Anthony Howard II

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Anthony Howard II of Swainsboro has been selected to receive the Augusta State University Certificate of Academic Achievement. The award is given to the top two African American seniors in each high school in the CSRA. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Howard.


Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Friday, March 4

Special Olympics, Tiger Field, Swainsboro High School, 9:30 a.m.

Ohoopee Jamboree, Nora Blvd., Adrian. Entertainment will be Georgia Gospel, 7 to 8 p.m.; Outreach, 8 to 9 p.m.; and Southern Harmony, 9 to 10 p.m.

Sunday, March 6

Meet-the-Artist reception for Charlot Martin, Kalmanson Gallery, Emanuel Arts Center, 2-3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 7

Swainsboro city council meeting, City Hall, 6 p.m.

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Wilder Smith of FUMC mission committee visits Honduras

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

The Missions Committee of First United Methodist Church has committed to send a mission team to the Laka Yojoa area of Honduras in July of 2006. With this mind, team leader H. Wilder Smith, Jr. PA-C, co-owner and operator of Smith Rural Health Clinic, participated in a strictly medical mission to this same area Feb. 3-12, conducted by St. Mark’s United Methodist Church of Columbus.

The team leader was retired … Read More

Special Olympics

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County will present its annual Special Olympics program Friday, March 4 at Swainsboro High School’s Tiger Field. We hope many of you will help support this wonderful program.

Special Olympics of Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Their goal is to help bring persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected, and given … Read More

Johnson signs with Middle Tennessee

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

David Johnson of Swainsboro High School joined the hundreds of student athletes around the country who signed letters of intent with colleges and universities recently. The SHS defensive lineman will join former teammates Tavares Jones and Albert Webb at Middle Tennessee State. Johnson has been awarded a full scholarship with this outstanding college.

On hand for the signing was David’s mother, Linda Tann. Head football coach of the SHS Tigers, … Read More

Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.

Submit name, rank, branch and hometown to The Forest-Blade, PO Box 938, Swainsboro, Ga 30401; call 237-9971; or e-mail us at



TM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock, Washington.

Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian … Read More

What they have missed

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Wally Gallian

Each year, the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of that year’s incoming freshman class. The following is a compilation of the list from the past two years.

Warning: If you are in the midst of even a minor mid-life crisis, skip this column.

– John Lennon and John Belushi have always been dead.

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