Monthly Archives: August 2005

New industry headed for Swainsboro

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Charles Schwabe, chairman of the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Joint Development Authority has announced that a new employer is moving to Swainsboro. The company will be moving their assembly plant and distribution warehouse operations to a building owned by the JDA at 412 East Main Street, Swainsboro, known as the Garrett building. The firm plans to renovate and improve the existing sixty-two thousand square foot building as well as build a forty-thousand … Read More


Story hour

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Halloween Story Hour at Franklin Memorial Library has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Oct. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 17. Call Judy Palmer at 2377791 for group reservations.


SHS loses to #1 ranked Washington County

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

/BYLINE BY TYLER EDENFIELD

“They are ranked #1 for a reason,” said Swainsboro High School Head Football Coach Shane Williamson after the Tigers’ tough loss Friday night. SHS played host to the Washington County Golden Hawks. The Hawks were ranked #1 by the Georgia Sports website, gavsv.com in AAA coming into Friday’s game. The Tigers fell to their Washington County opponents by a final score of 420.

On the opening … Read More


Cattle short course

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

The 2005 Southeastern Beef Cattle Short Course was held at the Canoochee Forage Bull Development Center on Thursday, Aug. 25. The Short Course was sponsored by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service and was hosted by Canoochee Forage Bull Development Center. It was attended by over 70 cattlemen. The noon meal was sponsored by AgSouth Farm Credit.


Congressman Barrow visits Tech

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

On Monday, Aug. 22, 12th District Congressman John Barrow (D-GA) started a three-day tour of six technical colleges that serve the residents and businesses of Georgia’s 12th Congressional District. The tour included stops at Savannah Technical College, Ogeechee Technical College, Swainsboro Technical College, Sandersville Technical College, Augusta Technical College, and Athens Technical College.

The Congressman arrived in Swainsboro on Tuesday and toured Swainsboro Technical College. His visit was highlighted by … Read More


Sheriff’s Report: Various reports made

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported numerous incidents in the last two weeks. Cases are:

Aug. 9

AGloria St. woman reported a woman, whom she identified, stole her rings.

Aug. 18

Jerry Young, 50, 519 Oak At., Swainsboro, was arrested for forgery.

Aug. 19

Robby Carlton Warren, 58, 50 Huckleberry Rd., Swainsboro was arrested for DUI.

A Savannah Rd., Stillmore man reported a man, whom he identified by nickname only, took … Read More


Retirement

Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • East Georgia College offers kids’ pottery class
  • Retirement
  • Tourism meeting held at Tech

  • CCR&R offers curriculum workshop

    Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agency of East Central Georgia of Swainsboro Technical College will conduct a Curriculum Workshop at the Evans County DFCS Office (Courthouse Ann.), 201 Freeman Street, in Claxton Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

    The workshop will provide information on planning a scaffolding lesson plan based on developmentally appropriate practices for any home-based or center based environment for children ages 3 months … Read More


    Hillcrest BC children have ‘beach blast’

    Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Hillcrest BC children have ‘beach blast’
  • East Georgia College offers kids’ pottery class
  • Tourism meeting held at Tech

  • Emanuel County Active Duty list

    Posted on August 31, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.

    Submit name, rank, branch and hometown to The Forest-Blade, PO Box 938, Swainsboro, Ga 30401; call 2379971; or e-mail us at news@forestblade. com

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    TM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock, Washington.

    Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian Gulf.… Read More


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