Pierce County’s most recently reported COVID-19 death — a 22-year-old male with underlying health conditions — was not from Pierce County. The Department of Public Health corrected the record over the weekend, reducing Pierce County’s coronavirus fatalities to three.
Bear Stadium lights gleamed, Pomp & Circumstance played and Pierce County High School graduates’ photos scrolled across the scoreboard Friday night, but the field and stands were empty, void of cheers and applause.
Pierce County Schools are facing at least a $4.5 million cut in state funding, but school officials anticipate they can absorb the hit by dipping into reserves and not raising taxes — at least for now.
The Blackshear Times has endeavored over the last two months to provide our readers with the most up to date, localized look at COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impacts on Pierce County citizens. Not much has changed in the last 100 years – a century ago The Times did the very same thing.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and if it weren’t for ongoing shelter in place orders across most of the U.S. due to the threat of COVID-19 (coronavirus), there would be celebrations planned nationwide. But for Benji and Angie Adams, owners of BAMMM Farms in Blackshear, every …
Graduation ceremonies for the Pierce County High School Class of 2020 are up in the air, but local school officials have not officially canceled the May 22 commencement yet.
Ever wondered how the Bible remains such a universal, and well-read text? It’s not because everyone in the world is buying a Bible on Amazon or from Barnes & Noble, rather the Holy book is given to people across the globe in nearly every language thanks to the dedicated efforts of people…
Pierce County’s funeral directors have been grappling with how to respectfully bury the dead, honor a grieving family’s wishes, and still comply with state and federal guidelines for slowing the spread of COVID-19.