The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is holding a closed-door meeting today (Wednesday) in Savannah on the controversial $30 million wastewater treatment facility proposed by the Liberty County Development Authority.
Dear Editor: My name is Allison Gray. I am a sophomore at Bryan County High School. I have been nominated to represent my family, school and community as a member of the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Atlanta.
Editor, Sometimes we get what we deserve. Let me explain. The other day, I entered a store and the cashier charged me 10 cents more than the price tag said. I pointed it out and she said I would have to wait until she opened the register and then get a manager to approve the correction. No apology, no explanation.
Last week, 200 Savannah-area educators learned they were losing their jobs. Some probably had it coming. Most probably did not.
The Georgia Legislature is quickly approaching the end of the 2010 session. We wrapped up last week with day 30, known as "crossover day" and the last day for Senate bills to pass over to the House. The Senate has passed many bills important to saving taxpayers' money, protecting public safety, protecting Georgian's health-care rights and dealing with Internet fraud. The following are some bills that may be of particular interest to you and your families:
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves are inviting fans to celebrate Bobby Cox's career this season. He would prefer to celebrate a return to the playoffs.
And Cox is counting on rookie Jason Heyward to help he and the Braves get there.
Bryan County Sheriff's Department Deputy Donnie Thomas suffered critical injuries from a motorcycle wreck in Florida earlier in the month. He was transferred from Florida to Savannah's Memorial Hospital last week.
While Kevin Matthews spent three full innings before finding his control on Saturday against Liberty County, his teammates never did find their bats. The Wildcats suffered a 5-1 region setback because of it.
At least 12 Richmond Hill luxury condos are slated to hit the auction block on April 17.
The Community Chorus of the Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir will sing a special "Messiah: For Easter on Saturday evening.
A Hinesville woman lost the business she built over the course of 20 years when the Kiddie Kare, Learning and Pre-K Center burned to the ground Sunday evening.
ATLANTA - State human services officials will use more than $200 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as an incentive for private- and public-sector employers to hire 20,000 Georgians this summer.
The department is offering huge incentives to employers under two programs, TeenWork, which seeks to hire 15,000 teens this summer, and Jobs for Georgia, which will provide incentives for employers to hire 5,000 adult workers.
RICHMOND, Va. - Some coastal residents applauded President Barack Obama's decision to open portions of the East Coast to oil and gas exploration as a way to create jobs and ease the country's reliance on foreign oil. Others feared marine life could be harmed by drilling or that tourists would shun a resort area if a nearby oil rig were to be involved in a spill.
Bill Dunleavy's objection, though, boils down to not wanting to look at hulking oil machinery in the distance when he goes sailing around the coastal community of Sullivans Island, S.C.
The Garrison of Fort King George State Historic Site will host an evening ceilidh celebration of Scottish music and dance from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Contentment Bluff Pavilion on the Julianton River near Shellman Bluff in northern McIntosh County.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.
The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.
Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.
RHHS locks up home game
For Bill Collins, spending the better part of two days talking to kids about the importance of public safety is part of the job.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
Easter is, of course, one of the major Christian festivals across the world. While the religious meaning is the same, I find the history of many Easter traditions - and some of the cultural differences surrounding its celebration in the United Kingdom and the United States -interesting.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
A rabies clinic will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 3, in the Lanier Primary School parking lot.