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Commissioners adopt road maintenance schedule

     Last week, the Evans County Board of Commissioner approved a three to six week dirt road plowing schedule, dependent on how heavily each…


County endorses EMH $700K withdrawal from bond reserve fund

     In a split 3-2 vote, Evans County Board of Commissioners endorsed Evans Memorial Hospital’s utilization of $700K in reserve funds in a debt…


County proposed budget for FY19 shows $900K deficit

BOC may raise taxes 2 mills to balance budget     Evans County Board of Commissioners reviewed a proposed fiscal year 2019 general fund budget…


Sylvia Marks Sutherland

Sylvia Marks Sutherland, 79, passed away July 10, at Hospice of Savannah. The Chatham County native lived most of her life in Savannah. She was…


Power out in parts of Claxton

The electricity is out in parts of Claxton. A transformer blew up near E. Liberty and South Peters Streets. Two redlights on Hwy. 301 are…


The Whole Truth or Thereabouts: Books! Funny ones or not, I love ’em

     There was a time during my early life when I was hooked on comic books. In this part of the world they were…


Dixie Divas: What Irma wrought is devastating

When Hurricane Irma was closing in on coastal Georgia, it never occurred to us that the Rondarosa, located over an hour’s drive north of Atlanta,…


Weekly report from Senator Jack Hill

Starting the Fiscal Year off Right – Revenues Up, Reserves at 10.3 Percent July begins the FY 2019 Fiscal Year. Since July of last year…


Shop Local: Spend $10 on July 10!

Support your local economy and help boost sales tax revenues by spending $10 on Tuesday, July 10, at any local business. Print your name and…


Three All Star teams head to State

Last week was a busy and successful week for several Evans County Recreation Department All Star Teams. Three teams – 14U girls, 12U boys and…