Police Report: Burglaries, domestic incidents

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro police officers reported numerous burglaries and domestic incidents. Cases are:

March 21

A Booker St. woman reported a woman, whom she identified, threatened to kill her.

A woman who parked on Red Oak Rd. reported someone damaged his vehicle.

Employee at Wal-Mart reported a woman, who was identified, stole some clothing.

March 22

Officer had to shoot an injured deer in the middle of Modoc Rd.

Employee at Enmark … Read More

Canoochee River Race postponed to April 9

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

The 2005 Canoochee River Race, originally scheduled for this Saturday April, 2 has been postponed until the flooding date of April 9. Organizers say that river levels above 9 feet can become hazardous for the participants. On Monday, March 28, the river at US Highway 301 was at 13 feet.

“Mother nature didn’t want to cooperate with us to hold the race this weekend,” said Chandra Brown, Riverkeeper and executive … Read More

Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | March 30, 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,


Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian … Read More

Wee Miss

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

Winners in the Wee Miss Relay for Life pageant are Emma Mason, fourth runner-up; Sara Beth Kersey, second runner-up;

Kirstan Sauls, Wee Miss; Madeleine Adams, first runner-up; and Courtney Akridge, third runner-up.

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  • Upcoming tomato contest announced By Jerry Larson County Extension Agent

    Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

    The Emanuel County Extension Service and the Good Earth Garden Club would like to invite all interested gardeners in Emanuel County to enter the 2005 Adult Tomato Contest.

    This year’s contest features the Parks Whopper variety which makes an indeterminate plant with large, good quality fruit. Again, this year we are highly recommending a cage system, commonly made of 5′ high, 6″ x 6″ mesh, re-enforcement wire. In addition to … Read More

    Countywide Cleanup slated April 30

    Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

    Countywide Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 30, Keep Emanuel Beautiful Director Joan Dunn announced. The annual event takes place the week before the Pinetree Festival Parade. People are encouraged to clean up around the county in preparation for the festival.

    On the day of the cleanup, participants will meet on the Square in downtown Swainsboro and clean up the downtown area. “If you know of an area in … Read More

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