Public notice

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:10 pm

   The Center of Hope Food Pantry, located at 220 S. Racetrack St., will be closed for food distribution on Tuesday, May 8. The pantry will re-open from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. All are requested to bring a box to receive food items.

Lyndia Laine Vizi, 70

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:08 pm

   Funeral services for Lyndia Laine Vizi, 70, of Swainsboro were held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Cail Pressey officiating. She died Sunday, April 22, at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.

   Ms. Lyndia Laine Vizi was born June 5, 1947, in Maitland, West Virginia to the late Blaine Sawyers and Lillian Sargent Sawyers. She was an amazing Read More

Legals 5-2-18

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:06 pm

This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.



Under and by virtue of Power of Sale contained in the Security Deed from Tommy Davis a/k/a Thomas W. Davis, to Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., dated April 15, 2014, filed for record April 21, 2014, recorded at Deed Book 399, Page 235, Read More

Jail List 5-2-18

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:04 pm

   Kwame Dalas Spaulding, 38, 1074 Buckingham Terrance Rd., Brunswick; entered 4/23/2018; VIOLATION OF ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM, Hold for Out of County Billing, HOLD FOR BRANTLEY CO. GA; ECSO

   Aaron Michael Williams, 24, 208 Ivey Rountree Rd.; entered 4/24/2018; Bench Warrant/State Court, Hold for Swainsboro PD, STATE COURT BENCH WARRANT; released 4/24/2018; ECSO

   Paul Dwayne Miles Sr., 48, 117 East Broad St.; entered 4/24/2018; Driving lic suspended/rev, Suspended Registration; released 4/24/2018; Read More

GSP reports two DUI’s

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:03 pm

      The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Georgia State Patrol Post 19 for Emanuel County this week:

   Jody Dewayne Gay, 39, of Twin City was arrested April 21 at 8:17 p.m.

   Camaliel Roman Bustamante, 54, of Soperton was arrested April 22 at 7:58 p.m.

Annual Green Jacket Dinner to take place tomorrow

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:02 pm

   The 5th Annual Green Jacket Dinner will be held tomorrow, May 3, at the Swainsboro Golf and Country Club beginning with a social at 6 p.m. The dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited, and the cost is $30 per person. The dress is business attire.

Still need a winner!

Posted by | May 2, 2018 3:00 pm

   Although several entries were received for The Great Pine Cone Hunt, no one found the correct location of all 25 pine cones. Unfortunately, we can’t re-print the April 18 edition of The Forest-Blade, but if you are a lucky reader with a past edition paper, we are giving you one last chance! The deadline has been extended until 4 p.m. on Friday, May 4. If no entries are correct, there Read More

100 Block of North Green Street becomes one-way

Posted by | May 2, 2018 2:57 pm

   Effective Friday, April 27, 2018, the 100 Block of North Green Street has become a one-way street. Traffic will flow northbound only, from West Main Street to West Pine Street. This conversion into a one-way street is in an effort to ensure the safety of pedestrians and to maximize parking in the area.

   North Green Street has been the center of much activity lately, as the…

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Fire damages home on Central Street

Posted by | May 2, 2018 2:55 pm


   An early morning fire caused extensive damage to the house located at 216 South Central Street. The fire was reported to Fire Headquarters at 7:20 a.m. Upon arrival, fire was venting from the roof as first arriving units checked to be sure the family of two adults and five children were safely out of the structure. Though the fire was…

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EGSC to hold Spring Commencement Ceremony

Posted by | May 2, 2018 2:53 pm

   East Georgia State College (EGSC) will hold its Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium. The featured speaker for the event will be Denny Key, while the alumni speaker will be Sara Young, and the student representative will be Krystal Perry.
   Key, a native of Swainsboro, graduated from Swainsboro High School in 1966. He went on to…

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