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EDITOR'S NOTE: As reported in the paper on Wednesday, Mr. Ring had originally anticipated being in Metter TODAY. However, due to delays in his walk, his Facebook update now indicates that he should arrive in Metter on FRIDAY.
After three months of meetings, research and planning, the Grayson Trapnell Special Committee for Animal Services presented their official proposal to Metter City Council on Monday night.
Any set of sisters goes through different stages throughout their lives. That is especially true for sisters Danielle Roberts and Ashby Loveall. The sisters have entered a very special phase in their lives as young women as mothers of daughters born four days apart.
During their April meeting, Metter City Council reviewed a proposal that would allow for the sale of alcohol during special events. If approved, the ordinance would also eliminate distance requirements for restaurants in certain areas.
Some ran in, some cruised in, some flew in! No matter how they arrived, the 16,000 or so people who visited downtown Metter for the 2017 installment of Another Bloomin’ Festival found a day full of good food, good fun and good fellowship!
When storms blew in Wednesday, April 5, the local community was prepared for the worst. Schools closed early, along with some businesses and government offices, as everyone tried to get home before the most severe weather arrived.
City taxpayers pay more than $450,000 over their fair share for services that are funded jointly by city and county taxpayers, according to Michael Brown of Brown Pelican Consulting Inc.
Note: TODAY is the last day to submit nomination forms and applications for Candler County’s first ‘ConnectCandler’ class -- a leadership program sponsored by Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce.
Candler County Tax Commissioner Patty Sikes reported to the Metter Advertiser on Wednesday, January 4 (today), that property tax bills will be mailed out on Friday, January 6, 2017.
A Savannah man died on Wednesday, Dec. 14, during a crash involving his semi-trailer and the Clifton’s sign on South Lewis Street.
During the Nov. 22 public hearing regarding funding the county’s $4.6 million debt secured on behalf of Candler County Hospital, County Commissioner David Robinson read a prepared statement regarding his thoughts of the hospital.
Retired Hospital Administrator Roger Collins, who grew up in Candler County, met with county commissioners and hospital authority members on Thursday evening to review his findings in an independent evaluation of hospital operations.
Santa came. And the Grinch came too. And so did a whole bunch of folks from throughout the area to welcome the Jolly Old Elf and watch as the lights come on in Metter.
Plans are being finalized now for a White Country Christmas celebration during the annual Chamber Gala & Auction. The event will be held on Dec. 10 starting at 7 p.m. at its new location: Dutch Ford Farm (1710 Defair Farm Loop).
After the third and final hearing, commissioners voted on Tuesday, Nov. 22, to assess a $90 per parcel fee to satisfy the county’s $4.6 million debt incurred on behalf of Candler County Hospital.
Metter Intermediate School 3rd grade reading, ELA and writing teacher Jill Vining was named 2016-17 Candler County Teacher of the Year during the annual celebration and announcement on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Police continue to investigate a series of burglaries that occurred at residences located on and near the Simmons Street area over the weekend.
A few seats remain available for Thursday’s annual State of the Community Breakfast, which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Willow Lake Golf Club. Last year’s event was filled to capacity and it is expected that the remaining seats for this year will be quickly taken.
Metter McDonald's is now closed for extensive renovations. “We are giving the exterior the new ‘eyebrow’ look,” said Kevin Griner, owner of Metter McDonald’s.
Air Force TSGT Travis Crosby (l) returned to his alma mater on Thursday to speak with members of the Metter High JROTC program. Crosby was accompanied by TSGT Andrew Holbert (r).
The condition of the hospital and services shared by the city and county were the major topics discussed at the quarterly meeting of the Candler County Commissioners, the City of Metter and the Candler County Board of Education. Each agency had multiple representatives at Bevricks on Monday,…
Halftime of Friday’s MHS-ECI show was highlighted by the recognition of Willow Lake Golf Club and golf professional Gregg Wolff (l) by members of the Metter Athletic Booster Club. Surrounded by Willow Lake Board Members, Tiger golfers, friends and family, Wolff received a plaque presented by…
Sometimes, he could be found sitting in a front porch rocker, greeting guests as they came to dine. But more often than not, he was inside the restaurant, speaking to diners and sharing his love for the Lord and for people.
Everybody in town knows Penny from the Waffle House—she’s hard-working, dedicated, and proud of her job. And she has reached quite a milestone!
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are seeking information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the burglary and theft of firearms from Bac…