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As technology changes, so do opportunities for young people to get into mischief. For others, mischief turns to crime, however and “anonymous” forums, such as Yik Yak open the doors for crimes of a more serious nature, such as cyber bullying, terroristic threats and more. It’s easy for youth…

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Miss MHS to be crowned ... Candler County Historian of the Year to be named ... Night Golf Tournament fundraiser for Metter athletics to be held ... Casino Night planned to benefit Boys & Girls Club ... Major events that many in the community would want to be part of ... These are activi…

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We are not Atlanta or Savannah, but a quick look at our headlines over the last few weeks would lead a visitor to believe that we are. Random shootings of residences, vandalism, arson, meth arrests ... these are not the stories of a peaceful small town. These headlines are more in line with …

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This year, Kiwanis International celebrates its 100-year anniversary. And Metter Kiwanis Club is not far behind on its celebration as it was chartered only 8 years later in 1923. 

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We asked, you answered. Now it’s time to talk. This week we highlighted our Top Ten wish list for Metter and Candler County and even focused on the “wishes” that have come true over the past year. And then we spotlighted your wants and wishes for your community. The thoughts presented reflec…

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The Metter Advertiser is getting ready to unveil its Wish List 2015 on January 14. This is not a project we take lightly. In fact, much thought and debate goes into determining just what items are included on the Wish List. That’s because we look at the needs of our community, how those need…

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It’s the Christmas season! A time of gaiety and laughter. Peace on earth. Good will towards men. A time to celebrate God’s love for mankind!

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Voter turnout in last Tuesday’s General Election was reportedly at a record low nationwide. Just 36.4 percent of the voting-eligible population cast ballots. The last time turnout was this low was, according to several news sources, in 1942, when only 33.9 percent of eligible voters went to …

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