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Lengthy meeting for county commissioners

Evans County Commissioners acted on a number of measures during their regular meeting last week, including accepting bids for a used fire truck and a…


Dhiman is new festival Queen – Kassie Todd is Princess

Balpreet Dhiman was crowned 2019 Miss Rattlesnake & Wildlife Queen on stage at the festival Saturday. Balpreet, a senior at Claxton High School, is the…


52nd annual Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival draws crowd of nearly 15,000

Some 15,000 people attended the 52nd annual Rattlesnake and Wildlife festival this past weekend, taking advantage of pleasant weather and entertainment offerings, exhibits and demonstrations….


James Edwin ‘Eddie’ Jones

Mr. James Edwin “Eddie” Jones, 87, died Saturday, March 9 at the Hospice House Satilla following an extended illness. He was born in Evans County,…


Alice Angela (Etters) Denmark

Alice Angela (Etters) Denmark, 94, passed away very peacefully March 7 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. She was born July 5, 1924…


Reba Sue Blocker Walter

Reba Sue Blocker Walter, 79, of Cody, Wyo. and Manassas, Ga., was called home to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 3, at…


Ramona Lindsey Coleman

It is with great sadness that the family of Ramona Lindsey Coleman, age 88, announces her passing on February 27. Ramona was predeceased by her…


Battles at Manassas holding 20th annual event

A Civil War re-enactment with infantry, artillery and cavalry battles will be held March 16 and 17. The 20th annual Battles at Manassas help educate…


Shooting investigation

The Claxton Police Department and Evans County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Calvary Street and Broad Street in reference to reports of a…


CHS plans progressing

The Evans County Board of Education held a workshop on February 25 with the main topic being the updates of the design for a new…