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Garland Richard Woolard

Garland Richard Woolard, 87, passed away June 22 at Evans Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Washington, N.C., but resided in Evans County for…


Ellaree Kennedy

Ellaree Kennedy, 88, passed away June 24 at Camellia Nursing Home. She was a native of Richmond Hill, Ga., but resided in Evans County for…


Annette Bacon Moore

Annette Bacon Moore, 98, passed away June 22 at The Griffin House under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was a native of Glennville,…


Tobacco roads no more

Summer might be viewed as an exquisite period of freedom for many school kids but, when I was growing up in Evans County, school’s out…


EDA, Canoochee EMC, Pineland Telephone miss May 31 deadline for USDA broadband grant

With new Executive Director Adam Kennedy at the helm, the Claxton Evans County EDA held a regular meeting Tuesday night, June 11.  Michael Smith, Chairman…


Robbery at Georgia Farm Bureau insurance office

The Georgia Farm Bureau insurance office located at 908 West Main Street in Claxton was burglarized this past weekend.  According to Claxton Police Department Lt….


BOE approves $17 million budget

The Board of Education unanimously approved the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 during the regularly scheduled meeting last week. The $17 million general fund…


Dixie Divas: Balcony people remembered

From the beginning, I’ve been grateful for those who showed me a kindness or encouragement. Particularly during my most impressionable years. I never thought I…


Injured man found Monday afternoon

In a statement released Tuesday, Claxton Police Department (CPD) Lt. Chris Moser said CPD was dispatched to the area of Olliff and Rushing Streets at…


Weekly report from Senator Jack Hill

Bond underwriters praise Georgia – rate bonds “AAA” As the State of Georgia prepared to bring a proposed list of projects to the bond market…