Mt. Gilead celebrates spring revival, mission anniversary

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church will be in spring revival May 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. Guest minister is Rev. Gregory Thomas of Metter. Guest churches are:

Wednesday: Roundtree Island, Johnson Grove, Union Chapel, Mt. Zion, Ohoopee Grove.

Thursday: Roundtree Chapel, Roundtree Grove, Roberts Grove, Mt. Moriah, Durden Grove.

Friday: Lester Grove, Holy Zion, Gethsemane, Willow Spring, Smith Grove.

Mission Anniversary will be held Sunday, May 22.

Guest churches will be St.… Read More

Four cited for DUI

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.

Those cited for DUI are as follows:

Georgia State Patrol:

Curtis Danforth Jr., 36, PO Box 2, Wadley, May 15, 12:45 a.m.

Judy Kay Roberson, 46, RR 2 Box 69E, Soperton, May 12, 11:35 a.m.

Swainsboro Police Department:

Jason Shawn Scott, 32, 8718 Ga. Hwy. … Read More

Youth Leadership Emanuel graduates 22

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Twenty-two students were recognized during the Graduation Ceremony of Youth Leadership Emanuel (YLE). The program, in its third year, includes six learning experiences designed to enhance individual leadership skills and increase awareness of community resources.

The graduation event was held in the Richard L. Brown Room of East Georgia College.

The program beganwith a welcome from Ray Woods, Emanuel County Schools and Family Connection Coordinator. Chip Morgan, Swainsboro High School … Read More

Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | May 18, 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-



TM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock,


Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington.

Presently on USS Carl Vinson, … Read More

GRPAtrack results

Posted by | May 18, 2005 12:00 am

Fifty boys and girls, ages 7- 14, from Emanuel County competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) First District Track and Field Meet held Saturday, April 30, at Effingham County High School.

Participants placing first or second in each event are now eligible to compete in the GRPA State Track and Field meet to be held May 13 and 14 in Carrollton.

Local participants receiving first and second … Read More

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