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Federal assistance to help ice-damaged counties
When the ice storm brought down trees and power lines in and around Sylvania, government crews worked around the clock to open roads and keep people safe.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Man arrested for meth lab in Screven County
A repeat methamphetamine cook was arrested Thursday after a joint operation between the Effingham and Screven County Sheriff's offices.
Sylvania woman killed in bypass crash
A 51 year old Screven County woman was killed in a traffic crash in Statesboro Wednesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Two Boy Scouts councils merge
The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that they are merging to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Last Frost Predicted
A late January 2014 winter storm brought an ice and snow storm to Georgia leaving three-fourths of the state a winter wonderland.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Emergency environmental response bill gets committee OK
A Georgia House subcommittee unanimously approved recent legislation that will set into law the procedures the Georgia Environmental Protection Division uses in responding to chemical spills and other emergencies.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Crews work hard to restore power in Screven County
Crews from Planters EMC worked on power lines, repairing some and replacing the rest.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Remembering J. Wilton and Ellyne Arnsdorff
John Orrin Arnsdorff was born Oct. 23, 1906. He was the son of Johnnie and Lillie Arnsdorff.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Screven County hit with power outages
Most of the roads are open, but the Screven County Sheriff's Office is asking people to shelter in place and know that help is on the way as fast as they can.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Sylvania's Medal of Honor Recipient
Once in a while, I get a request from a former reporter or the public asking about a really old news story.
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Legislative Notebook: Ogeechee fish kill inspires legislation
A Senate panel on Thursday unanimously approved a bill that says if someone causes a big pollution spill in a river, he must call a state hotline, and the state must coordinate response to serious events with other agencies within 24 hours.
Chamber banquet 2014: Community urged to be committed
Humorist Jackie Trim brought his brand of Southern humor to the Screven County Chamber of Commerce's 40th Annual Banquet Jan. 23 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.