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Help Wanted Ad Goes Unanswered

The county has been advertising to find two people to work with the county road department but there have been few, if any, takers.

JDLEDGER.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

House Rejects Immigration Bill With Agricultural Worker Overhaul Included

An immigration bill that would overhaul the agricultural guest-worker program failed to pass on Thursday in the House of Representatives. In this file photo, H-2A workers sort onions at a facility near Vidalia, Georgia. (DTN file photo by Chris Clayton)

DTNPF.COM - 2018-06-21 21:16:00

For 23 years, CHAMPS has been offering a summer program at PC

Tobias Hagins, a PC student from Baxley, Ga. and CHAMPS mentor, plays a card game with CHAMPS students on the PC campus.

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-06-21 00:45:00

HGTV’s Scott scheduled to be here Saturday for ‘town hall’ conversation

Scott and his production company are to be at Blackshear City Hall for a “town hall” meeting with area residents to discuss energy, energy technology, the generation and cost of energy, and how it affects personal livelihoods here in the Waycross/Blackshear area, particularly farmers, according to p


Former dispatcher filed discrimination, harassment comp. against Claxton

Following city council authorization on June 4, Claxton Mayor Terry Branch, former city dispatcher Lynn Morris, and her Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) legal representation have signed a settlement agreement in the amount of $12,500 to dispose of Morris’ EEOC discrimination complaint


Coastal Pines Technical College to develop new program

The program will be located in the C. Paul Scott Polytechnical Center on the Jesup campus. Coastal Pines currently offers nurse aide and practical nursing programs. The college will transform classroom and lab space with medical equipment and hire a program director, who will develop the curriculum.

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-20 04:00:00

Health department, Fort Stewart WIC clinic modify hours

The hours of operation at the Liberty County Health Department and Fort Stewart Women, Infant and Children (WIC) clinic will change slightly beginning July 1 to make it more convenient for clients to come in for services.The health department, 1113 E Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, hours of operat

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-06-20 09:00:00

Southland’s Siage Batten signs with Brewton Parker - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS – On Tuesday morning, June 19, Southland Academy basketball standout Siage Batten signed a letter of intent to continue his education and play basketball at Brewton Parker College, an NAIA school located in Mount Vernon, GA.Batten was recruited by Tabor College, a school in Kansas, along wi

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-20 16:58:13

FREE snow cones in the City Park Thursday

Come beat the heat on the first day of summer with a free snow cone. Snow Cones will be available for free from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, June 21, at the Blackshear City Park.


Alma Police investigate shots fired into home

Sunday morning, June 17, Alma Police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of East 10th Street.


New tram lines expand all across Bulloch County

Note: The following is the continuation of a series of columns looking at the importance of railroads in and around Bulloch County.The second BC tram railroad was started by W.C. Perkins around 1890. Headquartered at his Hagan mill, the line at first was run to Glennville, and then extended to Regis


Officials break ground on Jimmy John’s location

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 8 at 110 West General Screven Way in Hinesville for Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches.Store owner Branko Stropnik told the crowd, which included several county and chamber officials, he was excited about the new location.“Ji


Woman reveals her buttocks started growing up her back after surgery

A woman who was left with a deformed backside after having a tumor removed hopes doctors can fix her misshapen buttocks, which are growing up her back.Appearing on the E! reality seriesBotched, Sharon from Jesup, Georgia, admits that it has been difficult for her to be intimate with people because s


Savannah Wind Symphony presents 40th annual Patriotic Concert on July 1 | Newsroom | Georgia Southern University

In a musical tribute to those who currently serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, and the nation’s first responders,the Savannah Wind Symphony will present its 40th annual Patriotic Concert on July 1 at 3 p.m. at the Fine Arts Auditorium on Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus in


Truck hits, kills 2 children at mudding event in Georgia

The Georgia State Patrol says a driver lost control of his truck at a mudding event and fatally struck a 15-year-old and a 10-year-old.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the children were killed in the incident Saturday at the South Creek Mud Boggin' in Milledgeville and pronounced dead at the


Woman charged in biker death | Jesup Press Sentinel

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Methamphetamine possession suspect in arrest at Oakdale and Buckner Roads bound over to Superior Court - Cobb County Courier

During a probable cause hearing in the Cobb Countymagistrate courtroomof Judge Gerald Moore Tuesday, Justin Harper, 32, of Baxley, Georgia, was bound over to Superior Court for trial on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.


Sharing News — By Tommy Purser

This week, Barnie O’Quinn Jr. brought by a tearsheet of the May 30, 2018, issue of The Press-Sentinel in Jesup. When I first looked at it, I was confused. Because I had seen the opinion expressed in the editorial before.


Soccer, softball fields at PCMS to get amenities

Construction is to begin soon on a new concession stand and bathroom facilities at Pierce County Middle School.The school board voted Monday night to award the low bidder, Steel Structures of Baxley, in the amount of $23,549.


Man's arm ripped off

A Waycross man had his left arm severed in a freak accident Friday afternoon on Georgia Highway 15/121 and Carraway Street.Casey Davis, 28, was taken to Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross by Pierce County EMS. He was later flown to the Joseph M. Still Medical Center in Augusta where he underwent ab