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Despite what you might have thought … House District 157 election is actually over

If you think the Republican primary for the selection of a candidate to serve the 157th Georgia House District was over when Rep. William A….


Paul Mizell new principal at CHS

Newly hired Claxton High School Principal Paul Mizell may be new to the Evans County School District, but he is no stranger to the community….


Claxton, Hagan police chiefs propose merger

A proposal for a merger of police services between the Claxton and Hagan Police Departments was presented this week at the towns’ respective council meetings….


GRPA Class C State Runners-up!

The Evans County 14U (and under) Girls All Star Team competed in the 2018 GRPA Softball Tournament last week. After playing in five games in…


Peggy Knight Padgett

Peggy Knight Padgett, 59, passed away July 10, after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident. She was a member of Anderson Primitive Baptist Church, with…


Terry W. Bradley

Terry W. Bradley, 81, passed away on July 1 at Griffin House Assisted Living facility in Claxton. Terry was born in Claxton on September 27,…


Sandra Boutwell Purvis

Sandra Boutwell Purvis, age 54, passed away Wednesday, July 11, after an extended illness. Mrs. Purvis was born in Claxton on May 20, 1964 to…


Sherry Kaye Knight Ward

Sherry Kaye Knight Ward, 71, passed away July 10, after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident. She was born and grew up in the Manassas…


Commissioners adopt road maintenance schedule

     Last week, the Evans County Board of Commissioner approved a three to six week dirt road plowing schedule, dependent on how heavily each…


County endorses EMH $700K withdrawal from bond reserve fund

     In a split 3-2 vote, Evans County Board of Commissioners endorsed Evans Memorial Hospital’s utilization of $700K in reserve funds in a debt…