Last year, over 100 talented children answered the call to create the first ever Pineland Pumpkin Patch, and this year, Pineland needs their help again!
Lore of the Lake 3 is the third cemetery tour project of Candler County Historical Society. The tour this year will feature nine residents of Lake Church Cemetery on Highway 46 East of Metter.
Christmas Cobbtown Style will be held Saturday, December 4, 2021, and the city of Cobbtown is now seeking participants for their parade entries and vendors.
The City has planned Trick or Treat from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30. And we want your best Halloween pictures. Submit photos on metteradvertiser.com (Look for the Trick or Treat button.)
It’s a project that’s been a long time in coming ... but it looks like the City of Metter will finally be able to connect the sidewalks on South Lewis Street, from Hiawatha to Lytell. This will link three blocks, from Hiawatha to Jeanette to Stripling to Lytell.
Catch Thursday’s performance of “Oz” by the MHS Performing Arts at Wilcox Auditorium at 7 p.m.. Join Beth (Bailey Faulkner), Jamyah Cooper (Scarecrow), Lion (Matthew O’Conner) and Tin Main (Kaiden Carey) and the whole crew. Admission is $5.
His Facebook posts about his many adventures have drawn a local following among friends and family. And now, Jim Hilderbrandt is sharing his escapades with Metter Advertiser in a new column, “Minding My Own Business” ...
Metter High School senior Megan Heath shared this picture of classmates as they demonstrate their version of Pinking Out the Jungle during Friday night’s Pink-Out event. Tiger fans were challenged to wear pink to the game as part of a Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign -- and these guys…
One week into the Candler County Education Foundation’s annual Fund Drive Class Challenge, the Class of 1966 has taken a slight lead with $1,840, followed closely by the Class of 2000 with $1,620. The Class of 1999 is a contender as well with $1,000 raised so far. Other classes represented i…
The 2021 State of the Community will be held at Bevricks Char House Grille on Thursday, Oct. 21. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m., with the meal set to begin at 8 a.m. Speakers will include State Senator Billy Hickman, State Representative Butch Parrish and representatives from Candler …
The 2021 Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy are the GAPPS State Softball Champions. The Eagles marched undefeated through the semi-final round and the championship series, played in Stillmore, to claim the victory.
A fountain turned pink ... pumpkins got painted ... and shoppers found bargains galore during Thursday evening’s Witches Night Out and Pink-Out the Fountain events in downtown Metter.
Longtime Candler County educator and Metter Elementary School teacher Cheryl Coker Cobb was named Candler County Schools’ Teacher of the Year in an uplifting awards ceremony at the Metter Middle School gymnasium on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
This weekend, the Metter Police Department will be teaming up with local houses of worship and the community for Faith & Blue Weekend, which is October 8-11.
First comes fall ... and then comes the Spooky Season. To kick off the celebration, Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce will host a Witches Night Out Downtown Stroll this Thursday, Oct. 7, from 5:30-8 p.m.
As part of the Faith in Blue National Initiative, Metter First Baptist Church and Metter Police Department are teaming up for a Faith in Blue Block Party at the corner of S. Rountree Street and Vertia Street on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 10 a.m.
Lights! Camera! Action! ... ‘A Hollywood Homecoming,’ is the theme for this year’s Homecoming celebration at Metter High School. The theme was chosen as a homage to Tinsel Town ... the movies, celebrities and even the red carpet movie premieres!
Retired Metter High teacher Twila Durden will lead this year’s Homecoming Parade, which will wind through downtown Metter on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 4:30 p.m.
Candler County Sheriff’s Office is working to identify a suspect involved in the defacement of two commercial properties in western Candler County over the past week.
Candler County EMS recently took possession of a new ambulance that was ordered in November 2020. The total cost of the ambulance was $193,712, with an additional $18,808.99 spent for a stretcher cot.
Attention all hunters and fisherman! It's time for our annual Hunting and Fishing Section! We'd like for you to send us your best catch/kill from the 2020-2021 hunting and fishing season. Send your photos and information to firstname.lastname@example.org and make your subject read "Hunting/Fishin…
Regional entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses now have access to an accelerated business growth and leadership development program through the Georgia Southern University Business Innovation Group (BIG).
Former Metterite Deirdre “Dee” Dixon was promoted from Chief Development Officer to Regional Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross of Georgia in June 2021.
Candler County, like all of Georgia’s 159 counties, continues to be considered a high transmission location based on the state’s criteria of more than 100 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 residents, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
40 Under 40–an honor given to Georgia Southern University graduates who are leading the way in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
Mayor Ed Boyd and City Councilwoman Rashida Taylor have qualified for re-election to their respective offices on Metter City Council. Taylor serves as the District 2, Seat 4 council member.
Aug. 11 is here, and Georgia 811 hopes that the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to contact Georgia 811 prior to any digging project.
The year 2020 brought more than entertaining memes, toilet paper hoarding, and hand sanitizer shortages to households across our country. It shined a bright light on an existing problem facing both rural and urban communities.