It was a Blizzard everywhere in Glennville last Thursday as the Dairy Queen held it’s annual Miracle Treat Day. The restaurant stayed busy as Tattnall Countians, as well as visitors from all over the area, flocked to support the fundraising efforts. This year, owner Zuber Malek and his crew raised a record $26,314!

A scary accident happened August 15 in the very early morning hours as Tattnall Sheriff’s Deputy Corey Williams chased a motorcycle and then wrecked in some pine trees. The accident was so serious that it ripped the engine completely out of the patrol vehicle. Deputy Williams survived and was transported to Evans Memorial where he was treated and later released.

Calvin Shuman of the Hillview community was attacked by a rabid bobcat that lunged at him in his shop (on his property) and bit him. Shuman is undergoing shots to fight the rabid bite.

Johnny Sikes retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections after 34 years of service.

Optim Healthcare has entered into an agreement to pay the United States a total of $4 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to the government.

Watermelon Creek Baptist Church will host “Movie Night Under the Stars” featuring the movie, “God’s Not Dead” on August 22 at the TCHS Football Field. Gates open at 7:30 pm and movie starts at 9 pm. No admission charge & free food. Bring lawn chair or blanket.

Obituaries this week:
George Abbe, 73
Betty Strickland Davis, 84
Roosevelt Gordon, 94
Graham Knight, 94
Marvin “Butch” Post, 56
Nell Williams Thomas
Mr. Roy Brice Walker, Sr., 79

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