Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 20, 2020 3:42 pm
On January 17, members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek, and Fall Line chapters of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Spartanburg, South Carolina to present carnations at the General Daniel Morgan monument downtown.
General Morgan was an American pioneer, soldier, and politician from Virginia. He was one of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolution.
During the Battle of Cowpens, his forces conducted … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 20, 2020 3:35 pm
On Monday, February 10, fourteen members of Seedling Garden Club traveled to Lyons to visit the Terra Dolce Olive Farm. Members were welcomed by Meredith Brodmax, who was the tour guide.
Terra Dolce Olive Farm was started December 6, 2013 by owner Tommy Williams, former state senator of Georgia. The site was chosen because of its fertile soil and the mild climate of southeast Georgia; both of these factors make … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 20, 2020 3:31 pm
Augusta-based Sherman and Hemstreet Real Estate Company is proud to announce the acquisition of the Kilpatrick & Sconyers Agency based in Swainsboro. This new partnership will allow Sherman and Hemstreet to expand its coverage of providing residents of southeast and central Georgia with residential and commercial real estate expertise as well as superior property management services.
With the acquisition of Kilpatrick & Sconyers, Sherman & Hemstreet is positioned to be … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 20, 2020 3:30 pm
Funeral services for Mary Ella Collins Howard, 87, were held Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Swainsboro Auditorium with Rev. Andre Patterson presiding and Rev. Minnie Pitts serving as the eulogist. Repast was held at Midville Community Center. She transitioned to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Mary Ella Collins Howard was born October 28, 1932 in Midville to William H. Collins and Eva Mae … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 20, 2020 3:27 pm
by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO
Two persons were injured in two separate crashes at opposite ends of Highway 56.
At 7:26 p.m. on Friday, February 14, Emanuel County EMS, sheriff’s deputies, and firefighters/first responders from Summertown were sent to a crash at 2859 Highway 56 North for a single-vehicle crash. A Chevrolet pick-up truck had crossed the roadway, traveled into the ditch, and impacted with a concrete culvert. A female … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | 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
Posted by Whitley Clifton | 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 … Read More
Posted by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College | 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
Posted by Harley Strickland, East Georgia State College | 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
Posted by Whitley Clifton | February 19, 2020 5:20 pm
by WHITLEY CLIFTON
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