Claim of racial slur by Sheriff’s employee causes stir

On the eve of a Sheriff’s election, a claim of a Clinch County Sheriff’s Department employee making a racial slur has caused a stir in the community. A Homerville Police officer filed the complaint, saying Sheriff’s Office employee Patti Herrin made a racial slur in front of him while booking a suspect on May 22.…

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Behind The News podcast – June 5, 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BEHIND THE NEWS PODCAST:  Behind The News is back after a short hiatus. In this episode, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman break down the latest COVID-19 news locally, including an outbreak in Echols County (2:55);  Graduation dates and news for Clinch, Echols, Lanier and Atkinson counties (7:26); Everything you need to know about the June…

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Clinch County Middle School Athletic Awards presentation, 2020

Welcome to the 2020 Clinch County Middle School Athletic Awards presentation. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s banquet is being presented virtually, produced by The Clinch County News. Below are individual videos for each sport, where award winners are announced by that sport’s coach or coaches. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Award winners can pick up their awards…

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2020 CLINCH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC BANQUET

Welcome to the 2020 Clinch County High School Athletic Banquet. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s banquet is being presented virtually, produced by The Clinch County News and the Clinch County Athletic Booster Club, and sponsored by BYRT CPAs of Homerville. The introduction includes a welcome and important information about trophy pick-up for award…

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Behind The News podcast – April 17, 2020

  HEAR A BREAKDOWN OF ALL THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFO:  In this week’s podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman break down all you need to know about COVID-19 in South Georgia, including:  The latest COVID-19 information from Clinch, Lanier, Echols and Atkinson counties (2:43);Social distancing grades for area counties (8:30); SE Health District issues warning about…

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A ‘Win-Win’: Lee Container donates funds to purchase local blueberries for school lunches

The Coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult for us all – particularly farmers. Homerville’s Lee Container recently did something to help our local farm families and schools. Lee Container Corporation started a project with the Clinch County and Brooks County school systems, and area blueberry farmers, using local berries in sack lunches distributed by the…

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