October 16, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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October 16, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

On this week’s front page, Mason “Mohawk” Smith, the 11-year-old runner from Tattnall County has done it again! This time, he topped the world records for the 5K and 10K in his age group. Mason also has two national records and 14 state records. The Tattnall County High School Lady Warrior softball team took Region runner-up and are now advancing to the State playoffs, which begin this Wednesday, October 15. Lavanda Lynn is the new Tattnall County Farm Bureau President. He was elected and sworn in at the annual meeting held...

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October 9, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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October 9, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

Reidsville resident Sabrina Manning, 37, died Friday, October 3, after being stabbed multiple times by Kelvin Carter, 49, of Reidsville. She was flown to Savannah by the Air Evac Lifeteam, but did not survive. Collins held their annual Autumn Fest on Saturday, October 4, in the downtown. Entertainment, food, booths and fun for the kids, kept everyone busy for the afternoon. Local political candidates took part in a forum held at the Tattnall County Courthouse on October 2. Billy Griffin has been hired as a new county agriculture agent in...

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October 2, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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October 2, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

The 11th annual Wiregrass Festival was held over the weekend on Saturday in Reidsville. The day turned out to be a great one although gray skies were threatening rain in the beginning. The parade and festival were well attended and everyone enjoyed the afternoon. The City of Glennville was recently awarded a $500,000 CDBG grant that they plan to use for sewer improvements. A total of 82 awards totaling over $39.7 million were presented to cities and counties around the state. Dairy Queen in Reidsville undertook the task of feeding over 80...

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September 25, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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September 25, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

There’s lots happening this week in Tattnall County! Saturday, September 27 is the annual Wiregrass Parade and Festival in Reidsville. The parade will kick off that morning at 10 a.m., but for the very early birds, come out for the even earlier Fun Run! Then make your way to the Festival, which is located in the Veterans Memorial Park next to the Tattnall County Courthouse. Reidsville is also the site of another parade just two days before …. The Tattnall County High School Homecoming Parade will be held in Reidsville this...

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September 18, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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September 18, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

This week’s front page leads off with the tragic accident of a young mother and her baby. Me’Chelle Lynn Harden and her baby, Paisley Winkler, were from Metter, but had Reidsville ties.  They were killed in a car accident September 12. Harry and Inez Crews have been named the 2014 TCHS Homecoming Grand Marshals. The pair are frequently seen at many of the sporting events at the high school, both through the years cheering on their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and also in support of all of the Warriors.  The...

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September 11, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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September 11, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

This week we reflect back on September 11, 2001. The VFW will be placing flags all around the Tattnall County Courthouse square in honor of Patriots Day and the terroristic acts that struck our country that day. Ava Johnson, the daughter of Brandon and Ashlea Johnson of Reidsville, was one of five children selected to participate in Fashion Night in Savannah over the weekend. She models for Halo Modeling in Savannah. Glennville held its Southern Shopping Saturday event on September 6 and had a good number of vendors and visitors during the...

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September 4, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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September 4, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

On this week’s front page is 11-year-old Mason Smith who has once again broken a state record in racing. Mason earned his 13th state record, finishing a 5K in 17:55:32. Reidsville resident Leticia Holland is traveling to Sacramento, CA, later this month for the next round of auditions with American Idol. The Tattnall County Warriors toppled the Long County Blue Tide 23-14 in the opening game of the season. The Warriors will play at home this Friday, September 5 against Beach High School. The Southern Saturday Shopping day is set for...

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August 28, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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August 28, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

Tabatha Davis of Reidsville was charged with felony shoplifting after attempting to take $694.44 worth of merchandise from The Drug Store in Reidsville. Grady Lewis, Jr., owner of Shady Grady’s in Reidsville died Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah due to heart failure. Optim Medical Center is a Platinum sponsor for this year’s Wiregrass Festival. The Festival will be held on Saturday, September 27 in Reidsville. And a very large earthquake hit the Napa Valley region in California over the...

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August 21, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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August 21, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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...

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August 14, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

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August 14, 2014 {The Tattnall Journal}

Former Police Chief Donald Burke passed away August 11. He had most recently been in charge of security at the Tattnall County Annex. A vehicle crash on Hwy. 196 August 7 claimed the lives of three men and one other was airlifted to Savannah. The deceased are Staff Sgt. Joseph L. Cunningham, Julian Edward Wosencroft, and Victor M. Rodriguez Jr.  Airlifted to Savannah was Abdiel  Garay-Colon. Fiesta Mex Mex, a mexican restaurant in Reidsville, recently constructed a new sign at their establishment but city officials say the sign is blocking...

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