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Highway 110 rail crossing closure set

Highway 110 rail crossing closure set

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced CSX Transportation Inc. has scheduled railroad grade crossing improvements on S.R. 110 in Brantley County. S.R. 110 will be closed at the railroad…

Agreement reached to restore Glynn wetlands

Authorities say a Glynn County landowner has agreed to restore 700 acres of wetlands damaged in the construction of two-and-a-half miles of roads and ditches near the Georgia coast. Macon.com.…

Brantley unit joins fire Wayne forest fire fight

The Georgia Forestry Commission and volunteer firefighters battled a forest fire Monday in strong winds off U.S. 341 about eight miles south of Jesup. Two Forestry Commission tractor-plow units from…

Lanier sheriff proposes takeover of Lakeland law enforcement

Though Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton has drafted a proposal to outsource the Lakeland City Police Department to the Lanier County Sheriff’s Office, Mayor Bill Darsey said nothing has been…

Kingston considering options: U.S. Senate bid in his future?

Kingston considering options: U.S. Senate bid in his future?

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston made a swing through Valdosta Thursday, following a tour of the Southwest region of the state to meet with farmers, business owners, and elected officials to…

Pierce County recreation director resigns

Recreation director Jordan Sasser has submitted his resignation, effective April 11. “I am thankful for my three and a half years in Pierce County. The people here have been a…

Original member of McIntosh County Shouters dies

Original member of McIntosh County Shouters dies

Services were held Saturday for Lawrence McKiver, the boss songster and the last member of the original McIntosh County Shouters. Mr. McKiver died Monday of last week. He was 97.…

Senate ups ante on House ethics efforts

The Georgia Senate upped the ante on the House as the two chambers attempt to overhaul lobbying rules under the Gold Dome. The Senate passed its version of House Bill…

Brunswick Commissioner James Brooks surrenders to Camden sheriff

City Commission James Henry Brooks Sr. surrendered at the Camden County jail Monday morning as agreed upon and is awaiting the setting of a bail on his indictment Thursday on…

No cheating educators had turned themselves Monday

No cheating educators had turned themselves Monday

The parade of indicted Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal defendants turning themselves in at the Fulton County Jail didn’t start early Monday as expected, apparently because of paperwork delays. Despite…