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Dr. Ed Blackburn

                                             EDWIN HOWARD BLACKBURN 9.6.36  –  3.20.24   In Nineteen Hundred & 36 on a clear and bright September 9th morn to George and Callie Blackburn their first child – Edwin Howard… he was born.   In Devotion, that’s in Surry County, N.C. on the R.J. Reynolds Estate, it was Baby Edwin’s destiny also –…

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Cleo J. Lemon

Cleo J. Lemon Cleo J. Lemon died on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Gracemore Nursing and Rehab in Brunswick. Darien Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ida M. Young

Ida M. Young Ida M. Young died Monday, March 18, 2024, at Memorial Health in Savannah. Arrangements will be announced by Darien Funeral Home.

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Juan A. Jacobs

Juan A. Jacobs Juan A. Jacobs, formerly of McIntosh County, died in New York. Arrangements will be announced by Darien Funeral Home.  

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Claude Sheen

Claude Capers Sheen Claude Capers Sheen, age 66, of Shellman Bluff, GA, passed away on March 15, 2024. He fought bravely against leukemia, but ultimately succumbed to the battle. Claude was a good man who believed in the value of friendship, always saying, “You have to be a friend to have a friend.” He was…

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McIntosh Results in Presidential Preference Primary

Presidential Preference Primary Results in McIntosh County Only 18.83% (1,725) of registered voters cast ballots in Presidential Preference Primary held on March 12. And of those registered voters, 14.27% voted Republican, while only 4.55% voted Democratic. Republican votes: Chris Christie: 2 Ron DeSantis: 9 Nikki Haley: 165 Vivek Ramaswamy: 3 Tim Scott: 1 Donald Trump:…

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Joseph Bill Ellington

Joseph “Bill” Ellington Joseph “Bill” Ellington Joseph “Bill” Ellington of Darien passed away on March 09, 2024, at Southeast Georgia Health System. Bill was born on April 01, 1944 in Thomaston, Georgia, to Alfred and Louise Ellington. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Louise Ellington; sisters, Brenda and Donna; daughter, Regina;…

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Kimelika Davis

Kimelika Davis Kimelika Marquita Rose David died Feb. 29, 2024 at Hospice of the Golden Isles. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at Elm Grove Baptist Church, with burial following in King Cemetery in Carneghan. A walk-through viewing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday,…

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William E. Sykes Jr.

William E. Sykes Jr. William Eugene “Bill” Sykes Jr., 93, of Darien, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. He had been a resident of Darien for more than five decades. He joined the Navy at age 17 and spent seven years in the service. He worked for Interstate Paper Co., from 1968, when he…

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William Anthony Knox

William Anthony Knox William Anthony Knox died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. A graveside funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, in Belleville Cemetery, in Crescent. A walkthrough viewing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Darien Funeral Home. He is survived by his daughter,…

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