Glennwanis Hotel
Today, 82 years after its establishment, the Glennwanis Hotel is still on the corner of Barnard and Tillman. After three quarters of a century, the building is structurally sound but needs an extensive remodel inside. Plans are underway and donations are being accepted for this historical project. Donations may be made to the City of Glennville, Attn: Glennwanis Hotel, 215 E. Barnard St., Glennville, Georgia 30427. Click here to read more on the history of the Glennwanis Hotel.


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2013 Events


February 9, 2013 - People Empowerment Association (P.E.A.) will host Third Annual “Sweethearts’ Night Out”
This year’s theme is “One Sweet Night” and hosted by comedian, Jeremy Hill. The event will take place at Tattnall County High School. Also on the agenda will be live entertainment, a monologue by Georgia Southern University’s most talented theatre students; door prizes, and a silent auction. Ticket prices are $25 each. Dinner is included. The event will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call Whaketa Hargrove at 654-9236. People Empowerment Association is a non-profit organization, and all proceeds are for the Glennville Community Youth Center Project.

February 15, 2013 - Crown Promotions present the 11th
Annual Southern Gospel Music Sing

The sing will take place at the Glennville City Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. featuring groups, “The Bland Family from Glennville, GA”, “The End Time Quartet”, “The Sammy Glass Family” and “The Southerners”. There will be a $5 donation at the door. For more information, you can call Stuart Bland at (912)654-3760 or visit

February 25, 2012 - Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S presents Gospel Sing and Supper
The sing and supper will take place at Tattnall County High School at 6:00 p.m. featuring “The Bland Family”, “New Hymnsmen Quartet” and “New Life Quartet”. This year, a new group will be joining in, “Men of Praise” from Metter, GA. Donation will be $15 per person. Tickets include a meal of BBQ, green beans, potato salad, bread, and cake. All proceeds benefit Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S (Cancer Association Relief Effort & Support), and all money raised remains in the county.



March 2, 2013 - Beta Sigma Phi Annual Junior Miss and
Princess Sweet Onion Pageant

The pageant will take place at Tattnall County High School (TCHS). Categories are as follows: Princess (10-12 years) and Junior Miss (13-15 years). Girls will be judged in evening gown and casual wear only. The pageant is open to all girls in the 20 designated onion counties (Full counties of Bulloch, Emanuel, Candler, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Treutlen, Montgomery, Wheeler, Telfair, Jeff Davis, Appling, and Bacon; and portions of the following counties, Laurens, Long, Screven, Wayne, Jenkins, Pierce, and Dodge). Check with your local county extension office regarding portions of counties. Applications are available at each local school and at local newspaper offices, or you may contact Crystal Cobb via e-mail at and have one mailed to you. Application deadline is February 20. Rehearsal will be Thursday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. at TCHS.

March 23, 2013 - “March Against Hunger"
Walk-A-Thon sponsored by First United Pentecostal Church Food Pantry. The Walk-A-Thon will take place at Barnard Park located at 601 East Barnard Street in Glennville, GA. The hours of the event will be 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Joyce Nelson at (912)557-4058.

March 23, 2013 – “Easter Eggstravaganza”
More information as it becomes available.

March 23, 2013 - Miss Pinewood Christian Academy Pageant
More information as it becomes available.



April 6, 2013 - Jennifer’s School of Dance & Cheernastics 20th Annual Spring Recital
Celebrating 20 Years! Call Jennifer Bland for details at 912-654-5763 or 912-654-2479.
You can also visit

April 20, 2013 – 37th Annual Miss Georgia Sweet Onion

37th Annual Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Pageant at 7:30 p.m. in the Glennville City Auditorium. Young ladies ages 16-22 are eligible to compete. Applicants must be residents of the Georgia Department of Agriculture designated Vidalia Sweet Onion growing counties – Tattnall, Toombs, Evans, Telfair, Jeff Davis, Bacon, Bulloch, Emanuel, Treutlen, Wheeler, Appling, Candler, and Montgomery and portions of Laurens, Long, Screven, Wayne, Jenkins, and Pierce counties. Contact local county extension offices regarding portions of counties. The pageant includes competition in evening gown, stage presentation, and interview. No talent or swimsuit is required. The queen will receive approximately $1500 in cash awards and other prizes. The runners-up will also receive cash awards. The pageant is under the direction of Tiffany Kicklighter of Glennville. Applications are available at Kicklighter Realty, Inc. and the Glennville Sentinel office. The pageant is sponsored by the Glennville Sweet Onion Festival Committee. For more information, contact Tiffany Kicklighter at 237-1403 or 654-4820.

April 27, 2013-Lacy’s Dance Recital
The event will take place in the Glennville City Auditorium. More information as it becomes available.



May 9, 2013 - The Welcome Center’s Annual Fundraiser
The Fundraiser will once again be our Cake Raffle, which has grown to over 100 cakes raffled off that day for a ticket donation of $3 each or two for $5. This fundraiser is held annually on the Thursday prior to The Glennville Sweet Onion Festival. If you would like to donate a cake or purchase tickets, please contact City Hall at 912-654-2461. The drawing will take place on May 09, 2013 at the Glennville Welcome Center, located at 136 S. Veterans Boulevard.

May 11, 2013-The Glennville Sweet Onion Festival
This festival features arts, crafts, entertainment, and a wide range of foods celebrating the harvest of the Vidalia Sweet Onion. This festival is held on the second Saturday in May (May 11, 2013) at the State Farmers Market in Glennville with the parade starting at 10 a.m. that morning. For information, please contact Wayne Dasher at (912) 654-3332 or Pam Waters at (912) 654-2515. More information is available at



November 1, 2013 – “Christmas Open House”- First Friday
Christmas Open House at local retailers, and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Glennville Chamber of Commerce sponsored pancake and sausage supper will be held at the Glennville Middle School Cafeteria. For more information, contact Pam Waters at 912-654-2515 or Linda Griffin at 912-654-1616.

November 2, 2013 - Heritage Day at Watermelon Creek

More information as it becomes available.



“The Bland Family” presents the 6th Annual Live Christmas

Date, time and place to be announced in the near future. For more information, contact Stuart Bland at 237-3760 or go to

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