MEMORY LANE

Memory Lane: May 12, 1982
From the May 12, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Hi-Flyer Wins 1st Place Title Swainsboro Hi-Flyer, Swainsboro High School’s …
Memory Lane: May 10, 1972
From the May 10, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: Everybody Loves a Parade-Even Those in it! Andy Hendrix, son of Mr. and Mrs. …
Memory Lane: May 10, 1962
From the May 10, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: Champion ‘Twirler’ Will Perform Here on Friday Miss Barbra …
Memory Lane: May 5, 1982
From the May 5, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: ‘Guess What, Mommy’  When you’re only three, it’s …
Memory Lane: May 3, 1972
From the May 3, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: SHS Students Visit Tech Five Swainsboro High School students were guests of …
Memory Lane: May 3, 1962
From the May 3, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: Politics Draw Huge Crowd Here Pines and politics got mixed up a little here at …
Memory Lane: May 1, 2002
From the May 1, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: 800 Meters Kejuan Phillips places first in the 800-meter race.  Tigers …
Memory Lane: April 28, 1982
From the April 28, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Dedicating Terry Brown and Lisa Moxley, ECI editor, honors ECI Coach Isiah …
Memory Lane: April 26, 1972
From the April 26, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: Airport Extension is Planned Extensive improvements, expansion and …
Memory Lane: April 25, 2012
From the April 25, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale Coming Through Emanuel County Now is the …
Memory Lane: April 24, 2002
From the April 24, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: Cleaning up! Supporting the upcoming Emanuel County Cleanup April 27 are, …
Memory Lane: April 22, 1992
From the April 22, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: Being Campaign Mrs. Susan Cross, cancer crusade chairman, and Mrs. Anne …

Memory Lane: April 21, 1982
From the April 21, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: GOAL Winner Miss Martha Smith, !982 GOAL winner at Swainsboro Tech, and her …
Memory Lane: April 19, 1972
From the April 19, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: Foskey to Try for Area Title Sam Foskey, Emanuel County’s spelling …
Memory Lane: April 19, 1962
From the April 19, 1962  edition of The Forest-Blade: New Gin Slated at Twin City A new gin will be built at Twin City and …
Memory Lane: April 18, 2012
From the April 18, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: PTF to Feature ‘Magic with a Twist’ Magic with a Twist’s …
Memory Lane: April 17, 2002
From the April 17, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: From Crider Stillmore Fire Department has received a donation of $16,307.72 …
Memory Lane: April 15, 1992
From the April 15, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: Announces Candidacy Representative Jack Kingston of Savannah, second from …
Memory Lane: April 14, 1982
From the April 14 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: All Smiles All Smiles receiving a special treat, these two unidentified …
Memory Lane: April 12, 1972
From the April 12 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: Foskey Wins Spelling Bee Sam Foskey, seventh grade student at Adrian, …
Memory Lane: April 12, 1962
From the April 12, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: Miss Edenfield Selected for Role in Spring Play Miss Patsy Edenfield, …
Memory Lane: April 11, 2012
From the April 11 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: Strobridge is OurTown Hero The April 2 meeting of the Swainsboro City …
Memory Lane: April 10, 2002
From the April 10 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: Opry Magic Emanuel Arts Center’s annual Emanu’Ole Opry Drew a …
Memory Lane: April 8, 1992
From the April 8 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: SHS Takes State Literary Title Swainsboro High School captured first place at …
Memory Lane: April 7, 1982
From the April 7, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Trio Wins State Honors Again The Swainsboro high school girl’s trio …
Memory Lane: April 6, 1972
From the April 6, 1972 edition of the Forest-Blade: Discuss Space Program Three Swainsboro High School students discuss the …
Memory Lane: April 5, 1962
From the April 5, 1962 edition of the Forest-Blade: Students Present Rotary Program Swainsboro High School’s entries in …
Memory Lane: April 4, 2012
April 4 2012 Happy Easter Two-year-old Khloe Moore is all ready for the annual hunt for Easter eggs! The daughter of Jonah Ware …
Memory Lane: March 31, 1982
From the March 31, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Daniels is Police Chief A new chief of police for the city of Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: March 29, 1972
From the March 29, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: U.S. 80 Project Bid is Rejected The State Highway Department has rejected …
Memory Lane: March 28, 2012
From the March 28, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: ASPA Red Devils Perform for BOE At the regular workshop meeting, the …
Memory Lane: March 27, 2002
From the March 27, 2002 edition of the Forest-Blade: Strickland wins at Savannah Dragway 2001 Junior Dragster Champion, Justin …
Memory Lane: March 25, 1992
March 25, 1992 Not Easter Eggs Although Easter is approaching, the white dots on this patio are not Easter eggs. Shortly after a …
Memory Lane: March 24, 1982
From the March 24, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Taking a Tray As part of FBLA week activities, Julie Curry and Janette …
Memory Lane: March 22, 1962
From the March 22, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: Title-Holding SHS Soil Team Swainsboro High School’s soil-judging …
Memory Lane: March 21, 2012
From the March 21, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: It’s Turkey Time! Turkey season opens this Saturday, March 24, and …
Memory Lane: March 20, 2002
From the March 20, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: Tigers Improve Record The Swainsboro High School Tiger Baseball team has …
Memory Lane: March 18, 1992
From the March 18, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: Going up! The Pavilion for the new Boneyard Plaza is now under …
Memory Lane: March 17, 1982
From the March 17, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Lucky Charms ‘Tis luck of the Irish to be clad in green and to be in the …
Memory Lane: March 15, 1972
From the March 15, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: Peanuts, Senator? Senator David H. Gambrell recently greeted Georgia’s …
Memory Lane: March 14, 2012
From the March 14, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: PTF to Feature ‘Swamp People’ The 67th annual Pine Tree Festival and …
Memory Lane: March 11, 1992
From the March 11, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: Backpacking Derek Lewis, James Smith, Beau Jones, Adam Gay, Wes Fields, …
Memory Lane: March 8, 1972
From the March 8, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: At State Capital Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Bailey and son, John Allen, visit the …
Memory Lane: March 7, 2012
From the March 7, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: Judge Palmer Receives College’s Outstanding Service Award Kathy Stephens …
Memory Lane: March 7, 2002
From the March 7, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: FARMERS MARKET TO OPEN APRIL 2012 The 2012 Downtown Swainsboro Farmers …
Memory Lane: March 4, 1992
From the March 4, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: TEACHER SWAP Laura Stone, second from left, appears to be having a more …
Memory Lane: March 3, 1982
From the March 3, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: A PROMISING SIGN IS GOING UP SWAINSBORO The famous McDonald’s Golden …
Memory Lane: March 1, 1972
From the March 1, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: VISITORS AT CAPITAL Members of the Senior Class at DEA visit with House …
Memory Lane: Feb. 24, 1982
From the February 24, 1982  edition of The Forest-Blade:   STUDYING Swainsboro Postal Service employee, Terry …
Memory Lane: Feb. 23, 1972
From the February 23, 1972  edition of The Forest-Blade: LOCAL POPULATION HAS STOPPED GETTING YOUNGER, STUDY …
Memory Lane: Feb. 22, 2012
From the February 22, 2012  edition of The Forest-Blade: WOTM DONATES TO SWAINSBORO HIGH The Swainsboro Women of the Moose …
Memory Lane: Feb. 20, 2002
From the February 20, 2002  edition of The Forest-Blade: SWAINSBORO BOYS BASKETBALL WINS REGION CHAMPIONSHIP The Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: Feb. 19, 1992
From the February 19, 1992  edition of The Forest-Blade: MILLS TAKES TOP HONORS IN COUNTY SPELLING BEE Brandy Mills, …
Memory Lane: Feb. 16, 1962
From the February 16, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: CARTER AT SCHOOL Indianapolis 500 race car driver Duane Carter discusses …
Memory Lane: Feb. 15, 1982
From the February 15, 1982  edition of The Forest-Blade: ‘CAUSE I LOVE YOU’ James Henderson, 12 year old …
Memory Lane: Feb. 13, 2012
From the February 13, 2012  edition of The Forest-Blade: GOURD BIRDHOUSE WORKSHOP TO BE HELD A make and take gourd …
Memory Lane: Feb. 9, 1972
From the Feb. 9, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: ECI GROUP IS NOW CONDUCTING 1ST SALE OF NEW COOKBOOKS The Emanuel County …
Memory Lane: Feb. 8, 2012
From the Feb. 8, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: CAPTIVATING QUILTS A guest at the Kalmanson Art Gallery admires one of many …
Memory Lane: Feb. 4, 2002
From the Feb. 4, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: GRIFFIN TO BE HONORED IN OAK PARK Family and friends gather to cheer Jeanne …
Memory Lane: Feb. 3, 1992
From the Feb. 3, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: CATFIGHT? Seems from this picture both a youngster and the dogs have been in …
Memory Lane: Feb. 3, 1982
From the Feb. 3, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: FOR YOU, DOCTOR John B. Spivey joined Mrs. Margaret Keyton in presenting her …
Memory Lane: Feb. 2, 1972
From the Feb. 2, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: ‘MISS SWAINSBORO TECH’ Connie Youmans of Lyons wears the 1972 …
Memory Lane: Feb. 1, 2012
From the Feb. 1, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: AMERICAN LEGION ELECTS NEW OFFICERS A swearing-in ceremony was held for the …
Memory Lane: Feb. 1, 1962
From the Feb. 1, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: MISS MCLEOD IS NAMED TO SORORITY POST Miss Frances McLeod, daughter of Mr. …
Memory Lane: Jan. 30, 2002
From the Jan. 30, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: EMC’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY Emanuel Medical Center’s 50th anniversary …
Memory Lane: Jan. 29, 1992
From the Jan. 29, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: HEAD STAFF Officers of the medical staff at Emanuel County Hospital for 1992 …
Memory Lane: Jan. 27, 1982
From the Jan. 27, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: STOKES SELECTED BY OYW Mrs. Mary G. Stokes, formerly of Twin City, was …
Memory Lane: Jan. 26, 1972
From the Jan. 26, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: D.A.R. NAMES ‘GOOD CITIZENS’ Selection of DAR Good Citizen Award winners …
Memory Lane: Jan. 25, 2012
From the Jan. 25, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: TRACING THE GENERATIONS… Even if you don’t know Mary Ann Smith, …
Memory Lane: Jan. 25, 1962
From the Jan. 25, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: SWAINSBORO HIGH SCHOOL’S ONE-ACT PLAY MEMBERS Members of the cast of …
Memory Lane: Jan. 23, 2002
From the Jan. 23, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: SMALL BUSINESS AWARD WINNER The George’s Flower shop was a popular …
Memory Lane: Jan. 22, 1992
From the Jan. 22, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: NO PROBLEM Sometimes you don’t have to see the person to understand …
Memory Lane: Jan. 19, 1972
From the Jan. 19, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: A HELPING HAND Mike Sheppard (standing), senior 4-H Club garden contestant, …
Memory Lane: Jan. 18, 1982
From the Jan. 18, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: Campaigning Everett McDaniel, Stan Lawson, and Craig Steedley participated …
Memory Lane: Jan. 15, 1992
From the Jan. 15, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: FILLING FIRST ORDER Edna Purvis, SHS REAL coordinator, SHS student Julianna …
Memory Lane: Jan. 13, 1982
From the Jan. 13, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: STUDY ARTIFACTS Theresa Fields, Missy Coleman and Lisa Johnson, students in …
Memory Lane: Jan. 12, 1972
From the Jan. 12, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: 2 NAMED FINALISTS Two Emanuel County students were named semi-finalists in …
Memory Lane: Jan. 11, 2012
From the Jan. 11, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: WELCOMING THE NEWEST BOBCAT: DR. ROBERT BOEHMER With all the new things …
Memory Lane: Jan. 11, 1961
From the Jan. 11, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: HALL RE-ELECTED CHIEF AT KITE Roy Hall was re-elected Chief of Police of the …
Memory Lane: Jan. 9, 2002
From the Jan. 9, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: 4-H MEMBERS PERFORM WITH CLOVERS & COMPANY Asia Andrews and Chelsie Hooks …
Memory Lane: Jan. 8, 1992
From the Jan. 8, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: DR. GUNN RETIRED AFTER 16 YEARS AS HEAD OF EGC Dr. Willie Gunn, president of …
Memory Lane: Jan. 6, 1982
From the Jan. 6, 1982 edition of The Forest-Blade: TAKE OATH  City Attorney Millard Shepard administered the oath office to …
Memory Lane: Jan. 5, 1972
From the Jan. 5, 1972 edition of The Forest-Blade: EMANUEL’S ‘FIRST LADY’ OF 1972  Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Sasser Jr. of …
Memory Lane: Jan. 4, 2012
From the Jan. 4, 2012 edition of The Forest-Blade: WOTM DONATE TO SENIOR CENTER The Women of the Moose made a donation to the …
Memory Lane: Jan. 4, 1962
From the Jan. 4, 1962 edition of The Forest-Blade: TWO SWAINSBORO PUPILS NAMED Two students from Swainsboro were among those …
Memory Lane: Jan. 2, 2002
From the Jan. 2, 2002 edition of The Forest-Blade: THOMPSON IS NAVAL AVIATOR LT. J.P. Michael Nonan Thompson received his …
Memory Lane: Jan. 1, 1992
From the Jan. 1, 1992 edition of The Forest-Blade: NO HANGOVERS HERE!  Heidi Stevens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky …
Memory Lane: Dec. 30, 1981
From the Dec. 30, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: ‘I DO SWEAR…’ Betty Jean Andrews took oath of office as …
Memory Lane: Dec. 29, 1971
PROPOSED FRANK HARMON PARK A model of the proposed Frank Harmon Park gets a thorough study by these four persons, all of whom were …
Memory Lane: Dec. 28, 2011
From the Dec. 28, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Maddox Sherrod, the 7-month-old son of Zach and Heather …
Memory Lane: Dec. 23, 1981
From the Dec. 23, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: READY AND WAITING “Santa really comes down through there?” Wanda …
Memory Lane: Dec. 22, 1971
From the Dec. 22, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade: UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECT Only a few people reported it, but an …