Today’s Riddle

Posted by | May 24, 2017 3:30 pm

What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word.  Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?



Donnie Lewis Hood, 57

Posted by | May 24, 2017 3:16 pm

   Funeral services for Donnie Lewis Hood, 57, of Swainsboro will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Williams officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday beginning at 6 p.m. until the time of service. He died Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Pruitt Health in Swainsboro.

Mr. Donnie Lewis Hood was the son of … Read More


Oak Grove MBC to ordain Dr. Robertson this Sunday

Posted by | May 24, 2017 9:54 am

   On Sunday, May 28 at 5 p.m., Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church will conduct an ordination service in honor of Pastor Dr. Eric Robertson. He will be installed as a bishop through the Seasons of Change Ministries under founder and presiding prelate bishop, Dr. K.E. McNeal, who will serve as the sermon chief consecrator. Bishops are asked to wear regalia, and clergymen are asked to wear a collar or robe. … Read More


Oak Grove MBC to ordain Dr. Robertson this Sunday- Correction

Posted by | May 24, 2017 9:48 am

In the May 24, 2017 edition of The Blade, the following information was entered incorrectly:

On Sunday, May 28 at 7 p.m., Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church will conduct an ordination service in honor of Pastor Dr. Eric Robertson……

The correct time of this event will be 5 p.m.

The Blade regrets these errors.


Pamela Yvonne Theobold, 45

Posted by | May 23, 2017 12:39 pm

   Graveside services for Pamela Yvonne Theobold, 45, of Adrian were held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend John Hancock officiating. She died Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Mrs. Pamela Yvonne Theobold was born February 14, 1972 in Jacksonville, Fla. to the late Lucian Stapleton and Pamela Duke Stapleton. She loved helping others, reading, and learning. She also enjoyed spending time with family and … Read More


Helen Elaine Johnson Braddy, 78

Posted by | May 23, 2017 12:36 pm

   Graveside services for Helen Elaine Johnson Braddy, 78, were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. She died May 17, 2017 at Cedar Plantation in Metter, where she was lovingly cared for.

Mrs. Helen Elaine Johnson Braddy was born October 21, 1938 in Twin City to Lois Lamb and Ed C. Johnson. She graduated from Emanuel County Institute in 1956, where she … Read More


Margie Canady Brown, 89

Posted by | May 23, 2017 12:30 pm

   Funeral services for Margie Canady Brown, 89, of Midville will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dr. Ray Freeman and Rev. Keith Claxton officiating. Interment will follow in the Midville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. She died Monday, May 22, 2017 at Community Hospice House in … Read More


Carolyn Henry Parker, 92

Posted by | May 23, 2017 12:26 pm

Graveside services for , of Swainsboro will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. John Parker officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. She died Monday, May 22, 2017 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Carolyn Henry Parker was born in Swainsboro to the late Ridge and Estelle Cooper … Read More


Tarshekia Wilhamenia Young, 22

Posted by | May 23, 2017 12:22 pm

   Funeral services for Tarshekia Wilhamenia Young, 22, were held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Rev. James E. Love officiating. Interment was held in the Swainsboro City Cemetery, and repast was held in the dining room of St. Philip Baptist Church. She died May 13, 2017 after an extended illness.

Mrs. Tarshekia Wilhamenia Young was born June 2, 1994 to Laura … Read More


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