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The Swainsboro Healthcare Providers have been relocated to Emanuel Medical Center’s other primary care offices. We have staff at Swainsboro Healthcare that will assist you in being seen by the … more
The Forest-Blade was recently made aware that the website www.thecrossroads.news, which was previously operated by The Crossroads Chronicle newspaper before their closure, is active again and taking … more
This Sunday, May 12, we joyfully celebrate Mother’s Day, but we also know that every day should be an occasion to thank the women who raised us, encouraged us and loved us. As any mother can tell … more
East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC) donated opioid response medications to Emanuel County Sheriff’s Department and Emanuel County Medical Center to assist in the treatment of opioid overdose in … more

The regular monthly meeting of the Swainsboro Mayor and City Council was held Monday evening, May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Fire Department building. Following an invocation and pledge of … more
Seeds II Seams was named as one of five 2024 Small Business ROCK STARS by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) as part of the state’s celebration of Georgia Small Business Week … more
Bela Family Dentistry of Augusta welcomes Dr. Kristen Green. A native of Adrian, Ga., and a graduate of the Dental College of Georgia, Green is excited to serve patients in Augusta. "Augusta has … more
The Swainsboro Exchange Club held its annual Public Service Appreciation Banquet on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at East Georgia State College. Public servants from across the county were invited to … more
On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Exchange Club of Swainsboro held their annual Youth of the Year awards luncheon where students from Emanuel County schools were recognized. DEA senior Billy Martin was … more

Approximately 50 people gathered at the Swainsboro Fire Station at 6:00 p.m. Monday evening to attend the “workshop meeting" of the Swainsboro Mayor and City Council. The surprising number of … more
The Swainsboro Exchange Club annually honors Emanuel County’s First Responders with an appreciation lunch. This event was held at East Georgia State College on Tuesday, April 16. The highlight of … more
Born and raised in Herndon, this year’s Green Jacket recipient is no stranger to Swainsboro and Emanuel County. He is also no stranger to the education field. A graduate of Jenkins County High, … more
Mckayla Hall (Valedictorian), Elaina Hutcheson (Salutatorian), Sarah Beasley, Jayden Bene-teau, Sha’mya Benjamin, Sadie Boulineau, Zoe Carter, Ella Canady, Yaretzi Castro, Brandon Chapman, … more
Some people draw. Some people paint. Tim Davis cuts! A second-generation carver, Davis began hand carving wood in his grandfather’s workshop at an early age. “I kind of stayed out there in the … more

Have you received a call from someone posing as a Federal Agent stating you had not ap-peared as a juror in Federal Court? If you haven’t yet, you could receive that call. This is a scam! The … more
The regular meeting of the Emanuel County Board of Commissioners was held on Monday, April 15, 2024, at the John C. Coleman County Office Building. Commissioners present were Chairman Hugh Foskey, … more
As many Emanuel Countians know, the delivery time of letters and packages in our area has become noticeably longer in recent weeks. A request from The Forest-Blade to officials with the Atlanta … more
“My name is Bobbie Sherrod. I was born and raised in Emanuel County and am a product of the Emanuel County school system. I have been married to Jim Sherrod for 30 years and we have six amazing … more
Drake Mason, 10-year-old son of Billy Mason and April Kea, wanted to raise money for a good cause so when he learned that the Swainsboro Shrine Club purchased a new parade bus, his mind was made up … more

The final tabulation on the first round of regular elections for 2024 is in the books, with the next ballot event coming up next week on April 9. The results of the Georgia Presidential Primary and … more
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