Airport update

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Submitted photo

Ken Warnock, center, of Buckley and Associates in Swainsboro, recently presented an update on the newly renovated Swainsboro/Emanuel County Airport to the Swainsboro Exchange Club. Pictured are Exchange Club members J.D. Oglesby, left, and Dal Durden.

  • Airport update

  • Police Report: Numerous thefts reported

    Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

    Swainsboro police officers reported many cases of theft during the week. Other cases logged are:

    Feb. 8

    An Advance St. man reported someone keyed and rolled toilet paper on his car.

    A woman at Wal-Mart reported losing her cell phone.

    Feb. 9

    A Pratt Ave. woman reported a woman, whom she identified, stole 10 of her morphine pills.

    A Joy Lane woman reported she allowed a man, whom she identified, … Read More




    Lady Eagles heading to state

    Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

    By ANDY CALLAWAY

    BY ANDY CALLAWAY

    After finishing fourth in the GISA region 2-A tournament, the David Emanuel Academy Lady Eagles will now focus on the upcoming state tournament which begins today at Darton College in Albany. DEA will play Westwood, the number three team from region 3-A at 7:30.

    The Lady Eagles lost to Robert Toombs 48-26 in the semifinals and then dropped a heartbreaker to Thomas Jefferson by … Read More




    Hugs all around!

    Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

    Photo by Jacquie Brasher

    Emanuel County Head Start in Swainsboro celebrated its annual Hug Your Child Day on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Parents were encouraged to give their children plenty of hugs and make them feel special. Among parents participating were, from left, Arnold Wright and son, Zacheriah Wright; Timothy Foots Sr. and son, Timothy Foots Jr.; and Willie Marion and son, Jarrod Marion.

  • Hugs all around!

  • Emanuel County Active Duty

    Posted by | February 16, 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

    ACTIVE DUTY

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    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


    Swainsboro First Baptist to celebrate 130th anniversary

    Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

    An extended 2005 celebration is under way in recognition of the 130th anniversary of First Baptist Church of Swainsboro. An opening event, a review of the church’s history, will be presented Sunday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

    Jimmy Morgan, long time member of the local congregation, will share words and pictures of the church’s progress through the years. Morgan designed the present structure and various additions … Read More


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