From the Sept. 23, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:
Mrs. Sudie Fulford presented plaques of appreciation to past presidents of Emanuel County Retired Teachers Association during the association’s meeting at Western Sizzlin. Receiving plaques were VE Glenn, Austin Avery, Professor NF Williams, and Mrs. Gene Sanders.
Mr. and Mrs. Remer Bishop reigned as “grandparents of the year” at Swainsboro Nursing Home. The couple were married 62 years and lived at the nursing home for 1-1/2 years.