Monthly Archives: December 2008

Happy New Year!

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

By: Wally Gallian

Cheers! A hearty Happy New Year from each member of our staff to all Forest-Blade readers. May each and every one of you enjoy a happy and prosperous 2009.

Those of us from the fourth estate consider serving you a great privilege and honor. We take pride in delivering Emanuel County news to your home each week and look forward to continuing our efforts in the coming … Read More


American Legion holds raffle

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 103 recently held a raffle for its Georgia girls state program and for disabled Veterans. The winning ticket was Alison Smoyer of Twin City. The ladies auxiliary greatly appreciates the communities support of our Veterans.

If you are the spouse, daughter or granddaughter of an American Legion member, or if the Veteran is deceased and could have been eligible for membership, please call Betty … Read More


Active Duty

Posted on December 31, 2008 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 237-9971; or e-mail us at news@forest-blade. 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 … Read More


The year in review

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Jan. 2, 2008

The Dellwood Volunteer Fire Department received a $10,000 check from Mrs. Tot Free for a new quick response truck through the Foundation’s Operation Roundup Program.

Bond was set for Edgar Thomas, the man accused of killing Chico Washington, for $100,000 cash or $200,000 property value.

The Drake family— Donna and Billy Joe Drake of Swainsboro— will be featured on an episode of “Supernanny” today, Wednesday, Jan. 2 … Read More


How to Check-Up on Your Doctors

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Dear Savvy Senior,

What resources are available that can help me research some doctors in my area? I’m looking for a new primary care doctor for my mother and an orthopedic doctor for me, but I could use some help.

Hunting for Doc’s

Dear Hunting

Over the years, most people looking for a new doctor have turned to friends, family members, coworkers or doctors they already know for a recommendation. … Read More


SmithGrove to hold program

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Emancipation Proclamation Program on January 1, 2009 at 11 a.m. the speaker will be Rev. Benjamin Martin, the pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Soperrton.


Swainsboro Tigers show improvement

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

By TROUP BRINSON The Swainsboro Tigers’ boys basketball team is a work in progress. Now that shouldn’t be taken to be a positive spin on a negative situation. No, this team has talent. Finding the best way for that talent to shine, well, that’s called coaching. Coach Leroy Jordan believes in using the early season to poke and prod, test and motivate. The Tigers got off to an 0-3 start … Read More


Piney Grove to hold service

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

The public is invited to a watchnight service, Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church in the Crossing-Green Community. Rev. Michael Thomas is the pastor.


Letters To The Editor

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

My name is Leo Walters. I am writing again about Obama, who wants to disarm us. Why?

You know what they did in India? That could happen to us at any water port that we go to. The enemy has surprises for us. Also, there is nowhere you can go where you are really safe. I carry a gun to church.

If anything happens at any school, I will be … Read More


Smith Grove to celebrateanniversary

Posted on December 31, 2008 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

The Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their mission anniversary on January 4th at 6 p.m. Come and share with us.


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