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 against Southeast Bulloch to come back and win their first game of the season.

Pinewood Christian Academy has just begun their school year and students shared some of the events of the first day back.

And in late Tuesday news, District 12 US Rep. candidate Lee Anderson just narrowly defeated his opponent, Rick Allen, in the Republican Primary Run-Off election. Anderson will now face Incumbent Democratic candidate John Barrow in the November General Election.

Obituaries this week:
Marjorie Berry, 80
Grace Lindsay Goddard, 84
Darvin “Harry” Johnson, 45
Linda Gale Jones,  63
Melrose Oliver Jones, 84
Leo C. Rogers, 93
Syble Durrence Tootle, 86

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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 Glenda!

Wayne Dasher, of Glennville, was re-appointed to another five-year term as a member of the Georgia Board of Corrections and recently met with Governor Nathan Deal. Dr. Gina Williams, Superintendent of Tattnall County schools, spoke to the Retired Educators about school issues. And, Republican voters in Tattnall County are reminded about next Tuesday’s run-off election (August 21) which features Rick Allen against Lee Anderson for the seat of District 12 U.S. House of Representatives. The winner of the run-off will face Democratic Incumbent John Barrow in the General Election November 6, 2012.

Obituaries this week:
F. Deryle Dasher, 86
Margaret Mitchell Kennedy, 88
Mrs. Norma Sikes Moore, 77
Dr. Robert L. Pence, Jr., 82
Miss Joan Smith, 58

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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 football news, there is a story on Brandon Harton, former TCHS Warrior, that was written by WTOC-TV in Savannah. Also, Tattnall County High will hold a Meet The Players night this Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m. on the football field. There will be several vendors and lots of TCHS stuff to get that Warrior spirit going! Bring the family out for this traditional kickoff to the high school football season.

In political news, Keith Dixon is running his formal announcement this week as he gets ready to take on incumbent Frank Murphy for the position of Chairman of the County Commissioners in the upcoming General Election in November.

Obituaries this week:
Stephen Anthony Armstrong, 31
Clinton Eugene “Gene” Kennedy, 74
Edna Belle Rogers Mulligan, 80
Thomas Morgan “Tommy” Owen,  74

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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 District Five and Marilyn Carter is a newcomer to the BOE’s District Three, although she did not have opposition. For Tattnall County Commissioner, both Edward Kennedy and Daniel Shuman retained their seats for District One and District Two.  You can view all of the results from the Tattnall County voters on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website by clicking HERE.

Also on the front page, Reidsville Veterinarian Steve Lynn and his wife, Miriam, were seriously injured after their golf cart was struck by a truck driven by James Allen Sikes, who was charged with failure to maintain lane; driving with suspended or revoked license; DUI for alcohol; and following too close.

The Tattnall County Warriors are conducting practices and getting ready for the upcoming football season, as well as trying to combat the high temperatures outside.  Also, HeritageBank of the South made the announcement that it will be closing the branch in Collins, GA.

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the children as they start back to school in the next few days:  Tattnall County public school students return to class on Wednesday, August 8 and Pinewood Christian returns to school on August 17.

Obituaries this week:
Barnie Ralph Baxter, 92
Mrs. Henrietta Johnson, 80
Juanita Rountree Lewis, 83
Reverend Ken Seiber, 42
Richard “Dick” Talbot, 73

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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 Samuels Award” bestowed on one Teacher of the Year in the state of Georgia.

Also on the front page, over $20,000 and a supply of cocaine was confiscated in Tattnall County after a traffic stop. The TCHS Sound of Pride is under the direction of Ben Helms this year and the band and color guard have been hard at work on the halftime show for the upcoming football games. The City of Reidsville has a new welcome sign at the city’s entrances. And finally, the Primary Election is next Tuesday, July 31. We have a sample ballot printed in this week’s paper, along with a question and answer article with Tattnall’s local candidates. You can also view the sample ballot by clicking on the following links. Remember that the sample is for the entire county (listing all the candidates) and only your local district candidates will appear on your voting ballot next Tuesday after you decide to vote Democrat or Republican.

To view the Tattnall County Sample Ballot for the Democratic Party, click HERE.

To view the Tattnall County Sample Ballot for the Republican Party, click HERE.

Obituaries this week:
Robert W. “Bob” Boyles, 69
Mrs. Reba Nell Cowart, 67
Lawrence Howard Durham, 55
Diane Sikes Reed, 65
James Talmadge Thompson, 81
Deacon David J. Wallace, 52

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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 larger copy of the map printed on this week’s front page, you can click on this icon …

Chris Tyson is introduced in the paper this week as a new Tattnall County Extension Agent. There was a vehicle accident involving a Blue Bell ice cream truck carrying 25,000 pounds of ice cream on Hwy. 280. And finally, authorities are trying to locate former Lyons, GA, banker Aubrey Lee Price, who is wanted for questioning in regards to over $21 million defrauded from Montgomery Bank and Trust.

Obituaries this week:
Mrs. Virginia Collins Holland, 78
Benny L. Ratliff, 53
Betty Watson Spaid, 74
James Talmadge Thompson, 81

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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 afternoon fire destroyed a utility building owned by Jose Santana. And Canoochee reported on last week’s storms, which caused power outages in over 2,500 homes.

The only candidate who announced intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week was James Carter who is seeking the Second District seat for the Tattnall County Commissioners.

Obituaries this week:
Betty J. Bacon, 86
Gary Michael Roberts, 58
Rozina Kersey Scott, 73
Myrtice Tatum Sikes, 99
Howard William Stanley, 75

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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 $10,500 donation from proceeds raised from the 25th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner held in Glennville this past April.

The only candidate who announced intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week was Douglas Keith Dixon who is running for Chairman of the Tattnall County Board of Commissioners.

Obituaries this week:
Janice Rewis Anderson, 68
Stevie Lynn, 53
Gary Michael Roberts, 58
Jean Brown Williams, 74

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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 Reidsville was arrested and chared with statutory rape.  The Glennville girls 11-12 year old softball team were runners up in the district and are now headed to State tournaments in July. And, don’t forget the July 4 celebration at Tattnall County High School!

The only candidate who announced intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week was Dale Kicklighter who is running for re-election for the District 5 Board of Education seat.

Obituaries this week:
Claude Coleman Sr., 89
Betty Rae Jewell Pittman, 74
Mrs. Edna Williams, 75
Mary Ann Williams, 65

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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 School.  Also on the front page is an article concerning a house fire, which occurred on June 5 on Mendel Avenue in Glennville. Damages were estimated at $25,000 and has been determined as arson. Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the Arson Hotline at 1-800-282-5804.

The only candidate who announced intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week was Frank Murphy who is running for re-election as Chairman of the Tattnall County Commissioners.

Obituaries this week:
George David Collins, 56
Wilma Barnard Eason, 93
Mrs. V. Aleatha Smith

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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 105-mile canoe/kayak adventure on Southeast Georgia’s Altamaha River. You may see signs throughout the county this week welcoming “Paddle Georgia 2012″ to Tattnall!

The only candidate who announced their intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week was Marilyn Dasher Carter who is running for the Tattnall County Board of Education, District Three seat.

Obituaries this week:
Geraldine Dees Boyett, 75
Elizabeth “Bessie” P. Dasher, 98
Marquette Durrence, 81
Virginia Armstrong Durrence

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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. This Friday marks the deadline for entries into the Tattnall County Heritage Book. This book is a compilation of families, short stories and photos from Tattnall County’s history. Books are only available by ordering in advance and copies are $55 each.

Those candidates who announced their intentions for the July 31 Primary Election this week are: Richard Bland who is running for re-election as School Board Chairman; Bobby J. Brannen who is seeking re-election as County Coroner; Ricky Jarriel who plans to run for First District County Commissioner; Quinton Rush who is seeking re-election as Sheriff; and J. Daniel Shuman who is seeking re-election as the Second District County Commissioner.

Obituaries this week:
Louise Brooks Cofield, 96
Donald E. Cunningham, 61
Hannah Marie Foreman, 7
Hubert Dale Jones, 68
Jim “Judd” Lewis, 74
Willene Carter Monroe, 81
Linda White Siler, 62

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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 an article announcing candidates who qualified for the July 31 Primary Election.

Candidates who formally announced their intentions for office on this week’s front page included Debbie Crews seeking re-election as Clerk of Courts; Gloria P. Dubberly seeking re-election as Probate Court Judge; Dale P. Dutton seeking re-election as Tax Commissioner; Richard Higgs with plans to run for First District Commissioner; Edward Kennedy seeking re-election as First District Commissioner; Marilyn Lanier seeking re-election to First District Board of Education; Donna K. Tootle with plans to run for Board of Education District Five; and Jeff Odom who announced that he would not be running again for Third District Board of Education.

Obituaries this week:
Margaret Cannon Busby, 84
Gerald Christopher Harper, 47
Florine Woods Morgan, 88
“T.J.” Thomas James Rigdon, 90
Benjie D. Rogers, 60
Maria Elva Sanchez, 63
James Clyde Tootle
Laura Belle Porter Williams, 65

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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 election: Mary Ruth Oliver Ray is seeking to renew her seat on the Board of Education and Richard Higgs plans to run for District One Tattnall County Commissioner.

On the inside this week is a feature story on Fiona Nomura, Tattnall County Graduate who was accepted into the Naval Academy; and eighth grade promotion ceremonies at Glennville Middle and Collins Middle Schools.

Obituaries this week:
Lacy Warren Driggers, 86
Michael Patrick Hall
Cynthia Howard, 59
Maricela Maldonado, 39
Christopher Scott Simmons, 34

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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 Graduation Edition. Shannon and Sterling Sharpe were in town over the weekend and were honored with the dedication of the football field at Glennville Middle School (former Glennville High School) in their name as “Sharpe Field.” The two both spoke at the event and visited and signed autographs for fans. Additionally, the following day, both Sharpe brothers served as Grand Marshals in the 36th annual Glennville Sweet Onion Festival Parade and again, they signed autographs for nearly an hour for their friends and fans. Rounding out the front page is an announcement from Dale Kicklighter with his intentions of running for reelection for the Tattnall County Board of Education.

Be sure to check out the inside pages this week too! Along with lots of photos from the Sharpe Field dedication and Onion Festival, there are also over four pages of photos from Tattnall County High School’s Honors Day program and a full page on the TCHS Spring Sports Banquet.

Obituaries this week:
David Dean Anderson, 53
Lorine Griffin Cohen, 76
Kate Eason Tootle Emerson, 87
Linda Kay Johnson Hickman, 54
Sergeant Randall Lee Query
Nancy Phelps Tillman, 71
Mrs. Mary M. White

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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 United States Air Force Academy, an elite honor. The TCHS Work-Based Learning group donated $2,500 to the Tattnall County Shrine Club that they raised in their 2012 charity fundraising event. Mother’s Day is May 13 and David Avery wrote a series of articles on mothers across Tattnall County featuring Betty L. Adams, Dorothy “Dot” Byrd and Jennifer Sikes. To round out the front page, Brandon Johnson announced his intentions to seek reelection to the Tattnall County Board of Education.

Obituaries this week:
David Dean Anderson, 53
Debbie Ruth McCullough Barker, 78
Deacon Cleveland “Chic” Beal
Louis R. Cowart, 71
Charlotte DeLoach, 64
Charlotte Gail Coleman Gowens, 64
Louis Green, 85
Betty (Earl) Kennedy, 86
Evelyn Grimes Sikes, 66
Etharee “Dell” Waters

As a special supplement to this week’s paper, we feature our 2012 Graduation Edition! Seniors from Tattnall County High School and Pinewood Christian Academy are highlighted in this year’s edition. You can download and view the edition (it’s a large file, so give it time to download), by clicking on the autographed cover below …

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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 lbs. of medications received. Reidsville resident Chance Jones, 16, was the first student to complete the Aviation training program at the Reidsville airport and had his first solo flight. Tattnall County Band Director, Ben Helms, will be honored with a benefit concert May 10 to help raise funds for his battle against cancer. James W. Carter announced his intentions to run for the Second District County Commissioner’s seat in the upcoming election. And the City of Reidsville held a ceremony to mark the National Day of Prayer on Thursday morning.

Inside the paper, you’ll meet the TCHS Honor Graduates of the class of 2012 and you’ll find lots of beauty queens crowned in the Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S. pageant.

Obituaries this week:
Betty Deal
Lottie Weathers Jones, 90
Willie A. Teal, 95
Ernie M. Thompson, 66

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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 for allegations of scrap metal thefts from Rogers State Prison.

Obituaries this week:
Paul L. Baxley, 49
Samuel Mack Baxter, 83
Bobby William Bland, 77
Mr. J.T. Collins, 73
Arthur “Buddy” J. Eason, Jr., 84
Inez Glynn, 90
Louise Kelsoe Howard, 89
Douglas Martin Riner, 62
Wayne Michael Stanfield, 51,

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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 Hwy. 17. His wife, Julia, was also injured but is expected to make a full recovery.  Wayne Dasher’s Pond House was the place to be last Thursday evening as close to 2,000 gathered for the annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet. Even Georgia Governor Nathan Deal came down for the event. And finally, Reidsville Lions David Avery and Kathy Rogers were honored with the Reidsville Lions of the Year awards.

On the inside this week are a lot of good things to check out … the Tattnall Shriners presented a $25,000 check to the Shriner’s Hospital; get a glimpse of the contestants competing for Miss Georgia Sweet Onion this coming Saturday night; Savannah Blocker took the crown at this year’s Miss GMS pageant; those sweet Vidalia onions are now on sale; and a blast-from-the-past photo can be found of a 1923 train wreck in Cobbtown, GA!

Obituaries this week:
Francis P. Neidlinger, 77
Mr. Theodore (Ted) Roberson, 60
Warnell Roberts, 94
Howell M. “Tony” White, 84

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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 Hunt, sponsored by the E.E. Foundation, Inc.  And, Shannon and Sterling Sharpe, NFL greats, are scheduled to be in town for the Glennville Sweet Onion Festival May 12 and will be honored at a dedication at Glennville Middle School Friday evening, May 11.

Obituaries this week:
David Cutbirth, 61
Ms. Tamie Forrest, 48
Ermatrue Durrence Kicklighter, 90
James Harvey “Jimmy” McCullough, Jr., 68
Brian Neal Rollf, 37
Mrs. Sue Nell Stanfield, 88
Robert V. Sikes, 92
Mr. Enman H. Threatt, 78

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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 County C.A.R.E.S. There was a fire in Collins last week of an apparent abandoned house. The GES K-5 participated in an Invitational Mathematics Tournament in Metter. Bubba Burkhalter announced his candidacy to run once again as Commissioner of the fifth district.

Inside the paper, look for the photos of the winners of the 2012 Baby/Toddler Sweet Onion Pageant. Also check out the church services and special happenings for Easter weekend. A community Sunrise Service will be held on Sunday, April 8 at Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park in Reidsville at 7 a.m. (enter through the Golf Course road).

Obituaries this week:
Roger Franklin Dasher, 66
Mr. Jack DeLoach, 70
Timothy Graham, 47
Mr. Darrell Scott, 44
Mrs. Edna L. Sharpe, 80

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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 Sharpe Field at Glennville Middle School Friday evening, May 11, in honor of Sterling and Shannon Sharpe; TCHS junior DeShon Nails took part in the South Junior All-Star Team’s showcase, played at Armstrong University in Savannah and was named as an Honorable Mention to the Class AA All-State Team; and Glennville is holding their first Easter Eggstravaganza and concert this Saturday, March 31 at the Glennville Recreation Department.

Obituaries this week:
Gary Allen, 68
Bernice Collins
Durrell “Jack” Kennedy, 67
Dorothea West McCorkel, 90
Marvin Rufus Moxley, 69
Gerald Edmund Nobles Sr., 77
Marcus Hughes Nobles Jr., 78
Elsie Alexander Sikes, 53

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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 of Manassas had a large turnout for the weekends events; Judge Rose approved the Tattnall County Board of Education ESPLOST referendum that was approved by voters; and the TCHS FCCLA members won at State Leadership Conference and some have qualified for Nationals.

Obituaries this week:
Carolyn Wildes Smith Boyett, 75
Doyce D. Holcombe,78
Dr. Lorenzo P. McNeal, 70
Francina “Frankie” Brown Kersey Page, 85
Bryan Phillips, 27
John Henry Rewis, 74
Grace “Fatback” Tidwell, 71

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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 17 and 18 at the fort between Reidsville and Claxton. The Pink Heals Tour visited Glennville over the weekend, bringing two pink firetrucks and a pink police car, for cancer survivors to come out and sign. Rylan Rigdon, who’s grandparents live in Cobbtown, was elected to serve on the Junior Board of the Southeast District 4-H. Also, Ricky Jarriel announced his intentions to run for the Tattnall County Commissioner’s seat for the First District (currently held by Edward Kennedy) in the upcoming election.

Obituaries this week:
Veda S. Martin, 86
Donald T. Mulligan, Sr., 71
Grace C. Sikes, 86
Terry Williams, 51

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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 silent auction.

Other front page news … 16-year-old MaLisa James, a TCHS freshman, was injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday. Two residents of the Stony Hill community were arrested for the operation of a meth lab. Former County Agent Reid Torrance was honored by the Tattnall County Commissioners. Commissioner Edward Kennedy announced his intentions to run for re-election. And finally, Newt Gingrich was Tattnall’s top choice during the Presidential Preference Primary held Tuesday.

Obituaries this week:
Theron Futch, 84
William H. “Bill” Middleton, 78
Betty J. Purvis Thomas, 85
Mrs. Sarah Thress, 90

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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 the second round of AA State Playoffs. The whole Journal office shut down in order to attend the game and we had the article and photos in the paper this week! Unfortunately, the Tattnall girls lost the game, but they played hard and had a great season, capturing the number one spot in Region AA for the first time in school history.

Other front page news included a story on Ronnie Hobby receiving the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from the Reidsville Lions Club; high school student Destiny Levant named a semi-finalist in the run for Coca-Cola Scholar; Reidsville native Tracy McFadden hired as Police Chief of the City of Walthourville; three Tattnall schools being named Title 1 Distinguished Schools; and a story on an assault at the Friendship Inn where Regenald Lovette was accused of severely injuring Claudia Mae Berry.

Obituaries this week:
Oreta Coleman Bishop, 99
James “Jim” Bowen, 72
Jeffery Paul Bruner, 47
Dayne O. DeLoach, 77
Eugene Talmadge Griffin, 85
Rev. Carel Robinson
Ronald E. “Ronnie” Rogers, 60
Timothy James Smith, 45
Jessie Beach Stanfield, 76
Uriel D. Wallace, 88

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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 recently made a commitment to play for the University of Georgia after his graduation from high school. Two other stories from TCHS also made the front page: Clayton Lloyd was selected as STAR Student and chose Tracie Stewart as his STAR Teacher. Also, Brenna Dreggors, Jessica Joyner and Candace Stephens have been nominated for the Governor’s Honors Program. One other front page story concerned a fire that unfortunately destroyed a family’s home in Glennville on February 14.

Other stories on the inside of particular interest include: Tattnall 4-H and FFA students at the National Junior Swine Assoc. Show in Perry, GA; PCA’s fifth and sixth grade girls basketball team won the Savannah Parochial League championship for the second consecutive year; a feature on school lunches; various articles on the upcoming Tattnall Chamber of Commerce banquet March 1; Warriors selected to the All-Region basketball team; and queens crowned in the Miss Tattnall Forestry Pageant from last weekend.

Obituaries this week:
Mary Lou Alexander, 84
Ozebel Lewis, 91
Ronnie Rogers, 60
Billy J. Smiley Sr., 71

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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.

Other front page stories include the Tattnall Shrine Club being awarded Alee Shrine Club of the Year for 2011; Hannah Creighton winning the Tattnall Spelling Bee; a home in Reidsville was badly burned Monday night; and three men were arrested for various burglaries in the area.

Be sure to browse through the pages inside too (click the image below to read the paper). Highlights inside the paper include a story on the new administrator at Optim Medical Center in Tattnall (Brad Tower); Reidsville’s own John Wingate opened a concert in Pensacola; Caroline Strickland won the first ever John N. Kunney Sr. Scholarship of $1,000; and TCHS senior Kenny Murphy, who recently signed with VSU, is also featured in our back page story.

Obituaries this week:
Mrs. Eddie Eason, 79
Ina Lee Souther Clark Nix
Barney Oliver Sr., 72
Martha Hughes Olsen, 62

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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 senior, signed a full scholarship with Valdosta State to play football starting in the fall; Glennville’s Dr. Jim Strickland was named the Tattnall Soil and Water Conservationist of the Year; a Collins home was found to be housing over 100 marijuana plants; and, election time is only a few months away … this week Eddie Anderson announced his intention to seek re-election as Chief Magistrate Judge, and Daniel Shuman announced his intention to run for second district County Commissioner once again.

Be sure to browse through the pages inside too (click the image below to read the paper). There’s lots of news packed into this week’s paper … including a love story about a 60 year marriage; a nine-year-old Collins boy winning five races on Tybee (over 26 miles in all); and a tour of the new county jail that is now housing inmates.

Obituaries this week:
Sue Haire Jordan, age 80
James “Skinny” Porter, age 87

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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 March 24; the Tattnall County Development Authority has been reestablished; Pinewood student Taylor Lewis signed with Chipola College in Florida to play baseball; several awards were presented at Glennville’s annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet; and three were arrested in Tattnall for drug possession.

Obituaries this week include:
Virginia “Cookie” Agner, age 60
Jerry F. Alexander, age 60
Michael Willard Dasher, age 61
Billy Ray Lynn, age 56
Thurman O. Mobley, age 88
Kristi Mechelle Porter, age 43

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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 is the first deputy sheriff in the history of Tattnall County to complete and obtain Senior Deputy Sheriff Certification. Also, Tattnall County High School will be holding Senior Recognition night at the school on Friday, January 27 between the girls and boys basketball games.

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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 organic crops.

Please note … This particular edition is NOT online yet. We will try to get some of the back issues uploaded in the next few weeks. Right now we are focusing on building the site and keeping the most current issues up-to-date. Thank you!

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