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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – January 30, 2019 –The City of Port Wentworth’s government staff has outgrown its home and is moving to a more spacious building that is better suited for their purposes.  Later this year, the city will open its administrative offices in the Renasant Bank building at 7224 Highway 21. Before serving as a Renasant branch, the building held Citizens Bank. It was built around ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, December 21, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – December 21, 2018 – Port Wentworth’s Rice Hope Plantation community has been chosen by Village Park Homes as the location for the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home®. The giveaway began 28 years ago and is one of the largest single-event fundraisers for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To date, almost 500 homes have been given away and the program has raised more than $400 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – October 23, 2018 – Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Trisha Growe recently arranged for Effingham County Girl Scout Troop 30387 to tour the City of Port Wentworth’s Fire Station No. 2. The group was comprised of Daisies, Juniors and Cadettes and range from elementary to high school-aged students. They are working to earn their First Aid Badge, and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
PORT WENTWORTH, GA – September 25, 2018 –The Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its ninth annual Oyster Roast, BBQ & Music Festival – a beloved community event that draws an impressive crowd to the quaint coastal community every November.This year’s celebration is slated for 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Renasant Bank Grounds at 7224 GA Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. Admission ...read more
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