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  1. Editorial: Welcome decision by Wayne County landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | SavannahNow

    Southeast Georgians who worry about having safe drinking water in the future, including residents of Savannah, Brunswick and even Jacksonville, Fla., should cheer Wednesday's unexpected announcement by a Wayne County landfill that it's not going to accept additional toxic coal ash for burial after all. The Broadhurst Environmental Landfill, located south of Jesup, is owned by Republic Services and has a 50-year-deal to operate the landfill.

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  2. Coal ash disposal: Welcome decision by landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | SavannahNow

    Southeast Georgians who worry about having safe drinking water in the future, including residents of Savannah, Brunswick and even Jacksonville, Fla., should cheer Wednesday's unexpected announcement by a Wayne County landfill that it's not going to accept additional toxic coal ash for burial after all. The Broadhurst Environmental Landfill, located south of Jesup, is owned by Republic Services and has a 50-year-deal to operate the landfill.

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  3. Landfill drops its coal ash plans in Wayne County after long battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | SavannahNow

    An aerial view of the Republic Service's Broadhurst Environmental Landfill in Wayne County. Locals called in Mount Trashmore.

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  4. Bluffton football coach Cribb leaving for Wayne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Following approval by the Wayne County School District board of education Tuesday night, Cribb was named the head coach of the Yellow Jackets football program in Jesup, as well as the new athletic director, superintendent Bo Adams confirmed. "Timing is so important, and so is the fit," Cribb said by phone Tuesday.

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  5. Judge rules pulp mill pollution near Jesup within rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Pollution from Rayonier AM appears as a dark stain on the Altamaha River in this May 2016 photo taken on a South Wings flight. Photo by Jen Hilburn/Altamaha Riverkeeper A Georgia superior court has ruled that a pulp mill's visible and pungent pollution of the Altamaha River near Jesup can continue.

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  6. Lawmakers avoid public notice on coal ash dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | SavannahNow

    An aerial view of the Republic Service's Broadhurst Environmental Landfill in Wayne County. Locals call it Mount Trashmore.

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  7. Boy, 11, killed, older brother, stepbrother hurt in Wayne County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | SavannahNow

    An 11-year-old boy died and his older brother and stepbrother were injured Friday morning in the crash of a pickup truck west of Jesup. The 2000 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling east on Holmesville Road nearing U.S. 84 about 7:20 a.m. when it went off the right shoulder of the road, the Georgia State Patrol said.

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  8. Police solve 2015 homicide of Savannah manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Investigators with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department have charged a man for the 2015 murder of Lawrence Bryan IV. Timone Maurice Hooper, 25, was served with his arrest warrant on Tuesday afternoon at the Federal Correctional Institute in Jesup, Ga.

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  9. St. Joseph's Hospital completes expansion on Savannah's southsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Paul P. Hinchey, president/CEO stands in the new atrium that serves as the gateway to emergency, outpatient and imaging services at the hospital. The stain glass windows in the background come from the original hospital located downtown.

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  10. Miss Sophie: Wild Game Supper cooked by some of Savannah's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | SavannahNow

    The holidays are over and hopefully most of the decorations have come down. Our calendar is empty as the dreary days of January creep ever so slowly by.

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  11. Tom Crawford: I remember RoscoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Friends and relatives who know I work at the state capitol often ask these questions: How can you stand it there? Don't you just hate it? My reply is there's no other job that gives you such an opportunity to watch the zany characters who comprise so much of Georgia politics. For example, there was Roscoe Emory Dean Jr., one of the loopiest persons ever to serve in elective office.

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  12. Dirty Dozen' includes exploring for oil off Georgia coastRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | SavannahNow

    An annual list of the worst offenses to the state's waters includes three issues of special interest to the coast. The Georgia Water Coalition on Wednesday listed coal ash disposal in Jesup, offshore seismic testing for oil and a proposed spaceport in Camden County among its 2016 "Dirty Dozen."

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  13. Dirty Dozen' includes exploring for oil off Ga. coastRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | SavannahNow

    An annual list of the worst offenses to the state's waters includes three issues of special interest to the coast. The Georgia Water Coalition on Wednesday listed coal ash disposal in Jesup, offshore seismic testing for oil and a proposed spaceport in Camden County among its 2016 "Dirty Dozen."

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  14. Georgia Power: Tremendous progress made today, full restoration FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Georgia Power has restored power to many areas affected by hurricane Matthew, and Georgia Power coastal region vice president Cathy Hill said all service is expected to be restored by midnight Friday. "Tremendous progress was made today with restoration completed in several areas except for isolated services and those that cannot take service," Hill said.

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  15. Hurricane disrupts HS football schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | SavannahNow

    On Monday, South Effingham coach Donnie Revell said the Mustangs most likely would be back in action on Thursday night at 6:30 in Jesup against Wayne County. Effingham County coach Buddy Holder wasn't sure when the Rebels would be making up its region clash with Glynn Academy.

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  16. Georgia Power: Help is coming for island areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Another productive day with restorations winding up in Statesboro, Brunswick, St Simons and Jesup. Crews are being reassigned to the greater Savannah and to the Springfield /Hinesville areas.

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  17. Tybee Island, Jesup post offices relocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | SavannahNow

    A Crab Shack restaurant employee walks through the business near Tybee Island, Ga., after winds and storm surge from Hurricane Matthew hit the small community along the east coast of Georgia, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Because of storm-related impacts from Hurricane Matthew, operations for the Tybee Island Post Office, 102 S Campbell Ave., Tybee Island, will be moved temporarily, until further notice to the Savannah Wilmington Station Post Office, 463 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Suite B2, Savannah.

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  18. Blind snakes worm their way into SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | SavannahNow

    The Brahminy blind snake looks like a worm and moves like a snake. Native to Asia, this tiny nonvenomous snake is making a home in coastal Georgia, but doesn't appear to be a threat to native species.

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  19. Hundreds attend Brunswick meeting to speak out against coal ash storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | SavannahNow

    An aerial view of the Republic Service's Broadhurst Environmental Landfill in Wayne County. Locals call it Mount Trashmore.

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  20. Worries rising for coal ash buried in Coastal GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Advocacy groups want better safeguards, a state considers tougher regulations as more a coal ash piles up in Coastal Georgia landfills Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Signs protesting Republic Services' dumping coal ash in a dump outside of Jesup which locals are worried is contaminating the environment via the Penholloway Creek. Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Signs protesting Republic Services' dumping coal ash in a dump outside of Jesup which locals are worried is contaminating the environment via the Penholloway Creek.

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