On September 6, Charlton County lost a devoted historian, respected colleague, mentor, friend and mother. Lois Barefoot Mays, 93, died around 6:30 a.m., and she will be greatly missed.
In another week when more games were canceled than were played, the Charlton County Maidens’ softball team dropped their lone contest of the week when they fell to Appling County, 8-1, last Tuesday. Games against Islands and Brooks County were canceled due to weather issues.
The Charlton County football team defeated McIntosh County Academy last Friday night in Darien, to improve to 3-0 on the season for the first time since 2017. The Tribe got two fourth quarter touchdowns to pull out the win.
The Charlton County Indians used a “bend but don't break” defensive effort, along with a gritty fourth quarter offensively to pull away from McIntosh County Academy, 22-8, last Friday night in Darien. The Indians improve to 3-0 on the season for the first time since 2017 when they began, 4-0.