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KLB cleanup has impact on St. Catherine's beach

Keep Liberty Beautiful board member Willie Cato remembers when the beach on St. Catherine's Island was a party spot for those lucky enough to have a boat or access to one.

September 30, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

3rd ID commander sees war in future

Fort Stewart's top commander, Maj. Gen. James Rainey, has said before he thinks the U.S. will be fighting a full-scale war sooner rather than later.

September 16, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Military

Long County BoE budget expecting more growth

For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a proposal by School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Education

Wildcats’ football coach resigns

Josh Eads is one and done as Richmond Hill High School football coach.

December 17, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Sports

Welsh may be the last of his kind

We may not see the likes of Thomson High School football coach Luther Welsh again, at least not in the coaching ranks.

July 20, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports

Tillman deserves spot in NFL HOF

There's been a debate lately over whether Pat Tillman belongs in the NFL Hall of Fame.

July 13, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports

Johnson will have Jackets back on top

The regular season doesn't get under way for a few months, but there's never a bad time to discuss college football in the South.

June 15, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports

Rangers’ top pick ready to go

On Monday morning, Kevin Matthews merely one of hundreds of prospects hoping for a shot at the big leagues.

June 13, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports

Time for NCAA to change the rules

It seems you can't turn around these days without someone getting in trouble with the NCAA for receiving what that all-powerful organization loosely calls "improper benefits."

June 10, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports

GHSA bound to upset someone

If you ever needed additional proof that Georgia grew up a storm in the 2000s, consider the following.

May 25, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports

Erk Russell was more than a coach

Without Erk Russell leading the Junkyard Dog defense, the University of Georgia still might have won the 1980 national title.

May 18, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


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Articles By Author - Jeff Whitten

Really random meanderings

This and that: I'm not sure what I think about Opportunity School Districts, but I do know when you get south Georgia conservatives who ...

October 24, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Help still available

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County office will open after 2 p.m. Monday for those in need of help with ...

October 17, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

Middle schoolers hear about staying safe

The idea behind Collin Houpf's roughly 20-minute presentation Friday morning at Long County Middle School is simple: get the kids to buy in.

October 06, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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