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Professional football team eyes Savannah

Professional football team eyes Savannah

A professional football team is taking strides to kick off their season next spring – and they plan to do it right here in Savannah. They’re not scrambling either; representatives…

Slower turtle nesting no surprise

Slower turtle nesting no surprise

Loggerhead sea turtles won’t set a fifth straight nesting record in Georgia this summer. As of June 20, the nesting season midpoint, the Georgia Sea Turtle Cooperative had logged 464…

Three indicted in Wayne train crash

Three indicted in Wayne train crash

Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson says an indictment has been returned in Wayne County Superior Court charging Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass…

Star Trek Farragut premiere set for Saturday

Star Trek Farragut premiere set for Saturday

The Starship Farragut film “The Price of Anything,” will premiere Saturday at 7 p.m. The web series film, will be  followed by 7:45 p.m. premiere of “Conspiracy of Innocence,” at Farragut…

16,000 could be cut from Fort Stewart

16,000 could be cut from Fort Stewart

Just a year after the U.S. Army announced Fort Stewart would lose one of its three combat brigades, a new study shows as many as 16,000 soldiers and Defense Department…

Former Marine from Brantley killed in Iraq

Former Marine from Brantley killed in Iraq

A m memorial service will be held Saturday for a former Marine killed in Iraq. Retired Gunnery Sgt. Moncie Johns was working as a contractor in support of U.S. missions in…

Brunswick one of top 10 cities for July 4th

Brunswick one of top 10 cities for July 4th

Folks in this shrimp-loving port town could have celebrated the original July 4th—the Brits established this town in 1771. Today, Brunswick offers free watermelon slices, horseshoe tossing, and fireworks on…

Ports smashing records in Savannah, Brunswick

Ports smashing records in Savannah, Brunswick

Georgia’s busy seaports have continued to handle record cargo volumes in 2014 as the U.S. economy recovers, putting the Port of Savannah within close reach of a big milestone when…

Georgia tobacco on the rebound?

Georgia tobacco on the rebound?

J. Michael Moore was in a caravan of about 20 cars that had made four stops in Florida and was closing in on Valdosta. The tour isn’t the chore it…

Four charged with meth possession, intent

Four charged with meth possession, intent

Kimberly Cox (41), John Wilson (45), David Harden (38) and Michael Lee (44) were charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent.  Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle for…

Chikungunya virus confirmed in Georgia

Chikungunya virus confirmed in Georgia

Health officials are reporting new cases of the chikungunya virus in Cuba and the United States. The debilitating virus has been spreading in the Caribbean through infected mosquitoes since December,…

35th bike ride across Georgia stops in Jesup

35th bike ride across Georgia stops in Jesup

Hundreds trekked across Wayne County on two wheels last weekend as the annual Bicycle Ride Across Georgia made its stop here Friday afternoon.…

Nahunta native gets NASA award

Nahunta native  gets NASA award

NASA’s Stennis Space Center employee Paul Foerman, a native of Nahunta and resident of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, received the prestigious Silver Snoopy award June 11 during a special onsite ceremony.…

Spotted sunfish hooked in Satilla ties record

Spotted sunfish hooked in Satilla ties record

Spotted sunfish, also called “stumpknockers,” present a fun fishing challenge for anglers.  Ryan Kersey can attest to that!  Kersey, age 39, of Swainsboro, Ga., also knows that the effort was…

Drones tested to check farmers’ crops

Drones tested to check farmers’ crops

A group in Georgia that includes government officials, industry leaders and academics has been working since 2009 to develop a drone that can save a farmer’s time and resources during…

Hazlehurst woodyard fire 70% contained

Hazlehurst woodyard fire 70% contained

Multiple fire units have been dispatched to the scene of a massive fire at a lumber yard in Hazlehurst.…

CCG won’t turn Fins into teaching restaurant

CCG won’t turn Fins into teaching restaurant

A deal under which culinary students from College of Coastal Georgia would have operated the former Fins by the Sea restaurant on Jekyll Island won’t happen after all.…

St. Marys bridge reopening delayed by months

St. Marys bridge reopening delayed by months

Problems with the St. Marys River Bridge repair project on U.S. 17 at the Florida/Georgia border will keep it shut down more than a month and a half past its…

Brunswick’s hostel endures 39 years

Brunswick’s hostel endures 39 years

Tom Dennard built the Hostel in the Forest in 1975 as a haven for international travelers. He’d gotten the idea while staying in such places himself during backpacking trips around…

Former Enterprise editor moves to WJCL

Former Enterprise editor moves to WJCL

Former Brantley Enterprise editor Chris Buchanan has taken a giant step into his future — and perhaps that of the media as a whole.…

Three educators indicted in child sex abuse case

Three educators indicted in child sex abuse case

A grand jury has indicted three school leaders in connection with a child abuse investigation at McIntosh County Academy. Principal Terrance Haywood, assistant superintendent Larry Day and superintendent Ernestine Kirby are…

St. Simons lighthouse cottage museum reopens

St. Simons lighthouse cottage museum reopens

After a $1 million refurbishment, the keeper’s cottage at the St. Simons Island lighthouse looks old and brand new at the same time.The million-dollar refurbishment converted the two-story brick structure…

Brasiel pleads guilty, mentally ill in two murders

Brasiel pleads guilty, mentally ill in two murders

Raymond Michael Brasiel pleaded guilty but mentally ill Tuesday to murder in the deaths of two people on July 16 and 19 and aggravated assault for stabbing his second victim’s…

Appointed DA’s DUI arrests big issue in primary

Appointed DA’s DUI arrests big issue in primary

The two candidates for district attorney of the Waycross judicial circuit both cite their experience, one’s decades longer than the other’s. But experience as an issue in the May 20…

Seahawks take former Ware County player

Seahawks take former Ware County player

The Seattle Seahawks added some depth to the interior of their defensive line by taking Middle Tennessee State defensive tackle Jimmy Staten with their pick in the fifth round of the…

Savannah customs seizes 346 pounds of cocaine

Savannah customs seizes 346 pounds of cocaine

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office at the Port of Savannah has seized a little more than 346 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Garden City…

Caney Bay bridge reopened early

Caney Bay bridge reopened early

A shorter commute comes early for motorists in Brantley County traveling on Caney Bay Road between SR 23 and SR 520. The Georgia Department of Transportation announces the new bridge…

How Georgia got universal pre-K

How Georgia got universal pre-K

Three years ago, Georgia’s newly elected Republican Gov. Nathan Deal was in a pickle. The money for the state’s public preschool program was dwindling fast. Georgia Pre-K, which is open…

Segafest offers plenty of performers June 7

Segafest offers plenty of performers June 7

Beginning at 11 a.m. on June 7 at Hunter Field in Waynesville, SEGAFEST will offer one of the largest lineups of performers assembled for a single day event in recent area history.…

Boggs apologizes to Senate Judiciary Committee

Boggs apologizes to Senate Judiciary Committee

Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs, President Obama's controversial pick for a federal district court seat, has apologized to the chairman and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary…

Brantley nutrition manager wins state award

Brantley nutrition manager wins state award

​Marsha Carlson, right, school nutrition manager at Brantley County Middle School, accepts the Louise Sublette Award of Excellence from Valerie Bowers, president of the Georgia School Nutrition Association, at the…

In Brantley County

In Brantley County

  Andrea Ostrander (26) was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine/Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement.  Carrie McNeely (29) was arrested and charged with Receipt, Possession or…

Winder restaurant finally has its pig mural

Winder restaurant finally has its pig mural

A mural of a pig and sauce bottles has finally returned to downtown Winder. More than six months after starting – and then halting – work on a mural showing…

Tuition to increase at state technical colleges

Tuition to increase at state technical colleges

  The group that oversees Georgia’s technical colleges has approved of increasing tuition beginning in fall of 2014.Officials say the Technical College System of Georgia has voted unanimously to raise…

Proposal could allow tolls along interstates

Proposal could allow tolls along interstates

Could the interstate highways you drive everyday soon require a toll? The Obama administration just proposed a new law that would make that a possibility. Channel 2’s Justin Gray learned…

Canon XL1s Mini DV camera: $500

Canon XL1s Mini DV camera: $500

Canon’s XL1S makes it possible to truly customize your shooting experience. Its unique open architecture design, full manual control, and extensive list of dedicated accessories allow the camera to become…

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited: $3000

2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited: $3000

RULE THE NIGHT: This midnight black 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with 4.7 V-8 engine features every option available in its year model except four-wheel drive. …

835 bridges in Georgia compromised

835 bridges in Georgia compromised

More than 2 million times a day, vehicles cross the 835 structurally compromised bridges in Georgia, according to a road-builders trade group seeking to urge Congress to fund more highway…

Spotting a woman in a full Army combat uniform, some men launching a boat near the ruins of the old Gilman Paper Co. probably thought they had figured out why…

School board takes no action against officials

School board takes no action against officials

The McIntosh County Board of Education took no action in a called meeting Thursday against three school officials who were arrested and charged with failure to report suspected child abuse…

Day one of three arrested in McIntosh abuse case

Day one of three arrested in McIntosh abuse case

Three McIntosh County school officials — including a former Brantley County official — have been arrested for failure to report child abuse.…

St. Marys mill popular with filmmakers

St. Marys mill popular with filmmakers

Large piles of concrete, twisted metal and other debris at the old Gilman Paper Co. site in St. Marys may be an eyesore to some people, but the vacant industrial…

Nahunta man drowns at Little Ocmulgee

Nahunta man drowns at Little Ocmulgee

A Nahunta man drowned Saturday at Little Ocmulgee State Park after the boat carrying him and his wife capsized.…

St. Marys opposes Fernandina bid for ferry

St. Marys opposes Fernandina bid for ferry

Mayor John Morrissey believes a ferry linking St. Marys and Fernandina Beach is a good idea. He just doesn’t want that ferry to stop at Cumberland Island. …

Huey Ham passes at 76

Huey Ham passes at 76

Former Brantley County Magistrate Judge Huey Ronald Ham, 76, of Hickox passed away Monday morning (April 7, 2014) at his residence following an extended illness. Huey Ronald Ham was born…

Wayne meth arrests stem from Brantley probe

Wayne meth arrests stem from Brantley probe

A Wayne County couple are being held without bail after their arrests on charges of possessing and distributing methamphetamine.Linda Henderson and James Perkins had an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate…

Suspended deputy captain?

Suspended deputy captain?

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Department deputy suspended after a Ware man was reportedly beaten may have been Capt. Wade Bennett according to unconfirmed reports. Bennett is a former member of…

GBI investigating Brantley deputy’s actions

GBI investigating Brantley deputy’s actions

Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a Brantley County deputy’s arrest in Waycross of a man who later required treatment at an emergency room, officials said. Brantley County Sheriff Jack…

Thunderstorms predicted for area

Thunderstorms predicted for area

A wave of low pressure will move over the southeast region late Sunday through Monday. Widespread rainfall with embedded thunderstorms will bring moderate to heavy rainfall across the local area,…

20 arrested in Brantley drug sweep

20 arrested in Brantley drug sweep

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office began making arrests Saturday at 3 a.m. at the end of a long term drug investigation along with the Hoboken Police Department, the state probation…

Bi-Lo changing south Georgia store banners

Bi-Lo changing south Georgia store banners

Bi-Lo Holdings LLC, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based parent company of Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., and Bi-Lo LLC, plans to change the banners of 10 Georgia stores. Bi-Lo Holdings plans to convert seven…

BCMS FBLA wins at state competition

BCMS FBLA wins at state competition

Brantley County Middle School won the coveted GA FBLA-ML Sweepstakes Award for the third year in a row at the GA FBLA-ML State Leadership Conference held Feb. 25 at the…

Memorial Vietnam Wall arrives at museum

Memorial Vietnam Wall arrives at museum

The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall arrived at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center early Sunday afternoon with the tractor-trailer delivering it escorted by what Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley…

Four arrested in Brunswick ‘knock-out game’

Four arrested in Brunswick ‘knock-out game’

Four Glynn County teens are in custody following an alleged attack similar to the “Knock Out Game.” Brandon Mikell Allen Jr., 18 was identified by police as the alleged attacker…

The big question

The big question

Two state representatives recently admitted that one of their  chief functions is to maintain a place at the table in Atlanta in case something comes up that might benefit residents…

Safe Harbor offers Brunswick kids fresh start

Safe Harbor offers Brunswick kids fresh start

A center for children in Brunswick helps abused, neglected or abandoned children and teens by giving them a fresh start and new hope. Before Matthew Thrift, 18, became a confident…

Charlton teacher admits sex with six students

Charlton teacher admits sex with six students

A former Charlton County High School teacher will serve 10 years in prison followed by 15 years on probation after she pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with…

St. Marys prepares for Mardi Gras

St. Marys prepares for Mardi Gras

Every year, millions across the country don masks, feather boas and strands of cheap beads to celebrate Mardi Gras, the traditional last day and night of reverie before people make…

Endangered whale freed from fishing gear

Endangered whale freed from fishing gear

A young North Atlantic right whale is swimming easier after wildlife biologists cut away most of the 100-plus yards of heavy fishing rope the animal was dragging. Bainbridge News.…

‘Midnight Rider’ staffer killed by train in Wayne

‘Midnight Rider’ staffer killed by train in Wayne

A  camera assistant was killed in Wayne County Thursday afternoon when a freight train struck and killed her on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic “Midnight Rider,” sources confirm…

Introducing: Etceterati!

Introducing: Etceterati!

Etceterati is made up of the same people who brought you The Brantley Enterprise for the last 20 years. Now we're putting the design expertise to work for you. Find…

OSHA cites Homerville plant for 22 violations

OSHA cites Homerville plant for 22 violations

The plant is one of the largest producers of pine posts and pine perfect posts in the Southeastern United States.…

Georgia Power loses power, running on emergency generation

Georgia Power loses power, running on emergency generation

“How ironic is it for the company to be named Georgia Power and then have this building lose power?,” Truitt Eavenson, East Region VP of Georgia Power, said. “We’re on…

NWS predicts very cold weather tonight

NWS predicts very cold weather tonight

A frontal boundary will become stationary across the region later today and tonight.  A low pressure system will move east along this boundary on Wednesday. As this Low moves through our…

Murder suspect caught after search in Camden

Murder suspect caught after search in Camden

A massive manhunt through Georgia woods and marsh ended with the capture of a man wanted for murder Friday. The long day for Camden County Sheriff’s Office Dep. James Thames…

Man kills himself near Glynn courthouse

Man kills himself near Glynn courthouse

The street between the Glynn County courthouse and jail was shut down Thursday afternoon after a man shot himself in a parked car.…

Murder suspect was Brantley high school grad

Murder suspect was Brantley high school grad

The suspect in the death of a Jacksonville man whose body was found in Camden County this week is a Brantley County High School graduate who listed Kingsland as his…

Body found in Camden, Jax man charged

Body found in Camden, Jax man charged

After a hunter found the body of a missing 20-year-old man in the woods of Camden County on Thursday afternoon, a 34-year-old Jacksonville man was charged with murder. Jeremy Pittman…

Even after snow melts, Atlanta traffic a disaster

Even after snow melts, Atlanta traffic a disaster

Ask any Augustan who has business in the capital city: You have to build in an hour or so of extra travel time just in case of a traffic jam,…

Southeast Georgia saw ice, sleet, some snow

Southeast Georgia saw ice, sleet, some snow

As winter storm moved to the southernmost coast of Georgia Wednesday, Georgia Department of Transportation crews moved with it spreading gravel on bridges in advance of dropping temperatures. The snow…

South Georgia sees rare snow event

South Georgia sees rare snow event

Snow is falling in South Georgia and it will get heavier as the day goes on.The snow started falling in Terrell County just before eight Friday morning and is expected to…

Winter storm to roar from Texas to Virginia

Winter storm to roar from Texas to Virginia

Now it’s the South’s turn to get in on the snowy “fun.” A rare southern winter storm is forecast to bring ice and snow all the way from southern Texas…

Enterprise suspends publication

Enterprise suspends publication

The Brantley Enterprise has suspended publication indefinitely after county officials bungled the transfer of the legal organ from the Express, marking the sixth year the newspaper has gone without the…

The Brantley Enterprise announced today that well-known Waynesville attorney Joseph Segui will represent the newspaper in its lawsuit against the county after officials bungled the appointment of the legal organ…

Enterprise to sue county officials over legals

Enterprise to sue county officials over legals

The Brantley Enterprise has notified three Brantley County constitutional officers of its intent to bring legal action against them for negligence after they botched an attempt to change the legal…

Georgia legislature kicks off 2014 session

Georgia legislature kicks off 2014 session

The 40-day legislative session kicked off Monday with replacement lawmakers getting sworn in, committees beginning to work, and a warning to tone down the politics. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle welcomed…

County folds on legal organ issue?

County folds on legal organ issue?

The Brantley Enterprise will not publish an issue this week for only the second time in the past century due to financial concerns brought about by uncertainty surrounding the naming…

Snowday in Hoboken

Snowday in Hoboken

It snowed Tuesday in Hoboken — at least at the home of Ray and Robin Helmuth — for the third year, according to children Raygen and Carter. Conditions were just right…

Arctic cold front charging into Brantley area

Arctic cold front charging into Brantley area

An arctic cold front is charging eastward through southeast Georgia and the Suwannee Valley early this morning. This front will blast through the rest of our area this morning, accompanied…

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Missing bank director arrested in Brunswick

Missing bank director arrested in Brunswick

A south Georgia bank director accused of losing millions of investor dollars before vanishing last year has been arrested in Brunswick. The U.S. attorney’s office in Savannah says 47-year-old Aubrey…

Flu widespread in 10 states, H1N1 dominates

Flu widespread in 10 states, H1N1 dominates

The new flu season is ramping up across the U.S. with growing reports of illness. For the first time since the 2009 influenza pandemic, H1N1 is the dominant circulating flu…

One dead, three shot in Jesup at Christmas time

One dead, three shot in Jesup at Christmas time

Law-enforcement agencies are continuing to maintain a tight lip following the discovery of a dead body Monday and a three-person shooting Christmas Eve. Jesup Police Chief Glenn Takaki said that…

iPhone, Nokia, Blackberry: One chart tells story

iPhone, Nokia, Blackberry: One chart tells story

In 2007, when the iPhone launched, some of us believed that it was going to change the phone business forever. Nokia and RIM Blackberry obviously dismissed it as a joke.…

Feds: Atlanta BBQ joint masked huge drug ring

Feds: Atlanta BBQ joint masked huge drug ring

An Atlanta couple that ran a Sandy Springs barbecue joint was really cooking up a giant drug running and money laundering business. The large scale drug trafficking and money laundering…

Praying Santa brings hope in chance encounter

Praying Santa brings hope in chance encounter

Benson and Bryson Foster meet Santa for the first time at the Mall at Waycross. Below is true story from a young Patterson family who had just brought their twin…

Smith resigns BCHS principal’s post

Smith resigns BCHS principal’s post

The Enterprise has learned that the principal of Brantley County High School has resigned his position.…

Train carrying liquor derails in Ware

Train carrying liquor derails in Ware

A 40-car train headed from Memphis to Savannah derailed near Beach Highway in Ware County, northwest of Waycross, Thursday about 5 p.m.. Three containers carrying Seagrams liquor were reported damaged…

Brantley man killed in US 301 wreck in Florida

Brantley man killed in US 301 wreck in Florida

A Brantley County man was reported killed Wednesday in a crash involving three log trucks, a flatbed tractor-trailer and three passenger vehicles on U.S. Highway 301 in Nassau County, according…

Hoboken parade postponed by weather

Hoboken parade postponed by weather

The City of Hoboken Christmas parade has been cancelled by rain. The event has been rescheduled for Monday at 6 p.m., according to city officials. Floats should assemble at the…

Bus accident may have injured one student

Bus accident may have injured one student

Witnesses say one student was taken away by a ambulance after one Brantley County school bus struck another near a railroad track on U.S. Highway 82 in Nahunta today as…

BOE blasted by public at Monday meeting

BOE blasted by public at Monday meeting

The Brantley County Board of Education took it on the chin during its regular meeting Monday as bus drivers, parents and students complained about the loss of transportation department director…

BOE blasted by public at meeting Monday

BOE blasted by public at meeting Monday

The Brantley County Board of Education took it on the chin during its regular meeting Monday as bus drivers, parents and students complained about the loss of transportation department director…

Snow tires?

Snow tires?

Marion Strickland and Joe Corbitt of 82 Tire and Lube stand in front of Nahunta's only tire snow man. …

Grand prize winner

Grand prize winner

Little Memorial Baptist Church was the big winner in the annual Brantley County of Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, taking the grand champion title in stiff competition. (Photo by Ken…

Ride ‘im cowboy

Ride ‘im cowboy

A young buckaroo tries his hand at the bull riding machine, one of many games for kids at the annual Christmas festival now underway on the courthouse grounds in Nahunta.…

Festival vendors setting up

Festival vendors setting up

Vendors already have begun setting up booths at the Brantley County Chamber of Commerce Christmas festival in preparation for a day full of fun and excitement.…

Christmas season gets under way

Christmas season gets under way

The Christmas season was officially kicked off Thursday in Nahunta with the annual lighting of the tree on the courthouse lawn…

GBI: Hortense UGA student committed suicide

GBI: Hortense UGA student committed suicide

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement Wednesday that state chief medical examiner Dr. Kris Sperry determined Rebecca Greene intentionally consumed "very large quantities" of diphenhydramine, the main…

Altamaha Riverkeeper plans to sue Rayonier

Altamaha Riverkeeper plans to sue Rayonier

The Altamaha Riverkeeper (ARK) today gave notice to Rayonier Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia…

Hortense soldier among 89 returning home

Hortense soldier among 89 returning home

Spc. Britton Williams of Hortense kisses his little girl, Aubreigh, at the Brunswick airport Saturday on his return from Afghanistan along with 89 other members of the 848th Engineer Co.…

PJ’s spotted at Brantley library

PJ’s spotted at Brantley library

What do you wear to a Pajama Reading Party? Well, PJ’s of course! …

Fire damages old Pic’s garage

Fire damages old Pic’s garage

Body of missing Hortense UGA student found

Body of missing Hortense UGA student found

Authorities on have located the body of a University of Georgia student from Hortense who was reported missing earlier in the day by her boyfriend.…

Investigators at Cole Ridge after death reported

Investigators at Cole Ridge after death reported

The Brantley Enterprise has confirmed reports of a  death — perhaps a homicide — in Waynesville which occurred early Friday or late Thursday. Information so far indicates that Tomeshia Nycole…

Disabled CSX train blocks Nahunta crossings

Disabled CSX train blocks Nahunta crossings

Law enforcement officers were called to direct traffic today as a disabled CSX train blocked several streets in Nahunta.  …

Waycross mom: Adults bullied baby

Waycross mom: Adults bullied baby

Some are calling them “mean moms.” They are mothers making fun of other people’s children on social media. First Coast News spoke to a local woman who said her “miracle…

Artist builds home from shipping containers

Artist builds home from shipping containers

Julio Garcia, an artist, architect and designer famous for his mixed media prints built for himself a home and studio from shipping containers in Savannah. In creating his home, he…

Cow dump for dollars

Cow dump for dollars

As people gathered around the field at BCMS the question on everyone's mind was the same. Where would Ms. Scarlet — the cow in the picture — make her "movement."…

Snake eyes Big Z

Snake eyes Big Z

Kids get up close to one of several python snakes on display at this year's Big Z Warehouse sale at Twin Oaks Park. (Photo by Chris Buchanan)…

Norton named 2013 homecoming queen

Norton named 2013 homecoming queen

Read more in this week's issue of the Enterprise, your favorite newspaper since 1920!…

BOE attorney takes state post in Atlanta

BOE attorney takes state post in Atlanta

Tracy Altman represents the school board at a recent legal matter. (Photo by Ken Buchanan)…

CoastFest

CoastFest

Face painting was just one small part of the CoastFest experience this year where education and fun were all part of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ event held this…

Herons fall to Battle Creek Warriors 14-8

Herons fall to Battle Creek Warriors 14-8

Read more in this week's edition of The Brantley Enterprise, Brantley County's favorite newspaper since 1920! (Photo by Lora Able)…

This week's Brantley Enterprise features even more of everything you've come to expect from your favorite newspaper since 1920! Available at newsstands countywide!…

Welcome to the ‘Cyber Swamp’

Welcome to the ‘Cyber Swamp’

The park will finally realize a long-term goal of feeding fiber optics to the Waycross entrance of the park allowing the group to stream its many classes around the world…

Former Heron tennis player earns top honors

Former Heron tennis player earns top honors

Sophomore Peerada Looareesuwan of the University of the District of Columbia women's tennis team has earned East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors for her performance in the ITA…

This week

This week

Get more of everything in this week's edition of The Brantley Enterprise, Brantley County's favorite newspaper since 1920! More pages, more color, more news. On newsstands countywide Wednesday.…

Sheriff’s Office wins award for vehicle

Sheriff’s Office wins award for vehicle

Larry Groover, of T&T Signs of Waynesville, left, and Sheriff's Jack Whisenant present the truck that brought the sheriff's office – and the long-time local business – nationwide attention…

Vets carry flag coast to coast

Vets carry flag coast to coast

One step at a time from San Diego to the Georgia coast two veterans have joined forces for the last five months to remind passersby that the rights Americans have…

Injuries reported; one airlifted in accident

Injuries reported; one airlifted in accident

At least one person was air-lifted after an accident on Highway 301 north of Hortense Tuesday evening. First responders reported entrapment and requested extrication equipment but said that one or…

Severe weather causes accidents across county

Severe weather causes accidents across county

An accident on Hwy. 82 east of Nahunta has closed down a west-bound lane while crews work to assess the scene. Injuries have not been reported at  this time but…

Varn announces weight-loss winners

Varn announces weight-loss winners

With a lot of hard work and dedication, Varn Wood Products employees lost a combined 140 pounds in a recent weight loss competition held over a two month period at…

One airlifted in Winokur one-vehicle accident

One airlifted in Winokur one-vehicle accident

A Winokur accident involving children sent at least two people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon – one a six year old girl. According to the investigating patrolman, Trooper First Class…

Sarro dies from accident injuries

Sarro dies from accident injuries

UPDATE: Thomas Sarro was killed when his truck overturned on Roberson Street…

None injured in car-versus-semi accident

None injured in car-versus-semi accident

An afternoon accident involving a semi truck and a car resulted in no major injuries according to first responders, Thursday.…

Waycross College Foundation renamed to honor founding president Dr. James M. Dye

Waycross College Foundation renamed to honor founding president Dr. James M. Dye

    The Waycross College Foundation has changed its name to honor the founding president of the former Waycross College whose vision created the non-profit organization 37 years ago.  The…

Drowning victim identified

Drowning victim identified

Emergency crews and a dive team were dispatched to the scene in an effort to find Gregory Wallace, 51, who did not resurface while swimming at the pond at about…

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…

BCDA member in Atlanta as house burns

BCDA member in Atlanta as house burns

Firefighters were called to the residence of former Brantley County Board of Education and current Development Authority member Linda Marion today about 3 p.m. when her residence burst into flames.…

Bacon defeats Brantley in Saturday scrimmage

Bacon defeats Brantley in Saturday scrimmage

Stopping power was on the Herons' side Saturday, but speed was not when they took on the Bacon County Raiders in a pre-season scrimmage that led to a 39-28 Raider…

Power knocked out on Calvary Church Road

Power knocked out on Calvary Church Road

The Brantley Enterprise has learned that power has been knocked out by a county garbage truck which struck a power pole along Calvary Church Road this morning.…

Waynesville residents call for traffic light

Waynesville residents call for traffic light

Jesse Mobley told the Enterprise this week that he hopes to grow a strong community base for the project so when the time to sign petitions and other items comes…

Canine ‘Jerry Lee’ introduced to deputies

Canine ‘Jerry Lee’ introduced to deputies

At 91 pounds, Jerry Lee will be the smallest officer in the history of the force when he joins the Brantley County Sheriff's Office later this year.…

Slight millage rate reduction may be costly for BOE

A slight dip in the board of education millage this year may not save tax payers a huge amount of money for the coming year, but it will likely cost…

County OK’s slight reduction in tax millage rate

The regular monthly Brantley County Board of Commissioners meeting began Thursday with a called meeting to reconsider the 2014 budget and proposed millage rate, followed by a public hearing for…

Signs call for ‘Justice for Edith’

Signs posted along Brantley roads with an eye-catching tiffany blue ribbon garner attention from passersby begging the question "Justice for Edith?"…

School board upholds coach’s termination amid inappropriate touching allegations

School board upholds coach’s termination amid inappropriate touching allegations

The Brantley County Board of Education upheld the termination of baseball coach Keith Mobley late Thursday night after a nearly 12 hour hearing into allegations that he inappropriately touched a…

OTC, ATC to merge in July 2014

OTC, ATC to merge in July 2014

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has given unanimous approval for TCSG Commissioner Ron Jackson to initiate the process to merge Altamaha Technical College (ATC) and…

McCarty up to task of 4-H resurrection

McCarty up to task of 4-H resurrection

Resurrecting the long-dormant 4-H program is a tall order for one person, but longtime resident and extension office resource manager turned 4-H director Alana McCarty is up to the task.…

GBI sends human skull to crime lab

GBI sends human skull to crime lab

UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation reports no new developments in the investigatiion of skeletal remains found near Atkinson. Click to read full story.…

Currie quits in protest of DA appointment

Currie quits in protest of DA appointment

George Barnhill, right, was recommended by resigning DA Rck Currie to take over the DA post, but the governor chose someone else with less experience — a lot less, according…

CSX gives to OTC Foundation

CSX gives to OTC Foundation

Phil Logan, right, CSX Transportation terminal superintendent for the Waycross Rice Yard, and Jake Hunter, left, assistant terminal superintendent, recently met with Okefenokee Technical College President Glenn Deibert at OTC…

Brasiel ‘family’ facing felony drug charges

Brasiel ‘family’ facing felony drug charges

Four members of the Waynesville household where accused murderer Raymond Michael Brasiel lived have been arrested on felony drug charges.…

Stabbing suspect charged with Whited death

Stabbing suspect charged with Whited death

A man charged with the murder of one and the stabbing of another Friday has now also been charged in the death of a missing Sterling mother of two Amber…

Missing mom’s body may have been found

Missing mom’s body may have been found

The Glynn County Police Department has reported that investigators located the body of a deceased female in a wooded area off of Bladen Road at Highway 99 tentatively identified as…

Brasiel charged in murder

Brasiel charged in murder

A 20-year-old Waynesville man has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in the stabbing death of a 55-year-old Ternest Lane man and stabbing of a 50-year-old woman, also a…

Murder, stabbing victims identified

Murder, stabbing victims identified

(Update: Unconfirmed reports indicate that a suspect  has been arrested in the investigation, and while a name has been mentioned, we won’t post it till we’re sure of it.) The…

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