel respond to bypass crash

Posted by | September 25, 2019 2:28 pm

Emergency personnel has been dispatched to the intersection of Old Nunez Road and U.S. Bypass 1 in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. On-scene aid is being rendered to the four involved passengers and no fatalities have been reported at this time.

Please use caution if traveling this area or plan detour route until the scene is cleared.

UPDATE: Suspect in Wilson shooting found dead, investigators dub incident a homicide

Posted by | September 24, 2019 6:10 pm

UPDATE: According to Emanuel County J. Tyson Stephens, there is now enough evidence to determine that Riner’s death was at the hands of someone else. The investigation is being treated as a homicide.

According to the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Priscilla Riner, the defendant in a local high-profile murder case, was found deceased this afternoon, September 24, at approximately 12:30 p.m. She suffered a fatal gun shot wound to the … Read More

Suspect in Wilson homicide found dead

Posted by | September 24, 2019 5:19 pm

According to the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Priscilla Riner, the defendant in a local high-profile murder case, was found deceased this afternoon, September 24, at approximately 12:30 p.m. She suffered a fatal gun shot wound to the chest. The body was discovered in Union Chapel Cemetery. No further details are available at this time. Emanuel County Live is awaiting an official release from authorities and will update as soon as … Read More

EGSC Lady Bobcats claim multiple scrimmage wins

Posted by | September 24, 2019 3:53 pm

   The Lady Bobcats Softball Team played in front of the largest crowd in fall scrimmage history on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22, 2019.

   The Bobcats took on Brewton Parker’s Varsity Team on Friday afternoon and were able to come from behind and pick up the victories in both games in the bottom of the seventh inning.

   In game one against Brewton Parker, the Bobcats trailed by a score … Read More

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