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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…


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: He never did get out alive

While scanning the list of music options on satellite TV, I was astounded at the number and variety of categories available. There are 81 channels…


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…


EMH reports $191K profit in May

At a board meeting last week, Evans Memorial Hospital reported a profit of $191,000 for the month of May, improving the hospital’s year to date…


East Georgia Healthcare Center to open clinic at Claxton Elementary

East Georgia Healthcare Center, not to be confused with East Georgia Regional Medical Center, intends to open a health clinic at Claxton Elementary School by…


Former dispatcher filed discrimination, harassment comp. against Claxton

Morris settled EEOC complaint for $12,500; all parties have signed settlement agreement Following city council authorization on June 4, Claxton Mayor Terry Branch, former city…


Janet Strickland Pinckard

Janet Strickland Pinckard, 68, passed away June 7 at her home after a short illness. She attended Buelah Baptist Church in Pembroke. Janet worked Civil…