Candler County Newswire

Candler County Newswire

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  1. Troy Edwin CanadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Metter Advertiser

    Troy Edwin Canady, 55, of Metter and formerly of Savannah died Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at his residence in Metter. a fBorn in Savannah, he was a son of Jake and Peggy Canady.

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  2. Season ends for Lady Tiger softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    The Lady Tigers were not able to advance in the playoffs last week as they fell to Bleckley County in a double header on Tuesday. In the first game of the series, Metter lost the lead late in a 10-1 defeat.

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  3. Debra Kay HollowayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    Debra Kay Holloway, 58, of Metter died on Oct. 16, 2018 at Candler County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Brunson and Opal Cooper Kenney.

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  4. County requests hospital plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    Candler County Commissioners have requested a formal outline of the Hospital Authority's plans to improve the hospital's financial condition. In response, the Authority has requested a meeting with Commissioners.

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  5. Metter Schools celebrate HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    ... the way in the parade were Drs. Hezekiah and Evelyn Campbell, retired educators and administrators with the Candler County School District. They were driven by their daughter, CaDeisha Cooper, who serves as assistant superintendent for the local ...

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  6. High winds but low damage - no dumping charge at landfill this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    The walking trail at Metter-Candler Recreation Department has been closed by the Board of Commissioners until further notice. This is due to damage to the trail by Hurricane Michael, which passed through Candler County on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

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  7. King and QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Metter Advertiser

    Emy'shia Boatright was crowned 2018 Homecoming Queen during halftime festivities on Friday, when Metter faced Bacon Co. The daughter of Hillary and Reco Coney, she was escorted by her father and crowned by 2017 Queen Jillian Ferrell.

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  8. Angel Jarvis places 2nd in Under the Oaks 10KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    Angel Jarvis was the second place overall female at the Under the Oaks 10K, held this past weekend at Jekyll Island. The event, sponsored by St. Simons Christian School, began at Summer Waves Water Park on Jekyll Island and went past Jekyll's beachfront, the Millionaire's Village and the famed Marshes of Glynn, ending back at Summer Waves.

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  9. Tigers to face Bacon Co. in Homecoming match-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    It's "game night" this upcoming Friday night as the Metter Tigers take on the Bacon County Raiders in a Homecoming matchup. Coming off two tough losses and a much-needed bye week, the Tigers are ready to put another win on their record.

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  10. Sylvia Elaine NeSmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    Sylvia Elaine NeSmith, 60, of Metter, died Saturday evening September 22, 2018 at her residence; surrounded by her loving family. Mrs NeSmith was previously employed by McDonalds and Burger King, a substitute teacher for Candler County Board of Education, for a year.

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  11. 1st Food Truck Festival to be held November 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    ... er. Main Street Merchants will also be hosting a Christmas Open House on that day and Paws, Hearts & Hands of Candler County will be awarding cash prizes to youth for the best pet education display. (See related stories on these events.)

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  12. Benches, lampposts dedicated on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    ... way," Boyd said. The names included in the dedication, he said, "are literally a 'Who's Who' of Metter and Candler County." Benches and lampposts were dedicated in memory and in honor of Otis & Margaret Parker, Joe W. Pittman, John Robert Bowen, ...

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  13. MHS 2018 Homecoming ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    The 2018 Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Metter. "It's Game Night!" is the theme for this year's parade.

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  14. Lore of the LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Metter Advertiser

    'Lore of the Lake,' a tour of Lake Cemetery sponsored by Candler County Historical Society, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13. Twilight shuttle tours will begin at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to sit back and listen as history comes to life while residents of the cemetery relate the history of Metter and Candler County. The event is being reenacted by MHS Performing Arts.

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  15. Good Samaritan shelters prepare to receive residents as Hurricane Michael loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    At least four Effingham churches will be opening as Good Samaritan shelters as Hurricane Michael draws closer to the Coastal Empire. Springfield United Methodist Church is just one of the good samaritan shelters.

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  16. Codero Helps Pineland Telephone Cooperative Recoup Fiber Investment...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 5 | PRWeb

    Having a suite of services that we can offer customers to build additional revenue streams really helps us to make a living. Codero Holdings, Inc. , a leader in managed hosting services and technology enablement, today released a case study demonstrating how Pineland Telephone Cooperative, based in Metter, Georgia, is leveraging Codero managed IT services to build new revenue streams.

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  17. Multi-vehicle crash shuts down I-16 EB in Candler CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Deputies are working a multi vehicle crash on Interstate 16 at mile marker 96 eastbound. The roadway is blocked. Please avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/ZW8crHnJMp

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  18. Jeff Davis eliminates Lady TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Metter Advertiser

    Both teams were strong in the pitcher's circle on Monday, but Jeff Davis was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a 3-1 victory over the Metter Lady Tigers on Monday. Jeff Davis then went on to shut down Metter 10-8 to sweep the best-of-three series en route for the region title.

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  19. Senior Day for Lady EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Metter Advertiser

    The DEA vs. Griffin Christian game was Senior Day for the Lady Eagle softball team.

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  20. Metter loses 15-0 in cat fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Metter Advertiser

    The Tigers never found the end zone on Friday night and fell 15-0 to region opponent Swainsboro. "We suffered a tough loss at Swainsboro Friday night.

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