Local Lights blaze bright with season’s spirit

Telfair County hurdled into the holidays last week with a variety of seasonal activities. “We had great participation in both the Jingle Bell Walk and Christmas Night Out this year,” says Telfair Chamber of Commerce President Paula Rogers Anderson. “Christmas Night Out was a big success with lots of folks out shopping for Christmas and from what I could tell, a lot of buying was going on at each location! CJ’s had entertainment with Southbound Nomads who were very good. I really appreciate everyone who participated in the Jingle Bell Walk, Christmas Night Out and the Christmas Parade.” More about Christmas Events in Telfair inside this week’s Telfair Enterprise.

MHPD officers and Oconee Drug Task Force arrest 13

The McRae-Helena Police Department (MHPD) and the Oconee Drug Task Force have made multiple felony drug arrests recently in collaborative efforts through ongoing investigations, the execution of search warrants and traffic stops in the area. According to the report from the MHPD, the  drug at the center of each of these cases is methamphetamine. Officials say as a result of team work between the agencies, thirteen individuals from the area were arrested. Read the complete story and get the latest comments from McRae-Helena Police Chief Glen Giles about these cases in this week’s Enterprise.

‘Georgia’s Songbird’ hits TCA stage Saturday

Acclaimed singer/songwriter, guitar player and entertainer, E.G. Kight is coming to the Telfair Center for the Arts this Saturday, Dec. 9. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Known as “Georgia’s Songbird,” Kight has shared the stage with many music greats like George Jones, Jerry Lee Lewis, Merle Haggard, B.B. King and Koko Taylor to name a few. She has recorded seven celebrated albums and has received numerous nominations for Blues Music Awards for Contemporary Female Artist and Song of the Year. Before heading off to the concert Saturday, be sure and pick up this week’s paper for our exclusive interview with the blues vocalist.