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Georgians advised to show caution with fireworks

Most fireworks are illegal in Georgia, but that won’t stop people from experiencing the rush of nearly blowing their hand off. The Red and Black…

Brunswick library has rough start after split

Brunswick library has rough start after split

The first day of the Marshes of Glynn Library System in Brunswick didn’t run smoothly, mainly because computers weren’t running at all. With no Internet or library database available, the…

River headed to flood stage again

River headed to flood stage again

The Satilla River is headed towards flood stage again. The river currently stands at just under 11 feet, considered the “action stage” by NOAA, and is expected to rise to…

Severe weather

Severe weather

A significant weather advisory has been issued for southeastern Wayne, eastern Brantley, northwestern Camden and western Glynn counties for strong winds and excessive lightning until 6:15 p.m. At 5:38 p.m.…

Group now has 700+ signatures to save Charlton hospital

Group now has 700+ signatures to save Charlton hospital

Citizens to Save Charlton Memorial organizer Lawanda Jones was thrilled to count over 700 signatures obtained for their petition to ask the county commission to help keep the hospital open.…

Congressman: Gerrymandering bad for majority

“If I had to put my finger on one thing [that’s wrong with Congress today], it would be … gerrymandering,” U.S. Rep. John Barrow said to an audience in Jesup…

Richmond Hill man named PTA national president

One of Richmond Hill’s own has taken the reins of the National Parent Teacher Association and has made history in the process. via Coastal Courier…

Brunswick library has rough start since split

The first day of the Marshes of Glynn Library System in Brunswick didn’t run smoothly, mainly because computers weren’t running at all. With no Internet or library database available, the…

Egypt’s crisis signals the unraveling of yet another Arab nation-state

When British and French diplomats sat down to draw the boundaries of the modern Middle East, one country required no ruler and compass to define it.   People lived in Egypt…

21 charged in cruelty to Alzheimer’s sufferers

COMMERCE | Nearly two-dozen former employees of a Georgia center for people with Alzheimer’s disease are facing more than 70 charges amid allegations of cruel treatment of patients.  jacksonville.com.…

County libraries need right resources to thrive

As of today, Brunswick and the Golden Isles are no longer part of the now six-county Three Rivers Regional Library System, Glynn County. Its two public libraries, one in the…

‘Your Carbon Footprint’ event to be held in Cartersville July 11

Ed Bostwick, a retired biology and geology professor at Kennesaw State University, will share his research concerning personal stewardship of the Earth, dwindling fossil fuel reserves, climate change and what…

‘Superstar’ UGA engineering dean retires

Dale Threadgill has retired after 38 years at UGA. Source: Red&Black.com New provost named at Georgia College Dr. Kelli Brown has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs. Source: Milledgeville…

C.M. Tanner Grocery Co. celebrates 120 years in Carrollton

The wholesale company is now run by Tanner’s great-grandson, John Tanner III, whom everyone calls Johnny.…

Chambliss, Isakson send letter to HHS secretary Sebelius

The letter repeats an earlier demand for answers on why Kathleen Sebelius has solicited money from regulated health care companies to help the private, non-profit group that is enrolling Americans…

Zornes charged with battery in domestic violence case

Zornes charged with battery in domestic violence case

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 50-year-old Boots Harrison Road man on charges of domestic violence this week. Merriell Zornes was arrested and charged with battery after deputies were…

Brunswick gets $6,000 grant for Colonial era burial ground signs

BRUNSWICK, GA. | The Historic Preservation Fund has awarded $6,000 to Brunswick for signs at the Wright Square burial ground on the former Glynn Middle School property, the Georgia Historic…

‘Operation Summer Storm’ nets seven drug arrests in Alma

Seven people are in jail and three more arrest warrants have been issued in what is considered one of the largest drug sweeps conducted by the Alma Police Department in…