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  1. The Latest: China says it will retaliate on any US tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Brunswick News

    In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is closing in on a decision to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as June 15, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.

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  2. Carl Brown Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Brunswick News

    Carl Warren Brown, Sr., was born to the late Edward Brown and Maria L. Anderson-Lewis on January 31, 1932 in Savannah, Ga. He graduated from Beach High School in Savannah, Ga.

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  3. Georgia editorial roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Brunswick News

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers on Monday released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program. The multibillion dollar budget includes $35 million for our local port deepening.

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  4. The Brunswick NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Brunswick News

    The hands of the clock in Glynn County Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett's courtroom counted off the minutes past 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. before attorneys for the state and for Guy William Heinze Jr. sat for what was supposed to be an evidentiary hearing for a possible new trial. When the time finally came - at 3:20 p.m. - Heinze defense attorney Christina Rudy requested another continuance to work out whether she could continue as his counsel.

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  5. Savannah harbor deepening gets big boost in federal dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Brunswick News

    The federal government is pitching in an additional $34.7 million this year to deepen the shipping channel to Savannah's busy seaport, giving the project a financial boost at a critical time. The money was included Monday in an updated spending plan from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  6. City to workshop annual budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Brunswick News

    The total expenses and revenues for the year will be about $46.5 million, and includes 3 percent across-the-board raises for all employees not currently in a probationary period, said Jim Drumm, city manager. Commissioners will further discuss the budget at work sessions Monday and Wednesday, with a public hearing June 20 and a final approval or denial vote June 27. Drumm said the property tax rate is not anticipated to increase, however, property owners may pay slightly more this year as property values rose about 1.5 to 2 percent on average citywide.

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  7. Orion Douglass Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Brunswick News

    Orion Jr. was born on Aug. 26, 1977, in Jacksonville, Fla. He was a lifelong member of Brunswick Second Presbyterian Church and was a member of Brunswick High School's graduating Class of 2000.

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  8. DNR: Bald eagles doing well on Georgia coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Brunswick News

    A young eagle looks out over Riverside Drive from its perch on a utility pole. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says it counted a record number of bald eagle nests this year for the third year in a row.

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  9. The Brunswick NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Brunswick News

    A young eagle looks out over Riverside Drive from its perch on a utility pole. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says it counted a record number of bald eagle nests this year for the third year in a row.

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  10. Flags at half-staff in Georgia community mourning officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Brunswick News

    Funeral services were scheduled Saturday for 37-year-old Savannah officer Anthony Christie. His patrol car was hit by a tractor-trailer May 25 while directing traffic at a crash scene on Interstate 16. Gov. Nathan Deal ordered flags to be flown at half-staff throughout Chatham County on Saturday.

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  11. Just a drill, but element of surprise was realRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Brunswick News

    Folks in Brunswick who were surprised Thursday morning by the emergency alarms blaring from the Logistec Stevedoring facility at the Port of Brunswick should not feel alone. The alarms caught almost everybody employed at the wood pellet facility and everyone in the city fire department off guard too.

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  12. Summer jobs important for economy, people who have themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Brunswick News

    It's an exciting week in the Golden Isles. Kids are out of school, Memorial Day has passed and vacation season is in full swing.

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  13. Area Deaths, May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Brunswick News

    Mayre Lou Jorges Bowman, 82, a resident of St. Simons Island, Ga., formerly of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed from this life to her new home in Heaven on May 24, 2018.

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  14. Savannah to use goats to clear vegetationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Brunswick News

    A goat's ability to chew and maintain public property at the same time will be getting a test run in Savannah this summer, when the city will use the animals to clear hard-to-reach vegetation. The Savannah Morning News reports the city will rent 60 goats and two livestock guardian dogs from Atlanta-area company Get Your Goat Rentals.

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  15. Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Brunswick News

    Utah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on her way home from English class three years ago shortly after she moved from Mexico. SAVANNAH, Ga.

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  16. Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Brunswick News

    A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January. The grand jury report concludes Ricky Boyd pointed a BB pistol at officers, and it appeared to be a real gun.

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  17. Mabel DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Brunswick News

    A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Chapman Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Davis was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Pennsylvania.

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  18. John WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Brunswick News

    A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Greater Bethel AME Church, 3906 Whitlock St., with Pastor Glenda Layton officiating. Joseph Jordan Fennell Sr. of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at the age of 74. A native of Savannah, Ga., he had been a resident of Glynn County for the past 51 years.

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  19. Joseph FennellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Brunswick News

    Joseph Jordan Fennell Sr. of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at the age of 74. A native of Savannah, Ga., he had been a resident of Glynn County for the past 51 years. Mr. Fennell was born Jan. 12, 1944, to the late Robert Jordan Fennell Jr. and Dorothy Wolfe Fennell.

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  20. Two die in drowning tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Brunswick News

    A Glynn County Police officer scans the water off Massengale Park beach Sunday after a man attempted to rescue a woman and did not resurface. Authorities later reported both the woman, who was pulled from the water, and the man died.

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