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An explanation is due

We've said this before. We have no problem saying it again.

May 02, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion

A plausible uniform policy

It seems some parents are upset over the Bryan County Board of Education's decision to allow only the week of spring break for them to compose an email or letter on the proposed school uniform policy. That doesn't mean the plan itself is bad.

April 25, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County NEws | Opinion

Time's not right for timetable

Speaking to a group of Boy Scouts last month, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) said he doesn't favor a timetable for bringing U.S. troops home from Iraq as that bloody conflict grinds on into its fourth year.

April 18, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion

Sentence fair in Barfield case

By having to serve at least 30 months of two concurrent 10 year sentences in a detention center, 20-year-old Jack Barfield IV will lose a minimum of more than two years of his freedom for the 2005 deaths of Ginger and Garrett Reagin and the serious injury he caused to James Mock.

April 18, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion

As adults, we need to set the example

Authorities haven't said whether speed was a factor in the accident that claimed the lives of three young girls last week near Pembroke while leaving the driver in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

April 11, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion

Sunshine week

This week, newspapers and other media outlets across the county are commemorating Sunshine Week.

March 29, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Landmark preservation

Constituted in 1839 and rebuilt after an 1859 fire, Lower Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church has been around a long time.

March 24, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News

Opinion: The long road

You've got to hand it to the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats. Not only did they earn a trip to the girls Class AAA state basketball tournament, but they did it the hard way.

March 21, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | News

An idea to think about

The recently resurrected idea to move the seat of Bryan County government from Pembroke to Richmond Hill isn't new. Indeed, some south Bryan residents may have wanted to see it done since Fort Stewart opened for business and effectively cut this county in half in the 1940s.

March 21, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion

In response

Please read the letter to this newspaper on page 5A from several Bryan County commissioners, who chastise this newspaper up one side and down the other for, among other things, failing to mention a major step in the Henderson Park project in a story in last week's paper.

March 21, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Rotary Club looks to make magic at gala fundraiser

Make a little magic may be the theme of the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's annual banquet on March 3.

March 08, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Obits

Sun Power comes to RHHS

The six solar panels are mounted on a 21-foot pole near the Richmond Hill High School cafeteria. The energy they generate is just enough to light 12 100-watt lightbulbs.

March 08, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | News

Lady Wildcats sew up state berth

Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats coach Wade Wright said his team has three mottos.

March 03, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Sports

The changing face of the BC News

For the past few months, the Bryan County News family has been working on several projects - from gearing up to go twice a week to improving our editorial content and the look of the newspaper. While the latter two projects are ongoing as we constantly seek to make the paper better, we'll begin publishing twice a week on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with our first Saturday issue scheduled to get to readers March 3.

March 02, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Note on going twice a week

If you checked out the front page of today's Bryan County News, what I'm about to announce is no surprise.

February 23, 2007 | Jeff Whittenn Editor | Opinion

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Articles By Author - Jeff Whitten

Septic woes plague neighborhood

Issues with drainage and failing septic tanks are plaguing upscale Buckhead North, a resident said Tuesday during the Bryan County Board of Commissioners regular meeting in Richmond Hill.

April 14, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

County reviewing property assessments

Property tax assessments are still weeks away from being mailed, but Bryan County tax assessors are currently in the process of reviewing more than 17,000 parcels in the county.

April 10, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

BoE hopes to hire coach in April

School officials had hoped to approve the hiring of a new football coach for Richmond Hill High School at Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting.

April 01, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


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