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Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past The fact that Willow Hill School was established in 1874 testifies to the desire of the founding families, nine years out of slavery, to educate their children. But th... Updated on Sep 01, 2014 at 7:49p.m.
Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results SAVANNAH - Medient Studios promised to bring 1,000 jobs and a taste of Hollywood glamor to the middlebrow suburbs of Effingham County last summer, when the company... Updated on Sep 01, 2014 at 7:46p.m.
UPDATED: 1 dead after Friday night shooting UPDATED: 1 dead after Friday night shooting According to Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch, at least one victim was killed after a shooting that occurred Friday night at Park Place Apartments on Lanier Drive nea... Updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:41p.m.
Missing man found dead Missing man found dead A man reported missing Thursday was found dead Friday morning of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Randy Higginbotha... Updated on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:20p.m.

Letters To The Editor

State bar congratulates Franklin on honor Editor: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to offer congratulations to our past president, Attorney James B. Franklin of Franklin, Taulbee, Rushin... Updated on Aug 16, 2014 at 9:39p.m.
Brooklet chief says thank you to Night Out sponsors Editor: The Brooklet Police Department would like to thank all the sponsors for their kind donations to Brooklet's first National Night Out. With their help and charit... Updated on Aug 07, 2014 at 5:53p.m.

Police Report

Police report - 8-31-14; Euthanized at animal shelter – 18 dogs and 15 cats. Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ... Updated on Aug 30, 2014 at 8:59p.m.
Police report - 8-30-14; A man and woman stole four TVs and four batteries, then left in a gold car. Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ... Updated on Aug 29, 2014 at 7:55p.m.

Business

Vidalia Onion Committee seeks Board nominations Vidalia Onion Committee seeks Board nominations The Vidalia Onion Committee is currently seeking nominations for their grower Board of Directors. The committee elects four new members each year as part of an... Updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:31p.m.
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - L.A. Waters marks 80 years in business Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - L.A. Waters marks 80 years in business In the 1930s, while selling insurance in Waycross, Loy A. Waters Sr. called on the owner of a local furniture store. He thought it was an interesting business ... Updated on Aug 04, 2014 at 9:49p.m.

Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Happy kids get old-fashioned parenting Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Happy kids get old-fashioned parenting As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared. Today's pare... Updated on Aug 31, 2014 at 11:59p.m.
Kathy Bradley - A mimosa in time Kathy Bradley - A mimosa in time What is this? A mimosa tree? Its slender branches are curved in an arc out over the ditch. Its fingerling leaves are dangling over my head. Its barkless trunk i... Updated on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:42p.m.

Obituaries

Aug. 31 - Mr. Leahmon Gilbert Akins, age 68, died Friday, August 29, 2014, at home, under the care o Mr. Leahmon Gilbert Akins Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga./AKINS COMMUNITY -- Mr. Leahmon Gilbert Akins, age 68, died Friday, August 29, 2014, at home, u... Updated on Aug 30, 2014 at 11:59p.m.
August 30 - Mr. Richard E. Simmons, age 63, of Winder, Georgia, passed away August 27, 2014, in Monc Mr. Richard E. Simmons Carter Funeral Home Mr. Richard E. Simmons, age 63, of Winder, Georgia, passed away August 27, 2014, in Monck's Corner, South Carolina. To... Updated on Aug 29, 2014 at 11:59p.m.
 
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