RICHMOND HILL - Ford Plantation homeowners seemed to leave the Richmond Hill City Council meeting pleased Thursday after the council unanimously agreed to table a request to clear land on a portion of Richmond Hill Plantation.
SYLVANIA - Screven-Jenkins Regional Libraries will offer a special showing of the Ken Burns epic "The Civil War."
HILTONIA - The Jesse Williams Memorial Park was dedicated in Hiltonia, as many townspeople and officials gathered for the ribbon cutting and presentation of new playground equipment.
METTER - In her career change from lab biologist to biology teacher, Metter High School teacher of the year, Amy Holland, said she never looked back after what she considers "the best decision (she) ever made."
CLAXTON - Through the USDA Rural Development under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton was selected to receive $200,000 in loan and grant funds to purchase a digital mammography system.
SYLVANIA - A literacy workshop will be held for parents and families of Weaver's Play & Learn pre-kindergarten students on Tuesday beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the pre-school and day care facility on Curtis Street in Sylvania.
CLAXTON - Claxton High School alumni are invited to reconnect to their alma mater by participating in the school's annual Homecoming celebration.
CLAXTON - Voted Claxton High School Teacher of the Year and Evans County Teacher of the Year in 2004 and 2010, Jenny Lanier's dedication to teaching shows not only in her successes but in her students, as well.
MILLEN - Millen's skyline was an orange cloud of smoke Monday night as the old primary school burned to the ground in what officials believe to be a possible arson.
NEWINGTON - A 911 call led to an arrest in Newington last week, after a man allegedly chased his victim around a soy bean field with a sledgehammer.
SYLVANIA - A In pursuit of an aggressive pit bull dog recently, Screven County Sheriff's deputies came upon a 4 ½-foot rattle snake instead.
CLAXTON - A Evans County's seventh annual Rotary-Chamber of Commerce Auction will be held at the Evans County Wildlife Club on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m.
MILLEN- After an announcement by Gov. Sonny Perdue last week, local officials in Millen detailed plans to begin construction of a new correctional center in Jenkins County. The jail is expected to bring more than 200 jobs to the area by 2012.
SYLVANIA - The annual Sylvania Sampler hosted by Sylvania Junior Woman's Club last week, where celebrating the arts has been a tradition for 30 years.
SYLVANIA - This year, the Screven County High School German program has taken on a new dimension.