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Big changes at Recreation Department

A lot of big changes are happening at the Evans County Recreation Department (ECRD). In addition to new baseball and softball season changes made by…


Public invited to participate in local comprehensive plan

The local governments of Evans County, the Evans County Board of Commissioners, and the cities of Bellville, Claxton, Daisy, and Hagan, are in the process…


Local resident charged with sex crimes

Donnie Ray Phillips, an Evans County resident, faces several sex crime charges after being arrested Wednesday, Feb. 13.  Phillips’ charges include sexual exploitation of a…


Bell Field memorial plaque gets facelift

After becoming discolored and faded by time and weather, the memorial plaque at Bell Memorial Field honoring the service of a Claxton High School football…


IDA leases property to new business

The Evans County Industrial Development Authority has entered into a lease with the option to buy contract with a new business, Todd Padgett Housing Center,…


Nearly 230 attend Chamber Banquet

The Claxton-Evans County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Membership Banquet and Salute to Business and Industry on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Evans County…


Mrs. Gracie Lee Porter

Mrs. Gracie Lee Porter died on February 13 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. She was born on August 27, 1943 in Evans County to…


Lyndon Marvin Kicklighter

Lyndon Marvin Kicklighter, 84, died on February 10. He was a special man. Lyndon was born September 16, 1934 in Wayne County. He was raised…


EMH putting $750,000 grant to good use

Evans Memorial Hospital was awarded a $750,000 Rural Hospital Stabilization (RHS) Project Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Health in 2018. EMH is one…


STAR students and teachers recognized

STAR students and teachers were recognized at the annual STAR Awards Luncheon held Feb. 7, which was hosted by the Claxton-Evans County Chamber of Commerce….