Monthly Archives: March 2016

Charles Wendal Riner, 92

Posted on March 31, 2016 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Charles Wendal Riner, 92, of Ellabell and former resident of Emanuel County, will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in the Antioch Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday beginning at 12 p.m. until the time of the funeral at 2 p.m.He died Tuesday, March 29, … Read More


Calling all kids with April birthdays!

Posted on March 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

The Forest-Blade is looking for children ages 5-12 with April birthdays to feature in a special section of next week’s Blade called The Seedling. These children must live in Emanuel County. We will need a photo of the child, their first and last names, and their date of birth.

Submissions may be e-mailed to news@emanuelcountylive.com or emanuelcountylive@gmail.com, by messaging Emanuel County Live on Facebook, by mail or dropped off … Read More


Marsha Lynn Donaldson, 58

Posted on March 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

Marsha Lynn DonaldsonFuneral services for Marsha Lynn Donaldson, 58, of Rock Hill, S.C. will be held Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Twin City with Elders Tommy Rountree and Sam Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Durden-Hudson Funeral Home on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. She died Thursday, March … Read More


Does your child have an April birthday?

Posted on March 30, 2016 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

The Forest-Blade is looking for children ages 5-12 with April birthdays to feature in a special section of next week’s Blade called The Seedling. These children must live in Emanuel County. We will need a photo of the child, their first and last names, and their date of birth.

Submissions may be e-mailed to news@emanuelcountylive.com or emanuelcountylive@gmail.com, by messaging Emanuel County Live on Facebook, by mail or dropped off … Read More


Search warrant executed at Williams Street residence

Posted on March 29, 2016 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

On Thursday, March 24, a multi-agency group of law enforcement personnel served a search warrant at the residence of 207 Williams Street in Swainsboro. The warrant was secured following an extensive investigation into the sell and distribution of illegal drugs.

During the investigation, several arrest warrants were obtained on those individuals that distributed illegal drugs to an undercover agent throughout the investigation. Many of those warrants were for multiple sales … Read More


Jennifer Lea Stapleton, 37

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

Jennifer Lea StapletonFuneral services for Jennifer Lea Stapleton, 37, of Kite will be held at Rehoboth Baptist Church at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 with Reverends Donnie Bush and Allen Green officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Interment will follow in the Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Chapman Funeral … Read More


Ollie Winford Carter, 88

Posted on March 29, 2016 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Ollie Winford Carter, 88, of Wadley were held Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Wadley Baptist Church with Reverends Tom Harrison, Gene McCoy and Gary Carter officiating. Burial was in the Wadley Baptist Cemetery. He died Monday, March 21, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Ollie Winford Carter was a native of Surrency and valedictorian of the Surrency High Class of 1945. He was a 1950 … Read More


Glenn Henry, 63

Posted on March 29, 2016 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

Glenn HenryFuneral services for Glenn Henry, 63, of Swainsboro will be held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 with Reverend Timothy Nary and Brother Lamar Way officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m.. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Chapman Funeral Home. He died Saturday, March 26, 2016 at East … Read More


Does your child have an April birthday?

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

The Forest-Blade is looking for children ages 5-12 with April birthdays to feature in a special section of next week’s Blade called The Seedling. These children must live in Emanuel County. We will need a photo of the child, their first and last names, and their date of birth.

We will also be taking one child without an April birthday on a first-come, first-serve basis. Submissions must include a photo, … Read More


Emma Jean Brinson Carlton, 71

Posted on March 28, 2016 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Emma Jean Brinson Carlton, 71, of Atlanta will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Stillmore with Rev. Muriel Bell officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery near Canoochee. She died at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur after an extended illness.

Mrs. Emma Jean Brinson Carlton was born in Miami, Fla. but lived in the Lexsy-Stillmore area … Read More


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