Openings for Cook of the Week!

Posted by | October 3, 2019 5:08 pm

Good afternoon and happy Friday-Eve!

Do you know of any wonderful cooks? If so, why not showcase their talents?

As of current, the remaining month of October is booked for Cook of the Week features except for October 30! Also available are select dates in November and December.

What to submit:

  • A photo of cook(s)
  • A short bio of cook(s)
  • Three recipes with cooking instructions

Submissions may be emailed to … Read More

SPD Report 10-2-19

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:49 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department reported…

September 18

Officer responded to an address on North Main Street in reference to a shoplifting.

September 20

Officer made a traffic stop after a driver failed to yield/stop at an intersection. During this traffic stop, officer learned the driver had no insurance on the operating vehicle. The vehicle was towed and the driver was issued two citations. Officer made a traffic stop Read More

SHS Class of 1974 to celebrate 45th reunion

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:48 pm

A special invite is extended to all Swainsboro High School Class of 1974 classmates, and respected guests, to a class reunion celebrating the 45th anniversary since graduation from SHS.

Please come join the classmates of ’74 during a weekend reacquainting, catching up with old friends, recounting fond memories, and just having fun!

For more information, search for “Swainsboro High School Class of 1974 – 45th Class Reunion” at, Read More

Mr. Pritchard, Miss Peebles announce wedding plans

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:48 pm

Mr. David Peebles of Oak Park and Ms. Chrisie Hall of Twin City are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Taylor Diamond Peebles, to Mr. Beau Pritchard. He is the son of Pamela Jones of Nunez and the late Rusty Pritchard.

The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Emanuel County Institute. She furthered her education at Southeastern Technical College, earning a degree in EMS Read More

Priscilla Riner Hooks, 45

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:47 pm

Funeral services for Priscilla Riner Hooks, 45, of Statesboro were held Friday, September 27, 2019, 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. James Tippins officiating. Interment followed in the Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum. The family received friends one hour prior to service at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Miss Priscilla Riner Hooks was born October 18, 1973 to Larry Riner and Read More

Fifteen to compete for local pageant titles this weekend

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:46 pm

The Miss Emanuel County/Miss Southeast Georgia Board will proudly present the 42nd Annual Emanuel County and Southeast Georgia Competition on Saturday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Auditorium. The pageant will consist of Miss and Outstanding Teen competitions, including interview, talent, evening wear, fitness, and on-stage question.

By the end of the evening, four young women will be crowned to represent the local area in the Miss Read More

Legals 10-2-19

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:44 pm







IN RE: The Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form in the above-referenced estate having been duly filed,


This is to notify you to file objections, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on Read More

Legals 9-25-19

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:43 pm




All creditors of the estate of Frances Stewart, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to Richard M. McNeely, attorney for Robert S. Stewart, III and Sallie S. McNeely, Co-Executors of the Frances Stewart Estate, at P.O. Box 767, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, according to law, and all persons indebted to said Read More

Jail List 10-2-19

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:42 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

Helen Canady Williamson, 70

Posted by | October 3, 2019 2:41 pm

A celebration of life service for Helen Canady Williamson, 70, of Midville was held Monday, September 30, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at University Hospital following a brief illness.

Mrs. Helen Canady Williamson was born November 30, 1948 in Millen to the late Henry Canady and Ruth Bennett Canady. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to the Emanuel’ole Read More

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