Bryan County school board members voted 4-3 to oust Superintendent Sallie Brewer during a called meeting Thursday night.
Associate Superintendent John Oliver was appointed to replace her until a full time successor is named.
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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., Feb. 20, 2009 - The nation's top military officer expressed concern here yesterday about servicemembers and their families "toughing it out" with frequent deployments and little time together between those deployments.
ATLANTA - Few proposals this legislative session have sparked as much acrimony as a Senate measure that paves the way for Georgia Power to begin charging ratepayers early for a $14 billion nuclear expansion.
The plan, which would effectively increase an average Georgia Power customer's monthly electric bill by about $1.30 starting in 2011, passed the Senate last week. But critics hope they can cripple - or at least delay - the measure as it works its way through the House.
ATLANTA - Sunday sales is back for another round.
Backers of a measure to allow Georgia stores to sell booze on the Sabbath launched a fresh push on Wednesday, arguing the state's struggling economy could use the extra revenue. They are also looking to link the bill this year with one that would crack down on those who sell alcohol to minors.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.
Now, Ken Griffey Jr.
ATLANTA - One person was killed and at least 7 were injured when tornadoes, thunderstorms and hail downed trees and power lines in a sweep across Georgia and Alabama, authorities said Thursday.
The National Weather Service planned to send out teams to check on possible tornado touchdowns after the severe weather front moved through from Wednesday afternoon into the night.
LOS ANGELES - Tatiana Del Toro had something else to cry about. The emotional 28-year-old crooner from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was one of nine "American Idol" semifinalists sent packing Wednesday.
Del Toro, whom judge Simon Cowell called a "drama queen" after her performance Tuesday, bawled after she wasn't selected to continue in the "Fox" singing competition.
Live Oak Public Libraries' February programs
• Preschool story time
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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some unsettling facts about a past situation could come to light. And while you'd love to deal with it immediately, it's best to get more information to support your case.
Midway doubled the size of its police force last week when Mayor Don Emmons swore in two new officers at the February city council meeting.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday on two pieces of legislation that would take revenue decisions out of the hands of local government by freezing or limiting annual property assessment valuations.
I am responding to a letter appearing in the Feb. 11 edition of the Courier by Mr. Charlie Bethel, titled "Caps on 'most hated' tax skew free market."
Most religious people believe that God loves everyone and wants all to be saved. Yet some fail to understand that he created man to have his own will so he can determine what to do or not do.
Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, and other area elected officials will contribute periodic columns during the upcoming legislative sessions. This is a report about orientation that he went through last week.
STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29, with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."
Safe Hollow Animal Sanctuary founder Debbie Calicutt addressed the Long County Commission during its recent November meeting about an ongoing issue with a neighbor.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
I was on St. Simons Island last week, scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill, when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed up Junior when I told him.
Editor, Why did SPLOST fail? Just take a look at the article in Sunday's Coastal Courier: "City council looks at property-tax increase."
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Fort Morris will host its annual "Come and Take It!" on Saturday.
Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.
DALLAS, TEXAS -- The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced today the 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, which includes Georgia Southern sophomore Matt Breida. The semifinalists (in alphabetical order) are: Ameer Abdullah (Sr.), Nebraska; Jay Ajayi (Jr.), Boise State; Javorius Allen (Jr.), USC; Cameron Artis-Payne (Sr.), Auburn; Matt Breida (So.), Georgia Southern; Tevin Coleman (Jr.), Indiana; James Conner (So.), Pittsburgh; Melvin Gordon (Jr.), Wisconsin; Devon Johnson (Jr.), Marshall and Duke Johnson (Jr.), Miami.
The Bradwell Institute track team will host its first Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of a mixed-breed puppy found in a dumpster in Hinesville.
Long County Middle and Walker Elementary schools hosted a Veterans Day celebration for veteran family members and their students Nov. 11. With more than 150 adults present, the celebration included patriotic music performed by the Long County Middle School Band, the Pledge of Allegiance led by student-council students and a breakfast from the cafeteria staff.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.