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Emanuel County Active Duty

Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

The Forest-Blade will keep an active duty list of all Emanuel County natives serving at home and abroad.

Submit name, rank, branch and hometown to The Forest-Blade, PO Box 938, Swainsboro, Ga 30401; call 2379971; or e-mail us at news@forestblade. com


TM2 Patrick O. Andrews, Naval Magazine Indian Island Port Hadlock, Washington.

Anthony Wayne Archer, Twin City, ET2, US Navy, Seattle, Washington. Presently on USS Carl Vinson, Persian Gulf.… Read More

Sam Smith interviewed at Franklin Memorial Library

Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

Franklin Memorial Library

An integral part of the inception of the History Project of Franklin Memorial Library and the Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society, Sam Smith himself became an interview subject Aug. 16. Because of his keen interest in history and his familiarity with the History Project at Georgia Tech, Smith anchored the group that secured funds from Mill Creek Foundation that purchased the equipment being utilized for this project … Read More

Disaster relief

Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

We commend local efforts to donate food and water to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. A tuck loaded with supplies left from Swainsboro on Friday to aid relief efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Many local merchants and residents contributed to the effort, organized by Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the thousands of families who have been affected by this catastrophe. May they find help and comfort … Read More


Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

Ogeechee Community Service board meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. at the OBHS Administration office, 223 N. Anderson Dr., Swainsboro.

Long lines

Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

  • Ms. Montover, Mr. Jones are united in marriage
  • Moore named branch manager at Robins
  • Long lines

  • Mixed breed

    Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

    This mixed breed is looking for its owner and is currently at Emanuel County Animal Shelter. He has semilong hair, was found wearing a blue and white flea collar and was picked up on Lambs Bridge Road

    To adopt a dog, call 237-4040. A $32 adoption fee will cover cost of spaying or neutering, required by Georgia law.

    Donations of toys and food are always welcome. Monetary donations may be … Read More

    Hannah Henry celebrates birthday

    Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

    Julia Hannah Henry, daughter of Dave and Debra Henry of Twin City, celebrated her birthday a pool/spend-the-night party Aug. 19. She was years old Aug. 20.

    Hannah and her guests enjoyed swimming at the home of her uncle and aunt, Joe and Linda Watson. “Aloha” was the theme of the party. Grilled hot dogs with all the trimmings and birthday cake, made especially for Hannah by Mrs. Watson, were served.… Read More

    Cook of the Week

    Posted by | September 7, 2005 12:00 am

  • Moore named branch manager at Robins
  • Cook of the Week
  • Southeast Georgia Jaycee Fair pageants slated Oct. 4-6

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