Don’t forget to register for caregivers program tomorrow

Posted by | June 27, 2018 2:41 pm

   “Caring for the Caregiver,” to be presented by the UGA Extension, is a 1-hour program for current and future caregivers. It will take place tomorrow, Thursday, June 28, at 10 a.m. at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center.

   By participating in the program, caregivers will learn about common challenges that many non-formal caregivers face, such as keeping care-recipients active and independent, coping mechanisms to better handle stress, and time Read More


Bonnie “Nenny” Williamson, 86

Posted by | June 27, 2018 2:40 pm

   Funeral services for Bonnie “Nanny” Williamson, 86, of Oak Park were held Monday, June 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Pendleton Springs Baptist Church with Reverends Walter Jarrell and Trent Akins officiating. Internment followed in the Solomon Williamson Cemetery near Oak Park. She died Friday, June 22, 2018, following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Bonnie “Nenny” Williamson was born in Gillis Springs Community in Treutlen County on March 10, 1932. She Read More


Citizens Bank to award monetary prize to lucky blood donor

Posted by | June 27, 2018 2:37 pm

   On Thursday, July 12, from 12 until 6 p.m., First Baptist Church of Swainsboro will host an American Red Cross blood drive at its Family Life Center, located at 240 West Main St.

   Citizens Bank of Swainsboro has agreed to sponsor this drive and urges donors to sign up for a $100 gift card raffle.

   Visit redcrossblood.org and make an appointment using the online sponsor code “emanuelcomm.”

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Alma “Dolly” Worthen Parker, 80

Posted by | June 27, 2018 2:36 pm

   Funeral services for Alma “Dolly” Worthen Parker of Swainsboro were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 12 p.m. at St. Philip Missionary Baptist Church  with Reverend Jerry Armstrong officiating. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Pruitt Health Home following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Alma “Dolly” Worthen Parker was born on March 28, 1938, in Laurens County. At an early age, she moved to Read More


Now Hiring

Posted by | June 27, 2018 12:54 pm

We are looking for an office clerk to organize and coordinate administration duties and office procedures. Your role is to create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure the smooth running of the office and help to improve company procedures and day-to-day operation.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule meetings/appointment
  • Maintain the office condition and arrange necessary repairs
  • Serve
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Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 26, 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.


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 26, 2018 5:30 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.


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 26, 2018 4:33 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.


Author Daniel McDonald Johnson speaks to local SAR chapter

Posted by | June 26, 2018 4:01 pm

   The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution (GASSAR) held its monthly meeting Thursday, June 14, at New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. with registrar Dess Smith III presiding.
   Twenty-two members were joined by eight guests: Joyce Fennell, Ginny Smith, Mary Ellen Smith, Mary Jane Smith, William Few Chapter registrar Bill Tankersley, Alton McCloud of the William Few Chapter, Hayden McCloud, also of the William Few
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Wiregrass Chapter receives awards

Posted by | June 26, 2018 4:00 pm

   During its monthly meeting held June 14, the Wiregrass Chapter received a flag streamer for having several members attend and participate in a gravemarking event in Augusta. Vice president Steve Burke presented the streamer to sergeant-at-arms George King. The banner will be added to the chapter’s flag.
   Originally planned to be held at the Signers Monument on Greene Street downtown, the gravemarking ceremony was moved to the social hall of
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