Tattnall County Newswire

Tattnall County Newswire

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  1. Golden Years: Wedding AnniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Fern and Sam Peavy Jr. celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married June 30, 1950, in Jacksonville, at her sister's home in a garden wedding.

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  2. Georgia State 4-H CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Georgia Faces

    The 2015-16 Georgia State 4-H Board includes Front row: Julie Bacon, Tattnall County - Southeast District representative; Elizabeth Hanson, Pike County - vice-president; Ben Lord, Ben Hill County - president; Maggie Plott - state representative, Union County, Trent Whisenant, Murray County - state representative; Ben Murray, Berrian County - Southwest District representative; Mackenzie Wurst, Clarke County - Northeast District representative; Zach Tellano, Hart County - state representative; and Carrianna Simmons, Spalding County - Northwest District representative. Image credit: Sharon Dowdy.

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  3. Semi catches fire on Hwy 301 at Long-Tattnall County lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The driver says he was driving when he heard a pop, and when he pulled over and got out, that is when the back of the truck went up in flames.

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  4. Georgia State 4-H Council State 4-H Council Citizenship Ceremony...Read the original story

    Thursday | Georgia Faces

    The 2015-16 Georgia State 4-H Board includes Front row: Julie Bacon, Tattnall County - Southeast District representative; Elizabeth Hanson, Pike County - vice-president; Ben Lord, Ben Hill County - president; Maggie Plott - state representative, Union County, Trent Whisenant, Murray County - state representative; Ben Murray, Berrian County - Southwest District representative; Mackenzie Wurst, Clarke County - Northeast District representative; Zach Tellano, Hart County - state representative; and Carrianna Simmons, Spalding County - Northwest District representative. Image credit: Sharon Dowdy.

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  5. Area students earn honors at collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Coastal Courier

    Valdosta State dean's list VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University has announced the names of more than 1,700 spring 2015 students who earned dean's list status. Students who achieve a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade-point average of 3.0 or higher are recognized by being placed on the dean's list.

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  6. How the state addresses nursing professionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Effingham Herald

    Last month, National Nurses Week celebrated the work that nurses perform to provide quality care for patients every day. In Georgia, there are currently over 164,600 active nursing licensees, including approximately 119,200 registered nurses , 35,700 licensed practical nurses , and 9,700 advanced practice registered nurses .

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  7. Jane Fishman: Road trip to ReidsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | SavannahNow

    ... was called away at the last minute. Impressive. This time the call came to speak to the Friends of the Tattnall County Library in Reidsville, another "in the middle of nowhere" location. Bi-coastal snobs wouldn't know about Reidsville. Bi-coastal ...

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  8. Canoochee employee honored by nationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Coastal Courier

    Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis. TSE Brand Champions are brand leaders who have made contributions to building the brand locally and regionally.

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  9. Cowboy toilet paper has many usesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Coastal Courier

    Every state has "cowboy toilet paper" growing somewhere in it. We live in Tattnall County and have several hills of it, and I see it every year.

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  10. Vernon Jordan urges graduates to be 'disturbers of the unjust peace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Stanford

    ... said grace," he continued. "I shall never forget one sentence in that prayer: 'Lord, way down here in Tattnall County we can't join the NAACP, but thanks to your bountiful blessing, we can feed the NAACP lawyers.'" In the intervening years, Jordan ...

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  11. Government debt to become more transparentRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Soon, taxpayers will get a truer picture of how much debt state and local governments have amassed as new, national accounting standards take effect. Finance officials with school boards, city councils and county commissions across Georgia are getting documents from the state listing their share of the built-up costs of providing retirement checks one day for current workers.

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  12. Mite boys sub-district tourney begins June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Sylvania Telephone

    The Screven County Recreation Department will host several Georgia Recreation & Park Association baseball tournaments this summer, including one that starts this evening. From June 18-20, the Mite Boys Sub-District Tournament will be played at the SCRD Complex.

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  13. Georgia sets the pace in the SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Effingham Herald

    With 3.1 percent growth in May, Georgia's state revenues are building toward the end in June of an outstanding year in fiscal year 2015, a year where the state appears poised to lead the Southeast in revenue growth. May revenues of $1.43 billion for May were strong especially considering the blockbuster month in April revenues approaching $2 billion.

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  14. Katelyn Tarver Everything's PeachyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Ragged

    After finishing a meal at Downtown Los Angeles hotspot Urth Cafe, Katelyn Tarver can't help but beam. Walking across the street to a nearby industrial loft space, the conversation shifts from her delightful lunch to her budding music career.

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  15. Vernon Jordan urges graduates to be 'disturbers of the unjust peace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Stanford

    ... said grace," he continued. "I shall never forget one sentence in that prayer: 'Lord, way down here in Tattnall County we can't join the NAACP, but thanks to your bountiful blessing, we can feed the NAACP lawyers.'" In the intervening years, Jordan ...

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  16. Commission debates where to begin education-funding discussionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The chairman of a panel looking for ideas to improve the way public schools are funded said Thursday he didn't want to replicate the mistakes that prevented past studies from succeeding, but his committee members nonetheless argued for repeating the others' methodology. Gov. Nathan Deal appointed school administrators, legislators and state agency technicians to his Education Reform Commission, and one of its central tasks is updating the 30-year-old Quality Basic Education funding formulate embedded in state law.

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  17. SEB not wasting time as Yellow Jackets get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Statesboro Herald

    ... The Southeast Bulloch boys fell just short of advancing to the state playoffs last season, losing to Tattnall County in the Class AAA region playoffs. With a tough loss still fresh in the memory of many players, the Yellow Jackets are now focused on ...

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  18. Students earn academic honors, graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Coastal Courier

    Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College. Lisa Ouyang of Hinesville and Layne Newman of Glennville were named to the list.

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  19. Budget bolsters natural resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Effingham Herald

    As a state with boundless natural resources, Georgia leaders work to protect those resources with legislation, to promote hunting and fishing and to fund various water initiatives, preserve natural resource areas and wildlife area preservation. This week, we look at legislation passed in the 2015 session and the fiscal year 2016 budget for Natural Resource areas.

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  20. Phillips appointed CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Coastal Courier

    Lou Ann Phillips, chief financial officer of Canoochee Electric Membership Cooperative, was appointed as chief executive officer effective May 28, the Canoochee EMC board of directors said May 29. Phillips, a native of Tattnall County, began working for Canoochee EMC in 1980 and has been in positions of increasing responsibility ever since. "Lou Ann meets all of the criteria that make her an outstanding selection to lead Canoochee EMC into the future," said Herbert A. Daniel Jr., the Canoochee EMC board president.

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