Home grown small fruits

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

By Jerald Larson

By Jerald Larson

County Extension Agent

Here in East Central Georgia the potential for locally grown, fresh picked fruits can be a long and delicious seven month season.

Beginning with April and May, home grown strawberries picked fully ripe are of superior quality to their store bought counterparts. Chandler and Camarosa are established commercial varieties which also perform very well in home gardens, especially using organic methods. … Read More


BOE authorizes surplus property sale in Twin City

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHER

By JACQUIE BRASHER

At its Monday meeting, Emanuel County Board of Education approved a surplus sale of school property in Twin City. Sealed bids will be accepted until 10 a.m. Jan. 10, 2005 at the Central Office for three houses on school property along Highway 80 East in Twin City. House 1 is approximately 1,540 square feet; house 2, 1,386 square feet; and house 3, 1,976 square … Read More



Holiday deadlines

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

Deadlines for the Dec. 29 issue of

The Forest-Blade

are Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 12 noon for news articles and Monday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. for advertising. Deadlines for the Dec. 27 issue of

The Blade Plus

will be Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 4 p.m.

The Forest-Blade

will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 23 and 24.


Fagler visits Exchange

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

Submitted photo

Mitchell Fagler, right, of Swainsboro Technical College, recently spoke to the Swainsboro Exchange Club on new additions to Emanuel Medical Center. Fagler is a member of the Hospital Authority. Pictured with Mitchell is Exchange Club member Bill DeVane, president of Spivey State Bank.

  • Fagler visits Exchange

  • Christmas ornaments

    Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

    Submitted photo

    Students from ECI came to TCE and helped Ms. Patty Collins’ Class in making Christmas ornaments. Students are Tim Finley, Holly Canady, Amy Archer, and Candace Collins; and Darrell Oglesby.

  • Christmas ornaments

  • Police Report: Few reports made during week

    Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

    Swainsboro police officers reported a relatively quiet week. Cases logged are:

    Dec. 6

    A woman on E. Pine St. reported she threw a party at her house and when her guests left, she noticed some jewelry missing.

    A Longview Rd. man reported someone entered his vehicle and stole his Remington rifle.

    A Watson St. man reported someone threw a brick and broke his window.

    Dec. 7

    A Lucky St. man … Read More


    Swainsboro native recognizedas region’s top 50 ‘mostinfluential’ women

    Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

    Washington Business Journal

    recently recognized Swainsboro native Myra Black Gossens as one of the region’s top 50 most influential business women at the inaugural Women Who Mean Business awards reception on Nov. 17 in Washington, D.C. The program honors Washington area businesswomen who have made lasting contributions to Washington business through innovation, outstanding performance and meaningful community involvement.

    Ms. Gossens was one of 50 diverse honorees representing more than a … Read More



    Thank you!

    Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

  • What’sup?
  • The Tigers were led by Gold Medalist Zac Frye (152 wt class), silver medalist Michael Singletary (112 wt class), Logan Brantley (125 wt class), and JJ Nobles (215 wt class). Bronze Medalists were BJ Taylor (140 wt class), and 4th place finishers were Cody Kersey (130 wt class), Chris Moore (160 wt class), and Garret Worthen (275 wt class). Other wrestlers were Chase Marsh, Blake Rewis, Tyler Dawkins, Brandon
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