Fulghum family adds baby boy

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:14 pm

   Proud parents Josh and Alycia Fulghum of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brooks Randall Fulghum. Born at Augusta University Health on March 27, 2018, he weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz. and was 20” long.
   Brooks’ grandparents are Billie and Gene Bertrand of Lincolnton and Gloria and Edwin Fulghum of Summertown. The new addition was welcomed home by big sister Isabella Rae Fulghum.


Dixie Youth 8U wheel pitch headed to World Series!

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:13 pm

   More than 5,000 teams began Dixie Youth tournament play in July. It is no small achievement that our team will join 10 other state champions and host team Lumberton, North Carolina, to play in the 5th Annual Dixie Youth Machine Pitch World Series.
   The team punched its ticket to the World Series last week after playing their state tournament in Cochran. They went 5-3, playing Crawford (6-4, 15-4), Taylor (10-1),
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Jaycees celebrate Independence Day with annual ‘big bangs’

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:10 pm

   On Wednesday, July 4, the Swainsboro Jaycees’ performed their annual fireworks show for residents of Emanuel County in coordination with Independence Day 2018. Every year, the Jaycees present their fireworks from, the Swainsboro Airport, and viewers gather to enjoy the sight along the roadside of Kite Road and McLeod Bridge Road, although the pyrotechnics can be seen further than that!


The Forest-Blade participates in local book program

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:08 pm

   The Forest-Blade was the secret business to give out books for Family Connection for the week of July 2. A total of 20 children followed the clues to get their free books so they can enjoy reading while on summer break.

   Emanuel County Family Connection is very active in addressing the low literacy rate in the county. According to the latest report of Kids Count, Emanuel County is seeing some Read More


ECSO 7-11-18

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:06 pm

   Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

   June 3

   Complainant reported a domestic dispute.

   Complainant reported another domestic dispute.

   Complainant reported a civil issue.

   Complainant reported nuisance animals and damage to property.

   Deputy responded to 875 Sunset Drive in reference to a domestic dispute.

   Complainant reported a fraudulent activity offense.

   June 4

   Deputy was dispatched to Highway 56 in reference to a vehicle collision.

   Deputy was dispatched to Read More


COTW: Richard Newsome

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:00 pm

   This week’s Cook of the Week is Richard Ray Newsome. Richard is the son of Wynette Newsome Mixon and the late N.H. Newsome of Kite. He is employed at David Emanuel Academy (DEA) and the post office and is married to Donna Burke Newsome. They celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary in May. From this union came four children: Caitlin, Whitley, Christian, and Analise. He is also the proud grandfather of Read More


Summer Enrichment ends at St. Philip COH

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:57 pm

   On Friday, June 29, 2018, the Summer Enrichment Program came to a close at St. Philip Church, COH. A closing program was given for parents and grandparents, followed by lunch in the social hall.

   Students enrolled in the program received four weeks of intense training in math, reading, and other subjects as needed. Along with assistance from parents and friends, St. Phillips is grateful for help received from the Mill Read More


New Hope celebrating eight years of ministry

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:55 pm

   New Hope World Outreach, located at 211 Lee Street in Swainsboro, will begin celebrating its eighth church anniversary on Wednesday, July 11. The celebration will continue through July 13 with services at 7 p.m. each night. The theme for the occasion is “Count Your Blessings.”
   Guest speakers for the three nights will include Elder Joyce Williams of William Grove Holiness on Wednesday, Pastor Mike Palma of Emanuel Worship on Thursday,
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Greater St. James MBC to host annual revival

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:54 pm

   What began on July 9, through July 12, at 7 p.m. nightly, Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church (MBC), located at 423 Hopkins St., hosts its annual revival, with this year’s featured guest speaker being Rev. Michael Thomas. Thomas serves as pastor of St. Galilee and Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Churches of Cross-Green Community. Pastor Melvin Adams Jr. and church members invite all.


Endtime Faith Deliverance announces church anniversary service

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:52 pm

   Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville invites the public to its 29th church anniversary celebration beginning July 11 through July 13 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Services will climax on Sunday, July 15, at 11:30 a.m., and dinner will follow. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. serves as pastor and founder of the church.


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