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Time passes quickly when you are having fun is a declaration I have always heard. I cannot confirmthat these stay-at-home days have been a lot of fun. Since stories have filled a big portion of my … more
As we approach the special day set aside to honor mothers everywhere, I think, what??? Just one day! Oh no, we wonderful, amazing, brave, smart, hard-working women should be honored each and every … more
Answer:Yes, heat damages any electronic device including laptops. When they get hot, they will also run slower.Laptop usually have their intake air vents on the bottom of the computer and they blow … more
“Not my brother, not my sister, but it's me, O Lord, standing in the need of prayer. It’s me, it's me, O Lord, standing in the need of prayer.” Can I get an amen? I have had that old-time … more

Answer: Messages indicating web pages have timed out appearing repetitively often is that the Internet address assigned to your machine has problems. An occasional timed out message is not a problem … more
Covid-19 reared its ugly, satanic head and brought the world to its knees. The pandemic has turned into a global crisis with no end  in view. People aren’t having time to say goodbye to … more
Tylor Taylor’s mind was a trillion miles away. He sat in Mr. Gambrell’s algebra class admiring the girl in the desk in front of him. She had the qualities that he admired in a girl. Her … more
Dear Noah:

Welcome to the world.  As information, you are great-grandchild number six, following Cameron Charles Yarbrough, Hayden Rose, Hadley Ann and Harper Grace Yarbrough and brother … more
Most likely the answer is no.  This would apply to anything else that you did not enter in a contest and texts have appeared from Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and others recently.I received … more

Shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, the Swainsboro Fire Department responded to a local residence for a report of a fire inside the home. Firefighters from Engine 1, 3 and 4 arrived to find … more
Yes, you have. He, along with several, several more, is a Pine Siskin and they are probably at your feeder right now. These birds are in what is called an irruption year, where large numbers of … more
Dear Savvy Senior,What can you tell me about balance exercises? I’ve fallen a few times over the past year and have read that balance exercises can help me regain my steadiness, but I’m … more
We are winding down the first quarter of 2021 and I am holding my breath.  After all, it was the first quarter of 2020 when the world as we know it became a world we didn’t know at all and … more
Answer:Encryption is an important part of the usage of computers and the Internet to assure only people that should see your message see it. Encryption is not something new with computers. It goes … more

As a part of the ongoing weekly series in honor of Twin City celebrating its Centennial, the Forest-Blade recently reached out to a long-time resident of the historic town, Nyla Price. Price, who is … more
Grandma went all out when the preacher came for Sunday dinner. She had heard, which was common knowledge, that the preacher’s favorite meal was fried chicken. It seemed when the Rhode Island … more
Answer:Yes, there are programs available where you can file your income tax returns online for free. However, there are limitations on who qualifies.At the IRS web site there are links to several … more
It seems like the obituaries and the jail report are the most favorite features of The Forest-Blade. Every week, someone is dying that I went to school with or someone I have known on a personal … more
I am a Son of the South and proud of it.  Born here, raised here and, God willing, will be planted here.  The South is and always will be my home.
Have we always been a perfect … more

Over the past six weeks, there has been a good deal of discussion concerning the millage rate and the budget of the City of Swainsboro. In the interest of fairness, I think it would now be helpful to … more
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