New Exchange Club officers take seats

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:20 pm

Photo credit: Mark Williams

   The Swainsboro Exchange Club held its annual officer installation and ladies night on Tuesday, June 19, at The Cadle Barn. The meal for the evening was provided by Catered Creations, and entertainment was Percy Peabody, local comedian from Metter. New member chairman Don Wilkes pinned new members who were present, and Shot Strange welcomed ladies and also performed the swearing in of the new officers.  

   The Read More


ECI announces honor roll, star honor students

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:19 pm

   STAR HONOR ROLL

   Sixth gradeJosie Black, James Kersey, Blake Librizzi, Aden McQuaig, Conner Merier, Jarie Oglesby, Brycen Purvis, Charles Rehberg, Jack Walden

   Seventh grade—Natalie Akridge, Tyler Alexander, Bailey Arnold, Caleb Avery, Sullee Boddiford, Landen Canady, Charla Clifton, Ashlyn Collins, Damien Davis, Aleigha Ducker, Andrew Grimes, Aubrey Harrison, Haley Henry, Harley Henry, Hailey Johnson, Jonathan Jones, Christopher Kearson, Sara Catherine Kraus, Kaylan Lamb, Macie McBride, Nadia Mendez, Lawson Read More


Miss Durden, Mr. Tatum announce engagement

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:18 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kelmer Durden Jr. of Savannah are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ellen Caroline Durden, to Mr. Zachary Brandon Tatum. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Tatum of Glennville.

   The bride-elect is the maternal granddaughter of the late Mr. Walter Edward Chance and Mrs. Fayette Chance of Twin City. She is the paternal granddaughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. Read More


Team Effort invites public to giveaway ministry

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:16 pm

   Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church (MBC), located at the corner of Six Street and Elm Street, will continue sponsoring its clothes giveaway ministry every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Clothes and shoes in all sizes will be available to men, women, boys, girls, and toddlers. Pastor Rev. Carlyle invites all. For more information, call 478-763-2270.


Piney Grove announces annual revival

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:10 pm

   On July 3-5 at 7 p.m., Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located at 723 Wadley Coleman Lake Road, will host its annual revival. This year’s services will feature Reverend Kenneth “Curt” (KC) Davis, pastor of Jordan Stream of Toomsboro, Greater New Bethel Baptist Churches of Macon, and the First African Missionary  Baptist Church of Kingsland.

   Rev. K.C. Davis was born on February 7, 1963, in Jefferson County. He was born Read More


Adrian Baptist Church host VBS program

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:09 pm

   Recently, children attending Adrian Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School took a stroll through the Bible to learn about Jesus, “The Redeemer.”

   Entering a dark classroom, they first experienced how wonderful it was when God declared, “Let there be light.” They then traveled to Bethlehem, where they discovered baby Jesus lying in a stable amongst farm animals. The children also learned about many healing and miracles performed by Jesus during his Read More


EGSC earns Joseph M. White Award from GAPPA

Posted by | June 28, 2018 3:35 pm

East Georgia State College recently earned the Joseph M. White Award from the Georgia Association of Physical Plant Administrators. The award is a $1,000 grant presented to a member institution’s Facilities Department to be used at the discretion of that department’s management.

EGSC Director of Plant Operations David Steptoe says he plans to use the grant to fund several Lunch and Learn series, as well as staff safety training.

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Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 7:00 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


Pillow Sale

Posted by | June 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Pillow Sale Next Weekend July 7th

We will be having a pillow sale next Saturday from 7-12 at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro. We will have other goods such as crate mats and dog beds.

Single Chair Cushions only $5! Retail for up to $15

Double Bench & Universal Cushions only $10! Retail for up to $45.

To learn more or buy in bulk, contact us at 478-231-8148 or


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 5:00 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


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