Pierce County’s estimated unemployment rate continues to fluctuate. The August rate was 2.9 percent, an increase of four tenths of a point compared to July. The increase in unemployment this month, follows a six tenths of a point decrease from June.

Welcome back to PCHS Bear Facts! From the halls of Pierce County High School, here is our list of hot topics for the week spanning Sept. 28-October 4, 2022.

Pierce County’s annual homecoming parade marched through downtown Blackshear Monday night under a rainbow. The annual event featured the homecoming court, football players, cheerleaders, recreation teams and class entries all centered around this year’s theme: “We’ve got the Beat”. Homecomin…

Welcome back to PCHS Bear Facts! From the halls of Pierce County High School, here is our list of hot topics for the week spanning Sept. 21-27, 2022.

PCMS Cross Country team still sponsoring the “Low Country / Crawfish Boil Giveaway.”  This year’s winner will be awarded an Outdoor Gourmet 90 quart boiler that dumps directly into your cooler for steaming.  If you like a good low country boil or love some boiled crawfish done “cajun style,”…

Garrett Christopher Sapp, the son of Brent and Heather Sapp of Lewisville, N.C. and the grandson of D. R. and Linda Sapp of Blackshear, Barbara Carpenter of Lewisville and Michael Carpenter of Atlanta, was awarded the honor as part of the 2023 All-American D-Day Marching Band commemorating t…

Welcome back to PCHS Bear Facts! From the halls of Pierce County High School, here is our list of hot topics for the week spanning Sept. 7-13, 2022.

Veteran Georgia radio broadcaster and owner Troy Mattox has joined Guest Technology in a brokerage and consulting role with an emphasis on small to medium markets.

Welcome back to PCHS Bear Facts! From the halls of Pierce County High School, here is our list of hot topics for the week spanning Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2022.

Braydan Kirkland, a 2022 graduate of Pierce County High School, became the first student in PCHS history to win three “Student Emmy” awards in the same year when he did so at the 2022 Student Production Awards (SPA) ceremony, held July 30 at the Georgia Film Academy studios in Fayetteville.