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This week’s Cook of the Week is Rhett Ross! Ross has recently changed his lifestyle as a whole by changing his way of eating and becoming more active. He is a junior at Middle Georgia State … more
Becca Blue Eyes, affectionately known as BeBe by those who love her most, lives a happy, county life that most shelter dogs desire for. However, her life wasn’t as golden as what it seems to be … more
In 1992, a group of men got together to plan a fun boat trip down the Ogeechee River. The three-day trip would include two nights of camping on the river banks, with 11 boats in attendance. Needing a … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Travis Neal, Emanuel County Board of Assessors field appraiser and volunteer firefighter/first responder with Twin City Fire Department. A native of … more

Chamber Spotlight: The Forest-BladeThe Forest-Blade dates back to 1861 and was founded by Alfred Herrington, W.W. Larsen, and Seaborn Bell. The modern-day newspaper has eight employees and gets its … more
Brooke McBroom This week’s Cook of the Week is Brooke McBroom. She is the 22 year old daughter of Dwayne McBroom of Swainsboro and John and Tonya Morel of Irving, TX.  Brooke is a certified … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Kristin Cannady Hall. Employed by the citizens of Emanuel County, Hall occupies the seat of clerk of court, serving Superior, State, Juvenile, and … more
Chartered in 1900 and founded by J.A. Coleman, Sr., The Citizens Bank of Swainsboro is the oldest existing financial institution in Swainsboro and Emanuel County, Georgia, now including additional … more
Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution Brier Creek and Wiregrass Chapters along with the Governor David Emanuel - Adam Brinson Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American … more

The Eagle Club of Emanuel County held a dinner to celebrate the love of Georgia Southern University and its athletics on Tuesday, March 23.  Held at the Yeomans' Barn, the event was a night of … more
This week’s Cook of the Week is Dani Kate Parker daughter of Russell and Ashley Parker. Dani Kate is three years old and attends school at Southeastern Technical College. She loves dancing at … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Adrian Police Department’s Chief Kyle Strickland. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Chief Strickland relocated to Soperton, Treutlen County, with … more
As a part of the ongoing weekly series in honor of Twin City celebrating its Centennial, The Forest Blade recently reached out to a long-time resident of the historic town, Nyla Price. Price, who is … more
$1,000 Scholarship is among 14 to be awarded by companyClearWater Solutions, which manages the public works, water and wastewater systems for numerous communities in the Southeast, including the City … more

This week’s Cook of the Week is Alivia Smith. She is the 21 year old daughter of Mark and Shelli Smith. Livi is currently a nursing student at Georgia Southern University! After obtaining her … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is County Administrator L. Guy Singletary with Emanuel County Board of Commissioners. During a recent interview with Singletary, he revealed that he and his … more
This week’s Hometown Public Servant is Jennifer F. Harrison with Emanuel County Health Department. Born and raised in Martinez, Georgia, Harrison is not a native of the area but has served the … more
Hi, everybody! My name is Abbigail Hernandez, this week’s Cook of the Week. I was excited when I was told I was going to be this week’s feature! One of my favorite things to do in the … more
When in the dark, look for a light. Better yet, why not be a shining light for others in dark times? Last year, during the Covid-19 quarantine, Candi (Trent) Boulineau and their daughters set a goal … more

This week's Cooks of the Week are two adorable sisters, Charlie Grace, 8 and Pruitt Elizabeth, 2. Charlie enjoys playing school with her sister and baby dolls, making arts and crafts, deer and … more
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