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Fort Stewart post office gets all clear

Fort Stewart officials gave the "all clear" at 1:45 p.m. today to reopen the installation post office, which was locked down when an unknown substance was found. The Fort Stewart Fire Department Hazardous Decontamination Team responded to the incident around 12:30 p.m. today.

October 25, 2010 | Staff report | News


BCES evacuated for nearby possible explosive

Bryan County Elementary School is back in session after being evacuated for about 35 minutes due to a possible explosive found nearby.

October 25, 2010 | | Public Safety


Troop welcomes continue

"You had me at hello," could have been the catchphrase of the day when about 150 soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team were welcomed home Friday morning on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. Families tried to wait patiently for the troops' buses to arrive from the airport, despite a nearly two-hour delay.

October 25, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


Procrastinating the day away

Perhaps the most beloved modern technology of the procrastinator is the snooze button. I usually push mine at least three times each morning before I finally feel obligated to roll out of bed.

October 25, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Columnists


Glennville man is farmer of year

MOULTRIE - A pioneer in the Vidalia sweet onion industry, Robert Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville has been named the 2010 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. The announcement was made recently during the Willie B. Withers luncheon at the 2010 Sunbelt Ag Expo farm show in Moultrie.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Look out for flying mud this political season

Tourist No. 1: What is that awful smell?

October 25, 2010 | By Dr. Alan Baroody Guest columnist | Opinion


Deacon eases clery members' pain

Miguel Ayala appreciates clergy members and he understands the inherent stress and difficulties many ministers encounter while performing their duties.

October 25, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Vote for Amendment 2 to save lives

Editor, There is an item of utmost importance to be decided on the Nov. 2 ballot. Amendment 2 proposes "Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to impose an annual $10 trauma charge on certain passenger motor vehicles in this state for the purpose of funding trauma care?"

October 25, 2010 | | Letters


Christians are salt of the earth

I am excited about the role of Christians in today's world.

October 25, 2010 | By Rev. Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Lawmaker presents flag to Long library

Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.

October 25, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


CASA swears in new volunteers

SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Revolutionary War hero give new resting place

BRUNSWICK (AP) - Few people have three funerals, but American Revolutionary War hero Lt. Col. John McIntosh had his third on Saturday, said Missy Brandt, chairwoman of the McIntosh County Historic Preservation Commission.

October 25, 2010 | By Louie Brogdom The Brunswick News | State, National News


Murder suspect says child was possessed

Witnesses continued to testify Thursday and Friday at the Liberty County Courthouse about the life and death of 31-month-old Prince C. Davis, who allegedly was murdered in January 2007.

October 25, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | State, National News


Wildcats, Redskins fall to opponents

It was a tough night in Bryan County as the Richmond Hill Wildcats fell 49-0 to Ware County and the Bryan County Redskins lost 39-7 to Claxton.

October 23, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


More details on Midway bank robbery

The Heritage Bank on Butler Avenue in Midway was robbed around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Special Agent Stephen Emmett with the Atlanta Division of the FBI. The FBI is handling the investigation.

October 22, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


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Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitren Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is decent mix of old, new

"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.

August 29, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

August 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Citizens EMS academy planned

Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Georgia icon still giving 'em 'zell'

Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.

August 28, 2014 | Gainesville (Ga.) Times | Opinion


Netflix adds 17 TV show seasons this fall

TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?

August 28, 2014 | John Clyde OK.com | Hot Topics


Video: Grandpa builds homemade hovercraft for kids

An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.

August 28, 2014 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics


10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S

Looks like American girls are better off in the North.

August 28, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics


EPD marsh ruling creates a 'fine mess'

For many environmental organizations in Georgia, Earth Day will never be the same.

August 28, 2014 | By Buddy Carter Guest columnist | Opinion


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