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Queensborough National Bank and Trust has earned the official national certification of Great Place to Work and is proud to celebrate Certification Nation Day on May 17, 2022. “We are thrilled … more
The East Georgia State College Lady Bobcats Softball Team ended their season in the semi-finals of the State Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Final Four Tournament in Locust Grove, … more
A Twin City man has been sentenced for drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms after indictments by a grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia, while recent actions in U.S. District … more
by BRITTANY HALL They say that God moves in mysterious ways. Through people, places, moments, and words. Beloved Evangelist Billy Graham once said, “My home is in Heaven. I’m just passing … more

East Georgia State College students in the drawing II class have been working throughout the semester to get their artwork ready for their exhibition at The Kalmanson Gallery of the Emanuel Arts … more
This week’s cook of the week is Alexis Maurae Dickens. Alexis is a graduate of Treutlen County High School. She currently works as a para-pro for Swainsboro Primary School. In her downtime, Alexis … more
by BRITTANY HALL Members of the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners convened Monday, May 16, 2022, at 6 p.m. for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting at the county offices at the John C. … more
Meet & Greet with Dr. Kandiss Taylor at The Rustic Grill tomorrow night! more
Pictured is Milton B. Gray, Jr, President CEO of Citizens Bank of Swainsboro presenting a $30,000 check to Damien Scott, CEO of Emanuel Medical Center through the Georgia HEART rural hospital tax … more

by WHITLEY CLIFTON Members of Swainsboro City Council and Mayor Greg Bennett convened for their second monthly meeting on Monday, May 16, at City Hall. The meeting was called to order shortly … more
The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Jeffrey Brewer, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated … more
The following information is to be noted on two articles (*SHS’s Change in Graduation Plans and *Warnings issued for unlicensed game rooms) listed on Page 3A in the March 18, 2022 edition of … more
The following occurred during the Emanuel County Superior Court April 2022 term: Ginger Clorice Coleman negotiated a plea of guilty on one count possession of meth with intent. She was fined $50 … more
Summertown Food Pantry at Summertown Baptist Church will be open for May Distribution on May 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All patrons please bring containers for your items. Volunteers are appreciated … more

Associate of Science in Nursing student Riley Corner and Radiologic Technology instructor Keegan Spell of Southeastern Technical College (STC) were both selected top nine finalists for their … more
On behalf of Kiddie Kampus Learning Center, “Miss” Tracy Bell, a kindergarten paraprofessional for 5 years, presented the SPS library with literature for the students to enjoy by … more
Shelter Spotlight: Willie My name is Willie. I’m a 2-year-old male, part bird dog and bulldog. I’m temporarily living at the Betty Gambrell Animal Shelter, located at 343 Market Street … more
The Great Pine Cone Hunt made its annual appearance with Forest-Blade readers as the countdown for the annual Pine Tree Festival closed the contest competition. Each year, in celebration of … more
The Emanuel County Republican Party enjoyed The 75th Pine Tree Festival Saturday! Many people visited their Red Republican Tent to get Republican Candidate literature and yard signs for the upcoming … more

Downtown Swainsboro was filled with laughter, smiles, and excitement this past weekend as locals and non-locals gathered in celebration of the 75th Annual Pine Tree Festival and Southeast Timber Expo … more
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