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December 27, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Of course, the big news this past week was Christmas, and all the fun that entails! We hope everyone had a good holiday surrounded by loved ones and lots of food! Santa Claus arrived in Reidsville a few days early on Tuesday, December 18 to visit with children at the Reidsville Dairy Queen. Lots of kids lined up to share their last-minute “wants” with Santa at the DQ. In other front...

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December 20, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s paper is a two-section special! Be sure to check out the second section, which features dozens and dozens of Letters to Santa from the county’s school children. Also, there are lots of Christmas greetings from area businesses and individuals.  Remember, The Tattnall Journal will be closed December 24-25 in observance for Christmas. Next week’s paper will still be...

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December 13, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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The December 13 paper leads off with an article on Kenny Murphy, a TCHS 2012 graduate who is now a freshman at Valdosta State University. Murphy is part of VSU’s football team and will be playing in the National Championship game December 15 in Alabama. Mason Smith of Collins, the 9-year-old runner, has broken yet another racing record. This time it was in the “Run in the...

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December 6, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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The Reidsville Fire Department held their annual dinner on December 1 and presented awards to several for their service. This year’s honorees included Fireman of the Year – John Sapp; Officer of the Year – Captain Ashley Durrence; and Chief’s Fireman of the Year – Sydney Clifton. The top story on this week’s paper was a vehicle accident where six people were...

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November 29, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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A sad story leads off this week’s paper. On November 21, the day before Thanksgiving, 13-year-old Pinewood Christian Academy student, Peyton Randall, died. She had battled Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past year and five days before her death, she developed flu-like symptoms, which became worse over the following days. On a brighter note, two Collins’ brothers, Jaxon and...

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November 22, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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For the Thanksgiving week paper, we featured a story about cancer survivor Ben Helms and his family. Helms is the TCHS Band Director and recently went through chemo on his journey to be cancer free. Also on the front, Bruce Oliver was announced as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Reidsville Christmas Parade. Bruce was a 1966 graduate of Reidsville High School and a three-tour Vietnam veteran in the...

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November 15, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page has two big stories at the top. Last week, the news circulated that a 14-year-old girl was kidnapped from Glennville. Later she was found in Norcross, GA, after she called home. Apparently she had met the 24-year-old in an online site and the two had been talking. He is facing charges of interference with custody and statutory rape. The Veterans’ Memorial Park...

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November 8, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

November 8, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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The Election is over! It was a nail-biter as people tuned in to election results coming in on Tuesday night, either on the television or the computer. And although it was a close presidential race throughout the last several months, President Barack Obama retained his seat in the White House. Locally, however, voters in Tattnall and throughout the state of Georgia opted for Romney.  In Tattnall...

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November 1, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Leading off this week’s front page was the victorious North Tattnall middle school football team who recently won the Championship game 34-12 over Metter. Another article of good news was $2,000 being raised for Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S. by the Tattnall Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Board of Directors. The students were at the red lights in Glennville and Reidsville collecting money...

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October 25, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Leading off this week’s front page is the continuing manhunt for Chad Dasher of Glennville, who has eluded authorities repeatedly over the last week. Currently, there is a $500 reward being offered for information leading to his arrest. He is wanted for burglaries, auto theft and eluding officers, among other things. The Reidsville Airport held a Fly-In on October 20 and had...

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October 18, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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On the front page this week, Reidsville is welcoming Tom Jones and his family to town! They are opening “IGA Market” also known as the Reidsville IGA in the same location formerly occupied by Stewart’s IGA. The family is from Macon and they plan to open the store in December. The Tattnall County Warriors had a very successful homecoming as they stomped Beach 58-6. At halftime,...

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October 11, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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It was another festival weekend in Tattnall County as the annual Collins Autumn Fest was held October 6. The festival enjoyed a big turnout with lots of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day. The Tattnall County Warriors traveled to Brantley County and came home with a big win, 42-6. This week’s game is Homecoming so be sure to join in all the fun at Warrior Stadium on...

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October 4, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Reidsville celebrated the Ninth Annual Wiregrass Festival last Saturday and the afternoon was wonderful for the event, which brought the crowds and fun to downtown! In other news, former Tattnall resident Brian Dismuke was arrested after a three-county chase, on charges of robbery. He had been considered armed and dangerous. Pinewood Christian Academy Patriots had a tough battle on the field...

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September 27, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park held the official ground breaking ceremony for the new family/group shelter at the park in Reidsville. Jackie Trim and Johnny King have been announced as the Grand Marshals for the TCHS Homecoming Parade to be held October 11 at 4 p.m. in Reidsville.  Entries are still being accepted for the parade and the deadline is October 9. The Tattnall Warriors hosted Savannah...

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September 20, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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A sad story leads off this week’s front page … Westside Foods in Cobbtown burned to the ground late Thursday night, September 13. The store was first built as a grocer in the mid 1940s. First Citizens Bank will soon be known by a new name. First opening in 1943, the bank is now changing it’s name to “S Bank”. Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park in Reidsville is holding a...

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September 13, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Although they had a loss the first week, the Tattnall County Warriors came back last Friday night with a 35-0 win over visiting team Portal. The Warriors dominated the entire game, even giving the younger players a chance on the field.  This coming Friday, Sept. 21, they will be on the road to take on Statesboro. Also on the front page, Tattnall County Family Connections was awarded a $125,000...

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September 6, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page highlights the beginning of the high school football seasons. Pinewood Christian Academy won their first game on August 30 as they beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy 14-7. The Tattnall County Warriors lost a tough battle, however, to neighbors, the Claxton Tigers on Friday, August 31. The score ended 47-35 in favor of Claxton. Also on the front page, a Reidsville...

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August 30, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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In this week’s paper, we have a follow-up to a story involving the house fire and the home’s resident, Annie Will Joyce. We had done a story on Glenda Durrence who helped to pull Annie Will Joyce from the house, but at the time, the identities of other folks on the scene wasn’t known. Now, this story gives accolades to Tim Morgan, Bobbie Denton and Agnes Jackson. It was a team...

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August 23, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Reidsville veterinarian Dr. Steve Lynn has finally returned home from the hospital after a lengthy stay due to an accident when the golf cart he and his wife were driving was hit by an apparent drunk driver. Dr. Lynn’s dog, Molly, was especially glad to have him back home! Also on the front page, the TCHS Lady Warriors softball team managed to score a heap of points in the fifth inning...

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August 16, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page starts out with a tragic story that turns into a heroic one … Annie Will Joyce’s home, in Reidsville, caught fire over the weekend and her mail carrier, Glenda Durrence, noticed the smoke, called 911 and went into the burning home to pull Ms. Joyce outside to safety. Ms. Joyce suffered burns and is in Augusta for treatment, but she is alive, thanks to...

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August 9, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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It’s all “Back to School” on this week’s front page! Tattnall students returned to the classroom on Wednesday, August 8. The lead story is a brief note on back to school and Tattnall County High School’s Ninth Grade First event is also featured.  Over at Pinewood, they are welcoming new Headmaster Harold Roach Jr. Students at PCA return to school on August 17. In...

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August 2, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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On this week’s front page, the Glennville Dairy Queen was saluted for raising $18,012 this year for the Children’s Miracle Network! They had set a personal goal of $15,000 for the store and greatly surpassed it.  In other news, the Primary Election was held Tuesday, July 31 and three local positions had opposition. Donna Tootle beat out Dale Kicklighter for Board of Education in...

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July 26, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Tattnall County High School FCCLA members were honored with numerous awards at the National competition in Orlando. Destiny Levant, a TCHS honor graduate, earned the top score in the nation in her division, which included a $1,000 scholarship! Additionally at the Board of Education meeting, Teacher of the Year Robin Kirkland gave an overview of an award she won, a $750 grant, the “Gale...

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July 19, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page started with a story involving a rabid cat. Cecile Kirkley was bitten by a stray cat at her home outside of Reidsville and is now having to undergo treatments to prevent rabies. The Primary election is just around the corner and voters are now able to vote through the advanced/early voting process. They will also be able to cast a vote on Saturday, July 21.  For a...

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July 12, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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At the top of this week’s edition, Ralph Stewart was honored as the Reidsville Rotarian of the Year and a Paul Harris Fellow. Tattnall County volunteers and businesses went together to help feed Ft. Stewart soldiers and families for the Fourth of July. The HeritageBank of the South honored employee Jeanette DeLoach for her 50 plus years of service in the banking industry. A Tuesday...

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July 5, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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In this week’s edition, we have an updated story on the construction work underway in downtown Glennville. Reidsville’s All-Stars Mite Boys won the GRPA for the sub-district and will now go on to compete in the State tournaments.  Jennifer Gomez of Reidsville was honored recently as the 2012 Georgia Migrant Student of the Year. And the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes received a...

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June 28, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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In this week’s edition, Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park in Reidsville is announcing plans to build a new 2,100 square-foot group shelter. A former Tattnall County Sheriff’s deputy, Ramsey Arnold, has plead guilty to stealing drugs from the Sheriff’s Office. Central Pharmacy in Glennville was broken into Sunday night and the place was left in a mess.  Richard Lloyd James Jr. of...

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June 21, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Krispy Chic is coming to Reidsville! Construction is already underway on the site, which will be located next to South Georgia Bank on Hwy. 57 S across from The Drug Store in Reidsville. Also on the front page is the article of the Paddle Georgia event that was held last week. The 350 or so paddlers came to Tattnall County and camped out the first couple of nights at Tattnall County High...

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June 14, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s front page leads off with a highly successful fundraiser sponsored by HK and Strickland Farms. Together they raised $3,000 that will be donated to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and Tattnall C.A.R.E.S. Also on the front page is an article about Paddle Georgia 2012. This weekend, approximately 350 paddlers will be leaving from Tattnall County on a week-long...

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June 7, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Derrell Lynn was recently honored as the Cobbtown Citizen of the Year! The banquet story leads off the front page this week. Also on page one is a brief story of a 26-year-old man who was found dead in Reidsville. The Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office was honored with a statewide award. The county is gearing up for the annual fireworks show to be held July 4 at Tattnall County High School....

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May 31, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Watermelon Creek Vineyard in Tison, GA, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on May 24, welcoming lots of visitors to the beautiful facility in Tattnall County. Watermelon Creek Vineyard is one of only two muscadine grape wineries in the state of Georgia. In other front page news, Colonel Gallahue was the guest speaker at a Memorial Day ceremony in Glennville on May 28 and there was...

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May 24, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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Tuesday afternoon, parts of Tattnall County were hit with a severe thunderstorm that included high winds, hail and downed trees. Along with this story, other stories on the front include Tattnall County High School’s graduation ceremony, upcoming Memorial Day service in Glennville on May 28, flags placed at Sunlight Cemetery, and two candidates announcing their intentions for the upcoming...

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May 17, 2012 {The Tattnall Journal}

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This week’s paper is the largest we’ve had so far this year. The lead story is about the recent announcement of Stewart’s IGA in Reidsville closing at the end of this month. Of course, graduations are this weekend and we have a story on the events at Tattnall County High School and Pinewood Christian Academy. Look on the May 10 post for this year’s commemorative...

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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}

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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}

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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}

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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}

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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}

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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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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...

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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}

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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...

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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}

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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}

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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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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}

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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}

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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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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}

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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}

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  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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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...