Lanes visit ECI for American Enterprise Day

Posted by | December 7, 2018 8:30 am

Emanuel County Institute FBLA recently observed American Enterprise Day on November 12. Rusty Lane and Tanya Lane, Emanuel County Board of Education member and owner of South Auction and Realty, visited the school for the occasion.

During the celebration, FBLA officers spoke to members about the importance of American Enterprise Day, then the Lanes stressed the significance of small businesses. Afterward, all enjoyed refreshments and fellowshipped with one another.

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DEA Junior Beta sees state runner-up finish with Living Literature performance

Posted by | December 7, 2018 8:00 am

Last week, David Emanuel Academy’s Junior Beta chapter comprised of elementary and middle school students traveled to Savannah for state convention.
While there, the elementary students participated in the Living Literature competition. Their re-enactment of the poppy scene in the Wizard of Oz movie, the students placed state runner-up.
Also, seventh grader Ella Claire Claxton finished third in the state with her Digital Arts entry.
The chapter won a growth Read More


COTW: David B. Hall

Posted by | December 7, 2018 7:30 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is, again, David B. Hall of Swainsboro. Hall enjoys creating pizza concoctions from time to time in his kitchen. Due to incomplete information submitted in last week’s edition of The Blade, he would like to re-submit…

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R&F MARKETING BLOWOUT FINALE

Posted by | December 6, 2018 4:57 pm

You asked…they listened!  Due to popular demand, R & F Marketing will be having one final pillow sale next Saturday, December 15th, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro.  This will be the last sale before Christmas, & the last sale of the year, so go on out & pick up your last minute items!
**New outdoor seating and over 200 dog beds in a variety of sizes**Read More

R&F MARKETING BLOWOUT FINALE

Posted by | December 6, 2018 4:56 pm

You asked…they listened!  Due to popular demand, R & F Marketing will be having one final pillow sale next Saturday, December 15th, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro.  This will be the last sale before Christmas, & the last sale of the year, so go on out & pick up your last minute items!
**New outdoor seating and over 200 dog beds in a variety of sizes**Read More

Twin City reschedules parade for this weekend

Posted by | December 6, 2018 4:30 pm

Due to inclement weather, Twin City’s Christmas parade has been rescheduled to Friday, December 7, at 6 p.m.

Hosted by Twin City Volunteer Fire Department, all proceeds collected from this event will go toward parade necessities and assisting with the purchase of fire safety equipment worn by the city’s volunteer firefighters.

Following the parade, bounce houses will be available for youth enjoyment, and Santa will be available for photos. The Read More


Stillmore Holiday Market slated for this weekend

Posted by | December 6, 2018 4:00 pm

The Emanuel County Farmers & Artisans Market will host a special holiday market on Saturday, December 8, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Stillmore City Park.

“Among the many items for sale at this market will be local honey, baked goods, hand-sewn goods, handmade wooden crafts, lotions, soaps, and artisan jewelry,” said Patti Purcell, organizer. 

An added feature for this market, per Purcell, will be three drawings—one for a Read More


Thirty-eight named Character Kids

Posted by | December 6, 2018 3:30 pm

During the month of November, students at Swainsboro Primary School learned about the character word “thankfulness” through videos, books, and activities. After learning about the word, one student from each class was chosen as Character Kid for displaying thankfulness. These Character Kids received a complimentary breakfast with a parent, lunch on stage with special recognition, and other prizes.

Character Kids for November 2018 were…

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Meteorologist speaks to SES

Posted by | December 6, 2018 3:00 pm

On November 15, Katie Reagan, meteorologist for WJBF News Channel 6, visited the fourth grade students at Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) as part of their science unit on weather.
While at SES, she he spoke with the students about how meteorologists use weather instruments, observations, and weather maps to create forecasts. The students then asked questions after the presentation.
Reagan was presented with a Swainsboro Elementary School t-shirt and candy Read More


Calling all adult basketball players!

Posted by | December 6, 2018 2:30 pm

On Tuesday, December 11, at 6 p.m. inside the Connie Kight Recreation Center on McLeod Bridge Road, Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department will have a mandatory meeting for teams interested in participating in the adult basketball league. Players must be 18-years-old by January 1, 2019 to be eligible. The deadline for entering a team in the league is December 21. For more information, contact the recreation department at 478-237-8098.


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