Disaster Unemployment Assistance Now Available

PRESS RELEASE // SAVANNAH, GA – Disaster unemployment assistance is available to workers in Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties who lost income as a direct result of Hurricane Matthew in Georgia. The purpose of disaster unemployment assistance is to help workers whose primary incomes are lost or interrupted […]


Free Legal Services for Eligible Hurricane Survivors

PRESS RELEASE // SAVANNAH, GA – Free legal assistance is now available to low-income Georgia disaster survivors who need help with home repair contracts and contractors, counseling on landlord-tenant issues or assistance with life, medical and property insurance claims. Disaster often brings chaos, which can result in disagreements. Legal help is available to survivors in […]


Jill Griffin (BOC) Recognized for Educational Achievement

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded county officials with certificates for completing requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. Recipients were presented with their achievement certificates during the 2016 Legislative Leadership Conference at the Jekyll Island Convention Center in Glynn County. At this event, Jill Griffin, Evans County Board of […]


Evans County Declared for Individual Assistance Funding

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Evans, Liberty and Long counties may apply for federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Matthew damage and losses in Georgia.  In addition to the three counties now eligible to apply for assistance under FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program, seven counties had already received approval to […]


Evans County Declared for Public Assistance Funding

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – Nine more Georgia counties are now eligible to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from Hurricane Matthew. Brantley, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Long, Pierce, Tattnall and Toombs counties may request funding under the Public Assistance grant program. […]


SBA Offering Disaster Assistance to Businesses, Residents

PRESS RELEASE // WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Georgia affected by Hurricane Matthew that occurred on Oct. 4 –15, 2016. “The U.S. Small Business Administration is strongly committed to providing the people of Georgia […]


Evans County Recipient of ACCG Wellbeing Grant

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – Evans County was recently awarded the ACCG – Group Health Benefits Program Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant by ACCG, Georgia’s County Association. Evans County is one of 44 members to receive the Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant based on its commitment to employee health and demonstrated collaboration with other […]


County Receives Special One-Time Return from ACCG

PRESS RELEASE // EVANS COUNTY, GA – Evans County recently received a check in the amount of $ 14,042, representing its share of a $5 million one-time special return from the ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (GSIWCF). ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by […]


Irene Burney (BOC) Recognized for Educational Achievement

PRESS RELEASE // ATLANTA, GA – ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized several county officials for completing core and specialty certification levels in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy, the education and training program offered to Georgia’s county commissioners. Irene Burney, Chairman of the Evans County Board of Commissioners, was one of many county officials honored for […]

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Shine Like the Sun!

By Jeremy Gove, Information Systems Administrator, One of my favorite riding songs is a little gem called “Shine Like the Sun” by Matt Maher. With an open-ended feel, a lightly-layered lead guitar, and a resounding old-school classic rock riff, it’s the perfect soundtrack for rolling down your windows and hitting the road. Although the song […]