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EDA Director resigns

Mary Kathryn Griffin, Executive Director of Claxton and Evans County Economic Development Authority, resigned from the position on Wednesday, March 13. Marshall Smith, EDA Chairman,…


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….


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…


Rattlesnake and Wildlife festival this weekend

Thousands of festival goers and organizers are hoping for nice sunny days for this weekend’s 52nd Rattlesnake and Wildlife festival. The event is held each…


Evans County 8U Boys Basketball team captures state title

In the opening round Evans County defeated Appling County by a score of 33-9.  Ced’veon Bell led the way for Evans County. In round two, Evans…


Rattlesnake festival March 9 and 10

Although the annual Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival is being held Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10, activities actually begin on Friday night with a…