From the Sept. 5, 2001 edition of The Forest-Blade:
PILOT CLUB HOSTS BIRTHDAY CLUB AT SPS
Pilot Club of Emanuel County hosted the June/August birthday party at SPS with more than 120 children who attended the event and received cake, sodas, and gift bags.
Swainsboro Asst. Fire Chief Michael Strobridge and Captain Billy T. Price received certificates for completing a four-hour Regional Burn Facility Operator course in Dublin. The course trained firefighters to fight fire in a controlled environment and utilized one of six simulators in the state. The simulation involved fighting bed, couch, stove, and car fires.