Monthly Archives: March 2018

Easter Egg Hunt at EGSC happening TODAY!

Posted on March 31, 2018 9:09 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College


Miss EGSC visits Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day

Posted on March 30, 2018 12:12 pm by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

Miss East Georgia State College Taylor Sapp recently visited Claxton’s Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day. This special day is held every year as a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Visitors get a free vanilla cone at participating Dairy Queens and can donate to CMN. Miss EGSC participated in this year’s Free Cone Day in Claxton and served cones to all who came.

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Don’t forget EGSC’s Easter Egg Hunt TOMORROW!

Posted on March 30, 2018 10:10 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College


Miss EGSC visits Children’s Hospital

Posted on March 30, 2018 10:10 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

Recently, Miss East Georgia State College, Taylor Sapp, and Miss Historic Southern Plans, Sara DeLoach, visited the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital Navicent Health in Macon. They visited with children in the hospital and helped them create arts and crafts.

This is one of the five Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the state of Georgia, and each Miss Georgia contestant is encouraged to visit as many hospitals and children as … Read More


The Blade to close in observance of Good Friday

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

In honor of Good Friday, The Blade will be closed tomorrow, March 30. We will re-open on Monday, April 2. We hope each of you has safe travels during the holiday and remember the true meaning of Easter! Happy Easter from The Blade!


Emanuel’s Outstanding Teen speaks to Kiwanis Club

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

   The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club held a weekly meeting Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations, with President Jim Clapham presiding. There were 25 members present and four guests, Shelly Smith, Jean Moore, Kathy Gould, and Bob Gould. 

   The program for the evening was hosted by Kay Peacock, who introduced Alaylla Watkins, Miss Emanuel County Outstanding Teen 2018. Watkins is a junior at Thomas Jefferson Academy and resides Read More


Man looking for information on family medicine solution

Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

   The pictures attached were relatives of Jason Robert. Jason is a descendant of Benjamin Daniel Johnson near the Summertown area between the years of 1876 and 1940.

   Benjamin owned a trademarked solution for stomach ache and heartburn that was deemed successful at his time of death. His daughter, Bessie, continued to mix up the solution and sell from her house. The ingredients were a secret and the solution was sold Read More


Top academic students recognized at ABAC

Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

   President David Bridges will recognize 827 students who qualified for academic honors during a special  ceremony on April 4 at 3 p.m. in Gressette Gym at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

   Bridges said students receiving Distinguished Honor status are those who have completed 45 or more academic semester hours at ABAC with an overall grade point average of 3.75 or higher, Superior Honor students are those who have completed 15-44 academic Read More


SHS Tigers drop a pair to Vidalia


Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

by TROUP BRINSON
   Coming off of an exhilarating last at-bat victory against Jeff Davis, the Swainsboro Tigers were unable to parlay that momentum against Vidalia as they dropped both games last week to their region foe and looked bad in doing so. 10-1 and 12-0 losses moved Swainsboro to 1-5 in the region and gave little answer as to how to be more competitive against teams that the Tigers should
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DEA holds annual Career Day program

Posted on March 29, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

   Recently, David Emanuel Academy (DEA) held its annual Career Day. Speaking at this year’s event was Carla Collins, administrator of Pleasant View Nursing Center.


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