Ron Monroe is no stranger to tinkering and thinking deeply about items he finds in his environment. In fact, he calls himself an observational engineer and says he has been working at improving problems around him for years. A retired engineer from Lucent Technologies, Monroe has a knack for inventing. Recently, he was awarded a patent for one of his inventions and has another project that is “patent pending.” Pick up an Enterprise this week and read our exclusive with Monroe, as we talk about two of his inventions — the CanCool and the CoolTote.

Telfair County Sheriff’s deputies say last week they encountered something they don’t see very often in controlled substance cases in Telfair County. Their most recent arrest entails the discovery of a sizable quantity of psilocybin mushrooms, along with other illegal drugs allegedly in the possession of a man in the China Hill community. Read all about it in this week’s Telfair Enterprise!

Brice Knight Nelms wins ‘Big Huge Eagle’ for Academics at Georgia Southern

Telfair County Alumna, Brice Lei Knight Nelms was recently awarded Georgia Southern University’s most prestigious award as the top graduating senior of 2016-2017 attaining the highest cumulative grade point average, along with the greatest number of hours. Nelms was presented the award by GSU’s Alumni Association Board of Directors during honors ceremonies at the university. This week’s paper features an interview with Nelms as she discusses how she was able to earn the top spot out of thousands of her peers at Georgia Southern. Get your copy of the Telfair Enterprise today for the complete details!