Reminder: Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association to hold revival tonight

Posted by | October 6, 2015 6:00 pm

Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association will kick off its 2015 Revival at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church in Waynesboro tonight. The event will feature Rev. Bertland Bailey Jr. of New Greenwood Baptist Church from Greenwood, La. Services will begin at 7 p.m. The church is located at 725 Hwy 25 South, Waynesboro.

The Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association is comprised of churches in Burke, Emanuel, Jefferson and Richmond Counties.

3rd Annual Gold Out Game held

Posted by | October 6, 2015 5:23 pm

On September 9, 2015 Emanuel County Institute (ECI) hosted the 3rd Annual Gold Out Game for childhood cancer. Cherry Hooks Carruth, Austin Marie Carruth and Karen Moxley were the organizers for the event, which raised money that will be donated to CURE for Childhood Cancer, a local organization from Savannah and Atlanta. The event honored four heroes that have fought the battle of cancer: Ansley Moxley, Precious Heath, Jalen William … Read More

Swainsboro City Council meeting held

Posted by | October 6, 2015 5:18 pm

The Swainsboro City Council held its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Johnson Clubhouse. Find out what action they took in tomorrow’s edition of The Forest-Blade!

Garfield Community Club holds monthly meeting

Posted by | October 6, 2015 5:13 pm

The Garfield Community Club met at the community house 2:30 p.m on October 1, 2015. The guest speaker for the event was Marnie Dekle. Dekle gave a presentation on various pieces of literature. Be sure to check out the full story in tomorrow’s edition of The Blade!

EGSC Library wins Bobcat Regatta

Posted by | October 6, 2015 5:09 pm

On September 26, 2015, East Georgia State College held their annual Parents, Family, Friends and Alumni Day. This free, all-day event was open to the entire community, and kicked off in full with the Annual Bobcat Regatta. The overall winner for the regetta was the EGSC Library. Read more about the event in this week’s edition of The Forest-Blade!

Annie Lee Knight Daniels, 90

Posted by | October 6, 2015 5:02 pm

Funeral services for Annie Lee Knight Daniels, 90, were held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Rountree Island Baptist Church in Summertown with Rev. Richard Lawrence Jr. officiating. Intermet followed in Kirkland Cemetery near Summetown. She died on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 after an extended illness.

Ms. Daniels was born on October 18, 2915 to the late Hershel Knight and Carrie Sessions Knight. She was educated in … Read More

Robert Lee Parrish Sr. “Bob,” 84

Posted by | October 6, 2015 4:58 pm

Funeral services for Robert Lee Parish Sr. “Bob,” 84, of Swainsboro, were held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at 3 p.m. at St. Philip Baptist Church with Rev. Marque Johnson bringing the eulogy. He died on September 25, 2015.

Mr. Parrish was born on July 23, 1931 to the late Reuben Thomas Parrish and Anna Jane Gibbons Parrish. He was the fourth of twelve children. At an early age, he … Read More

Community Resource Fair to be held

Posted by | October 6, 2015 4:56 pm

The annual Community Resource Fair, sponsored by Emanuel County Early Head Start and Pre-K, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. The purpose of the event is to make families aware of the many resources available for them in the community. For more information about time and location, pick up tomorrow’s edition of The Blade!

Sheriff’s Office joins family of hit and run victim to revive cold case

Posted by | October 6, 2015 4:50 pm

On the early morning of Sunday, April 21, 2002, twenty-three year old Terry “Bubba” Rewis was walking from Midville to Swainsboro after attending the Ogeechee River Redbreast Festival. As Rewis neared the Prong Creek Bridge on GA Hwy 56, approximately five miles outside of Swainsboro, he was fatally struck by a motor vehicle. The driver of that vehicle did not stop nor report the accident to law enforcement. The case … Read More

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