Tag that person who never answers!

Posted by | June 28, 2019 5:00 pm

Do you ever attempt to contact a person by phone call, knowing you will only get their voicemail? Tag that person who NEVER answers the phone in the comments below?

Congrats Twin City 12U All Star Boys!!!

Posted by | June 28, 2019 4:09 pm

Members of Twin City’s 12U Boys All Star team have earned the title of 2019 GRPA State Champions! Way to go, guys! Be sure to get a copy of next week’s edition of The Blade for all the details!


Posted by | June 28, 2019 4:00 pm

Sourced from National Day Calendar


National Logistics Day™ is observed annually on June 28th in appreciation for the importance that the logistics industry plays in both our national and global economies!

The logistics industry first started to take form when Marco Polo traveled to China on the Silk Road and kept a detailed written record paving the way for future traders and merchants to use between Europe Read More

Ray honored by fellow Exchangites

Posted by | June 28, 2019 3:30 pm

The Swainsboro Exchange Club met June 18 at The Cadle Barn for its annual ladies’ night, officer installation, and Exchangite of the Year event.

Marty Ray was the man of the hour as Gary Mason presented the Exchangite of the Year Award to him.

Individuals installed as leaders for this year were as follows: Mark Haddock, outgoing president; Dal Durden, president-elect; Ray, incoming president; Gary Mason, secretary; and Mack Griffin, Read More

EAC Lunar Art Camp held at Fulford Center

Posted by | June 28, 2019 3:00 pm

The Emanuel Arts Council’s 2019 Art Camp was held June 17-19 at the Sudie Fulford Community Learning Center of East Georgia State College.

“It was a huge success,” said Jacquie Brasher, EAC executive director. “We had a room full of students in rising third through fifth grade. Everyone had such a fun time!”

The art instructor for the second summer in a row was Mark Lillquist, art teacher at Emanuel Read More

Beta Sigma Phi names Lady of the Year

Posted by | June 28, 2019 2:30 pm

Beta Sigma Phi is a non-academic sorority with more than 200,000 members in chapters around the world. Founded in 1931, the organization now has chapters in every state in the country, every province in Canada, as well 30+ other countries around the world. The sorority was founded for the social, cultural, and civic enrichment of its members. As a social and cultural organization, it focuses mainly on community service but Read More

Rev. Thurman Walden, 89

Posted by | June 28, 2019 2:00 pm

   Thurman Walden, 89, husband of 66 years to Celia K. Walden, gained his wings Friday, June 21, 2019 surrounded by his family at his residence.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Randy Walden and Reverend Mark Stewart officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Wallace Mumford, Wesley Williams, David Mumford, Brandon Read More

Proudly presenting… Community Spotlight!

Posted by | June 28, 2019 1:40 pm

As promised, The Blade is thrilled to debut its new video series, Community Spotlight! The inaugural edition features a longtime fixture of Emanuel County, Central Fence Company and the Dixon Family. They’ve been committed to our local community for more than 55 years. Here’s their story.

Don’t forget: Summer Fest is next week!

Posted by | June 28, 2019 1:30 pm

Join in on the fun while celebrating close to home at Twin City’s July 4 Summer Fest! Planned for Thursday, July 4, the event will feature a Meet the Chief Open House, parade, giant slip-n-slide, bounce house, fun run, water kick-ball, and snow cones. The fun begins at 11 a.m. at Twin City Welcome Center and will conclude at 6 p.m. All are invited.

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