Local Business Updates

Due to the Coronavirus, many local businesses are adjusting their daily operations. Below is a list of changes implemented by local businesses. Operations are subject to change. Because things are changing quickly during this time, Facebook pages are linked to most businesses below to aid in confirming operating procedures. To have your business added to the list, please email downtown@cityofswainsboro.org

Ashley and Company Salon & More – Open for business in accordance with state guidelines. 

Bangles II Hair & Makeup LoungeMain Street StylesChanges SalonBeauty Works – Open for business with the following guidelines: 

☑️ Only 10 people will be allowed in the salon at a time. This includes employees. Those working will have to be 6ft apart.
☑️ Stylists may have to alternate days to work to keep the amount of people in the salon at the minimum. 
☑️ Stylists will be allotting more time for each appointment to sanitize between each and every client.
☑️ Stylists will be required to wear a mask and gloves at all times.
☑️ Clients will have to wear a mask. ( Please bring your own)
☑️ Only people with scheduled appointments will be allowed in the salon; No Walk-Ins. (Please stay in your vehicle until asked to come in)
☑️ Clients must wash their hands for at least 30 seconds upon arrival.
☑️ Please STAY HOME if you are sick or caring for someone who is sick and if you have had any symptoms of COVID -19. STAY HOME if you have been in contact with anyone that is waiting on test results or tested positive for COVID -19.

Berni’s On West Main – Open for take-out only. 

Bird’s Wings & Things – Open regular business hours.

Citizens Bank & CBS Insurance Services – Lobby is open. Access to the lobby will be limited to nine customers following a screening process that will require a forehead temperature check and the application of hand sanitizer. These measures will continue until further notice to protect our valued customers and team members from COVID-19. Necessary in-person meetings with lenders and personal bankers can be scheduled by contacting them directly at 478-237-7001.⠀
Customers are encouraged to continue to observe CDC guidelines of social distancing by utilizing all of our banking products and services, including on-line banking, mobile banking (Access Now), ATMs, night depositories, and drive-in windows when possible.

Central Georgia Clinic of Chiropractic – Operating as normal. 

Coleman House Inn – Closed until further notice. 

Dairy Queen – Open for drive-thru and curbside service.

Dollar General – Shopping during the first hour of operation is dedicated to seniors.

Dot’s Boutique – Open for business.

Durden Bank – Lobby is open but restricted to 10 customers at a time. Customers are asked to be respectful of others inside the bank by practicing physical distancing and abiding by other CDC guidelines. Customers are encouraged to utilize our other banking platforms including internet banking, mobile banking, drive through lanes and making appointments by phone and email when appropriate.

Emanuel County Offices – All County offices are closed to the public at this time. 

  • Emanuel County Tax Office – Property taxes, mobile homes taxes, and timber taxes may be paid online at EMANUELCOUNTYTAX.COM. Please call 478-237-3351 for tag renewals. No title transfers can be completed at this time.
  • Emanuel County Courthouse – The Emanuel County Courthouse will have limited access for essential functions. If you have questions about these functions, you can first contact the Clerk of Court at 478-237-8911. 
  • Emanuel County Probate Court – The office of the Emanuel County Probate Court has limited access to the public. The court continues to remain open, and business will be handled by phone, fax, email, or mail. Please call 478-237-7091 for any questions.

Emanuel Healthcare Center Walk-In Clinic – Open 7 days a week for non-emergency conditions. Located on the second floor of Emanuel Medical Center. Monday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Please use Emergency Room entrance after 5:00 p.m.

Emanuel Medical Center – No visitation until further notice (includes Med/Surg, Nursing Home, ICU and Senior Behavioral Health). Cafeteria closed to the public until further notice. Medical Records Office closed to the public – please call or use Patient Portal for assistance.  If you suspect you have been exposed to Coronavirus, do not go to the Emergency Room – please call your primary care physician’s office. 

Happy’s – Reopening June 23rd. Check Facebook page for menus and updates.

Harvey’s Supermarket – Shopping from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Monday – Friday is dedicated to seniors and those most at risk of COVID-19.

Kellam’s Variety – Open for business.

Kent’s Tax Service – Open for business, but requesting that clients call and drop information off, or request that information be picked up at the car. 

Lynn & Bob’s – Open for call-in/drive-thru only.

Main Street Market – Open for business.

Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio – Operating as normal. Call ahead for curbside service.

Pinetucky Country Meats – Operating as normal.

Queensborough Bank & Trust – Drive-thru locations are open and online and mobile banking allow you to bank from home. During Phase 1, we will be asking that all teller transactions continue to be done through our drive-thrus. If you need to visit with a Customer Service Representative or Loan Officer, please visit a Q branch lobby. Our lobby guidelines include hand sanitizing and social distancing. Face masks are recommended, but to protect your account from fraud, be prepared to lower your mask for identification purposes. Below are some key safety measures in place at each branch location:
1. Increased cleaning and sanitation efforts in our branches while reinforcing healthy habits for our staff
2. Sanitation stations at each branch customer entrance
3. Social distancing floor decals and acrylic “sneeze guard” dividers
4. Reduced lobby seating and other furniture
For more information go to… www.QNBTRUST.bank

Robins Financial Credit Union – Lobby is now open. Appointments are encouraged for anything other than teller transactions. Self-service options are available including digital and phone banking, drive-thru services, and call center services. 

Shop Rite Pharmacy & Gifts – Operating as normal.

Southern Traditions Floral & Gifts – Operating as normal. 

Southland Insurance Group – Lobby is closed. Drive-Thru available and payments may be made over the phone. Please call for quotes, claims, and new policies. 

Spivey State Bank – Lobby is closed. Drive-Thru, online, and mobile banking services are available. 

The Rustic Grill – Open Tuesday – Sunday.

The Sugar Bowl Bakery – Open regular business hours. Drive-Thru available – may call to order and pay ahead of time. 

Spivey State Bank – Starting May 18th, lobby will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for limited service: Existing Commercial and Safe Deposit Box customers only; Retail customers by appointment only (Call 877-753-9224 for an appointment); Retail customers please continue to use the drive thru, ATM, mobile banking, internet banking, and telephone banking; Drive thru hours will continue for normal banking hours.

Full lobby service for all customers from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. will resume beginning May 26th: Drive thru hours will continue for normal banking hours; ATM, Mobile Banking, Internet Banking and Telephone Banking 24/7

Swainsboro Dental Center – Open Monday- Thursday 8 AM- 5 PM and Fridays 8 AM- 1 PM. Please visit Facebook page for patient guidelines. 

Walmart – Operating hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. From March 24 through April 28, Walmart stores will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers aged 60 and older. This will start one hour before the store opens. Pharmacies and Vision Centers will also be open during this time. 

Wendy’s – Drive-Thru only. Open regular business hours.

Wrens Southern Ladies & Gents – Open for business and operating through online shopping via shopwrens.com, Instagram, and Facebook.

Yeomans & Associates Insurance Agency – Lobby closed.  Regular business hours. Call office to process new business, file claims, process endorsements or general questions.  Payments can be taken by phone using credit card or checking account.  New business can be processed via e-sign for most carriers.  Drop box available by front door for checks/money orders.   

Young Fashion – Open for business.

Zaxby’s – Open regular business hours. Drive-Thru and Dining Room open.