Emanuel County, GA

East Georgia State College students showcase art at Kalmanson Gallery

SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WJBF) – Students at East Georgia State College in the drawing II class have been working to put their artwork in an exhibition at Kalmanson Gallery of the Emanuel Arts Council. The exhibition opening Thursday, May 19th from 5-7pm, is entitled “Meridional Passions: An Exhibition of Southern Interests.” The exhibition explores southern identity […]
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Bulloch Co. Sheriff’s Office helps arrest violent fugitive

EMANUEL COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) assisted the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) in capturing a violent fugitive on April 13. According to ECSO, they were dispatched around 8:30 p.m. to Longbay Drive. They say a caller stated there had been a fight and two people were stabbed.

Suspect arrested after Emanuel County stabbing injures 2

SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A suspect was booked into Emanuel County jail in connection with a stabbing that injured two people this week, authorities said. At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to Longbay Drive in south Emanuel County to investigate a report of a fight that resulted in two stabbings.

Sunny Sunday! Calmer Winds, But A Cold Start

As of 6:30PM Saturday- We started out very sunny this morning, but as the Low to our north brought more moisture, we got a lot cloudier, a lot cooler, and the winds sped up. Skies will luckily clear up now leading to a beautiful night and clear start to tomorrow. We will start out the morning cold again, with a Frost Advisory from 3AM-8AM for every county except for Johnson, and Emanuel. Expect lows in the mid to low 30s. We will warm up in the afternoon, making it into the low 70s.

Cold Sunday Morning…Sunny Skies & Warming Up.

As of 7AM Sunday- It is a very cold Sunday morning! A few towns are waking up to below freezing temperatures. A Frost Advisory is in effect for the CSRA with the exception of Emanuel and Johnson County. This expires at 9AM for the central and eastern counties and 10AM for the western counties. Temperatures are mostly in the low to mid 30s, so expect some frost on your windshields. Visibility is down to around 4 miles in the Metro due to patchy fog.
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Here's a list of confirmed tornadoes in Central Georgia from April 5 & 6

Johnson/Emanuel County: This EF-1 tornado formed at 8:22 p.m. and intensified quickly after it formed about 500 yards southwest of the intersection of Meeks Road and Midas Brantley Road. It reached a 105 mph peak intensity as it moved east-northeast, ripping off the carport of a ranch-style brick home and...

Gallery | CSRA Tornado & Storm Damage

ALLENDALE, S.C. (WJBF) – Tornadoes have touched down in Allendale Tuesday evening leaving significant damage to the community. As you can see, roofs are missing, power lines and trees are down. We have a crew in Allendale at this time. We’re also monitoring damage in Swainsboro. A large number of Swainsboro residents are without power […]

Weather Wreaks Havoc in Area

Tornados and severe storms swept through the area Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, wreaking havoc on several local communities. Tuesday’s tornado devastated parts of Emanuel County with roofs being blown off some buildings in the downtown Swainsboro area, along with some destruction in the Treutlen County area. Wednesday...
Statesboro Herald

Obituary - Mr. Jack Dempsey Donaldson

Mr. Jack Dempsey Donaldson, age 92, died on Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, at Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility. Jack was born and raised in Emanuel County on September 6th, 1929, to Mr. Thomas Lincoln Donaldson and Mrs. Freda Cowart Donaldson. Following high school, Jack served two years in the United...

Vehicle Accident Claims Lives of Teen Sisters

Two teenagers lost their lives Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Five Points Road and U.S. Highway 1 near the Toombs/Emanuel County line when the vehicle they were in collided with an 18-wheeler driven by Ronald Shorter. The emergency call for responders was received at 4:16. The impact caused a...

2022 Economic Outlook Luncheon scheduled for March 31 at EGSC

East Georgia State College is hosting the 2022 Economic Outlook Luncheon on Thursday, March 31. The luncheon will be held in the Jean Anderson Morgan (JAM) Student Center Multipurpose Gym. The event is sponsored by the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce & Joint Development Authority. A networking session and check in will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and the presentation at noon.