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 …

Stay tuned to the latest happenings around Tattnall County by visiting our Calendar page here on the website. Events that are printed in the paper each week are featured on the calendar.

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