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From the February 27, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: Ready to recycle Members of the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Recycling Center Advisory Board make last minute preparations for opening of the … more
From the February 25, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: A hostage? Jimmy Harper, Swainsboro High School principal, finds himself in quite a predicament as Emanuel County Nursing Home residents, … more
From the February 24, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:  Where's the fire? Swainsboro Fire Department is now better equipped for ire fighting. The department has a new F900 Ford truck. … more
From the February 23, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade: Tigers win Region Championship!!! The Swainsboro Tigers (19-7) finished off the thrilling run through the region tournament held last … more

2nd Grade Play - Second graders presented a play Feb. 23 at the Chapel program in the Swainsboro Primary School Auditorium entitled “George Washington Mystery”. Play casts were Earnestine … more
From the February 20, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade:Bypass selected by DOTGeorgia Dept. of Transportation has approved the “Alternate A” plan for a highway bypass for Swainsboro. The … more
From the Feb. 18, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:Examine drawingsSavannah architect Richard Gilpin explains drawings of Swainsboro’s new retirement apartments to be constructed by the … more
From the Feb. 17, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Kindergarten enjoy partiesThe three kindergarten groups of the First United Methodist Church enjoyed their Valentine Party last Friday. Each child … more
From the Feb. 16, 2011 edition of The Forest-Blade:1951 State Champions!Several members of the Swainsboro High School 1951 State Champion baseball team are A.W. Lawson, Gene Stone, Doc Claxton, … more

From the Feb 16, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Walden is ‘Outstanding Young Farmer’ for 1960Billy Walden of near Canoochee has been named “Outstanding Young Farmer of the … more
From the February 14, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: Rocking the house Swainsboro basketball players Tony Newton, Tre’ Robinson, Aljeana Harden, Adrienne Moore, Charles Silas, Tracy … more
In your honor Mrs. Tanya Lamb, teacher at SES, presents to Principal James A. Harper, the flag which flew over the U.S. Capitol in Washington in his honor. Mrs. Lamb had requested that the 5x6’ … more
From the February 11, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade: See my dinosaur Jay Irvin and David Clemens, from left, students in Mrs. Annette Woodard’s first grade class at SPS, show the dinosaurs … more
From the February 10, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Compare schoolsVisitors from Argentina discuss their school customs, curriculum and dress codes with local Parent-Teacher Association members. … more

SHS Tigers poised for a run The Swainsboro Tigers took both games this past week with ease and are starting to hum like a well-oiled machine. It took some time for their true identity to emerge as … more
From the February 9, 1961 edition of The Forest-Blade:Taking the TitleGlada Hooks, SHS forward, pumps one towards the bucket in Saturday night’s championship battle of the Central Savannah … more
From the February 7, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade: Big winnerWeston Wilkes was the big winner in The Forest-Blade’s Super Bowl contest. The winning entry was taken to the second … more
From the February 6, 1991 edition of The Forest-Blade: Proposed ‘Boneyard Plaza’A scale model of a centrally located pavilion for possible construction on the “Boneyard … more
From the February 4, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:A book givenSwainsboro Professional and Business Women’s Club has presented a book, “The Women’s Book of World Records and … more

From the February 3, 1971 edition of The Forest-Blade:Play wins 2nd in region One of the major events of this school year took place Jan. 7 at Swainsboro High School. The Region 2AA One-Act play … more
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