Wilcox County Newswire

Wilcox County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wilcox County, GA.

Results 1 - 20 of 38 in Wilcox County, GA

  1. Bunny in the City: Drinkers crawl around Savannah for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | SavannahNow

    When Stafford Promotions partnered with Savannah Waterfront Association they were making an historic bid to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest pub crawl with 30 of Savannah's finest watering holes! Why did I think trying to slow down thousands of revelers for some chit chat would happen? Persevering, I plow through pleasantly populated Ellis Square and run into three eclectically dressed friends who love to check weekend booking records. Jay Williams is chatting with Brad Bullard while Allison Hornung gives me a detailed description of her costume.

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  2. Bleckley all star teams in action MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... ake on host Hawkinsville at 6:45 pm. The 12-u girls will look for their first win of the season when they play Wilcox County at 7 pm. It will be the debut of the 10-u girls when they play Albany at 8 pm.

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  3. Drivers adjusting to new traffic signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | MyFoxAtlanta

    It is intended to curb crashes at intersections, but a new left turn traffic signal is getting some confused looks across the Atlanta area. It is a modified version of the old left turn designated green arrow, which depending on timing, will allow from six to ten vehicles to go through.

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  4. Innovation Direct Tabbed to Represent Universal Shoe Invention to Potential LicenseesRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | PR.com

    An innovative and useful new footwear product, the Universal Shoe, has been developed by inventor Rosayln Mobley of Rochelle, Georgia. The invention's unique design renders it an extremely versatile and valuable addition to any wardrobe.

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  5. For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  6. Inmate with illegal cell phone and a dedicated wife on the outside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Described as a high-ranking leader of a 3,000-member white supremacist prison gang, Christopher Henry has spent the last three years inside Wilcox State Prison. But 36-year-old Henry's imprisonment inside the medium security facility within the city limits of tiny Abbeville, Ga., has done little to hinder his ability to run a large-scale drug operation outside the prison system.

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  7. Prom can be platform for social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  8. A social prom revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Ga., organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. "Human ...

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  9. Jackets sweep region for 2nd straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    The Southeast Bulloch High boys and girls track teams continued their region dominance Tuesday afternoon, sweeping the Region 1-AAA championship in front of a home crowd at Fred Shaver Field.

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  10. For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Winnipeg, Manitoba. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Ga., organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  11. Pitts family setting the paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    Before the start of the Region 1-AAA track and field championship Monday afternoon at Southeast Bulloch High School, assistant coach Laurie Pitts made a challenge to her son to set a personal best.

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  12. Prom can be a platform for good deeds and social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  13. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Ben Tucker performs for his 80th Birthday CelebrationThursday night at the Charles H. Morris Center during the Savannah Music Festival. Richard Burkhart/Savannah Morning News 6 p.m. April 17. Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St. The Rape Crisis Center will host the Pearls of Power Awards Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Service to the Community.

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  14. Dodge County High School golf teams play multiple matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Dodge County News

    ... for DCHS were Kristen Holland, 44; Megan Yawn, 58; and Breanna Mobley, 60. Holland was the low medalist. Wilcox County traveled to the Dodge County Golf Club on Thursday, April 9. Both the boys and girls came away with wins. The Dodge County boys ...

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  15. Augusta remains in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    Alas. My bracket was a disaster - Kentucky didn't win the men's college basketball title. Heck, thanks to Wisconsin, Kentucky didn't even get to the title game, but apparently won the riot.

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  16. Fishing Forecast: Warming temps bringing more bites in Coastal EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ABOVE: This giant black drum was attacked by sharks as it was being caught. Attempts to revive it failed.

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  17. Earl LogueRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Earl Logue, born on August 30,1930, to Della and Algrene Logue of Arcadia, Fla., passed away in his Wilcox County home on Monday, April 6, 2015, while surrounded by is family. He was preceded in death by a son, Greg Logue, of Pendergrass.

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  18. Bleckley BOE approves Smith as new superintendent.Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | 13WMAZ.com

    The Bleckley County Board of Education unanimously approved Steve J. Smith as the new superintendent of schools at Thursday's called meeting. Smith, a former teacher at Bleckley County High School, has spent the past seven years as Wilcox County superintendent.

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  19. Charges upgraded for teens accused of beheading puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The charges against two Wilcox County teenagers, who are accused of beheading three stray puppies with a machete and posting video of it on social media, have been upgraded to felony charges. Ashley Johnston, 18, and his 17-year-old friend now face felony aggravated cruelty to animals and felony cruelty to a dog or cat in the first degree charges.

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  20. Nick Marshall focused on cornerback, ready for other roles in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... punts sparingly in high school. "The first one he touched he zig-zagged 50 yards before he was touched," Wilcox County (Rochelle, Ga.) High coach Mark Ledford said. Marshall's speed doesn't necessarily turn heads at the cornerback position, which ...

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