Burriss to speak at Rotary April 25

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Ms. Annie Hunt Burriss, senior advisor to Gov. Sonny Perdue and executive director of Commission For A New Georgia, will speak to the Rotary Club of Swainsboro at its regular weekly luncheon on Monday, April 25. She was appointed by the governor to these positions Jan. 1, 2004. Prior to this appointment, Burriss served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, Legislative Affairs and Executive Appointments for the governor.

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Tech Fair winners

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Board of Education Vice Chair Burley Page (left) and Superintendent Butch Frye (right, back) congratulate winners in the GaETC State Technology Fair. Receiving certificates of recognition are Kellie

Henry (left to right), Lauren Murphy, Dilan Oglesby, Ryne Sutton, Paige Moore, Anna Torrance, Tyler Hooks, Chelsea Godowns and Tyler Brown. Not pictured is Berry Aldridge.

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  • Tech’s CCR&R to offer workshop on child abuse awareness training

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agency of East Central Georgia of Swainsboro Technical College will offer a class on Child Abuse Awareness on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Swainsboro Technical College Treutlen County Training Center on Industrial Parkway in Soperton.

    The workshop will cover Georgia law, DHR rules and regulations, reporting procedures, sign and symptoms of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect. There … Read More

    EC Democrats

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    An informal meeting of Emanuel County Democrats will be held Sunday, April 24 at 3 p.m. at Overstreet Pond House, North Old Reidsville Road about 1/2 mile south of Canoochee Highway. Interested persons are asked to bring a folding chair.

    James L. “Sammy” Hutchinson, 91

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    DUBLIN—Funeral for James Lambuth “Sammy” Hutchinson, 91, was held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2005 at First United Methodist Church, Dublin with Rev. Gene Cochran and Dr. Jack Key officiating. Burial was in Kea’s United Methodist Church Cemetery in Adrian. He died Tuesday, April 5, 2005.

    Mr. Hutchinson was a native of Adrian and was the son of the late Joseph Brown Hutchinson and the late Seffie Lucille Fountain … Read More

    Emanuel County Active Duty

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.

    Submit name, rank, branch and hometown to The Forest-Blade, PO Box 938, Swainsboro, Ga 30401; call 237-9971; or e-mail us at news@forest-blade.com


    ATM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock, Washington.

    Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian Gulf.… Read More

    Beth Lane

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    Beth Lane of Swainsboro participated in the 17th Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K Run held Saturday, April 9 in Perry. She won first place in her age group.

    J.W. “Jimmy” Sanderson, 67

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    MOULTRIE—Graveside service for J.W. “Jimmy” Sanderson, 67, was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Sanderson Cemetery in Dillon, S.C. with Rev. Archie Prevatt officiating. He died Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

    Mr. Sanderson was a former resident of Swains-boro. He was a resident at Sunrise Nursing Home and was previously self-employed as an insurance adjuster. He was a veteran of the United States … Read More

    Tigers defeat Bleckley 3-2 BY TYLER EDENFIELD

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    Tuesday, April 5 SHS welcomed the Dodge County Indians. The Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning, but the following inning Dodge Co. scored six runs. After that SHS never regained the lead, losing by the final score of 12-6. Leading hitters for the Tigers were seniors Bud Long, who went 2-4 with a solo home run, and Scrap Scarboro, who went 2-3 with two RBI’s; … Read More

    Allen Miller, 45

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Allen Miller, 45, will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Rev. Bill Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery in Washington County. He died Sunday, April 10, 2005 from injuries received in an automobile accident.

    Mr. Miller was a native of Laurens County, employed as Field Services Representative with Georgia Power Company and … Read More

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