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Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Thursday, Nov. 25

In observance of Thanksgiving,

The Forest-Blade

will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26.

You Can Quote Me…

In despotic statecraft, the true and essential mystery is to fool the subjects, and to mask the fear, which keeps them down, with specious garb of religion, such that they fight for their slavery as if it were their freedom, and count it not shame but highest honor to … Read More


Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | November 26, 2004 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

ACTIVE DUTY

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TM2 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 … Read More


Jail Activity

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Dept. (TCPD); … Read More


Bernice E. Hall Bailey, 89

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

SUMMERTOWN—Funeral for Bernice Eugenia Hall Bailey, 89, was held Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Summertown Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Tillman, Rev. Ed Thompson, Rev. Leonard Quick and Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in Brinson Cemetery. She died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004 in Dublin.

Mrs. Bailey was born in Emanuel County and lived most of her life in Summertown. She was retired from Emanuel County Hospital, … Read More




Red Cross sponsoring ‘Escape for the Holidays’

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

American Red Cross is sponsoring an “Escape for the Holidays” sweepstakes through Jan. 15, 2005. Any blood or platelet donor or drive participant could win two AirTran Airways round-trip tickets and a Holland America Line Caribbean seven-day cruise for two.

Objective of the sweepstakes is to motivate donors to donate blood and platelets during the holidays. The grand prize may be used for up to one year from the event.… Read More


Question of the week: What are you most thankful for this year?

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

We are most thankful for friends and family.—Kacie Oglesby and Pate Chester, Twin City.

  • Question of the week: What are you most thankful for this year?
  • Question of the week: What are you most thankful for this year?
  • Question of the week: What are you most thankful for this year?
  • Question of the week: What are you most thankful for this year?

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    Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

    DMVS award

    Sara Parker, left, Service Center supervisor at Department of Motor Vehicle Safety, Swainsboro Driver Service, presents employee Jahala Cumbee a Faithful Service Award honoring her for 15 years of service. Senior Driver Examiner Cumbee began with the State as Commercial Driver License examiner July 1988 at Post 33 Milledgeville. Transfered to Post 45 Statesboro in 1993 and recently transfered to DMVS CSC 19 Swainsboro Driver Service.

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  • DAR meets for Veterans’ program

    Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

    The Governor David Emanuel Chapter DAR met Thursday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at Swainsboro High School for the annual Veterans’ Day program.

    Musical selections by the SHS band, posting of colors by the JROTC Color Guard and “Salute to Veterans and “America the Beautiful” by the SHS band and chorus were included in the special program to honor veterans. Allen Nasworthy introduced Thomas S. Webb, Lt. Col. USAF (retired), … Read More


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