Sat., December 8, 2012 12:00pm
Officials in Bryan County are celebrating an industrial development slated to bring nearly 2,600 new jobs to the area in eastern Georgia.
Wed., June 13, 2012 12:51am
Dozens of angry residents spoke against a new pollution permit for an East Georgia textile mill last night. About 200 people came to an emotional public hearing concerning the proposed permit for King America Finishing. The company is linked to last year's huge fish kill in the Ogeechee River.
Fri., December 2, 2011 3:27pm
Bryan County announced this week the state has certified it as a Work Ready community. But that announcement could be among the last, as federal funding for the $9.5 million Georgia Work Ready program will not be available next year.
Sat., September 3, 2011 8:01am
Environmental advocates say recent tests of the Ogeechee River, where thousands of fish died in May, still show high levels of contaminants. Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp said fish are still dying.
Tue., June 7, 2011 1:28pm
Federal environmental officials say, it might be impossible to know just what led to thousands of fish dying in Southeast Georgia's Ogeechee River. The US Environmental Protection Agency released a memo this week saying, a common bacteria caused the kill. But biologists already knew that and river-watchers really want to know what made the fish suceptible to the bacteria.
Fri., May 27, 2011 4:51pm
State environmental officials don't want people to fish in the Ogeechee River until they can find out what killed thousands of fish. A massive fish kill late last week stunk up the meandering Southeast Georgia waterway. The state Environmental Protection Division blamed a bacteria not known to harm humans.
Mon., February 7, 2011 7:32pm
The craziness in Georgia girls basketball is settling down, just as region and state tournaments are about to commence. Last week, we saw three new teams ascend to the top spot of the AJC’s weekly poll. This week, all five of the No. 1’s remain in the pole position.
Mon., February 15, 2010 6:04pm
The city's mayor wants to change references to the industrialist and notori
Fri., November 27, 2009 6:31am
The National Weather Service has issued freeze warnings and watches — plus