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Juveniles safe after Satilla excursion goes awry

A boat ride down the Satilla turned into a perilous journey when four young boating enthusiasts lost their way on the Satilla, Sunday, but officials told the Enterprise Monday that…

EMA to residents: Prepare for more flooding

EMA to residents: Prepare for more flooding

The Brantley County Emergency Management Agency is cautioning the public to prepare for yet another Satilla River flood this week as waters cross flood stage on Tuesday and surpass several…

Forever 21 reducing work hours due to ObamaCare

Forever 21 reducing work hours due to ObamaCare

Forever 21 Inc. is the latest national company to cut employee hours to counter the impact of ObamaCare. Policymic.com reported Forever 21 will limit non-management workers’ hours to 29.5 a…

GIAHA awards scholarship to McKenna

GIAHA awards scholarship to McKenna

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities has awarded the $500 Roberta M. Born Scholarship in the arts and humanities Anissa McKenna, a 2013 graduate of Brunswick High School.  The scholarship is…

Southeast Health District gets unspecified grant

The March of Dimes has awarded a grant to the Southeast Health District to support Perinatal Health Partners, a Public Health program aimed at underserved maternal and child health needs.…

NPR CEO Gary Knell announces he’s leaving for Nat Geo

NPR CEO Gary Knell announces he’s leaving for Nat Geo

After fewer than 21 months on the job, NPR CEO Gary Knell announced at mid-day Monday that he’s leaving the organization to become president and CEO at the National Geographic…

Woman killed as boat collides with Ogeechee train trestle

Authorities say a 25-year-old woman died Sunday after a boating accident on the Ogeechee River in the Savannah area. The Savannah Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/18FkmBG) that police and paramedics responded…

Pamela Warren, 57

August 19, 2013 — Pamela Elaine Harris Warren, 57, of Nahunta died unexpectedly  Thursday at her residence. Visitation will be at the the Robb Lewis Cemetery in Raybon at 1 p.m.…

OPINION | The Water Wars: Deal right to fight if necessary

Welcome back to “the water wars.” Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared on Tuesday that he will file suit against Georgia for its “unchecked and growing consumption of water, which is…

Kevin McNie Mathie, 55

Aug. 17, 2013 – Kevin McNie Mathie, 55, passed away peacefully in his home Saturday morning, Aug. 17, after a short battle with lung cancer. A funeral will be held…

High school football player dies after scrimmage in Fulton County

Deantre Turman, 16, died after being injured during a game Friday night. Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Saturday Northeast Georgia Medical Center makes $1 billion impact on Gainesville area The number represents not only…

Honeysuckle an invasive plant species in Georgia

Volunteers and DNR officials ripped out honeysuckle plants along Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center in Midway. Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday ZooAtlanta welcomes baby rhino An eastern black rhinoceros was born Saturday…

University of North Georgia begins first full year as consolidated university

With the four campuses combined, the college has about 15,000 students, making it the state’s seventh-largest public university. Source: Gainesville Times Georgia College takes new approach to ‘common reading’ For the…

John Deere recalls 7,000 tractors made in Grovetown

The recall says that tractors built between February and July use the faulty pins, which can break and cause the rollover protection system to fail. Source: Augusta Chronicle New restaurants open…

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus gathers in Savannah on energy and telecommunications symposium

About 50 elected officials — state legislators, mayors and county commissioners — are meeting over the weekend to learn about current and emerging technology. Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday Gov. Deal to…

DOT commissioner says changes likely to proposed I-75 connector

Property in Bartow County — specifically, the Dobbins Mountain Mine — is the latest roadblock to Floyd County’s hope of a direct connection from U.S. 411 to I-75. Source: Rome News-Tribune/Saturday…