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Lunsford snags a wide receiver from Douglas

The first wide receiver in the class of 2019 committed to Georgia Southern Friday morning over several big name schools. Milton Jackson from Coffee County High School in Douglas, Georgia had offers from Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and Purdue, among others, but chose to stay closer to home.The th

THEGEORGEANNE.COM - 2018-06-22 18:55:00

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.


Yard sale, bake sale to be held at Stillmore UMC

Stillmore United Methodist Church will have a yard sale and bake sale on June 23 from 7:30 until in the church’s social hall. Some of the items will include toys, books, clothes, dishes, gas logs, a fish cooker, plants, and much more. Proceeds will benefit the replacement of the roof on the building

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-06-22 16:13:45

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

Rock, chalk ... K’port

Nationally renowned chalk artist, Lee Mobley, who works as principal of Satilla Elementary School in Douglas, Georgia, but travels the country during summers and school vacations plying his skills, works on a piece outside the Kennebunkport Village Fire Station on North Street, during the town’s sec

MAINELYMEDIALLC.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Special Report: Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares illegal...

OCILLA, Georgia (Reuters) - Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.


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


Council argues over new job description

“I first read this in the Enterprise last week and we had not discussed this in executive session, nor in a regular city council meeting and I was kind of baffled too,” Hagan agreed.


Farmers and Artisans Market takes the weekend off

The Emanuel County Farmers and Artisans Market will not be held this coming Saturday, June 23. Normal hours will resume as follows:July 7– Twin City from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.July 14– Stillmore from 8-11 a.m.July 21– Swainsboro from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-06-22 16:30:12

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


Special Report: Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares illegal immigrants long in U.S.

OCILLA, Georgia (Reuters) - Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.


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.


Trapnell is conservationist of the Year

L-r: David Spaid, Ogeechee River Soil & Water Conservation District Candler Supervisor; Gail Curl of Metter Bank; Shelia and Morgan Trapnell; and Jerry Lanier, Ogeechee River S&WC District Candler Supervisor.


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


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


Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares many who call the U.S. home

OCILLA, Georgia – Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.


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.


Brewton-Parker Head Men's Soccer Coach Matt Payne Leaves For North Carolina

Mount Vernon, GA--CoachMatt Paynehas accepted another head coaching position and will be leaving Brewton-Parker at the end of the month. Along with coaching the men's soccer team, Coach Payne was also an Associate Athletic Director and helped with operations.


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.