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Tobacco roads no more

Summer might be viewed as an exquisite period of freedom for many school kids but, when I was growing up in Evans County, school’s out…


New school year brings new principals and assistant principals at Evans Co. Schools

All four schools in the Evans County school district will have new leadership when the school year begins in August. Claxton Elementary School (CES), Claxton…


Evans County Board of Commissioners discuss 2020 Census plans

A U.S. Census Bureau partnership specialist discussed plans for the 2020 Census at the Evans County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 4, calling for…


Gene McKinnon named ECSS’s second School Resource Officer

Gene McKinnon has been named the second school Safety Resource Officer (SRO) for Evans County School. The Board of Education and Claxton Police Department have…


Bicycle Ride Across Georgia Comes to Claxton

Driving through town on Friday, June 7 wasn’t the same as usual. There was something new on the road. They were everywhere. Some were riding…


BOC adjusts proposed FY 2020 budget

County Commissioners held a called meeting Thursday, May 30, to discuss possible adjustments to the proposed FY 20 budget. Previously, during a called meeting on…


Mollie Lane’s Deliberate Literate Campaign

It is often said that good things come in small packages. To make a big difference in someone’s life, we often envision an adult making…


Second Chance Academy – Where students get a fresh start

Not all alternative schools are created equal. In fact, some might say that Second Chance Academy (SCA) is the alternative to the alternative school. SCA…


Claxton approves FY 2020 budget

Claxton City Council approved a balanced budget for FY 2020 with an operating budget just over $5.4 million. The budget, however, reflects the possibility of…


Bicyclists traveling through Evans County Friday – Please use caution

The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) will be traveling through Claxton and Evans County Friday, June 7.  While the 1,000 registered cyclists will arrive between 9 a.m. and 2…