Portion of Daisy Nevils Hwy to Close Monday for Bridge Construction in Evans County

: Daisy Nevils Hwy/County Road (CD) 197 in Evans County will close Monday, April 1st and remain closed while the Daisy Nevils Bridge is replaced. The bridge is located approximately five miles east of Claxton and approximately one-mile North of Daisy. The bridge will be dismantled and a new bridge will be constructed at the […]

Evans County 2019 Southeast District 4-H Junior/Senior Project Achievement Competition

Claxton Middle School and Claxton High School students competed in the 2019 Southeast District 4-H Junior/Senior Project Achievement Competition held this past weekend. Students competed against other 4-H’ers in their respective project area from across 39 counties in the Southeast District. Through this public speaking and resume contest, the 4-H’ers choose a project, prepare an […]

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Evans County Takes First Place (Twice!) in Chili Cook-Off

The Evans County C.A.R.E.S Annual Chili Cook-Off was especially eventful for Evans County. The annual event serves as a community fundraiser to aid in the fight to defeat cancer. Representatives from local businesses, civic associations, non-profits, and churches from around town, go head-to-head presenting their submissions for the public to try, vote, and donate to […]

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SBA Helping Businesses & Residents Recover From Irma

PRESS RELEASE // WASHINGTON, DC – Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for the counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 7, 2017: “The SBA is strongly committed to providing the people of Georgia with the […]

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SBA Approves Over $5M in Disaster Loans

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $5 million in low-interest disaster loans for businesses and residents in Georgia affected by Hurricane Matthew that occurred on Oct. 4-15, 2016. “Currently, 224 disaster loans have been approved in the amount of $5,385,900 for affected survivors,” said Frank Skaggs, […]

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Stay In Touch With FEMA Via Helpline

PRESS RELEASE // SAVANNAH, GA – Georgia survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance after Hurricane Matthew are encouraged to “stay in touch” to resolve issues, get updates on their applications or provide new information. Survivors can call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 for status updates on their applications or to check whether they […]