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‘The board is as open as it can legally and ethically be’

The Bryan County Board of Education invests both time and financial resources in informing our public. Good News about Bryan County Schools is sent to almost 17,000 boxholders. The spring issue each year contains a questionnaire requesting parent input on the student handbook - the foundation of our establishment of a safe environment for students and staff.

April 14, 2007 | | Opinion


As adults, we need to set the example

Authorities haven't said whether speed was a factor in the accident that claimed the lives of three young girls last week near Pembroke while leaving the driver in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

April 11, 2007 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Opinion


A better idea in practice

The Bryan County school system is widely considered one of the best in the state.

April 10, 2007 | | Opinion


Sunshine week

This week, newspapers and other media outlets across the county are commemorating Sunshine Week.

March 29, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


An idea to think about

The recently resurrected idea to move the seat of Bryan County government from Pembroke to Richmond Hill isn't new. Indeed, some south Bryan residents may have wanted to see it done since Fort Stewart opened for business and effectively cut this county in half in the 1940s.

March 21, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


In response

Please read the letter to this newspaper on page 5A from several Bryan County commissioners, who chastise this newspaper up one side and down the other for, among other things, failing to mention a major step in the Henderson Park project in a story in last week's paper.

March 21, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


The changing face of the BC News

For the past few months, the Bryan County News family has been working on several projects - from gearing up to go twice a week to improving our editorial content and the look of the newspaper. While the latter two projects are ongoing as we constantly seek to make the paper better, we'll begin publishing twice a week on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with our first Saturday issue scheduled to get to readers March 3.

March 02, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


A true loss

Liberty County suffered the loss of at least four of its oldest live oak trees this week - symbols of Georgia's beauty and heritage.

March 02, 2007 | | Opinion


Note on going twice a week

If you checked out the front page of today's Bryan County News, what I'm about to announce is no surprise.

February 23, 2007 | Jeff Whittenn Editor | Opinion


Editorial: Democracy at work

It appears democracy is alive and well in Bryan County. It just takes a little work, sometimes.

February 23, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Predators are on the prowl

To understand the Georgia General Assembly, think of it this way: It is a convention of wolves. The wolves howl together for 40 days each year in Atlanta with a single purpose: to consider what they can do next to the sheep.

February 23, 2007 | Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Editorial: A bright future

Last week, the Rev. Francys Johnson took a big step toward a bright future on a national scale when he assumed the position of national regional director for the NAACP's Southeast region.

February 23, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Win in Iraq requires determinatino

America's stiff upper lip is starting to quiver. At least that's what one may deduce from many of the noises coming from the halls of Congress these days. Resolutions attempting to undermine President Bush could be dismissed as ordinary political posturing if not for the demoralizing effect it has on our troops serving in Iraq.

February 16, 2007 | Paul Morin Columnist | Opinion


See Jane run the Democrats

If you believe the story in Atlanta's rapidly deteriorating major daily, then the Georgia Democratic Committee elected former state Rep. Jane Kidd as chairperson last weekend mainly to attract women voters to the Democratic Party.

February 16, 2007 | Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Editorial: Speak up for the marshes

It is almost time for the newest addition to North Bryan County's Interstate Centre Industrial Park to open for business.

February 16, 2007 | Jeff Whitten | Opinion


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Yes, take Oprah seriously

If Hillary Clinton could deliver a political speech half as effectively as Oprah Winfrey, she might be president today.

January 20, 2018 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Humor: More immigrants from Norway

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?

January 19, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


More on coming invasion of coast

Editor: There have recently been some interesting events involving the approaching invasion of our coast by seismic testers and oil well drillers.

January 19, 2018 | | Opinion


It takes a village to have a village

As always, I'm a day late and a dollar short when it comes to writing columns for the editorial page.

January 18, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


The new rules of 'engagement'

I guess that you noticed that there was no mistletoe hanging at this year's office Christmas party. There was a reason for this of ...

January 18, 2018 | By Victor Pisano Columnist | Opinion


The coming invasion of our coast

Editor: There have recently been some interesting events involving the approaching invasion of our coast by seismic testers and oil well drillers.

January 15, 2018 | | Opinion


Marsy's Law will help crime victims

When a violent crime occurs in Georgia, the public hears the story of the perpetrator in the local news. However, in the aftermath, victims and ...

January 12, 2018 | By Kay Godwin Guest columnist | Opinion


Letter about sealife hits nail on head

Editor: Roy Hubbard amazingly hits the nail on the head again with his letter "The next time you see the whale."

January 11, 2018 | | Opinion


Funniest jokes of 2017, part 2

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? It's time for a week of the funniest jokes of 2017, our annual Year-in-Review.

January 11, 2018 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Bottom line on tax bill

To listen to the Democrats, the American middle class will be lucky to survive the Republican tax bill.

January 06, 2018 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Welcome to the year of the Dog

2018 is the Year of the Dog. That is, if you're Asian and follow the Chinese zodiac. It rotates between the Rat, Ox, Tiger ...

January 06, 2018 | By Bob Franken Columnist | Opinion


Next time you see a whale...

Editor: The picture of the whale breaching on the front page of your Dec. 28 edition of the paper is a once in a lifetime ...

January 05, 2018 | | Opinion


New approach to an old problem

Why would we try solving society's most ancient problems with worn-out solutions? Sexual harassment and assault are as old as any issue can get ...

December 31, 2017 | By Bob Franken Columnist | Opinion


Give Trump credit where it is due

Republicans have tried, on and off, to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling since the 1980s. The effort has always engendered intense ...

December 30, 2017 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


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