COTW: Ashley and McKenleigh Tankersley

Posted by | March 20, 2019 4:43 pm

This week’s Cooks of the Week are Ashley and McKenleigh Tankersley. McKenleigh is a vibrant 5-year-old who loves to help her mom in the kitchen, using fresh items from their garden and eggs from their chickens. She is the daughter of Agan and Ashley Tankersley. Here are three recipes they would…

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Love In Action announces spring revival

Posted by | March 20, 2019 4:42 pm

Love In Action Worship Center, Inc., located at 661 South Main Street/Highway 1 South, will hold spring revival on March 21 and March 22 at 7 p.m. nightly. Services will feature guest revivalist Reverend Johnny Branch, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Garfield. Pastor Elder Willie L. Harden Jr. invites the public.

Holy Zion Church of Metter plans youth revival

Posted by | March 20, 2019 4:41 pm

Holy Zion Church of Metter will host youth revival services March 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and March 24 with Sunday school beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, March 21, will welcome guest speaker Pastor Harry S. Tremble. Guest churches will be Saint Matthew, Lakeside Fist Baptist, Holy Zion Church of Twin City, Thankful Baptist of Metter, House Street–Johnson Chapter, Saint Luke, Jones Temple Read More

Clubs recognize Beta Week with service project

Posted by | March 20, 2019 4:40 pm

Beta Club Week was observed nationwide during the week of March 4 through March 8. Emanuel County Beta Clubs, both junior and senior, joined together in a county-wide service project to promote the Beta motto, “Let Us Lead by Serving Others.”

Members from all clubs contributed toiletry items to be donated to those in need. More than 1,000 of these items were collected by student members.

Beta Club is a Read More

Trailer for Rent

Posted by | March 20, 2019 1:22 pm

To the fault of the Forest Blade, the Trailer for Rent just outside the city limits in the classified section printed in today’s paper printed incorrectly. Under Homes for Rent, it should read:  MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: 2BR/1B, stove, refrigerator.  Located just outside of city limits.  $395/month (water included) .  Call 478.494.6798 or 912.562.3075 for more info.

Agatha “Polly” Hodges Hooks, 86

Posted by | March 19, 2019 10:36 am

A graveside service for Agatha “Polly” Hodges Hooks, 86, will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Hawhammock Baptist Church. Visitation services will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. She died Monday, March 18, 2019 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Agatha “Polly” Hodges Hooks, an Emanuel County native, lived most of her life in Statesboro. She … Read More

Ely to present LEGO® short films

Posted by | March 18, 2019 10:48 am

East Georgia State College student and Twin City native Benjamin Ely has a unique skill: making stop-motion films. These films primarily feature LEGO® bricks and involve creating the narrative one frame at a time. Ely has won many awards for his videos, and he will showcase a sampling of his work on March 28, 2019 at 4 p.m. in Room C-101 (the tiered classroom) on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus.

In addition … Read More

EGSC Political Science major selected for prestigious national security program

Posted by | March 18, 2019 9:50 am

East Georgia State College political science major and Correll Scholar Shawn Smith has been selected to attend the Alexander Hamilton Institute’s prominent Washington Program on National Security in Washington, D.C. The program is hosted by the Institute and housed at George Washington University. The program begins mid-June and is directed by AHI Senior Fellow Dr. Juliana Pilon. The Alexander Hamilton Institute selects approximately 20 students each year from leading American … Read More

Want A Car But Don’t Have Good Credit…?

Posted by | March 18, 2019 9:28 am

Searching for a car, but don’t have good credit?  Credit score of 575 or higher,  $300-$1000 down.  Credit score below 550 or no credit, $1500-$2500 down.  Call or text Jesse at 912.425.1381, or email

Progress occurring on East Main

Posted by | March 15, 2019 2:19 pm

Progress is currently underway on East Main Street as the Schwabe Motor Company building is being torn down for the purpose of courthouse parking lot renovations!

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