MEMORY LANE
Memory Lane: June 15, 2011
From the June 15, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:DON’T FORGET FATHER’S DAYPictured are Mackenzie and Aerial Goggans with …
Memory Lane: June 15, 1961
From the June 15, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:MRS. MARSHBURN REELCETED VEEP OF HEART ASSOCIATIONMrs. Emma S. Marshburn of …
Memory Lane: June 13, 2001
From the June 13, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:UNBELIEVABLE CATCHGloria Ann Mincey of Twin City caught a 10-pound bass at a …
Memory Lane: Martha Culbreth on Local Heroes Special Section

In this special video feature for Memory Lane, Emanuel County EMA/9-1-1 Director Martha Culbreth shares a special section from The Forest-Blade honoring local heroes from 2018:  

Memory Lane: June 12, 1991
From the June 12, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:MONEY IS DONATEDSwainsboro-Emanuel County Clean Community Commission was the …
Memory Lane: June 10, 1981
From the June 10, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHE’S RETIRINGMrs. Marion Lewis admires the silver tray she received from the …
Memory Lane: June 9, 1971
From the June 9, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:LOCAL OFFICE WINST.Y. Edwards, major of the local Georgia Natural Gs Company, …
Memory Lane: June 8, 2011
From the June 8, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHIRNERS DONATE TO GREENVILLE HOSPITALDuring their June 4 annual Spring Convention, …
Memory Lane: June 8, 1961
From the June 8, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:COLEMAN TO LEAVE FOR NATIONAL MEETWilder L. “Sonny” Coleman, business …
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Memory Lane: June 6, 2001
From the June 6, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:PAYNE SAYS BOOK IS ‘ANSWER TO PRAYERS’It took almost 10 years for Betty …
Memory Lane: June 3, 1991
From the June 3, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:A FLAG TO WAVEExchange Club members, Chuck Wofford, Marion Shaw, Ray Woods, and Gary …
Memory Lane: June 3, 1981
From the June 3, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:  THETA ETA OFFICERS Officers of the Theta Eta chapter, Beta Sigmi Phi, …
Memory Lane: June 2, 1971
From the June 2, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade: MR. WALLER DONATES PROPERTY Swainsboro Mayor R.J. Waller, Jr. donated a …
Memory Lane: June 1, 2011
From the June 1, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:DELTA KAPPA GAMMA INITIATES NEW MEMBERSBeta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma …
Memory Lane: June 1, 1961
From the June 1, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:KERSEY WINS STATE F.F.A. FORESTRY HOME PROJECT TITLETommy Kersey, Swainsboro High …
Memory Lane: May 30, 2001
From the May 30, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: 50 YEARS SPS teacher Mary Frances Youmans is congratulated on completing her …
Memory Lane: May 29, 1991
From the May 29, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:‘AL CAPONE GANG’Andrea Davis, Ashley Spencer, Chad Wammock, Beck Way, Brent …
Memory Lane: May 27, 1981
From the May 27, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:THE GRADUATESGraduating from the kindergarten program at First Baptist Church were …
Memory Lane: May 26, 1971
From the May 26, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:RECEIVE PRESIDENTIAL AWARDSAmong students receiving Presidential Physical Fitness …
Memory Lane: May 25, 2011
From the May 25, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:KENNEDY/KIRKLAND SIGN WITH EGCLuke Kennedy and Dustin Kirkland signed with the EGC …
Memory Lane: May 25, 1961
From the May 25, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade: PRINCIPAL, MRS. JOYNER ARE HONORED BY SCHOOL’S P.T.A. Mrs. Douglas Collins, …
Memory Lane: May 23, 2001
From the May 23, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:ROBINSON SIGNS WITH PAINE COLLEGETrai Robinson signed a letter of intent to play …
Memory Lane: May 20, 1981
From the May 20, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:EMPLOYEE OF YEARMrs. Wilma Richards, director of nursing at Twin View Nursing Home, …
Memory Lane: May 19, 1971
From the May 19, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHS HONOR GRADSSeven members of the graduating class at SHS graduated with honors. …
Memory Lane: May 18, 2011
From the May 18, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHS PROM KING/QUEENOn April 15, SHS held its annual prom. The theme was …
Memory Lane: May 18, 1961
From the May 18, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade: PATSY IS FINALIST IN CONTESTMiss Patsy Edenfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James …
Memory Lane: May 16, 2001
From the May 16, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:APPRECIATIONLPN Mrs. Bobbie Smith was presented a gift of appreciation from Mrs. …
Memory Lane: May 15, 1991
From the May 15, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:‘GET HOPPIN’‘Get Hoppin’ was presented by the Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: May 15, 1991
From the May 15, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:TAKE HONORSECI’s coed Y Club captured honors at the Christian Life Conference …
Memory Lane: May 13, 1981
From the May 13, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:VOLUNTEERS ELECT MRS. FRECKERMrs. Robert Frecker was elected president of Emanuel …
Memory Lane: May 12, 1971
From the May 12, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:GAY CHOSEN FESTIVAL QUEENMiss Paulette Gay, student at ECI, reigned over festivities …
Memory Lane: May 11, 2011
From the May 11, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:KELLUM AWARDED GREEN JACKETRodney Kellum was presented the Green Jacket by previous …
Memory Lane: May 11, 1961
From the May 11, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:L.L. JOYNER RESIGNED; TOOK POST AT GEORGIA SOUTHERNLloyd L. Joyner, Jr., principal …
Memory Lane: May 9, 2001
From the May 9, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:THIS IS FUN!Swainsboro Primary School students enjoyed “Reading is Fun Day” held …
Memory Lane: May 9, 2001
From the May 9, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:   GROOVY, BABY! This float from Changes beauty salon in Swansboro was but …
Memory Lane: May 8, 1991
From the May 8, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: EVERYBODY LOVES A PARADE! Brittany Elaine, one-year-old daughter of Mr. And …
Memory Lane: May 6, 1981
From the May 6, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: SUNBEAM The newly organized Sunbeam Choir of Rountree Chapel Baptist Church in …
Memory Lane: May 5, 1971
From the May 5, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:   FOR THE FIRST TIME… The mayor and council of the City of Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: May 4, 2011
From the May 4, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade: DON’T MISS THE PINE TREE FESTIVALThe Pine Tree Festival Parade will begin at …
Memory Lane: May 4, 1961
From the May 4, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade: ROYALTY SELECTED FOR 16th PINE FESTIVALA hazel-eyed 16-year-old brunette from …
Memory Lane: May 1, 1991
From the May 1, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:WHOPPERDan Hall caught a 35-piund Channel Catfish in his pond. His family said it was …
Memory Lane: April 29, 1981
From the April 29, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:‘YOUTH OF THE YEAR’Miss Martha Smith, senior at Adrian High School, was named …
Memory Lane: April 28, 1971
From the April 28, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:RATED ‘SUPERIOR’Vicki Tomberlin, member of Swainsboro High Tiger Majorette …
Memory Lane: April 27, 2011
From the April 27, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:LT. NEWMAN AWARDED MBALt. Matthew R. Newman graduated March 25 from the Naval …
Memory Lane: April 27, 1961
From the April 27, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:BEVY OF BANDS, FLOATS HIGHLIGHTED FESTIVAL PARADEA total of 11 bands and 17 floats …
Memory Lane: April 25, 2001
From the April 25, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:JOHNSON, WILLIFORD PERFORM IN THE BAHAMAS RESORTPaige Johnson and Brittany …
Memory Lane: April 24, 1991
From the April 24, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Music for CamelotKatherine Smith watched as Mrs. Sharon Weatherford, music …
Memory Lane: April 22, 1981
From the April 22, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:As a prizeMount Shady Primitive Baptist Church youth presented fruit baskets to …
Memory Lane: April 21, 1971
From the April 21, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Looking over equipmentOfficials of Pineland Telephone Cooperative looked over some …
Memory Lane: April 20, 2011
From the April 20, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Main Street Market holds ribbon cuttingMain Street Market at the Boneyard held its …
Memory Lane: April 20, 1961
From the April 20, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:In festival playPatsy Edenfield as “Mrs. Crane” and John Price as “John J. …
Memory Lane: April 18, 2001
From the April 18, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:Cleaning upOMI employees Gilmer Phillips and Matt Tompkins prepared to haul bags …
Memory Lane: April 17, 1991
From the April 17, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: Top essay writerCharlie Blake was congratulated by Roger Peebles of Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: April 15, 1981
From the April 15, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Receive capsMembers of the practical nursing class at Swainsboro Tech who received …
Memory Lane: April 14, 1971
From the April 14, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:They’re ‘Good Citizens’Mrs. Allen Brewer, a representative of the Adam …
Memory Lane: April 13, 2011
From the April 13, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Mr. Relay for Life Pageant heldThe 1st Annual Mr. Relay for Life Reverse Pageant …
Memory Lane: April 13, 1961
From the April 13, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHS soil-judging team takes championship in state finalsThe Swainsboro FFA …
Memory Lane: April 11, 2001
From the April 11, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:Recognized for athletic successSwainsboro High School’s girls basketball …
Memory Lane: April 8, 2011
From the April 8, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Hotset selects SwainsboroA German company selected Swainsboro as the site for its …
Memory Lane: April 7, 1971
From the April 7, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:As far as the eye can seeScores of people and automobiles took part in the …
Memory Lane: April 6, 1961
From the April 6, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Miss O’Steen to graduate with honorsMr. & Mrs. J. Leon Thompson’s granddaughter …
Memory Lane: April 4, 2001
From the April 4, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:Luck Gambrell ParkMrs. Luck Gambrell, second from left, was honored by a park named …
Memory Lane; April 3, 1991
From the April 3, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Mapping routeDonald Hall, Tim Martin, and Bill Schofill mapped the route for the …
Memory Lane: April 1, 1981
From the April 1, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:VOCA winnersEmanuel County Institute winners in Vocational Opportunities Clubs of …
Memory Lane: March 31, 1971
From the March 31, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:She’s the firstMiss Kay Frazier, student at Adrian High School, accepted the …
Memory Lane: March 30, 2011
From the March 30, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Nordson to expand operationsNordson Corporation, a global leader in precision …
Memory Lane: March 30, 1961
From the March 30, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Rev. Brooks selected again as evangelist to JamaicaThe Rev. C. Otis Brooks, pastor …
Memory Lane: March 28, 2001
From the March 28, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:Kalmanson Gallery to feature Georgia Artists with DisabilitiesGeorgia Artists with …
Memory Lane: March 27, 1991
From the March 27, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Sgt. Peacock received Bobby Powell AwardSgt. Richard Peacock of Swainsboro Police …
Memory Lane: March 25, 1981
From the March 25, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Basic techniquesR.W. Hooks of Swainsboro Floral Company taught basic techniques of …
Memory Lane: March 24, 1971
From the March 24, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:29 pounds?Mrs. Ray Scott landed this 29-pound grouper over the weekend at Panama …
Memory Lane: March 23, 2011
From the March 23, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Main Street Market to open doorsThe Main Street Market at the Boneyard opened …