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Garrison to lead Raiders football team

Garrison to lead Raiders football team

The search for Bobby Johns’ successor is no longer after the Bacon County Board of Education tabbed Hildrick Garrison as the new head coach. Garrison, the defensive coordinator last season,…

Alma PO still delivers for residents

The U.S. Postal Service announced it will cease delivering mail on Saturdays, but customers here can expect the level of customer service they receive from the Alma Post Office to…

Pierce reins in spending

Two years ago Pierce County government was trying to balance a budget with a million-dollar deficit and searching for cash to pay its bills. Today, however, the county’s finances are…

Waycross pedestrian struck by train Wednesday dies Thursday

A Waycross pedestrian who was hit Wednesday by a train died Thursday morning in a Savannah hospital, police Chief Tony Tanner said. via jacksonville.com.…

Local officials say House bill could remove local control over cell phone tower location

City and county officials from across the state told a House subcommittee Wednesday they fear legislation it’s considering would prevent them from controlling cell towers to protect safety and neighborhood…

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…

South Beach advisory lifted on St. Simons

The Glynn County Health Department has lifted the advisory for South Beach at the Lighthouse from 9th Street to the pier on St. Simons Island. The advisory for St. Andrews…

Bill to allow school districts to arm staff passes Georgia House committee

A bill presented by Georgia State Rep. Paul Battles (R-Cartersville) that would allow school districts to arm employees passed the Georgia House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee by a…

Obama keeps newspaper reporters at arm’s length

America’s newspapers have trouble enough these days, what with shrinking ad revenue and straying readers. But the daily print-and-pixel press also hasn’t gotten much love lately from the biggest newsmaker…