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Herons win Dublin tourney, Lady Herons 3rd

Herons win Dublin tourney, Lady Herons 3rd

The BCHS Herons tennis team recently traveled to Dublin to compete in the Middle Ga. Classic Tennis Invitational. The Herons girls first defeated Putnam County in a 5-0 sweep. The…

Fans flock to Elmo appearance

Fans flock to Elmo appearance

Fans flock to surround Elmo during a special kids’ event at Wings ‘R’ Us in Nahunta Thursday. Local photographer Kathy Ham Hendrix sponsored the appearance of the much loved Sesame…

Smith named superintendent

Smith named superintendent

After months of deliberation, the Brantley County Board of Education made its final decision on a superintendent at Monday’s regular meeting – but the board was anything but unified on…

Ninth grader dies in bicycle accident

Ninth grader dies in bicycle accident

High school principal Bert Smith said Monday night that counselors would be available to students this week following the death of a ninth grade student early Monday morning.…

Arsenic concerns draw investigation

The Southeast Health District responded to fears of high arsenic levels in area water this month and said that the state health department should release results of water tests within…

New queens

New queens

Last years winner Tori Thornton Willis crowns the new Miss Brantley County High School Taylor Mertz at last week's pageant. Mertz also won the prettiest dress competition. Kaitlyn Shivar was…

Talking with the angels

Talking with the angels

Former Brantley County resident John Jones thanked about 64 people who attended for allowing him to come home again for a little while to dedicate a painting by his daughter…

Nahunta will apply for CDBG grant for roads

Nahunta will apply for CDBG grant for roads

The city of Nahunta came one step closer to its road paving goals…

BOE presents bus camera plan to county

Residents in Brantley may soon need to keep an even more careful eye out for stopped school busses since a proposed inter-governmental agreement could allow the buses to keep a…

County auctions mobile homes for back taxes

County auctions mobile homes for back taxes

Brantley County Tax Commissioner Pat Tompkins and Chief Tax Appraiser Corey Lamb auction off 27 mobile homes on the courthouse steps Tuesday for non-payment of taxes…

Residents report snow flurries; nothing sticks

It didn't stick on the ground this weekend, but a brief mid-day snow did manage to stick in the minds of several Brantley County residents…

Students take part in NASA disaster simulation

Students take part in NASA disaster simulation

Gifted students from all Brantley elementary schools gathered at the Board of Education office Thursday to take part in a NASA-sponsored emergency simulation drill as first responders.…

Nahaunta hires two part-time officers

Nahaunta hires two part-time officers

The Nahunta City Council unanimously hired two new part-time officers for the Nahunta Police Department after an extensive vetting process by Police Chief Gene Solano and City Manager Tom…

Birthday tax to disappear on vehicles purchased after March 1

A new law that changes the way motor vehicles are taxed in Georgia will go into effect on March 1. …

Brantley issues voluntary evacuation order

Brantley issues voluntary evacuation order

The Brantley County Board of Commissioners has implemented a voluntary evacuation order for those living in low lying areas adjacent to the Satilla River…

Local businesses pull together for student trip

Local businesses pull together for student trip

A Brantley County High School student was chosen late last year for a study abroad trip to Europe this summer and now local businesses are pulling together to help her…

Superintendent candidate has unexplained transfer

Superintendent candidate has unexplained transfer

Even as members of the Brantley County Board of Education further discussed the three finalists in its search for a new superintendent, the Brantley Enterprise has learned that one of…

Murder case continued in January court session

The case against three suspects in a May 2012 murder in which the body was found alongside a dirt road near the Brantley-Glynn County line was continued in the January…

Hoboken dropped by county tax billing firm

The city of Hoboken is looking for tax billing software after it was recently dropped by the firm that handles that task for the county and the city of Nahunta.…

Drug expert to speak at Brantley events

Drug expert to speak at Brantley events

Nationally renowned and televised drug expert Jesse Hambrick will be coming back to Brantley County to talk to local agencies, schools and the community …

BOE narrows superintendent list to 3

BOE narrows superintendent list to 3

The Brantley County Board of Education this week announced the finalists in the search for a new school superintendent, including one former assistant principal at Brantley County High School, after…

County gets $28,000 workman’s comp credit

Safety policies and loss control played a big part in a nearly $30,000 return from the county's workman's compensation fund county manager Carl Rowland said at Thursday's regular meeting of…

BOE stops payments to library system after 60 years

BOE stops payments to library system after 60 years

The Brantley County Board of Education voted unanimously to discontinue payments to Three Rivers Regional Library System (TRRL) System for the first time in almost 60 years at Monday night's…

End of Saturday PO delivery no problem, most say

End of Saturday PO delivery no problem, most say

A recent announcement by the United States Postal Service that it will cut Saturday mail deliveries for the first time since the 1890s later this year doesn’t seem to have…

Career Day at BCHS

Career Day at BCHS

BCHS student Tia Green, right, helps with a science lesson with students at Nahunta Elementary School in Lori Slover's sixth grade class as part of the Future Business Leaders of…

In rem tax sale

In rem tax sale

The county was the primary bidder on 316 different parcels in the former Satilla Plantation Subdivision during the in rem delinquent tax property sale held from 10 a.m. to about…

Sheriff says he’ll stand with Constitution

Sheriff says he’ll stand with Constitution

Brantley County sheriff Jack Whisenant has announced he will stand with the state sheriffs’ association’s decision to support the Constitution and defend the Second Amendment. “In light of the recent…

County may join Charlton extension office

County Commissioners may soon be looking at consolidating the county extension service with Charlton County per advice from the county extension service coordinator out of Waycross to Brantley’s county manager.…

Katlyn takes Supreme on Toddlers & Tairas

Katlyn takes Supreme on Toddlers & Tairas

On any given day you will find 6-year old Katlyn Smith at home playing dress up or practicing her pageant walk. “She has such a passion for pageants and practices…

Nahunta moves to online banking

Nahunta will be moving to the use of online banking after a unanimous vote by the city council at Monday’s regular meeting. Mayor Jeffrey Lee said that the service is…

TSPLOST penalty top legislative issue

A state senate bill proposing the removal of a large penalty against regions that didn’t pass the recent Transportation SPLOST is just one of many that could have an impact…

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