After being put on notice by a national environmental group, state authorities have required Claxton's rattlesnake roundup to get a permit as a wildlife exhibitor, apparently for the first time in its 44-year history.
Some high flyers from Georgia Southern University, birds of prey from the Center for Wildlife Education, will play a role in this weekend's 44th annual Claxton Rattlesnake Roundup.
CLAXTON - Many people have heard that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," but do they know why, or if it is true?
SYLVANIA - Thursday marked 232 years since what historians call "the pivotal encounter which re-established Georgia as a Royal Colony" occurred during the Revolutionary War.
The St. Andrews Community Neighborhood Association held their 5th Annual Community Clean-up Day in Sylvania Saturday.
Two men involved in last summer's theft of firearms from Kemp Pharmacy in Claxton were indicted in a six-count indictment returned by the federal grand jury this week, charging each defendant with trafficking firearms stolen from a federal firearms licensee.
Wednesday marked the official grand opening of the new Screven County Animal Shelter, upgrading to more than three times the space to house animals than was available in the existing shelter, located adjacent to one another on Rocky Ford Road in Sylvania.
SYLVANIA - Edward and Thetis Brinson will be joined by Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black as grand marshals of the 60th Annual Screven County Livestock Festival Parade April 9.
METTER - Papa Buck's BBQ in Metter recently was listed as one of the best BBQ restaurants in America by the National BBQ news.
METTER - Husband and wife ministry duo Anthony and Jennifer Beckham were guest speakers at Wednesday night's Metter Youth Rally, as church youth groups from across the county gathered.
A community-wide Unity Walk will serve as a kick-off celebration for Black History activities in Claxton today beginning at noon.
Screven County animal lovers and animals alike will celebrate the opening of the new Screven County Animal Shelter when it officially opens Wednesday preceded by an open house from 10 a.m. to noon.
CLAXTON - Students at Claxton Elementary School didn't have to wait for a storm to blow through to enjoy snow in Claxton.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Livestock Association announced details this week for the 60th Annual Livestock Festival.
SYLVANIA - Screven County Elementary's fourth and fifth grade chorus performed in Savannah at the Trade Center Oglethorpe Theater last Thursday during the 2011 Georgia Music Educator's Convention.