Linda Dennison will join the Blackshear City Council in January, Shawn Godwin won a four year term in his own right and the county’s one cent local option sales tax passed, but turnout in both the municipal and general elections last Tuesday was paltry.
Pierce Countians Nikki DeLoach and John DuPont are currently working on a film about a young man’s triumph over cancer, a motion picture to be released with the Children’s Miracle Network.
Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and it’s time for one of Pierce County’s most popular events — The Pecan Festival of Georgia. The festival, organized by the Exchange Club of Blackshear, is set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in Blackshear City Park.
Blackshear Police Officer Carey Smoak resigned in lieu of being fired Wednesday, Oct. 9, after an internal investigation into his alleged inappropriate messaging of a 17-year-old female high school student.
Early voting for two city council seats in Blackshear and the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) referendum opened Monday and will run through Friday, November 1. Voting will take place from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day at the Pierce County Board of Elections and Registration at …
Pierce County motorists traveling to Waycross next week will have to find an alternate route around town as Morningside Drive will be closed for railroad crossing repairs.
As if we need more proof that the impeachment cacophony is Inside-the-Beltway blather between Republicans and Democrats, cheered on by wingnuts and navel-gazing pundits, consider how important that issue is to families whose loved ones may have been abused in some of Georgia’s senior care fa…
The homecoming parade held Monday afternoon, September 24, may have been the hottest one on record. Parade watchers and marchers alike were looking for a bit of shade down Main Street under a blazing sun with little cloud cover.