Monthly Archives: January 2016

Miss Marin and Mr. Hooks to wed

Posted on January 29, 2016 4:04 pm by Holli Askew

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Cowart of Twin City are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tonya Marie Marin, to Hunter Bennett Hooks of Nunez. The future groom is the son of Brad and Dianne Hooks of Nunez.

 

Check out next week’s edition of the Forest Blade for the full engagement announcement write-up.


ECI FBLA to celebrate FBLA-PBL Week

Posted on January 29, 2016 3:03 pm by Submitted By Reader

The Emanuel County Institute FBLA chapter in Twin City, will be celebrating FBLA-PBL Week. To kick off the celebration, the officer team met with Twin City Mayor Eileen Dudley at which time she signed a proclamation declaring February 8-12, 2016 as FBLA Week. Among the many activities scheduled for this special week are: Trivia day, T-Shirt Day, Professional Attire Day, and Teacher and Member Appreciation Day. Another activity will be … Read More


Miss Rowland and Mr. Cavanah to wed

Posted on January 29, 2016 3:03 pm by Holli Askew

Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Melinda Rowland of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Andrea Taylor Rowland, to Cody Weston Cavanah of Swainsboro. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy and Angie Cavanah of Swainsboro.

 

Check out next week’s edition of the Forest Blade for the full engagement announcement write-up.


Emanuel Rangers to celebrate birthday of State of Georgia

Posted on January 29, 2016 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

Emanuel Rangers Chapter No. 2318, UDC, will celebrate the 283rd birthday of the State of Georgia on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the George L. Smith Room of the Franklin Memorial Library. Special music will be presented by Connie Peebles. Steve Burke will be the guest speaker. His topic will be about Georgia during the American Revolution.

To read a brief history of the state provided by … Read More


Wiregrass Chapter members attend Cowpens Battle Event

Posted on January 29, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb

Five members of the Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Spartanburg, S.C. on January 15 – 17, 2016 to participate in the 235th Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Cowpens. All five Wiregrass members were dressed in their 18th century militia uniforms with their Pennsylvania/Kentucky flinklocks. They were part of the 50-man Revolutionary War Color Guard that performed at 10 a.m. … Read More


Calling all kids!

Posted on January 29, 2016 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

The Forest-Blade is looking for children ages 5-12 with February birthdays to feature in a special section of next week’s Blade called The Seedling. Must live in Emanuel County. For more information, please e-mail news@emanuelcountylive.com or emanuelcountylive@gmail.com, or message Emanuel County Live on Facebook. Deadline for entry is Monday, Feb. 1 at noon. Happy Friday!


Today is the final day for POLP entries!

Posted on January 29, 2016 9:09 am by Heather Cox

Don’t forget today is the final day to get your Parade of Little People entries turned in!


Mt. Shady Baptist to hold Fifth Sunday Song Service

Posted on January 29, 2016 8:08 am by Halei Lamb

Mt. Shady Baptist Church will open the new year with its regular Fifth Sunday Song Service on Sunday, Jan. 31. The Jordan River Singers from Lexington, S.C. will be the guest singers for this service, which will begin at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served in the social hall following the song service. Rusty Moore, Pastor, and Wayne Page, Assistant Pastor, invite all to come and enjoy this service.

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Traffic Alert

Posted on January 29, 2016 8:08 am by Madelyne Meeks


Wreck on hwy one about 4 miles south of oak park traffic is stopped. There is one injury.


Crystal Harden, 36

Posted on January 28, 2016 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Crystal Harden, 36, of Swainsboro will be held Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Morris Brantley officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. She died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah.

Mrs. Crystal … Read More


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