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Brunswick-Golden Isles chamber selling office, but there’s a catch

Brunswick-Golden Isles chamber selling office, but there’s a catch

The Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce is selling its former office, a big house built in the 1870s and a big conference room attached. There’s a nice view of the…

Henry ‘Tommy’ Tucker, 69

August 22, 2013 — Henry Thomas “Tommy” Tucker, 69, of Hoboken passed away Thursday at the Mayo Clinic in Waycross. Visitation will be held Saturday evening from 6 until 8…

Georgia most expensive state to operate an automobile

Georgia is the most expensive state to operate a motor vehicle and Oregon is the cheapest, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Bankrate factored in the costs of gasoline, insurance,…

Video purports to show dozens of dead children after chemical attack

There are reports of new attacks in the Damascus suburbs just one day after an alleged chemical attack against innocent Syrian civilians killed dozens of children. United Nations teams are…

Bacon BOE tax millage expected to rise for first time since ‘08

or the first time in five years, the Bacon County Board of Education is seeking a tax increase. The BOE recommended a hike of one mil to 15.5 when they…

Georgia Southern warns students about HIV-positive man

An attractive black man with tattoos who claims to be well-traveled and to have a recording studio may be intentionally infecting victims with HIV, according to Georgia Southern University officials.…

Heavy rains flood homes, close schools and wash out roads in Wayne County

All schools in the county were closed Tuesday because buses couldn’t operate on damaged roads. Source: The Press-Sentinel Audio: Atlanta exceeds yearly rainfall average More rain has fallen in the first…

Albany Tech and GSW sign agreements

Through the articulation agreements, students graduating with a networking specialist, PC maintenance specialist or computer support specialist associate of applied science degree (AAS) from Albany Tech (ATC) can begin work…

Drones could be used by farmers to fight weeds and diseases

For agriculture, unmanned helicopters have been flying this summer over cotton and peanut plots at Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition in Moultrie. The images from those craft can help identify potential problems.…

Thousands in Jonesboro attend Rep. Scott’s annual health fair

Thousands of people came to Mundy’s Mill High School for the fair and attendees underwent a number of health screenings, including blood glucose, blood pressure, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, vision and dental…

Updated version of New Georgia Encyclopedia is online

It’s been almost ten years since the Georgia Humanities Council launched the New Georgia Encyclopedia as the first state encyclopedia designed exclusively for publication on the Web; a newly redesigned…

Barney Butler, 88

August 22 2013 — Barney Stanley Butler Sr., 88, of Nahunta passed away Wednesday at The Health Center at Standifer Place in Chattanooga, TN., following an extended illness. A visitation…

BULLETIN: Nasdaq halts trading

The AP has announced that Nasdaq has halted trading in Nasdaq-listed stocks and options due to a technical issue.…

Unemployment still in double digits in much of southeast Georgia

The unemployment rate in the Brunswick metropolitan area inched down in July but remained in double digits at 10 percent. That’s an improvement of 0.3 percent since June and of…

Smithsonian traveling roots music exhibit opens Saturday in Waycross

Smithsonian traveling roots music exhibit opens Saturday in Waycross

New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music opens Saturday at the Okefenokee Heritage Center and remains until Oct. 5.   jacksonville.com.…