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CCHS Homecoming plans announced

  Clinch County High School will celebrate Homecoming with a bonfire, spirit days, a parade, pre-game activities, which includes the presentation of the Homecoming court and the crowning of the Homecoming queen, and a football game between the Clinch County Panthers and the Turner County Rebels on Friday, October 23. The parade, with the theme,…

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Clinch 5th-grader competing for national Forestry Queen

Channing Rice of Homerville will soon compete for a national title on November 14.  Channing is the daughter of Billy and Dawn Rice and sister of Payton Rice of Homerville. Channing is granddaughter of Wayne and Leila Mathis of Homerville and Billy and the late Carolyn Rice of Dupont. Channing recently competed and won the…

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Mask mandate now in effect in Homerville

By Tanya B. O’Berry   Homerville has a mandated mask ordinance unanimously passed by its city council in a called meeting Monday night.  Councilman Len Robbins said the mandate has become a necessity to protect people of the community from further spread of the COVID-19 virus. “We don’t have a choice but to do something,”…

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Behind The News podcast – July 10, 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BEHIND THE NEWS PODCAST:  In this week’s episode, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: Atkinson County announces plans for the reopening of school (1:50); COVID-19 cases on the rise in South Georgia, prompting potential for mask mandates (5:50); auto accident takes life of Lanier County teen (10:41); New broadband map…

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Local health officials urge utilizing masks in public

    Local health care officials are urging Clinch County citizens to use masks or facial coverings after a surge in COVID-19 cases in the county. As of Friday, there were 113 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Clinch County citizens since the pandemic began. That’s an increase of 22 cases in a week, with 42…

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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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CCHS Class of ’20 – Letters to Santa from 2008

  The Clinch County High Class of 2020 has had their senior year cut short by the COVID-19 crisis. But your community newspaper has plans to acknowledge and celebrate these graduating seniors over the next two months, starting with this – Letters to Santa published in The Clinch County News when this year’s seniors were…

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