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SCA Celebrates New Center with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Second Chance Academy (SCA) celebrated the grand opening of its new Jack Strickland Library & Life Skills Center Monday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center…


Janice Evans Smith

Janice Evans Smith, 71, passed away June 14 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. She was born in Candler County and lived most of her life…


New school year brings new principals and assistant principals at Evans Co. Schools

All four schools in the Evans County school district will have new leadership when the school year begins in August. Claxton Elementary School (CES), Claxton…


Evans County Board of Commissioners discuss 2020 Census plans

A U.S. Census Bureau partnership specialist discussed plans for the 2020 Census at the Evans County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 4, calling for…


Gene McKinnon named ECSS’s second School Resource Officer

Gene McKinnon has been named the second school Safety Resource Officer (SRO) for Evans County School. The Board of Education and Claxton Police Department have…


Bicycle Ride Across Georgia Comes to Claxton

Driving through town on Friday, June 7 wasn’t the same as usual. There was something new on the road. They were everywhere. Some were riding…


Willie Lee ‘Bill’ Hall

On December 17, 1932, it was time for Willie Lee Hall, affectionately known as Bill, to enter the world. He was born with a zest…


Cecil Hamilton Garrell

Cecil Hamilton Garrell, known as C.H. “Red” Garrell, 70, passed away on June 8 in Daisy. He was a native to Daisy and lived there…


Elder Hugh Derrell Thompson, Jr.

Elder Hugh Derrell Thompson, Jr., 57, of Garden City, passed away on Saturday, June 8, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. Hugh was born in…


Glenn E. Creech, Sr.

Glenn E. Creech, Sr., 74, of Leesburg, Ga. died Monday, June 3 at his residence. Glenn was raised in Claxton and graduated in 1962 as…