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Woman pays high price for hospital shutdown

.At the end of August, Charlton County closed its debt-ridden hospital. Pam Renshaw has paid a painful price for the closing. About 2 p.m. Oct. 15 Renshaw rolled her four…

Charlton voters approve SPLOST, Gowan wins

Unofficial election results for the countywide SPLOST referendum show 80% of the voters were in favor of the penny sales tax. The measure passed 893 yes, 231 no. In Folkston,…

E-SPLOST approved decisively in Wayne

E-SPLOST approved decisively in Wayne

Local voters approved the renewal of Wayne County’s E-SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax for education) by a margin of 2,501 (69 percent) to 1,122 (31 percent) in a…

Pierce voters approve SPLOST; Larson, Johnson win in Blackshear; Denison, Leggett and Smith win in Patterson

Only about one in five registered Pierce County voters went to the polls Tuesday, but those who did overwelming voted – by a 4-to-1 margin – to approve a 1%…

‘Ferrari Of Space’ crashing back to Earth maybe tomorrow

‘Ferrari Of Space’ crashing back to Earth maybe tomorrow

Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth. The European…

Cow dump for dollars

Cow dump for dollars

As people gathered around the field at BCMS the question on everyone's mind was the same. Where would Ms. Scarlet — the cow in the picture — make her "movement."…

No pay today: Clinic workers hit by Charlton hospital shutdown

No pay today: Clinic workers hit by Charlton hospital shutdown

Employees at the Family Practice Clinic are the latest to feel the impact of Charlton Memorial Hospital’s ongoing financial woes. Hospital CEO H.D. Cannington confirmed Friday evening that clinic staff…

Unpaid clinic workers: ‘We love our jobs, but can’t afford to work without pay’

Employees at the hospital’s Family Practice Clinic found out last week withdrawals from their paychecks for health insurance have not been paid to Blue Cross/Blue Shield. A little more than…

Charlton County burn victim paid painful price for hospital closing

At the end of August, Charlton County closed its debt-ridden hospital. Pam Renshaw has paid a painful price for the closing. About 2 p.m. Oct. 15 Renshaw rolled her four…

Gloves are off in Bacon fire department/EMS negotiations

City and county officials fail to agree on which government will take over daily operations of Fire/EMS  — and under what terms — after tensions flare at joint Tuesday meeting…

Search on for suspects in Bacon shooting of Waycross man

A Waycross man is expected to recover after becoming the victim of a shooting in Southwest Bacon County last Saturday, November 2. Emergency responders were called to the scene on…