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COVID-19 guidance for restaurants and food service

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:39 pm

by MARNIE DEKLE, Family & Consumer Sciences agent for Emanuel and Candler counties

The expanding global outbreak of respiratory infections due to a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has now been declared a pandemic. Cases of COVID-19 are rapidly increasing in Georgia.

Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The best way to preventinfection with any respiratory virus is to use the same preventative strategies used during a Read More

Love includes everyone

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:38 pm


The Bible teaches us that love is the most important thing—”the main thing”—and we should let the main thing be the main thing in our lives. Are you majoring in things that really don’t matter and paying very little attention to walking in love? For many years that was exactly what I did, and as a result I constantly felt unfulfilled and dissatisfied. I had a relationship Read More

Beta Beta Chapter celebrates 57th birthday

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:36 pm

[Editor’s note: Due to incorrect information submitted for the March 25 edition of The Blade, this story is an updated version printed at the request of Beta Beta Chapter.]

The February 24 meeting of Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma was called to order at Catered Creations at 6:30 p.m. by President Tammy Gray. She welcomed guests and members in attendance and thanked the hostesses for the beautiful Read More

COTW: Tiffany Thomas

Posted by | April 2, 2020 2:35 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Tiffany Thomas. Tiffany is an employee at Emanuel Medical Center, where she fills the capacity of department manager for registration/PBX. She has two children, Brittany and John. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, social media, and, of course, family time and crafting. Most of all, Tiffany loves spending time with her glam-daughter, Brileigh Grace, and teaching her how to cook. Here are … Read More

Jumping Jelly Beans! We’ve misplaced some eggs!

Posted by | April 2, 2020 10:26 am

Two eggs in The Forest-Blade’s Great Egg Hunt were inadvertently left out! Instead of hiding 25 eggs, there were only 23 eggs hidden. Be sure to grab this week’s edition to participate in The Great Egg Hunt for your chance at winning $200!

Here’s how to play:

Search through the entire edition of The Forest-Blade for the 23 hidden Easter eggs. They are placed in ads and news stories, so … Read More

Emanuel County Schools announce school closures

Posted by | April 1, 2020 4:38 pm


Governor Brian Kemp has just signed an Executive Order closing all school districts for the remainder of the school year. This is an unprecedented decision that I know was not taken lightly. At this point, there are more questions than answers. The Emanuel County School district will work over the next several weeks to provide answers to these questions. We ask that our community continue Read More

What you need to know heading to the polls

Posted by | April 1, 2020 1:50 pm


COVID-19 has touched every aspect of modern life, including voting. Georgia’s presidential primary election was originally scheduled for March 24, but on March 14, the election was delayed ahead of the pandemic. As both national and local races heat up, here’s what you need to know heading to the polls in a few weeks.

Early voting will now take place April 27 and will last until May Read More

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