Echols Co. enacts local emergency management order

On Wednesday, the Echols County Board of Commissioners signed a Local Emergency Management Purpose Order. This order, which went into effect at 12 noon, includes Voluntary Stay At Home instructions and prohibition of gatherings of…

Echols County > Two In Jail After Robbing…

ECHOLS -- On Jan. 24, 31-year-old Donald Shadix and 46-year-old Tina Sampson stole a number of items from Echols County Elementary School. The two stole laptops, iPads, cell phones, stamps, keyboards, camcorder and cash from…

Local Student Wins at Hog Show

VALDOSTA, GA - One hundred-sixteen students from Lowndes, Lanier, and Echols Counties exhibited hogs at the 37th annual Lowndes Area Market Hog Show on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  The exhibitors were first through twelfth grade students…

Echols Co. Senior Beta Club Donates $500 to…

ECHOLS CO., GA - On Monday, October 28th, Echols County High School’s Senior Beta Club donated $500.00 to the SGMC Foundation to  benefit the Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center. The donation was…

Echols County Man Caught In Cocaine Bust

A 40-year old Echols County man is behind bars following a raid on a home on John Hampton Road. Police received tips from nearby residents about possible drug activity at the house, and finally received…