Newly elected councilwoman’s proposals stall meeting for over an hour Tuesday night

OATH offers hand up rather than hand out in an effort to transition homeless to safe and secure housing in Pierce County

An official grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Pierce County High School is scheduled for Jan. 31 and Governor Brian Kemp and State School Superintendent Richard Woods are scheduled to be here for the occasion.

New PCHS, new traffic light, stellar football season dominated 2019 news in Pierce

Blackshear Police Department will soon grow their K9 division with the addition of Duke, a three-year-old chocolate labrador. Duke is currently in narcotics training at Deep South K9 in Waycross.

A six week investigation into the theft of mail from several residences county wide has resulted in the arrest of four people and more arrests may be pending.

Feeling blue this holiday season? You’re not alone  — more than 10 million Americans are reportedly affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Locals flocked downtown Monday evening, Dec. 2, for Blackshear’s “Festival of Trees” holiday parade. The weather was chilly and folks danced along to the Christmas music to keep warm.

Antique stores and boutiques in downtown Blackshear were buzzing with business last Friday and Saturday as residents frequented area shops during the annual Shop Small promotion, a national campaign sponsored locally to boost holiday sales and support Pierce County’s economy.

Operation Watchful Eye IV was conducted in Pierce County last week and authorities need the public’s help in tracking down a local sex offender who has absconded.

Locals gathered in the city park Monday to thank Pierce County’s veterans for answering the call to protect community and country.

Tony Batten, U.S. Navy veteran and longtime American Legion member, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Veterans Day ceremony in the city park.

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