Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | February 23, 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



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

Oxley assumes duties at GREDC

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Matt Oxley, P.E., Georgia Tech Economic Development Institute employee, recently assumed duties as the Georgia Rural Economic Development Center (GREDC) Entrepreneur Outreach Specialist to assist the center in supporting technology-based entrepreneur growth in rural Georgia. Oxley replaces Patrick Wilbanks, who is moving to the new Georgia Centers of Innovation Office in Savannah. Patrick will continue to provide the same valuable entrepreneur services in a new service area. Oxley will work … Read More


Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Wednesday, Feb. 23

Emanuel Arts Council’s Last Wednesday Coffeehouse, 7-9 p.m., 114 West Main restaurant.

Friday, Feb. 25

Ohoopee Jamboree, Nora Blvd., Adrian. Entertainment will be After Five Bluegrass Group, 7 to 8 p.m.; Sandcreek Bluegrass with Mike Jones and Jed Jessup, 8 to 9 p.m.; and to be announced, 9 to 10 p.m.

You Can Quote Me…

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.—Admiral … Read More

Voices United celebrates 12th anniversary

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Voices United will celebrate its 12th anniversary Sunday, Feb. 27 at 2:30 p.m. The choir is under direction of musician and founder Matthew Howard. Co-directors are Alveta Parker and Carnita Harden.

Groups on the program will be Voices of Praise of Jefferson County, New Life in Christ Ministry of Vidalia, Williams Chapel Mass, St. James Mass and many others.

Williams Chapel hosts ‘fill a pew’ night

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Fill A Pew Night will be held at Williams Chapel Holiness Church Saturday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.

On the program will be Jeffery Jones, Annie Williams, Marisha Harmon, Sherry Woods, Williams Chapel Youth and William Chapel Mass. Benediction will be by Bishop Clyde Fowler Sr.

Arzoney (Ma-Zoney) Sapp, 94

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Arzoney (Ma-Zoney) Sapp, 94, was held Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005 at 1 p.m. at William Grove Holiness Church with Elder Bertha Jones officiating. Burial was in Adrian City Cemetery. She died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005.

Mrs. Sapp was born to the late Matthew and Maggie Snell on Aug. 28, 1910 in Johnson County. She moved to Philadelphia in the early 1950s where she worked at the Episcopal Hospital … Read More

Weather week

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Few places can match our climate, resources and quality of life. There are times, though, when our county’s natural beauty can be overwhelmed by forces of nature known as “severe weather.” When severe weather hits, advance warning and preparedness often makes the difference between safety or injury and even life or death.

In an effort to encourage each Georgian … Read More

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