Chamber to host annual banquet

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:35 pm

On Thursday, January 31, the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its yearly membership meeting and awards banquet at the Swainsboro Golf & Country Club. The evening will begin with a social at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. The cost is $40 per person and is by reservation only. The deadline is January 21. To make an RSVP, call 237-6426.


Elder Fowler to speak at fellowship service

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:33 pm

On Sunday, January 27, at 4 p.m., Elder Clyde Fowler Jr. of William Chapel Holiness Church will bring a special message during New Hope World Outreach’s fellowship service. The theme of the event is “Walk In Unity.” The host church is located at 211 Lee Street in Swainsboro. Pastor Jeanette Harden, founder/CEO Apostle Dr. Debra Allen, and congregation invite all to attend.


Greater St. James MBC to celebrate 3-year tenure of Rev. Adams

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:30 pm

On Sunday, January 27, Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will celebrate Pastor Reverend Melvin Adams Jr.’s third year as pastor beginning at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served. All are invited. For additional information, contact Doris Curry at 478-237-2458.


Victim burned in barrel explosion

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:29 pm

by BILL CAHILL

During the evening hours of Friday, January 11, emergency personnel were dispatched to 3017 Canoochee Garfield Road for a male who had been burned during a barrel explosion.

The victim, 25-year-old Cody Scott, was cutting the top off of a 55-gallon steel drum when vapors from a former product ignited violently, injuring and burning the victim and causing damage to the roof system of the building.

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Humane society donates to shelter

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:21 pm

Due to cold temperatures and the heating unit at Emanuel County Animal Shelter not working properly, the Emanuel County Humane Society recently donated two heaters to the shelter as well as extension cords and surge protectors. This presentation was made Thursday, January 10.


Miss Akins, Mr. Kerbo to wed in the spring

Posted by | January 17, 2019 1:20 pm

Ms. Melissa Newsome-Akins of Claxton and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Akins of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Lauren Elizabeth Akins of Statesboro, to Mr. John Anthony Kerbo. He is the son of Ms. Dorita Kerbo and Mr. Donn Kerbo, both of Garfield.

The bride-elect is currently enrolled in the radiologic technology program at Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro. She graduated with Read More


Birthday shout-out: Kendall Peebles

Posted by | January 17, 2019 11:13 am

We at The Blade would also like to take the time to wish one of our very own, Kendall Peebles, a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Kendall is our graphic design artist here at The Blade. He does a phenomenal job on every task given to him and makes us all crack up with his witty sense of humor.

Shout-out from your co-workers:

Kendall, we hope today is all you want Read More


Birthday shout-out: Kendall Peebles

Posted by | January 17, 2019 11:08 am

We at The Blade would also like to take the time to wish one of our very own, Kendall Peebles, a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Kendall is our graphic design artist here at The Blade. He does a phenomenal job on every task given to him and makes us all crack up with his witty sense of humor.

Shout-out from your co-workers:

Kendall, we hope today is all you want … Read More


Birthday shout-out: Briggston Buxton

Posted by | January 17, 2019 10:51 am

Today, Hollis “Briggston” McCallister Buxton turns 7 years old! He is the son of Caitlin and Cole Fluet and Mikey and Brittany Buxton.

Shout-out from your Aunt Whitley:

Briggs, I hope your day shines as bright as your smile! Happy birthday, big man! You are so loved!

 


Gail W. Sconyers, 79

Posted by | January 17, 2019 10:35 am

   Funeral services for Gail W. Sconyers, 79, of Savannah, formerly of Swainsboro, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Reverend Brad McKenzie officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, January 17, from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow in Eastbrook Cemetery. She died Monday, January 14, 2019 at Rivers Edge Retirement Community.

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