Monthly Archives: June 2016

Emanuel County Humane Society launches new website

Posted on June 30, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb

In June 2016, Emanuel County Humane Society (ECHS) launched www.echumane.org, a website devoted to helping place animals in loving homes. This new website will display a list of adoptable animals, feature long-time residents and spotlight success stories. Shelter news, local events related to animal care and adoption, how to donate or volunteer, as well as the history of the Humane Society can easily be found in this one central Read More


Fire in Summertown

Posted on June 30, 2016 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

A house fire has been reported in the Summertown area. Keep a lookout for updates.

** UPDATE **

On Thursday, June 30, a fast-moving fire destroyed two rooms and severely damaged others. The 8:43 a.m. call to 9-1-1 reported a dryer fire at 1823 Highway 56 North. The first arriving unit found fire coming out of the windows on the north side of the structure. Two 1-3/4 inch attack lines … Read More


Does your child have a July birthday?

Posted on June 30, 2016 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

The Forest-Blade is looking for children ages five to 12 with July 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 take two children without July birthdays on a first-come, first-serve basis. For this entry, we will … Read More


Looking for work?

Posted on June 30, 2016 10:10 am by Heather Cox

Classified ads work! Someone is always looking to buy and someone is always looking to sell. Even if you are looking for a job we can advertise that! Call Heather to place your classified ad today! Run for three weeks and get your fourth week FREE!
478-237-9971
classifieds@emanuelcountylive.com or heathercox57@icloud.com

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Birthday and Anniversary Club

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

Do you know someone celebrating a birthday or anniversary today? Send us a message with their name and photo. We’ll give them a shout-out! Send your submissions to news@emanuelcountylive.com or emanuelcountylive@gmail.com, or message us on Facebook at Emanuel County Live!


Today’s forecast

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

Good morning, Emanuel County! It is currently 75° outside. There is a chance of thunderstorms. The high will be 88° today. Tonight will be humid with a low of 71°. Tomorrow, we’ll see an afternoon thunderstorm with a high of 92°. Have a wonderful Thursday, and don’t forget to check out this week’s new edition of The Forest-Blade!


Burke speaks to Wiregrass Chapter

Posted on June 29, 2016 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) held its monthly meeting Thursday, June 9 at New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. with Vice President Steve Burke presiding. The meeting had 27 members and guests in attendance.

The program for the evening was presented by Burke on genealogy. He spoke about his interest in his heritage when he met the late Fred Womack … Read More


Sheriff’s Reports

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

Emanuel County Sheriff’s duties reported

June 19

Victim stated the offenders were allowing her daughter to be beat up by other relatives.

June 20

Officers responded to an officer in need of assistance where the offender was being combative and uncooperative.

June 21

Victim on Red Oak Rd. stated her vehicle was damaged over night.

Victim on Findley Cemetery Rd. stated a four wheeler was missing from his property.

Complainant … Read More


Want to win $300?

Posted on June 29, 2016 4:04 pm by Trey Cox

Call Madelyne today  at 478-237-9971 to see how YOU could win $300!


Cooks of the Week

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

This week’s Cooks of the Week are Jonathan and Ashley Henry. The couple was married on April 29, 2012. Together, they have three children: Jace, who is four, and Kanan and Nolan, who are 9-month-old twins. The Henrys enjoy spending time together, hunting and fishing, and playing together. The family resides in Swainsboro.

Check out this week’s Social section for three of the Henrys’ favorite recipes!


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