Miss Riner honored at kitchen shower

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Miss Brooke Riner, bride-elect of Jared Stubbs, was guest of honor at a neighborhood kitchen shower March 18 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Garrett. Helping Mrs. Garrett host the afternoon event were Mrs. Gail Edenfield, Mrs. Carol Hooks, Mrs. Rosalind McVey, Mrs. Jana Lee, Mrs. Amanda Peebles and Mrs. Tonya Pepin.

The Garrett home was filled with Easter decorations and flowers.

The honoree was lovely in a … Read More


Thelma Waller Peebles, 90

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Thelma Waller Peebles, 90, will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 2 pm. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at her residence after an extended illness.

Mrs. Peebles was a native of Johnson County. She graduated from high school in Kite, GA and attended GA College for Women in Milledgeville. She … Read More


Late rally sends DEA past Robert Toombs By ANDY CALLAWAY

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

David Emanuel Academy staged a four run rally with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to post a dramatic come-from-behind 6-5 win over first place Robert Toombs Christian Academy in Stillmore last Tuesday. The victory improves the Eagle’s region record to 3-3 while the Crusaders fell to 3-1 with two weeks remaining in the regular season.

The Eagles seemed to be destined for defeat as they trailed … Read More



Burriss to speak at Rotary April 25

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Ms. Annie Hunt Burriss, senior advisor to Gov. Sonny Perdue and executive director of Commission For A New Georgia, will speak to the Rotary Club of Swainsboro at its regular weekly luncheon on Monday, April 25. She was appointed by the governor to these positions Jan. 1, 2004. Prior to this appointment, Burriss served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, Legislative Affairs and Executive Appointments for the governor.

Program … Read More


Tech Fair winners

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Board of Education Vice Chair Burley Page (left) and Superintendent Butch Frye (right, back) congratulate winners in the GaETC State Technology Fair. Receiving certificates of recognition are Kellie

Henry (left to right), Lauren Murphy, Dilan Oglesby, Ryne Sutton, Paige Moore, Anna Torrance, Tyler Hooks, Chelsea Godowns and Tyler Brown. Not pictured is Berry Aldridge.

  • Tech Fair winners

  • Tech’s CCR&R to offer workshop on child abuse awareness training

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agency of East Central Georgia of Swainsboro Technical College will offer a class on Child Abuse Awareness on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Swainsboro Technical College Treutlen County Training Center on Industrial Parkway in Soperton.

    The workshop will cover Georgia law, DHR rules and regulations, reporting procedures, sign and symptoms of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect. There … Read More


    EC Democrats

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    An informal meeting of Emanuel County Democrats will be held Sunday, April 24 at 3 p.m. at Overstreet Pond House, North Old Reidsville Road about 1/2 mile south of Canoochee Highway. Interested persons are asked to bring a folding chair.


    James L. “Sammy” Hutchinson, 91

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    DUBLIN—Funeral for James Lambuth “Sammy” Hutchinson, 91, was held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2005 at First United Methodist Church, Dublin with Rev. Gene Cochran and Dr. Jack Key officiating. Burial was in Kea’s United Methodist Church Cemetery in Adrian. He died Tuesday, April 5, 2005.

    Mr. Hutchinson was a native of Adrian and was the son of the late Joseph Brown Hutchinson and the late Seffie Lucille Fountain … Read More


    Emanuel County Active Duty

    Posted by | April 13, 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

    ATM2 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 Gulf.… Read More


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