Angie Daughtry (c) with daughters Jessie and Ansley in a photo taken by one of Daughtry’s former 4-H students, Harley Spears.
In addition to hearing 51 bills of indictment, the February term of Candler County grand jury considered appointments and reappointments for the Board of Equalization and the Board of Registrars.
The February term of the Candler County Grand Jury met last week to consider 51 bills of indictment. The grand jury returned 51 true bills and zero “no bills.”
During the February 15 meeting of Candler County Commission, commissioners approved the five members to serve on the newly-formed Candler County Zoning Panel: Dale Fordham, Lance Holloway, William Donaldson, Danny Carter and Harold Boston Jr.
Candler County Board of Education opened its February meeting with a special recognition by Superintendent Dr. Bubba Longgrear of the Metter Elementary Robotics Teams following their virtual competition. Both the Cyber Tigers and the Cyber Wallys competed and moved on.
After serving the Candler County Branch of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) as president for 25 years, William George has stepped aside, but he hasn’t retired. George, a native of Aline, joined the NAACP as a young man and became President of the local c…
Atmath Bell Wright, 35, and Joseph Dailey, 48, both of Metter, and Samantha Jackson Pincus, 48, of Neeses, SC, have been arrested in connection with a recent Coffee County fire.
Metter City Council approved the high bid of $63,995 by P & H Supply for a pothole excavator trailer for the water department during their Feb. 8 meeting.
The Metter High Tigers boys’ basketball team won the first round of region playoffs against Jenkins County on Thursday. Tonight they will face Claxton at 8:30 p.m. at Jenkins County High School. Admission is $10 per game and GHSA passes are accepted. Masks are required to enter the gym.
The ongoing dispute between the City of Metter and Candler County regarding the purchase of Metter Fire-Rescue’s Engine 3 could be resolved should the City agree to the County’s proposal.
This year’s Metter High School baseball team is fired up and ready to play following a season of not playing due to COVID-19 restrictions. Metter will open their season against Long County on Tuesday in a 6 p.m. away game.
Metter Fitness will be moving soon to the old Badcock building beside Little Chick Restaurant. While renovations were underway last week on Feb. 2, there was a unique historic discovery that Metter Fitness owner Blake Whitfield shared on Facebook: A cement signature by W.E. Cartee under th…
Despite the Annual Meeting of Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce being canceled due to COVID-19, the Chamber still made it a priority on Friday to recognize the Business of the Year -- Tom’s Pawn Central.
Metter High students share an emotional moment as the funeral processional for beloved school administrative assistant Betty George (inset) passes through the school campus on Monday afternoon. Faculty, staff, students, family and friends gathered on the campus as the processional passed and…
Although COVID concerns led to the cancellation of the Annual Meeting of Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, Chamber directors were updated on the organization’s 2020 activities during a virtual meeting held last week.
Gregg Stewart qualified on Monday morning for election to Metter City Council to fill the unexpired term of City Councilwoman Amy Harrelson who moved out of the district.
For the second year, Metter Advertiser and Metter Graphics have teamed up with individuals and the local business community to show our support for the Blue! Throughout the month of January, “Back the Blue” shirts and signs were sold on Metter Graphics’ online store. Proceeds from the sale …
The Southeast Health District announced on Monday that it is pausing the scheduling of COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the district.
NOTE: Recreation sign-up has been extended. More than 200 players have been registered to date. However, the optimal number of players for teams has not been achieved. The Recreation Department will continue to register players on a first-come, first-served basis until that number is reached.
Norberto Giovanie Acevedo was sentenced in Superior Court this month to 15 years in prison for criminal attempt to commit murder and arson in the 1st degree.
On Monday, January 18, Metter took part in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade of local elected officials, pageant queens, four wheeler and golf cart riders, and the Marching Tiger Pride. Metter High JROTC led the parade that made it’s way from Metter Police Department through…
Greg Stewart has qualified for the special election to fill the unexpired term of City Councilwoman Amy Harrelson who has moved out of the district. Qualifying will continue through 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
If you are scheduling your COVID-19 vaccine through Candler County Health Department, please be aware that you could inadvertently be scheduling a COVID test instead of the vaccine.
The annual MLK Parade will be held today at 2 p.m. Line-up will begin at 1 p.m. at Metter Police Department on East Lillian St. Rev. Calvin Boykin will serve as parade grand marshal. There is no need to pre-register for the parade. All floats, individuals, churches, clubs, groups, riders, wa…
If you are planning to attend Friday's Basketball game away at Claxton please note that ticket sales will be limited!!!! You may purchase tickets in the MHS Front Office on Thursday, Jan.14 and Friday, Jan. 15 from 10-2. If you don't purchase advance tickets at MHS there is NO guarantee that…
A Metter woman was among the four people that have been sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to operating a methamphetamine distribution ring throughout Bulloch County.
Candler County is experiences an increase in COVID-19 cases, with 51 positive tests in the last two weeks. Now, more than ever, the community is asking about the COVID vaccine.
The Candler County Extension office would like to announce they are taking now accepting orders for the annual 4-H plant sale fundraiser to benefit the Candler County 4-H program. They have a large variety of high-quality fruit trees, shade trees, shrubs, and flowers. The deadline to order i…
Students return to the classrooms of Metter Elementary, Middle School and High School on Wednesday (today). And while some families are continuing the remote learning opportunities, several families that learned from home the first semester are choosing to return to the classroom this semester.
Because of COVID concerns, some Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations will look a little different in Candler County this year. But the Candler County Cultural Center Committee and Candler County Branch NAACP are still hosting traditional commemorations.
The County’s first meeting of 2021 included annual appointments. In his first meeting as District 1 commissioner, Gregory Thomas joined the board in unanimously approving the following reappointments: