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The Brantley Beacon

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DUE TO A POSITIVE TEST FOR THE COVID-19 VIRUS, CITY HALL OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST JULY 13, 2020 FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR CITIZENS AND STAFF.

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The police department will continue to operate during this time. Thank you for your understanding.

News Headlines

Rowland presented near 2,400-acre plot for landfill

Rowland presented near 2,400-acre plot for landfill

Rowland presented near 2,400-acre plot for landfill

By RICK HEAD
Publisher

A villain is the bad guy, the one who comes up with diabolical plots to somehow cause harm or ruin. The villain may truly believe that he/she is helping the society, but causes harm in the process.
For many Brantley County residents, the person fitting that description is former County Manager Carl Rowland, who is currently the County Administrator for the Worth County Board of Commissioners in Sylvester, some 19 miles east of Albany.

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SB 384 not presented to House for vote

SB 384 not presented to House for vote

Bill to protect Satilla River passes twice before ending with House Rules Committee Staff Reporter Legislation aimed at protecting the pristine environment of the Satilla River corridor did not pass stalling before it was presented for a final vote by the House....

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National federation issues guidance on return to sports

National federation issues guidance on return to sports

Football, wrestling, boys lacrosse, competitive cheer called ‘higher risk’

Special to The Beacon
The National Federation for High Schools released guidelines for resuming sports, advising its 51 member associations to prepare for seasons delayed or interrupted by COVID-19 and a new normal of social distancing.

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