The Tattnall County Warriors kicked off the football season with a win in overtime against the Claxton Tigers, 9-6.

The Pinewood Patriots also jumped into the season with a win over Robert Toombs, 26-13.

The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) comes up for renewal this November and the county is asking for voters’ support on the one-cent tax renewal once again. SPLOST helps fund several things in the county, including road and bridge repairs, assistance with the fire departments and emergency services, and several other projects.

The brand new group shelter at Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park is nearing its opening date and the new Golf Pavilion is completed. If you haven’t been out to see the new buildings, you are really missing out. These are wonderful additions to our local State Park.

And election time is drawing near with several city elections to take place November 5.

Obituaries this week:
Ms. Mildred S. DeLoach Blocker, 90
Gwendolyn Lynette “Nette” Butler, 41
Babs Smith Dowdy, 78
Marcus Frank Driggers, 81
Maradean Barnard Kersey, 59
Mr. Carl G. Merritt, Jr.
William Keith Swindell, 65
Louis “Lou” F. Vadala, 74

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