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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…


County proposed budget for FY19 shows $900K deficit

BOC may raise taxes 2 mills to balance budget     Evans County Board of Commissioners reviewed a proposed fiscal year 2019 general fund budget…


Sylvia Marks Sutherland

Sylvia Marks Sutherland, 79, passed away July 10, at Hospice of Savannah. The Chatham County native lived most of her life in Savannah. She was…


Power out in parts of Claxton

The electricity is out in parts of Claxton. A transformer blew up near E. Liberty and South Peters Streets. Two redlights on Hwy. 301 are…


The Whole Truth or Thereabouts: He never did get out alive

While scanning the list of music options on satellite TV, I was astounded at the number and variety of categories available. There are 81 channels…