EGSC earns Joseph M. White Award from GAPPA

Posted by | June 28, 2018 3:35 pm

East Georgia State College recently earned the Joseph M. White Award from the Georgia Association of Physical Plant Administrators. The award is a $1,000 grant presented to a member institution’s Facilities Department to be used at the discretion of that department’s management.

EGSC Director of Plant Operations David Steptoe says he plans to use the grant to fund several Lunch and Learn series, as well as staff safety training.

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Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 7:00 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


Pillow Sale

Posted by | June 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Pillow Sale Next Weekend July 7th

We will be having a pillow sale next Saturday from 7-12 at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro. We will have other goods such as crate mats and dog beds.

Single Chair Cushions only $5! Retail for up to $15

Double Bench & Universal Cushions only $10! Retail for up to $45.

To learn more or buy in bulk, contact us at 478-231-8148 or


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 5:00 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 4:03 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


Early Deadlines

Posted by | June 27, 2018 3:59 pm

   The Forest-Blade will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Our next edition will be sent to press Monday, July 2, at 3 p.m. sharp, and it will hit newsstands Tuesday, July 3. Our deadlines for that edition have been set for Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. firm.


City of Adrain requests permission to use schoolhouse

Posted by | June 27, 2018 3:58 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON   

   The Emanuel County Board of Education held its monthly workshop meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25. Johnny Parker led the invocation, and John Allen Bailey led the pledge of allegiance.

   In reference to superintendent’s comments, the following occurred:
   • Adrian’s mayor, Kim Adams, was present to request the vacant schoolhouse be gifted or leased to the city for the use of business and recreational use.
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Wanna share your recipes???

Posted by | June 27, 2018 3:56 pm

Hey guys, it’s Whit (newsroom editor)! Next week is July 4, meaning there will be plenty of cookouts occurring as people celebrate Independence Day! What’s your favorite dish(es) to bring to a cookout?? I’m currently looking for a ***Adult*** (family can be included) Cook of the Week to fill the 7-3-18 edition! Feel free to share and/or tag those GREAT cooks you know!


EGSC’s Cheek to return to the classroom

Posted by | June 27, 2018 3:50 pm

   After nearly two decades in college administration, Dr. H. Lee Cheek Jr., East Georgia State College’s Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Professor of Political Science and History, will transition to full-time teaching effective January 2019. He will continue to serve as the director of the Correll Scholars Program as well, a vital initiative of the college that he has led since 2015.
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Miss Hudson, Mr. Fultz to marry

Posted by | June 27, 2018 3:48 pm

   Mr. Joe Hudson and the late Sonya Hudson are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Gabrielle Hudson, to Mr. Austin Fultz. He is the son of Shannon and Tony Fultz of Midville.
   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Glenda Lampp of Soperton. She is a 2013 graduate from Swainsboro High School. In 2015, she graduated from East Georgia State College with an associate degree
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