Swainsboro First Baptist to host quartet

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:04 pm

   On Sunday, May 27, The Butler Brothers Quartet will be in concert beginning at 6 p.m. at Swainsboro First Baptist Church. The Butler Brothers have traveled the southeast touring and recording at large concert venues, as well as large and small churches; and in 2017, they started another journey, barbecue. 

   Over the years, technology has brought tremendous change to the southern gospel music field, but the message remains the same, Read More


Camp Chameleon information

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:00 pm

   Jim and Jodi Jarvis, owners and camp counselors of Camp Chameleon, are excited to host the eighth year of summer camp for children 4 to 10 years of age.

   Camp Chameleon offers a variety of activities that provides children the opportunities to learn, exercise, play, and have fun by just being kids. The camp encourages the enjoyment of outdoors and teaches children an appreciation for nature. Physical activity is emphasized Read More


Another busy weekend for county firefighters

Posted by | May 14, 2018 5:58 pm

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO
   A motorist driving on Highway 80 East discovered a house fire on Saturday evening, May 5. The thick, smoky blaze damaged the home at 3506 Highway 80 East. Twin City firefighters were assisted by Canoochee, Metter and Swainsboro Fire Departments. An occupant of the structure was treated for smoke inhalation by Emanuel EMS. Twin City Police and Emanuel County sheriff’s units assisted at the scene.
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Jones installed into Brier Creek Chapter

Posted by | May 14, 2018 5:54 pm

   The Brier Creek Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at R & D’s Restaurant in Sylvania.

   During the meeting, Randy Donald Jones was installed by President Lee Smith as the newest member of the Brier Creek Chapter.
   Jones is retired and lives with his wife, Linda Powell Jones, in Statesboro. His American Revolutionary War Patriot
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Emanuel County 4-H poultry judging teams win at area contest

Posted by | May 14, 2018 5:33 pm

by JAKYN TYSON
On May 2, 22 Emanuel County 4-H’ers competed in the area poultry judging competition in Lyons. At the competition, all contestants judged two classes of live birds for egg production and gave oral reasons for their selections on one class. In addition, they judged carcasses for meat quality, candled eggs to determine freshness and grade, and judged eggs for exterior and broken-out quality.
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Graduation ad deadline – TODAY

Posted by | May 11, 2018 9:59 am

Good morning! We at The Blade would like to take a moment to remind all parents and family members that today is the last day to purchase a graduation ad for your upcoming graduate! Give us a call at 478-237-9971 for more information!


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