MEMORY LANE
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 is presented by the following sponsors:

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 …
Memory Lane: March 23, 1961
From the March 23, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Ensign L.H. Thompson, Jr. graduates from Navy OCSNavy Ens. Lin H. Thompson, Jr., …
Memory Lane: March 21, 2001
From the March 21, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:‘Bluebirds and Things’ featured at Seedling Garden Club meetingMonday, March …
Memory Lane: March 20, 1991
From the March 20, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:They’re superiorVOCA students who earned superior honors for ECI were: Mario …
Memory Lane: March 18, 1981
From the March 18, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Prince contestantsCompeting for the title of prince at Summertown School were …
Memory Lane: March 17, 1971
From the March 17, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Midget All-StarsSwainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department’s …
Memory Lane: March 16, 2011
From the March 16, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:Pink Heals tour to visit SwainsboroOn April 2, 2011, Swainsboro had a chance of a …
Memory Lane: March 16, 1961
From the March 16, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade: Everett picked as Rotary presidentDick Everett was named president of the …
Memory Lane: March 14, 2001
From the March 14, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: Nice catchEmanuel Countian Jettie Wilcher reeled in quite a whopper when he …
Memory Lane: March 13, 1991
From the March 13, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: Flag rally dayBruce Still, Kylie Freeman, Kendell Rich, Brandon Neal, Brooks …
Memory Lane: March 11, 1981
From the March 11, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: Church championsIncluded on Dellwood Baptist basketball team, winners of the …
Memory Lane: March 10, 1971
From the March 10, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:SHS Band gets superior rating at Statesboro Swainsboro High School’s …
Memory Lane: March 9, 2011
From the March 9, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade: SPD holds first Awards banquetChief Randy Ellison held Swainsboro Police …
Memory Lane: March 9, 1961
From the March 9, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Emanuel gets first deputy lawladyFor the first time in the history of Emanuel …
Memory Lane: March 7, 2001
From the March 7, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:ZCorum says helloZCorum executives present to announce its location in Swainsboro …
Memory Lane: March 6, 1991
From the March 6, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Cutting the ribbonDr. James Clifton, Dr. Tim Palmer, Nurse Carol Simmons and Office …
Memory Lane: March 4, 1981
From the March 4, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Wanna pet him?Tommy Freeman, member of Swainsboro High School chapter, Future …
Memory Lane: March 3, 1971
From the March 3, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Cowart is named ‘Man of the Year’Loy D. Cowart, Jr., Twin City dairyman-farmer, …
Memory Lane: March 3, 1961
From the March 3, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Kiwanis ClubTEN BIG BUCKS – Little Miss Janena Lawson, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. …
Memory Lane; March 2, 2011
From the March 2, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:For loyal serviceRetiring volunteer firefighter Bobby Hutcheson receives a plaque …
Memory Lane - February 28, 2001
From the February 28, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: Top dragsterJustin Strickland won the first race of the season at Savannah …
Memory Lane: February 27, 1991
From the February 27, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: Ready to recycle Members of the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Recycling Center …
Memory Lane: February 25, 1981
From the February 25, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: A hostage? Jimmy Harper, Swainsboro High School principal, finds himself in …
Memory Lane: February 24, 1971
From the February 24, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:  Where's the fire? Swainsboro Fire Department is now better equipped …
Memory Lane: February 23, 2011
From the February 23, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade: Tigers win Region Championship!!! The Swainsboro Tigers (19-7) finished …
Memory Lane: February 23, 1961
2nd Grade Play - Second graders presented a play Feb. 23 at the Chapel program in the Swainsboro Primary School Auditorium entitled …
Memory Lane: February 20, 1991
From the February 20, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Bypass selected by DOTGeorgia Dept. of Transportation has approved the …
Memory Lane: February 18, 1981
From the Feb. 18, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Examine drawingsSavannah architect Richard Gilpin explains drawings of …
Memory Lane: February 17, 1971
From the Feb. 17, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Kindergarten enjoy partiesThe three kindergarten groups of the First United …
Memory Lane: Feb. 16, 2011
From the Feb. 16, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:1951 State Champions!Several members of the Swainsboro High School 1951 State …
Memory Lane: February 16, 1961
From the Feb 16, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Walden is ‘Outstanding Young Farmer’ for 1960Billy Walden of near Canoochee has …
Memory Lane: February 14, 2001
From the February 14, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: Rocking the house Swainsboro basketball players Tony Newton, Tre’ …