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.
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.
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.
METTER - With Gov. Nathan Deal's recent Sunday alcohol sales bill signed into law, local city and county governments have the option to allow a referendum for citizens to vote if they want alcohol sold in stores on Sundays.
"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.
SYLVANIA - A relaxing day at Blue Springs turned ugly when several subjects became involved in an altercation and a gun was fired.
SYLVANIA - "The best way too preserve Memorial Day is to preserve memories," said Sen. Jesse Stone at the Sylvania Memorial Day observance last week.