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

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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