Absolute deadline-TOMORROW!

Posted on February 20, 2020 5:05 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Don’t forget to enter your little one(s) in our annual publication of Parade of Little People! Don’t feel like getting out in this messy weather? No problem! Attached, you will find the submission form to fill out and turn in via email, and we can take payments over the phone.

Emailed entries may be submitted to forestbladereporter@gmail.com. Payment for submissions should be called into our landline number at 478-237-9971 during … Read More


Mt. Gilead announces special service

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church of Canoochee will be honoring Black History on February 23.  The guest speaker for this occasion will be Dr. Willie Gibson of Swainsboro.

All are invited to come out and worship. An old-fashion dinner will be served. 


DEA falls short in state playoffs

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by WHITLEY CLIFTON

On Tuesday, February 11, the Varsity Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy traveled to Valdosta to compete in state playoffs against Georgia Christian School. The Eagle team fell short, 31-42.

Responsible for points earned were Bree Wimberly, 13; Jordyn Bell, Liz Dye, and Sarah Jo Perkins, 5 points, each; and Alana Tant, 3.

On this same day, the varsity boy Eagle traveled to Bainbridge to compete against Read More


4-H volunteers hold February meeting

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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The February meeting of the Emanuel County 4-H Volunteer Leaders was held Monday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Varner 4-H Clubhouse.

The meeting began with a delicious potluck, and meats were provided by President Juanita Porter and Melanie Johnson.

President Porter called the meeting to order and began handling normal business matters. One matter of business was for the volunteer leaders to give $50 spending money to each Read More


Bunco Ladies Night reels in more than $3,000 for scholarships

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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On February 7, the Kappa Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi hosted its annual Bunco Ladies Night event. The goal of this event was to raise money for the club’s scholarship fund. Each year, the Beta Sigma Phi gives out two $1,000 scholarships to local senior girls. The club was able to raise more than $3,000 that will be used for scholarships.

Guests enjoyed two rounds of bunco where each Read More


Gospel group to perform in Adrian

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Sandra & Friends will perform February 22 at 6 p.m. at Safe Harbor Worship Center in Adrian. Also joining in the occasion will be the Bush Sisters and Kregg from Treutlen County, and Rev. Glen Pulliam, pastor of Bethsaida Baptist Church, will be present to speak. All in the community are invited to this time of joy, praise, and fellowship through the gift of music and song.

Safe Harbor is Read More


EGSC student selected as Board of Regents Academic Day representative

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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East Georgia State College student Susanna Hall was recently recognized by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents and the Georgia General Assembly for receiving the Academic Recognition Day Award.

“This was such an amazing experience! We got to enjoy a delicious meal with many representatives of USG and Chancellor Wrigley, but what made it even more special was getting to share this experience with Dr. Boehmer and Read More


Dolan Brown Memorial Scholarship up for grabs

Posted on February 20, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Emanuel County Farm Bureau is now taking applications for the Dolan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship. This $1,200 scholarship is available to high school seniors or students already attending a college or vocational school. The student may be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an accredited program, either full-time or part-time. The scholarship will be based on the student’s academic performance, leadership abilities, and future plans as they relate to Read More


District attorney will not seek re-election

Posted on February 20, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by HALEI LAMB

Hayward Altman has decided not to seek re-election for the office of district attorney of the Middle Judicial Circuit. He is currently in his 12th and final year as DA.

Altman’s career started in private practice down in Charlton County after graduating law school in 1977. In 1983, he moved to Swainsboro and began working at Spivey, Carlton, & Edenfield. Three years later, he transitioned to the Read More


SHS Tigers advance to Sweet 16

Posted on February 20, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by TROUP BRINSON

The Swainsboro Tigers knocked off the Jefferson County Warriors, 72–52, this past Saturday night in the first round of the state playoffs to advance to the Sweet 16 and a home date with South Atlanta. Swainsboro lost to South Atlanta in the state championship game three years ago but will have them in the Tigers’ Den this Thursday at 6 p.m.

The playoffs are a do-or-die proposition Read More


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