Pull the plug and take my organs

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

I’m serious.

If I am ever in a persistent vegetative state where I can no longer function as a thinking, lucid, productive member of society, pull the plug and harvest my organs if they are still viable.

This Republican-led Congress has been shameful in its behavior—meddling in places they shouldn’t be just for political publicity. A Time magazine poll recorded 75 percent of Americans said it was “wrong for Congress … Read More


Twin City News: Class of 54 to have 51st reunion By Betty Turner Area Correspondent

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

The ECI Class of 1954 will have a 51st reunion April 23 at 7 p.m. at Western Steer Family Steakhouse in Metter off I-16. Contact Derrell Hendley at 478-763-2623 for information. We look forward to seeing everybody again.

Irene and Alvie Faulkner’s children visited them Easter Sunday. Visiting were Lee and Dena Faulkner, Mary and Ryan, and Tommy Faulkner of States-boro.

Flowers were placed in Twin City First Baptist Church … Read More



Bulldog players, Tennessee Titan among special guests for Crusade

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

University of Georgia Bulldog starting Quarterback DJ Shockley and Senior Center Russ Tanner as well as Tennessee Titans Defensive End Ben Troupe will be among special guests for the East Georgia Go Tell Crusade April 17-20 at Tiger Field in Swains-boro, according to Russell Collins, Crusade general chairman.

Among other guests slated to attend the Crusade are Rick Stanley, stepbrother of Elvis Presley, recording artist Meka King and Pilgram’s Pride … Read More


Woe is the state!

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

What do most of us want from Georgia government? For

starters: A kept promise to make our lives and property secure. Responsible

caretaking for the tax money we pay. Some assistance with education and

transportation. Facilitation of health care, not just for the needy and elderly

but for everybody.

And, of course, to leave us alone, unless intrusion is absolutely necessary.

The just-adjourned General Assembly and the governor’s administration have … Read More




March meeting of Emanuel Retired Educators held at TCE

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

The Emanuel Retired Educators Association met on March 16 at the Twin City Elementary School. Principal Jim Jarvis welcomed the group to the school and announced lunch would be served in the media center. Mr. Woodrow Billups, the president, thanked the principal and had a blessing.

Following the meal, a few business items were taken care of. The minutes and treasurer’s report were approved. The state convention in Augusta on … Read More


Traverse jury list released

Posted by | April 6, 2005 12:00 am

The following residents must report for jury duty Monday, April 11 at Emanuel County Courthouse at 10 a.m.:

Dianna B. Grimes, Bran-di Hudson, Anelle Norris, Regina Archer, Lynn S t e v e n s , D e l a i n e McReynolds, Penny Jones, Donald Davis, Sylvia Jordan, Gary D. Williams, Wayne Harper, Scotty Hudson, Haley Beasley, Denise Braswell, Brenda Mincey,Curtis Jackson, Leonard Pasquale, Nancey Lee Bailes, Susan … Read More


Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | April 6, 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

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


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