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.

The Times will host a political forum for Pierce County Sheriff’s candidates as planned — but the format will be a unique one.

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.

People may be social distancing these days, but many are still taking time to smell the flowers and enjoy the great outdoors  — just ask Lyn Frost.

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.

Pierce County’s observance of the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7, will be different this year owing to the threat posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Robert McCoy is the new band director for Pierce County High School.

Stone alleges corruption; ‘political stunt,’ says Boatright

A weak tornado touched down in the southern part of Pierce County Thursday afternoon causing damage to roofs and utility buildings, but there were no injuries.

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…

PCHS principal Dara Bennett will be Pierce County’s new school superintendent.

Pierce County now has 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and most of those cases reportedly originated from a local church gathering.

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.

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