SYLVANIA - A domestic dispute sent a Sylvania man to the hospital Saturday, after he was literally stabbed in the back.
While this time last year, Screven County school employees met for what Superintendent Whit Myers called "a tough prayer meeting," last week's annual meeting held a more positive report.
CLAXTON - At the annual back-to-school faculty breakfast, Evans County Superintendant Joy Collins named this year's County Teacher of the Year.
"Volunteers make all the difference for the events and projects of Sylvania's Downtown Development Authority and Better Hometown Program," said Hilda Boykin, the program's manager.
SYLVANIA - For the fifth time, the Downtown Development Authority/Better Hometown of Sylvania has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center.
SYLVANIA - Temperatures in the triple digits can cause some to take desperate measures to ensure their electricity is in working order.
METTER - After about five years on the run, an April capture by the U.S. Marshals Service led Julius Pinkston, 61, of Metter to plead guilty to trafficking cocaine last Thursday before Judge B. Avant Edenfield in the United States District Court in Statesboro.
SYLVANIA - An attempted vehicle arson went awry in Sylvania recently, leaving behind an intact exterior structure where fingerprints lifted from a rear window should aid in identifying the perpetrator, said responding officer, Cpl. Daniel Burke with Sylvania Police.
OLIVER - Rocky Ford and Oliver are among the 45 post office locations in Georgia on a list released by the United States Postal Service Tuesday of 3,700 retail locations across the country that would be evaluated for possible closure.
CLAXTON - The new school year that begins Aug. 4 for Evans County students also will bring a new code of dressing.
Screven Countians turned an attentive ear to economic expert Jeremy Hill at a recent breakfast meeting when he stated that Savannah and Statesboro would lead the region into economic recovery.
DAISY - A 4-year-old girl drowned in an above ground swimming pool Wednesday evening in Daisy.
SYLVANIA - A dispute between two brothers turned fatal Thursday in Screven County, after one man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.
SYLVANIA - Spay and neuter programs across the country are proving to be the biggest reason why the national average of animals euthanized is down significantly from 1970.
"Rural America is going to be cut out," said Daisy Mayor Inman Brown, Jr., if the United States Postal Service goes forward with its plan to close small-town post offices all over the country.