FULL LIST: Who Qualified for Office in Evans County?

Qualifying for the May 19, 2020 primary elections closed at noon on Friday with a number of contested elections across Evans County.

Commissioners Vote 3-2 to Infuse Tax Dollars into Evans Memorial Hospital

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. 

Tattnall Commissioners Approve Pay Bump for Superior Court Judges

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.

Congressman Allen Testifies on New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam

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 Evans Hospital Pleads for Cash, Circuit Superior Judges Seek Raise

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.

March Community Office Hours for Congressman Rick Allen

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 -->

State Closes Oak Park Elections Violation Case 4 Years After Complaint

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. 

City of Claxton One Step Closer to Ethics Ordinance

The City of Claxton is one step closer to adopting a new ethics ordinance. 

Evans Memorial Hospital Tells Commissioners It Can No Longer Afford Operate

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. 

Statesboro Bus Transit Plans Back on Track

The City of Statesboro is once again in a position to consider a bus transit proposal after concerns over funding were resolved.