COTW: Selena Renee (Sal) Rowland

Posted by | July 3, 2019 3:18 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Selena Renee (Sal) Rowland. She is the mother of five, grandmother of seven, attends Cross Community Church in Louisville, and is a current employee at Berni’s on West Main. She was born in St. Augustine, Florida but grew up in Summertown. She has been in the restaurant industry since the age of 10.

Selena’s first job and love for cooking began when working Read More


New Hope to celebrate anniversary

Posted by | July 3, 2019 2:15 pm

New Hope World Outreach of 211 Lee Street Swainsboro will celebrate its ninth church anniversary next week.

Services on July 10, July 11, and July 12 will begin at 7 p.m. Guest speakers have been arranged and will follow the following schedule: Pastor Willie Harden Jr. of Love in Action on Wednesday night, Bishop Theotis Summerset of Guiding Light Worship Center on Thursday night, and founder Apostle Dr. Debra Allen Read More


Don’t miss Back to School Fun Day!

Posted by | July 3, 2019 2:12 pm

To celebrate the upcoming new school year, Community Action for Youth will host a Back to School Fun Day from 1 to 5 p.m. on August 1 at Gumlog Gym, located on Gumlog Road. Food, music, and games will be part of the event. All are invited. For more information, contact Rita Faulkner at 478-494-8263 or Erma Jenkins at 478-494-5981.


Shelter makes improvements

Posted by | July 3, 2019 1:48 pm

The Emanuel County Animal Shelter is ecstatic about its recently installed drainage system.

Sponsored solely by funds raised by shelter staff, this new system will provide a cleaner living environment for shelter dogs on a 11’x20’ concrete-base, two-section fenced area.


Shelter makes improvements

Posted by | July 3, 2019 1:20 pm

The Emanuel County Animal Shelter is ecstatic about its recently installed drainage system.

Sponsored solely by funds raised by shelter staff, this new system will provide a cleaner living environment for shelter dogs on a 11’x20’ concrete-base, two-section fenced area.


Adine Shipman, 79

Posted by | July 3, 2019 1:16 pm

   Funeral services for Adine Shipman, 79, of Swainsboro were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. with Reverends Johnny Ray Jones, Alex M. Shipman, Pastor Mildred Phillips, and Elder James Blair officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family received friends Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Monday, June 24, Read More


More winners in Swainsboro Police Department Kid’s Treasure Hunt!

Posted by | July 2, 2019 4:21 pm

   So far, these young ones have been enjoying participating in SPD’s Kid’s Treasure Hunt!

Aiden Linton found clue number one at the Franklin Memorial Library book drop off and received a slip and slide for his prize.

Elijah Linton also claimed a prize, a pair of wireless headphones, for finding clue number five on Jefferson Street.

Way to go, guys!

As of now, three of today’s five stones have been … Read More


A Taste of Our Town: Lynn & Bob’s

Posted by | July 2, 2019 12:12 pm

The Blade is proud to present a new video series highlighting the people and places in our community that bring us together for good food and good company. In our first installment of “A Taste of Our Town,” we take a trip to hometown favorite Lynn & Bob’s, which has been serving up its southern cuisine since 1988.


Morris finds first rock in SPD Treasure Hunt for Kids!

Posted by | July 2, 2019 11:06 am

Swainsboro Police Department began it’s first annual Treasure Hunt for Kids this month, and have already revealed four clues today!

Tucker Morris found the first clue for today, clue number 3, which was located at Harmon Park! For this, he received a toy sprinkler system. Congrats Tucker!!

Clue number one and four are still waiting to be found, so be sure to get out and let the kids enjoy some … Read More


Metter Graphics is Hiring!

Posted by | July 1, 2019 1:11 pm

Metter Graphics has an immediate opening for screen printer. Experience preferred, but not required (will train). Flexible hours are possible. Shop is air conditioned. Must be self-motivated and able to meet production. Please send resume or work experience to: jmercer@mettergraphics.com


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