Is your church’s information up to date?

Posted by | September 15, 2017 5:06 pm

We at The Blade are currently putting the finishing touches on our county magazine and are attempting to update our list of churches throughout the county. Please take a look at the list below to ensure that your church’s information is up to date. Since our county magazine is a helpful tool for visitors and newcomers, should any of your church’s information be amiss, you could be missing out on … Read More

EGSC to hold annual week of events

Posted by | September 15, 2017 11:21 am

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, East Georgia State College will hold its annual State of the College Presidential Address, kicking off their annual September week of events on their Swainsboro campus. Beginning at 11 a.m. in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Building auditorium, EGSC President Dr. Bob Boehmer will present his annual address regarding the college’s challenges and accomplishments for the past year and the plan for EGSC looking to the … Read More

EGSC to hold Constitution Day events

Posted by | September 15, 2017 10:30 am

In celebration of the creation of the American Constitution, East Georgia State College will sponsor special events to commemorate our Constitutional heritage. EGSC will commemorate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions that will address some of the most pressing challenges to our constitutional system. This year, both East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro and Statesboro campuses will be host events to on September 18.… Read More

Time to get wet at the annual Duct Tape Regatta

Posted by | September 15, 2017 10:18 am

On September 23, 2017, East Georgia State College will host their annual Duct Tape Regatta, where teams build boats out of cardboard and duct tape—nothing else!—and see who can cross Ezra Pond the fastest… or sink in the most spectacular fashion while trying to cross.

Check in for the Regatta begins at 10 a.m. and the race begins at 11 a.m. Anyone is welcome to participate, but boats must be … Read More

Legals 9-13

Posted by | September 14, 2017 1:05 pm




All creditors of the estate of EVELYN JOHNSON, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to Martha S. Lewis, in care of J. Kendall Gross, J. KENDALL GROSS, P.C., P.O. Box 695, Metter, Georgia … Read More

SPD report 9-13

Posted by | September 14, 2017 1:01 pm

Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   August 26

   Deputies responded to 612 South Main St. in reference to a domestic dispute.

   August 30

   Complainant reported an offender left the scene of accident with injury or damage caused.

   August 31

   Victim reported a hit-and-run.

   September 1

   Complainant reported an interference with custody.

   Victim reported her wallet stolen.

   Complainant reported an offender entered her car and stole her wallet and cosmetics.

   Officer was … Read More

Jail report 9-13

Posted by | September 14, 2017 12:59 pm

   Cierra Simone Coleman, 20, 4712 Darsey Dr. Martinez; entered 9/6/2017; no insurance, headlight requirements, cancelled registration, affixing plate with intent to mis.; released 9/7/2017; SPD

   Norman Jackson Samples, 54, homeless; entered 9/7/2017; Theft/shoplifting; SPD

   Dustin Lewis Edenfield, 34, 83 William Rd. Kite; entered 9-7-2017; probation/superior court; ECSO

ECSO reports 9-13

Posted by | September 14, 2017 12:56 pm

According to Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens, deputies reported…

   August 31

   Complainant stated she ran over a concrete block in the community driveway she uses to access her residence.

   September 1

   Complainant stated he struck a deer while traveling Highway 80 West.

   Victim reported a firearm missing from her vehicle.

   September 2

   Victim stated the offender held her down and demanded her to unlock her phone. Victim stated she … Read More

School council meeting to be held at Swainsboro Elementary

Posted by | September 14, 2017 12:52 pm

Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) will have a school council meeting Wednesday, September 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Principal Valorie Watkins will share updated information on school enrollment, class size, school data, and upcoming events at SES. She will also provide annual school council training for members. All parents are invited to attend.

Got stress? Get rid of it!

Posted by | September 14, 2017 11:45 am

On September 19, Central Georgia Clinic of Chiropractic will hold a stress talk seminar. This free event will be open to the public. It will be held at their office, located at 120 Jackson Street in Swainsboro, and will begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call 268-9011.

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