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Graduation Issue Published

The 2022 graduation issue for Pierce County High School was published this week. It includes photos of the graduates, Senior Superlatives and highlights of the last meeting of the Pierce County Board of Education, where the STAR Student and retirees were honored. Pierce County High School for the first time had two STAR Students, who…

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Early Voting Begins Monday, May 2

Early voting for the General Primary Election ends Friday, May 20. There were two Saturday early voting days this year as well. The General Primary Election will take place May 24.

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Pierce County Jail Houses Charlton Prisoners

The Pierce County Jail addition has been completed, and renovations are underway in the older section of the Pierce County Jail. One of the benefits to Pierce County is that the jail now will hold all of the county’s prisoners, which no longer have to be housed in area jails. But the biggest benefit is…

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Dr. Todd Tapped For School Post

Assistant Superintendent for Finance, Dr. Walker Todd, has been tapped to be the new principal at Brantley County High School. The Brantley County Board of Education Thursday night during a called meeting announced Dr. Todd’s hiring as the new principal. The school has had an interim principal for several weeks following the resignation of  Dr.…

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Contract Okayed For Rail Spur Into Industrial Park

The Southeast Georgia Regional Development Authority let the contract for building the rail spur into the Pierce County Industrial Park Wednesday afternoon, February 23. Adams-Warnock was the successful bidder on the project. Matt Carter, executive director of the Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority and a member of the SGRDA, said that Adams-Warnock was…

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$75 Million Investment Reported In 10 Years

Matt Carter, executive director at the Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority, is celebrating his 10th year in the position. He reports that Pierce County has grown by 400 jobs and $75 million investment from existing and new industries that have grown during his tenure.

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Volleyball Added To Pierce Athletic Program

Volleyball is being added at both Pierce County Middle School and Pierce County High School after Athletic Directors Brandon Jernigan and Maureen Brown appealed to the board last Thursday at the school board work session for the sport to be added at the two schools. The board of education at Monday night’s meeting approved the…

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