EGSC to hold Miss Georgia Send-off for Dixon

Posted by | May 26, 2016 5:35 pm

East Georgia State College will hold a Miss Georgia Send-off for 2016 Miss EGSC Jessica Dixon on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Dixon will model her interview outfit, swimsuit and evening gown and will perform her talent for the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant.

The community is invited to come out and support Miss EGSC and send her off to the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant in style! The pageant will be held … Read More

DEA honors scholar athletes

Posted by | May 26, 2016 5:04 pm

Recently, David Emanuel Academy honored its scholar athletes for the 2015-2016 school term. These athletes maintained an impressive 3.8 average the entire year while lettering in athletes: Hannah Jackson, Maci Nease, Ethan Wells, Alexis Coleman, Emily Ely, Johnna Goodman, Carolina Lamm, Laila Mercer, Wade Murdock, Carli Patterson, Baylor Smith, Alaina Strange, Bailey Strange, Dylan Hall, Sydney Hood, Alaina Scott, Brianna Clay, Chase Collins, Megan Crawford, Kyra Jackson, Hagan Mercer, Logan … Read More

Betts awarded EREA scholarship

Posted by | May 26, 2016 5:02 pm

The Emanuel County Retired Educators Association (EREA), a chapter of the Georgia Retired Educators Association, awarded Shazorierier “Zoe” Betts its annual scholarship at its May 18 meeting held at the Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society Farm and Home Museum. The scholarship, this year in the amount of $1,000, is given to a student majoring in teacher education who has shown exceptional promise as a future educator as a result of … Read More

Scott awarded scholarship by UDC

Posted by | May 26, 2016 4:53 pm

Jonathan Michael Scott, an honor graduate in the Emanuel County Institute Class of 2016, has received the Georgia Division Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Division United Daughters of the Confederacy. His application was endorsed by Emanuel Rangers Chapter No. 2318. Scott’s Confederate ancestor is John Wiley Neal, who enlisted as a private in Co. G, 32nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry. The scholarship was presented to him on May 3, 2016, … Read More

Troop 75 to hold flag retirement ceremony

Posted by | May 26, 2016 4:40 pm

Troop 75 will hold a flag retirement ceremony on the square on Memorial Day, May 30. This flag retirement ceremony will be performed in conjunction with the American Legion and the local chapter of the SAR. Want to attend the ceremony? Check out the details on the front page of this week’s Forest-Blade!

Don’t miss the Farmers Market Saturday!

Posted by | May 26, 2016 4:16 pm

Kick off the Memorial Day weekend by visiting the Emanuel County Farmers and Artisans Market on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on the downtown square at the fountain. Local farmers will be there with tons of fresh produce!

Dr. Kearns receives APA Teaching Award

Posted by | May 26, 2016 3:50 pm

Dr. Tori Kearns, Professor of Psychology, was picked for the American Psychological Association 2016 Teaching Resources Award after the review of numerous submissions by the APA Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education (CABE). The committee selected Dr. Kearns’s submission on Cultural Exploration Projects, a lesson she designed and uses in her General Psychology courses. In recognition of this prestigious award, she will be recognized at the CABE/Psi Beta Reception and … Read More

Sheriff’s Office investigating home invasion

Posted by | May 26, 2016 3:46 pm

On Friday, May 20, 2016 at approximately 11:30 p.m., deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office were called to respond to a report of a home invasion that had just occurred near Twin City.

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the homeowner and family. The homeowner told deputies that he had been awakened by someone knocking on his door. After opening the door to see who was there, three masked … Read More

Delta Kappa Gamma holds final meeting of year

Posted by | May 26, 2016 3:35 pm

The Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held its final meeting of the 2014-2016 biennium on April 25 at Catered Creations. President Gail Greenway called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. and welcomed everyone. Vikki Womack gave the inspiration and reminded the assembled that they can learn from everyone, especially their students and to respect people and respect their ideas. Each person is God’s creation, and the Delta … Read More

Sheriff Reports

Posted by | May 26, 2016 3:12 pm

    Victim on Hwy 23 N., Twin City stated an outboard motor was missing off of his boat.

    May 16

   Officers were dispatched to a local business in reference to a domestic dispute.

   Victim on Pinetucky Rd., Kite stated the offender has been physically abusive towards her.

   Officers responded to an alarm call on Blackberry Trail.

   Officers responded to an alarm call on Highway 80.

   Victim on Ed Youmas Rd. stated … Read More

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