SYLVANIA - A routine police patrol was interrupted by a foot chase and the subsequent arrest of a suspected Sylvania drug dealer last week behind Moat's IGA.
CLAXTON - An invitation was extended to the public at Claxton's City Council meeting Monday night to attend an informational meeting that is designed to enlighten and further educate the community about a proposed drug and alcohol rehabilitation center to be located in Claxton.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Fire Department will be the host in October for a fire safety training course that will offer life-saving techniques not taught even at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Firefighters in Screven and surrounding counties are eligible to register for the event.
Evans County investigators are looking into separate incidents from this week where counterfeit money was passed and several hogs were killed.
A teenager's first day walking the halls of Screven County High School as a freshman was delayed for two months, as he underwent an aggressive treatment in his battle with leukemia.
SYLVANIA - City Council members agreed at a budget work session Thursday night that a K-9 Unit for the Sylvania Police Department would be a wise investment to deter drug-related crime.
MILLEN - A 10-month investigation dubbed "Operation Crack Down," resulted in 18 arrests last week in Millen.
SYLVANIA - A Statesboro man was arrested this week after a mother reported to the Screven County Sheriff's Department that her 7-year-old daughter was victimized in an incident of child molestation.
CLAXTON - The Claxton High School cafeteria resembled a tent revival Monday morning as the Rev. Dr. L. Perry McNeal engaged Evans County Schools System employees with encouraging words and light-hearted anecdotes.
CLAXTON - Fellow teachers cheered Monday morning, as Derek Noel was announced as the Evans County system-wide Teacher of the Year for the 2009-10 school year at a back-to-school breakfast meeting held at Claxton High School.
The Candler County Board of Education decided recently to put on hold plans for a new Kindergarten through 8th grade campus until voters get the chance to decide an ESPLOST referendum in November.
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Despite heat, humidity and plenty of gnats, about 200 people attended Screven County's 14th Annual 12th District Republican Party Fish Fry on Thursday, including GOP gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel.
METTER - Why bother with crowds and long lines when you can buy all the school supplies you need in a pre-packaged kit right in your own school?
Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile said two Screven prison inmates broke into a Duck Pond Road home Wednesday morning while on a work detail. After surprising a woman inside the home, they fled back to the prison van, but their crime was discovered after the woman reported the incident, Kile said.