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Hagan public hearing draws crowd of approximately 25

Approximately 25 citizens attended the Hagan public hearing held Tuesday, October 2, regarding the proposed merger of the Hagan and Claxton police departments. In addition…


County wants property owners to address road/pond proposals

The Evans County Board of Commissioners have agreed to meet with the property owner of a failing pond dam on the Breckley Blocker Road and…


Mr. Willie Otis Wright

Mr. Willie Otis Wright, age 94, passed away peacefully on October 4, at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah. He was born November 28, 1923 in…


Vernon NeSmith

Vernon NeSmith of Awendaw, S.C., passed away Sunday, Sept. 30. He was born December 23, 1927 in Bulloch County, Ga., to Loren F. NeSmith, Sr….


Hagan officer suspended

Officer Tyler Barnard, who has worked full time for the Hagan Police Department since February of this year, has been suspended with pay. Hagan Police…


Suspect out on bond for 13 charges arrested again

Herbert Lee Anderson, III, 20, of Claxton, was arrested and charged with trafficking in ecstasy, possession with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine, and possession…


C.A.R.E.S. Honors Cancer Survivors and donates $50K fo research projects 

A total of 122 Evans County cancer survivors were honored last Thursday night at the Parker Life Center through C.A.R.E.S. (Evans County Cancer Association Relief…


Rosemary Roberts Bowen

Rosemary Roberts Bowen, 61, passed away September 30 at Evans Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Winter Haven, Fla., lived in Bluffton, S.C. for…


Claxton Poultry to invest $12 million in Screven facility

Norman W. Fries, Inc. dba Claxton Poultry Farms, a large family-owned, egg-to-market poultry processor, will soon start building an all new, state-of-the-art chicken deboning and…


Teen Maze takes realistic look at choices and consequences

Teen Maze provides a safe and controlled environment for students to see potential consequences of their choices. Students can participate in the Maze, experience various…