Qualifying for the May 19, 2020 primary elections closed at noon on Friday with a number of contested elections across Evans County.
Following a lengthy and emotional moderated public forum during an emergency meeting, the Evans County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to direct $50,000 per month for the next six months to Evans Memorial Hospital (EMH) in Claxton.
The Tattnall County Commissioners voted Monday to approve a pay raise for Superior Court judges in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit, a move that - if approved - would put the judges at a higher salary than the Governor.
In his testimony, Congressman Allen highlighted the issues Augusta has experienced with the Corps of Engineers regarding the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.
As some members of the community works are pleading for Commissioners to find a way to keep Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton from closing its doors, the Superior Court Judges in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit say they are due a raise, too. This judicial circuit includes Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Tattnall counties.
Congressman Rick W. Allen recently announced that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours across the 12th district during the month of March. See when and where for our county -->
The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office has closed an investigation launched in the City of Oak Park in relation to a complaint regarding the 2016 municipal elections - some 47 months after the now-confirmed violation took place.
The City of Claxton is one step closer to adopting a new ethics ordinance.
Despite gross cutbacks and financial restraints, Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton is in trouble. The Evans Memorial Hospital Board of Directors has notified the Hospital Authority of Evans County that it can no longer continue to operate Evans Memorial Hospital.
The City of Statesboro is once again in a position to consider a bus transit proposal after concerns over funding were resolved.