Public notice for Twin City residents: Siren testing November 13

Posted by | November 9, 2017 5:04 pm

As part of creating an emergency preparedness plan, the Twin City police and fire departments will run a test blast of the Twin City Fire Department’s siren for several minutes around 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13. The sounding will not signal an emergency; it will be only a test. The fire department will continue testing the siren on the first Monday of each month at approximately 1 p.m. after … Read More


Twin City to host first Christmas parade

Posted by | November 9, 2017 5:02 pm

On Saturday, Dec. 9, Twin City Fire Department/First Responders will host its first annual Twin City Christmas parade at 4 p.m., with line-up beginning at 3:15 p.m. Free entertainment such as bounce houses, photos with Santa, and other fun festivities will take place in the area of the Twin City pavilion following the parade. Vendors are allowed to participate in this event if they have paid a required booth fee … Read More


Author Shirley Proctor Twiss visits local book club

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:56 pm

The Ida Belle Williams Book Club was pleased to welcome Shirley Proctor Twiss to its October meeting. Since the book for October was Cotton in Augusta, members enjoyed hearing the author talk about her newfound career after retiring. Twiss has…

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Don’t miss your chance to save a life!

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:53 pm

On Thursday, Nov. 16, from 12 – 6 p.m., the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive at First Baptist Church in Swainsboro. To register visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “emmanuelcomm”. To streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.


The Blade goes to Vegas

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:51 pm

Heather Cook, Andy Cook, Holly Wimberly, and Tal Wimberly traveled to Las Vegas the week of October 23. The two women are photographed in front of the infamous Welcome to Las Vegas sign. While there, the Cooks and the Wimberlys visited a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, where 58 white crosses honoring one individual respectively were placed.


The Blade goes to Israel

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:49 pm

Sylvia Durden and her niece, Lisa Youmans Shaw, recently traveled with a group to The Holy Land. The days were filled with wonder and adventure as the tourists saw the Bible come alive. Durden, Shaw, and the others took a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and toured Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Gethsemane, the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, Garden Tomb, and numerous other sights. “We are forever grateful to … Read More


City of Adrian’s Christmas parade slated for December 2

Posted by | November 9, 2017 4:42 pm

On December 2 at 5 p.m., the City of Adrian’s Christmas parade will take place. Activities will begin at the city park beginning at 1 p.m. Applications are available at City Hall. There will be no entry fee, but parade participants must register. For more information, contact City Hall at 668-3376 or Suzanne Hutchinson at 484-4227.


Annual Family Astronomy Night tonight!

Posted by | November 9, 2017 11:45 am

The Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College will hold their 7th Annual Family Astronomy Night Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. A variety of fun-filled activities are planned for the event.

Max McKelvey, retired Oatland Island Education Coordinator and astronomy enthusiast, will be on hand to provide outdoor presentations and stargazing.

Two planetarium shows are scheduled at … Read More


Legals 11-8-2017

Posted by | November 9, 2017 10:26 am

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

All creditors of the estate of Doris C. Neighbors, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 13th day of October, 2017.

John M. Neighbors, Executor of the Estate … Read More


Legals for week of 11-1

Posted by | November 9, 2017 10:20 am

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

All creditors of the estate of Mary Frances Freeman, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 29th  day of September, 2017.

Laurie A. Freeman, Brenda L. Freeman, and … Read More


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