Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

Friday, Jan. 21

Ohoopee Jamboree, Nora Blvd., Adrian.

You Can Quote Me…

He who fights against monsters should see to it that he does not become a monster in the process. And when you stare persistently into an abyss, the abyss also stares into you.— Friedrich Nietzsche.

A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.—Demosthenes.

The worst sin … Read More

Submitted photo Adrian city council

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

The swearing in of the 2005-2009 city council members of the Adrian City Council were administered by Probate Judge Don Wilkes Monday Jan. 10. Pictured, from left, are Judge Wilkes, Johnny Webb Post 1, Oreatha Thomas Post 5 and Marilyn Mimbs Post 4.

  • Submitted photo Adrian city council

  • Music to soothe the southern soul

    Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am



    In an era of rampant profiteering, crass commercialization and explicit language warning labels on music lyrics, the Ohoopee Jamboree offers wholesome entertainment at the best of all possible prices- free. The Friday night concerts began in November 1999 and have been playing to capacity and near-capacity crowds since. The music offering is predominately bluegrass and country gospel and is offered at a pace even … Read More


    Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

    Swainsboro Aglow Lighthouse will meet Saturday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. at Woodmen of the World building on Hwy. 56 and Canoochee Road in Swainsboro. For more information, call 912-562-4376.

    Emanuel County Active Duty

    Posted by | January 19, 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 news@forest-blade.com



    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

    Kathleen Moore Pitts, 69

    Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Kathleen Moore Pitts, 69, was held Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005 at 2 p.m. at St. Phillips Baptist Church with Rev. Marque Johnson officiating and Rev. Gary Hackett assisting. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, Jan. 3, 2005.

    Mrs. Pitts was born to the late Lee Moore Sr. and Georgie McDonald Moore on Jan. 17, 1935 in Eufaula, Ala. She attended Van Buren Street Elementary-High School … Read More

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