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Authorities say homicide cases still open

A pair of unsolved homicides -- one now 10 months old -- haven't gone into the cold case files yet, Pembroke city council members were told Monday.

September 16, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


School starts Friday

Even in a down economy, Bryan County's schools continue to grow -- and officials expect another record enrollment when classes start Friday.

August 05, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


School board to furlough employees

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to furlough hundreds of employees for three days in the wake of still more state budget cuts.

July 25, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


Pembroke to hold Night Out

Pembroke will hold a National Night Out celebration after all.

July 15, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


School board saves 4-H

Supporters of 4-H in Bryan County can breath a little easier, after the school board Thursday decided to keep the program in its tentative budget for the 2010 fiscal year.

June 25, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


Poythress makes stop in Pembroke

Georgia won't elect a new governor until November, 2010, but candidates are already out stumping for votes -- and one such hopeful made a stop in Pembroke on Monday.

June 24, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


Erk belongs in Hall of Fame

Fortunately for me, there are some things you don't need a lot of brains to figure out.

June 06, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Opinion | Opinion


Earth Day

The first Earth Day was held on this day in 1970, and depending on who you ask we've since come a long way toward a cleaner world or our planet is in great peril.

April 21, 2009 | Bryan County News editorial | Opinion


Thousands flock to Gregory Park for Easter Extravaganza

April 13, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | News


Brewer on buyout, more

Editor's note: Former school superintendent Sallie Brewer had long been involved with Bryan County Schools when her contract was bought out in February in what became a controversial 4-3 vote by the BoE. She has said little publicly about the buyout until agreeing to do this interview.

April 10, 2009 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion


Keeping tabs on Hanna

No formal decisions have been made about public safety with regard to Tropical Storm Hanna, though Bryan County EMA Director Jim Anderson said a decision on whether or not an evacuation will be necessary will be made Wednesday once officials have a better handle on what the storm is doing.

September 17, 2008 | Staff report Bryan County News | News


Pembroke celebrates Memorial Day

Most of the country had already observed Memorial Day by the time the ladies of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 kicked off their first annual ceremony commemorating the holiday.

June 19, 2008 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News


Not running for office, again

Some months ago in this space I wrote that I wasn't running for political office - then offered up a list of things I'd do were I to run.

June 15, 2008 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion


Joye Johnson

None of us at the Bryan County News knew Carver Elementary School Principal Joye Johnson was ill.

June 15, 2008 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Critics are piling on football coach

I don't know Richmond Hill High School football coach Brian Brocato.

November 17, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion


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Theft reported from Black Creek Cemetery

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports.

November 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Big pothole flattens tire

Matter of record - An officer was dispatched to the Jukebox on Highway 17 around 2 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.

November 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


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