TCE lends helping hand to Tsunami Relief effort

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

During the last two weeks of January and the first week of February, faculty, staff and students of Twin City Elementary School participated in a project to help raise funds to assist with the Tsunami Relief efforts in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of activities, “Casual or Jeans Days” for faculty and staff, “Hat Days” each Friday for students and teachers, and collecting loose change over the course of that … Read More

Great peace have they

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Rev. Donna Ashworth

Back in the mid 1970’s, I taught in a Christian school in Illinois. The principal of our school was a man who proclaimed to be a Christian, but he had an ugly spirit. Many times when he spoke he was crude and blunt. For whatever reason he had – he did not particularly like me.

I could deal with that except for one thing. He would say … Read More

Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | March 9, 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



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

Barnett Ely, 75

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Barnett Ely, 75, will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Eastwood Church of God with Rev. Bruce Flowers and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery. He died Monday, March 7, 2005 at his residence.

Mr. Ely was born in Johnson County but had lived all his life in Swainsboro. He served in the United States Army, was a retired truck … Read More

Tech students named GOAL finalists

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Four finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) program at Swainsboro Technical College were announced at a reception held in their honor on Friday, Feb. 25. The students were selected by scores derived from teacher recommendations, academic work and the judging of the in-house screening committee.

The four finalists were: John Rollins, a forest technology student. He plans to graduate at the end of next summer quarter 2006. … Read More

Tech’s Braswell attends beauty show

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Peggy Braswell, Swainsboro Technical College’s cosmetology instructor, attended the Chicago Midwest Beauty Show “America’s Beauty Show” Feb. 26-27.

The exhibition is dedicated to displaying the most current and up-to-date products and services that will allow participants to be at the leading edge of knowledge concerning what is available in today’s market.

Classes were offered in hair, skin and nail care. International artists hosted high-level educational seminars. All major companies of … Read More

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