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I have been a serious thrift-er for 20 years. What began out of necessity has evolved into a normal way of shopping for me.

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On January 23, Deputy Dylan Kurtz responded to Lakeview Drive in reference to an argument between roommates. The female complainant stated that she and the male subject had been arguing and the male subject had taken her cellphone. The male turned the phone over when asked by Deputy Kurtz. T…

On January 16, Deputy Colby Thompson was dispatched to Jimmie Todd Road in reference to damage to a mailbox. The complainant advised that traffic often speeds down the road, and it appeared that a vehicle had struck her mailbox. Tracks were followed to a residence. The occupant stated he had…

The Charlton County 4-H Community Clover Club will be holding a stuffed animal toy drive for the Folkston Park Nursing Home for Valentine’s Day.

The Charlton County 4-H Club will travel to Camp Jekyll this summer, and sign ups will only be on Wednesday, February 1 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the 4-H Office.

University of Georgia’s tight end coach Todd Hartley (left) pictured with Head Football Coach Russ Murray (right). The coach stopped by Charlton during his tour of 100 schools.

The Folkston Police Department released the following motor vehicle crash reports for the dates of December 14, 2022 through January 5, 2023.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will increase prices on Sunday, Jan. 22 to offset the rise in inflation. The new rates include a three-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 60 cents to 63 cents.

There will be a free food give away at Whosoever Will Let Them Come (WWLTC), 210 Central Avenue, Homeland on Saturday, January 14, 10:00 a.m. until all the food is gone or 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.

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On December 27, Deputy Dylan Kurtz observed four individuals in the parking lot of ESP Fabrications. Deputy Kurtz made contact with the subjects to verify that they were not having car issues. Upon exiting his patrol vehicle, Deputy Kurtz noticed the odor of marijuana. After ensuring that th…

The Charlton County Board of Commissioners met on Thursday, January 5 for this year’s first board meeting, during which, the commissioners voted for a new chairman, discussed a variance request and approved abatement and demolition services for the historical John Harris building.

Charlton Retired Educators (CREA) enjoyed their annual December Christmas meeting. If you are a retired educator living in or close to Charlton County, we invite you to join our group. We will meet again in February. For more information, you may contact CREA President, Mandy Jackson, ajacks…

As of Sunday, January 1, the Department of Veterans Affairs will begin processing PACT Act benefit claims for all veterans and their survivors.

Congratulations to William Harper who won a free RTIC cooler and a $300 meat package from Hilliard Meats from entering into our Beat Inflation drawing!

James Edgar Truett, Sr. was born on December 15, 1922 in Montgomery County, Georgia to John M. Truett and Lillie H. (Edwards) Truett. Truett married Lille Mae (Welch) in 1953 and together they have two children, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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On December the 11, 2022, Investigator Sammie Hendrix with the Homeland Police Department arrested Nicholas Kyle Bishop, 41, for criminal attempt to commit burglary second degree and criminal trespass.

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On December 12, Deputy Dylan Kurtz was dispatched to Highway 94 in reference to a possible intruder on the property. The complainant stated their dog was barking at a storage shed in the backyard. Deputy Kurtz and Deputy Colby Thompson cleared the area of the residence and the shed. The lock…

The Charlton County Saddle would like to express thanks to our great community for coming together for one of their own.  We would like to thank our sponsors! Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who donated to our silent and cake auctions. Thank you Mr. Red Lee who being our auct…

A joint investigation by the GBI and the Charlton County Sherriff’s Office has led to the arrest of three individuals for the Robbery and Murder of Jonathan David Merritt of Nassau County, FL. The GBI and Charlton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lindsay Griffis, 35, of Folkston, GA for the …

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