Monthly Archives: January 2017

Zoey was found!

Posted on January 31, 2017 6:06 pm by Pam Akridge

Zoey was featured in the paper last week as missing.  She went missing during the storm on Sunday the 22nd.  The owner Carol Strickland  was hoping she was hiding in the house due to being scared of the storm, but that was not the case, she never came out of hiding.  Miss Carol contacted the staff here at the Blade asking for help to find Zoey. So little Miss Zoey’s … Read More


From the files

Posted on January 31, 2017 3:03 pm by Pam Akridge

This man is known for his great coaching abilities, his ferocious scowl and strong lungs. He yelled often, smirked some and smiled occasionally. But the girls loved him for it and he usually got the reaction he wanted when he yelled. This man is the one and only Coach Harper.

When this story printed in 1972 Coach Harper had been at SHS for 10 years coaching girls basketball. He racked … Read More


Atlanta Falcon Trivia

Posted on January 31, 2017 2:02 pm by Pam Akridge

What stadium was home to the Falcon’s until 1991? No cheating!


Join us for First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted on January 31, 2017 2:02 pm by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

On Friday, February 3, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family as they enjoy First Friday at the Morgan House. This month, there will be music by the EGSC Music Makers and an exhibit of artwork by Mara Areguin.

The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this great chance for the community and campus to interact in a … Read More


Looking for a way to help Albany and Adel?

Posted on January 31, 2017 11:11 am by Halei Lamb

If you’ve been looking for a way to donate to the citizens of Albany and Adel, look no further! You can drop off donations at The Forest-Blade, located at 416 W. Moring Street in Swainsboro, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The collection period will run through February 24, and donated goods will be delivered the day after. Items requested include clothes of all sizes (babies to … Read More


Donations for Albany, Adel now being accepted

Posted on January 31, 2017 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

If you’ve been looking for a way to donate to the citizens of Albany and Adel, look no further! You can drop off donations at The Forest-Blade, located at 416 W. Moring Street in Swainsboro, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The collection period will run through February 24, and donated goods will be delivered the day after. Items requested include clothes of all sizes (babies to … Read More


Super Bowl Contest

Posted on January 31, 2017 10:10 am by Pam Akridge

There is still time to enter, The Forest Blade Super Bowl Contest. Entry’s must be in by Friday February 3rd @ 4p.m. You could WIN $100 so don’t delay, find that entry form and drop it off by the office. You never know you could be the WINNER!


Let’s help Albany and Adel!

Posted on January 31, 2017 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

If you’ve been looking for a way to donate to the citizens of Albany and Adel, look no further! You can drop off donations at The Forest-Blade, located at 416 W. Moring Street in Swainsboro, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The collection period will run through February 24, and donated goods will be delivered the day after. Items requested include clothes of all sizes (babies to … Read More


Pastor Elder Irene Coney-Wells, 75

Posted on January 31, 2017 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

   Funeral services for Pastor Elder Irene Coney-Wells, 75, of Brooksville, Fla., were held January 28, 2017 at Grace World Outreach Church (Dome) in Brooksville, Fla. at 11 a.m. with Bishop Alvin Stewart presiding. Interment was held at the Brooksville Cemetery, and repast was held at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Brooksville. She died January 21, 2017.

   Pastor Elder Irene Coney-Wells was born in Swainsboro on May 10, 1941 to the … Read More


Super Bowl History

Posted on January 31, 2017 9:09 am by Pam Akridge

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