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Fort Stewart honors women past and present

Fort Stewart honors women past and present

The Women’s Equality Day observance on Fort Stewart paid tribute to the women who successfully fought for the right to vote.

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Updated: aug. 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Soldiers practice for disaster on post

Soldiers practice for disaster on post

Newman Fitness Center on Fort Stewart looked like a scene from a movie set with burning cars, people with fake blood, and choking smoke billowing ...

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Coastal Empire hires local PR firm

Coastal Empire hires local PR firm

Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with The Coastal Empire Beer Co. during its fourth-anniversary year.  

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Updated: aug. 30, 2015 2:30 p.m.
Riverkeeper names spokeswoman to fight pipeline

Riverkeeper names spokeswoman to fight pipeline

SAVANNAH — The Push Back the Pipeline Coalition announced that Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus will become the new spokesperson for the group in its efforts against ...

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Updated: aug. 29, 2015 3:30 p.m.
Erika dissipates near Cuba

Erika dissipates near Cuba

Erika is no longer considered a tropical system, the National Hurricane Center announced Saturday morning.

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Erika's threat to coastal Georgia diminishes

Erika's threat to coastal Georgia diminishes

Tropical Storm Erika appears to be less and less of a threat to coastal Georgia as time goes on.

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Suspicious behavior leads to Pembroke drug bust

Suspicious behavior leads to Pembroke drug bust

A man and woman were arrested on multiple drug charges Monday after their suspicious behavior attracted the attention of Pembroke police.

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New water rules will affect you, your money

New water rules will affect you, your money

In the past, I have pointed out that the rest of the world pays 50 percent of their income to eat two meals a day ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Property transfers for Aug. 27

Property transfers for Aug. 27

These real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court:

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.
Erika's track shifts west

Erika's track shifts west

Tropical Storm Erika’s track shifted to the west overnight, meaning that the storm is likely to make landfall in Florida before making its way ...

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Wastewater-treatment plant getting back on schedule

Wastewater-treatment plant getting back on schedule

Construction of Richmond Hill’s new Sterling Creek wastewater-treatment plant is getting back on schedule following rain delays, according to the city’s assistant director ...

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Updated: aug. 28, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Some Jansal Valley macadamia nuts recalled

Some Jansal Valley macadamia nuts recalled

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley raw macadamia nuts distributed in Georgia because of potential ...

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Woman shoplifts with grandson tagging along

Woman shoplifts with grandson tagging along

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports:

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Erika's winds affect Virgin Islands

Erika's winds affect Virgin Islands

A National Hurricane Center track posted Thursday night includes all of coastal Georgia, as well as Florida’s entire Atlantic coast, in Tropical Storm Erica ...

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Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate holds the line

Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate holds the line

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Savannah’s unemployment rate for July was 6.1 percent, unchanged from June. The rate in ...

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2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team trains at Fort Polk

2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team trains at Fort Polk

Night operations, a trained enemy and the Louisiana heat are waiting for 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division soldiers at the Joint Readiness ...

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Richmond Hill senior apartments nearly ready

Richmond Hill senior apartments nearly ready

JoAnn Stockman was impressed by a tour she took last week of the new Ashleigh Place senior-living apartments in Richmond Hill.

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Richmond Hill High School football seeks support

Richmond Hill High School football seeks support

Richmond Hill High School competes in sports against schools such as Bradwell Institute and Effingham County, Statesboro and Ware County high schools in Georgia’s ...

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Watch out for annual emergency response exercise at Stewart, Hunter

Watch out for annual emergency response exercise at Stewart, Hunter

Fort Stewart Public Affairs released the following announcement about an upcoming exercise:

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New tropical storm on horizon

New tropical storm on horizon

On the heels of Hurricane Danny dissipating over the weekend, the National Hurricane Center warns that Tropical Storm Erika is following the earlier storm’s ...

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Qualifying next week for RH, Pembroke elections

Qualifying next week for RH, Pembroke elections

People interested in running for elected office in Richmond Hill and Pembroke this year will officially declare their candidacy next week.

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College degree is still smart investment

College degree is still smart investment

It’s “back-to-school” time. If you have young children, you may have been purchasing backpacks, pencils, notebooks and similar items.

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Updated: aug. 23, 2015 11:12 a.m.
Chamber to celebrate 30th anniversary

Chamber to celebrate 30th anniversary

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a cocktail party from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at ...

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Updated: aug. 21, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Watch out for military vehicles Saturday

Watch out for military vehicles Saturday

(FORT STEWART, Ga.) – Motorists are asked to be alert for a convoy of more than 100 wheeled military vehicles that will be heading south on ...

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Danny becomes a hurricane

Danny becomes a hurricane

Danny has become the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, according to AccuWeather.

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Development authority gets good audit

Development authority gets good audit

The Development Authority of Bryan County received a good financial bill of health from the accountant who conducted its 2014 audit.

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Updated: aug. 20, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Seafood Festival entertainment schedule announced

Seafood Festival entertainment schedule announced

Following last month’s announcement of country-music singer Joe Nichols as the headliner, a number of other performers have been added to the schedule for ...

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$14,000 stolen from trunk of man's car

$14,000 stolen from trunk of man's car

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports:

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Test confirms Georgia patient has plague

Test confirms Georgia patient has plague

Public-health officials said Wednesday that initial tests have identified a case of the plague in Georgia.

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Baby Expo at Winn

Baby Expo at Winn

Col. Robin Adams-Massenburg, deputy commander for nursing, said the Baby Expo at Winn Army Community Hospital Saturday provided a number of education classes, tours of ...

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Permits issued for movie studio

Permits issued for movie studio

FONU2, Inc. announced Monday that Effingham County has approved Moon River Studios’ initial permit request to begin construction of the entrance, roads, and water lines ...

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Two firefighters added to short-handed RHFD

Two firefighters added to short-handed RHFD

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Ralph Catlett planned to ask City Council for two additional firefighter positions in next year’s budget.

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Transportation, disaster response key to regional plan

Transportation, disaster response key to regional plan

Bryan County’s population is expected to double from 30,000 people in 2010 to nearly 60,000 in 2030, according to projections by state ...

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Tropical storm forms in Atlantic

Tropical storm forms in Atlantic

Tropical Depression 4 has strengthened to Tropical Storm Danny and has the potential to become the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season.

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Man tells 'Little' lie, is arrested after I-95 car fire

Man tells 'Little' lie, is arrested after I-95 car fire

A South Carolina man was stuck on the side of the road Saturday after the car he was driving caught on fire on Interstate 95.

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Inflation and your retirement strategy

Inflation and your retirement strategy

You might not think much about inflation. After all, it’s been quite low for the past several years. Still, you may want to take ...

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Updated: aug. 16, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Lesley Francis PR hires account executive

Lesley Francis PR hires account executive

Lesley Francis Public Relations announces the appointment of Chelsea Bremer to the position of account executive with the agency.  

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Updated: aug. 14, 2015 7:30 p.m.
3rd ID’s Blackburn, Bentley get new assignments

3rd ID’s Blackburn, Bentley get new assignments

The Army’s chief of staff announced Friday the new assignments for 3rd Infantry Division’s Brig. Gen. Christopher Bentley and Brig. Gen. James Blackburn ...

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Who controls puddles in a field after rain?

Who controls puddles in a field after rain?

“Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see them being made.” — Otto von Bismarck, German Prussian politician (1815-98)

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Updated: aug. 14, 2015 2:00 p.m.
County holds line on millage rate

County holds line on millage rate

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners set the 2015 county millage rate at 9.15 mills Tuesday evening during a meeting at the county annex ...

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Pembroke Council approves millage rate, no tax hike

Pembroke Council approves millage rate, no tax hike


The Pembroke City Council met briefly Monday night, but it did manage to fit in an important vote.

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Bryan firefighters certified in child passenger safety

Bryan firefighters certified in child passenger safety

Bruce Erickson stopped by the Richmond Hill Fire Department station on Ford Avenue Friday for a check of his car’s child safety seat because ...

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