May 10, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal} 00

May 10, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

May 10, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page (although a week late getting online … sorry about that) features info on the Sharpe Field dedication honoring Shannon and Sterling Sharpe, and info about the Glennville Sweet Onion Festival on Saturday, May 12. Tattnall County welcomes Chris Tyson as a new County Extension Agent. Fiona Nomura, a senior at Tattnall County High School, has been accepted into the...

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May 3, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

May 3, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page featured a story on President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to Fort Stewart, GA, last week. Glennville City Councilman Dr. Randy King and his wife, Sharon, attended the event and shook hands with the President and First Lady. In other news, the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office held another Operation Take-Back, which resulted in 25...

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April 26, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

April 26, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page featured Katy Bland crowned as the new Miss Georgia Sweet Onion! This Saturday in Reidsville, don’t miss the free Art Show at the Tattnall County Courthouse. The 12 under Southern Bandits won a championship in Pooler, GA, April 21. The Tattnall County Grand Jury indicted former GSP employees on theft and racketeering charges. And a father/son due were arrested...

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April 19, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

April 19, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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“Team Smith” the local family-on-the-run set several state records in the 6K and 9K runs held last weekend in Dublin, GA. Mason, age 9; Abigail, age 11; and Jaxon, age 6 all surpassed previous State run records for their age categories! Other front page news included another tragic death this week. Bobby Bland, a Tattnall native and long time farmer, was killed in a car accident on...

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April 12, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

April 12, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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A Glennville man, Brian Neal Rollf (wife of Jamie Poplin Rollf) was killed in a vehicle accident in Savannah over the weekend. Easter photos by Allison Cobb (Photo Shop by Allison) raised $2,012 for Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S.  The Collins Middle School Lady Bobcats basketball team won their fourth Region title in a row. A huge crowd was in Reidsville Saturday morning for the annual Easter Egg...

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April 5, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Roger Dasher of Glennville was found dead at his home and deputies are calling it a homicide. Glennville held the first Easter Eggstravaganza over the weekend at the Glennville Recreation Department. Reidsville is the site of the 31st annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 7. Photo Shop by Allison will offer family Easter portraits at Barnard Park in Glennville to raise money for Tattnall...

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March 29, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal (wife of Gov. Nathan Deal) visited Collins Elementary School on Tuesday. Also visiting was State Superintendent of Schools Dr. John D. Barge. The visit was part of the First Lady’s “Read Across Georgia” tour. Also on the front page is a story on the recent hail storm that came through North Tattnall; additional information on the dedication of...

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Flashback Friday {March 23}

Flashback Friday {March 23}

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It’s another round of “Flashback Friday” … and one last week from 1902! Each Friday (normally), we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we...

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March 22, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

March 22, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page features maps showing the new redistricting lines for Tattnall County following the Census numbers. The lines were adjusted for Georgia State House, Senate and US Congressional House of Representatives. Additionally, local districts will also be adjusted, however, new maps for those have not yet been approved by the State. Also on the front page … the Battles...

Flashback Friday {March 16} 00

Flashback Friday {March 16}

Flashback Friday {March 16}

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It’s another round of “Flashback Friday” … once again from the early year of 1902! Each Friday (normally), we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we...

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March 15, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

March 15, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page features the Tattnall County Sound of Pride’s weekend trip to Walt Disney World. The band was invited to take part in the Main Street USA Parade through the Magic Kingdom on Saturday, March 10. The 43 students also got time to enjoy Epcot and Hollywood Studios. Also on the front page … the Battles of Manassas confederate reenactment is this weekend, March...

Flashback Friday {March 9} 00

Flashback Friday {March 9}

Flashback Friday {March 9}

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It’s another round of “Flashback Friday” … this time from the early year of 1902! Each Friday (normally), we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we...

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March 8, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

March 8, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page leads out with awards and congratulations to several businesses and individuals honored at this year’s Greater Tattnall Chamber of Commerce. Among the awardees were Lisa C. Trim as Citizen of the Year and two Lifetime Achievement Awards presented to Dr. Oh and the late Janis McCurdy. WTOC’s Sonny Dixon was the guest speaker for the evening program and...

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Flashback Friday {March 2}

Flashback Friday {March 2}

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Sorry, this week’s “Flashback Friday” is actually showing up a day late … on Saturday! oops! Each Friday (normally), we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many...

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March 1, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S. raised over $8,000 during a crowd-packed gospel sing and dinner Saturday, February 25 at the high school. The event was a huge hit and featured performances by The Bland Family, New Life Quartet and New Hymnsmen Quartet. Lots of businesses also donated funds to make the night a success. Tuesday evening, February 28, the Tattnall County High School Lady Warriors hosted...

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Flashback Friday {Feb 24}

Flashback Friday {Feb 24}

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It’s time once again for “Flashback Friday”! Each Friday, we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we don’t allow the public to view anymore as they...

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February 23, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

February 23, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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The Tattnall County High School Lady Warriors captured their first Region victory in school history! They will be hosting Cook County this Friday night, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the first round of State Playoffs. This story lead off the front page in this week’s edition. In another basketball-related story, J. J. Frazier, from Glennville, is a junior at Faith Baptist in Ludowici and...

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Tuesday’s Then and Today

Tuesday’s Then and Today

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Here’s this week’s “Then and Today” feature. This one is of the Summer House Restaurant in Reidsville (across from the Reidsville United Methodist Church). Although the original photo isn’t all that old, when the Brotmans opened the restaurant there a few years ago, they did some major renovations and cleanup! If you haven’t been to the Summer House yet, check...

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Flashback Friday {Feb 17}

Flashback Friday {Feb 17}

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It’s time once again for “Flashback Friday”! Each Friday, we’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we don’t allow the public to view anymore as they...

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February 16, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

February 16, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s Tattnall Journal leads off with the announcement of Shannon and Sterling Sharpe to be honored as Grand Marshals at this year’s Glennville Sweet Onion Festival in May. In addition, there are plans to name the football field at Glennville Middle School “Sharpe Field” in honor of the brothers, who both began at that football field and then excelled in the NFL....

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Tuesday’s Then and Today

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Here’s this week’s “Then and Today” feature. This one is of the Nelson Hotel in Reidsville (across from Village Pizza). Please send in your old, old photos of Tattnall County landmarks. If you don’t have the same photo of the “today” look, that’s okay, we’ll get it for you. Please share these old photos with us and we’ll share them with...

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Flashback Friday {Feb 10}

Flashback Friday {Feb 10}

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This is the second installment of “Flashback Friday”. Each Friday, I’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of them we don’t allow the public to view anymore as they...

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February 9, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

February 9, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s Tattnall Journal is one of those weeks where we wish we had two front pages! There were so many stories that normally would have started out on page one, but we just ran out of space. Those that did make it on the front include an update on the status of Southeastern Tech’s Glennville campus; the Collins boys basketball team winning the Region trophy; Kenny Murphy, TCHS...

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Tuesday’s Then & Today

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Okay, here’s one more weekly feature we’re going to try and keep up with! For this one, we’ll need help from the community. Please send in your old, old photos of Tattnall County landmarks. If you don’t have the same photo of the “today” look, that’s okay, we’ll get it for you. Please share these old photos with us and we’ll share them with...

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Flashback Friday {Feb 3}

Flashback Friday {Feb 3}

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In an effort to add a few more things to the blog, I’m going to try and start a “Flashback Friday” segment. Each Friday, I’ll post some random old excerpts from The Tattnall Journal in the early years. It’s totally going to be random, so please don’t send special requests for articles. Our early papers are in very poor shape and are extremely brittle. Many of...

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February 2, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

February 2, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Several stories start out on the front page this week, including the Tattnall County High School girls’ basketball team securing a spot in the first round of state playoffs (see video below)! Charla Nail of Reidsville was honored at Southeastern Tech; DeShon Nails, a TCHS boys’ basketball star, was chosen to play in the North-South Junior Basketball All-Star Game at Armstrong State...

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January 26, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

January 26, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page of The Tattnall Journal features an article on Tattnall County Productions, the hit-musical which hundreds enjoy each January in Glennville with three performances put on by the volunteer cast. There’s also an article on the hospital and City of Reidsville acquiring new land for future development. SFC Arnie Jones with the Tattnall County Sheriff’s office...

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January 19, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

January 19, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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  The January 19 edition of the Journal leads off with the sad story of a National Guardsman, Sgt. Steven Coghlan, who was killed after his vehicle hit a Tattnall County School bus. Another story highlights the successful Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade held over the weekend. The other two front page stories involve U.S. postal rates going up and a South Georgia conference on growing...

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New Website

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The Tattnall Journal is in the process of updating to a new website, powered through WordPress. If you’ve reached this post today, it has only been minutes since we’ve installed the required software and nothing has been updated yet. Please give us a few days and check back! Eventually, you’ll be able to read the newspaper in a convenient page-turning format online! We’ll...