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EGSC nationally named in top three most affordable colleges for nursing

Posted by | April 8, 2020 2:44 pm

East Georgia State College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program was recently nationally ranked on the 2020 Most Affordable Colleges by OnlineU. This list highlights 25 schools, all of which offer affordable online bachelor’s in nursing degrees. The rankings are based on a combination of manually researched tuition and accreditation. EGSC’s RN-BSN Program costs on average around $2,850 giving EGSC the third place ranking on the list.

“We are so … Read More

Thank a lineman: National Lineman Appreciation Day upcoming

Posted by | April 8, 2020 2:14 pm

Exactly when National Lineman Appreciation Day falls seems to be up in the air. Some celebrate it April 18 while others celebrate a few days before then. No matter the exact day, National Lineman Day is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us. It is our duty to celebrate the hard work, innovation, and dedication of electrical lineworkers. … Read More

Fishing trip turns into tragedy

Posted by | April 8, 2020 1:56 pm


Sunday, April 5, started out as a warm, sunny day with clear skies. It was a perfect day for a father and son to enjoy a day on the water fishing. Around 10:45 a.m., tragedy struck at a pond in the woods off Mount Olivet Church Road in Garfield. Emanuel County 911 dispatched county EMS, firefighters from Garfield, Swainsboro and Twin City, sheriff’ deputies, along with the … Read More

Mother of Titanic passenger buried in area cemetery

Posted by | April 8, 2020 1:51 pm


The graveyard at Poplar Springs Methodist Church hosts the remains of many lost loved one. One particular grave is the corpse of a mother who lost her life due to the loss of her son.

Located on the left side portion of this cemetery is the tombstone of the late Linnie Bevill Futrelle. Setting her tombstone apart from all others is the incorporation of a cenotaph for … Read More

Looking back: 44 runs, 36 hits equal three wins for Bulldogs

Posted by | April 8, 2020 10:45 am


With all high school sports cancelled until August as of now, I thought it would be interesting to look back to some past ECI baseball seasons. With all the sports networks relegated to running reruns to take up programing space to give sports fans a hit on sports, here is a baseball article from 2014. The Bulldogs ended the 2014 season with a 21–8 record. The 2014 Read More

Random act of kindness keeps local grocer going during frenzy

Posted by | April 8, 2020 10:40 am


Del Brown has been a busy man over the last few weeks as concerns about coronavirus have grown locally. He and his employees at Pinetucky Country Meats in Swainsboro and Pinetucky Country Meats in Soperton have been working nonstop to keep the shelves stocked for customers, and as a result, he didn’t have time to cut his grass at home. Enter friend Mike Rowland, whose random act … Read More

Elections office ready for unusually high amount of absentee voting

Posted by | April 8, 2020 10:27 am


Typically, absentee voting at the local level in normal elections hovers around 2 or 3 percent. Kerry Curry, who serves as elections director for Emanuel County, says her office is prepared for upwards of 50 percent absentee voting, thanks to precautionary measures related to COVID-19. Because more voters will be mailing in their ballots as opposed to perhaps early voting and voting in person on Election Day, … Read More

Jesus Christ, 33

Posted by | April 8, 2020 10:15 am

Jesus Christ, 33 of Nazareth, died Friday on Mount Calvary, also known as Golgotha, the place of the skull. Betrayed by the apostle Judas, Jesus was crucified by the Romans by order of the ruler Pontius Pilate. The causes of death were crucifixion, extreme exhaustion, severe torture, and loss of blood.

Jesus Christ, a descendant of Abraham, was a member of the House of David. He was the son of … Read More

Twin City traffic stop leads to high-speed chase, crash in Dublin

Posted by | April 8, 2020 9:46 am

On April 1, while patrolling the area of 5th and South Railroad Avenues, an officer of Twin City Police Department observed a driver fail to stop at a four-way stop sign. The officer then attempted to make a traffic stop, and the driver showed no intention to stop, proceeding to travel toward Highway 80.

The driver then turned onto Highway 80 East into oncoming traffic and proceeded the wrong way … Read More

Quicker testing means better preparedness for Emanuel as COVID-19 tally grows

Posted by | April 8, 2020 9:25 am


According to Damien Scott, Emanuel County is ahead of the game right now in terms of preparedness for coronavirus. His statement to The Blade Tuesday morning comes after the opening of a local COVID clinic and quicker testing. This should be welcomed news by the community in spite of the total cases growing to 3, according to the Department of Public Health’s website just before 3 p.m. … Read More

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