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High-speed chase leads to arrests

High-speed chase leads to arrests

Brunswick man facing multiple charges; bond denied

Staff Reporter
A high-speed chase that started in Nahunta ended across the Glynn County line in Brunswick with the arrest of a Brunswick man facing multiple charges.
Bryan Fitzpatrick was taken into custody after the incident involved the Nahunta Police, Brantley County Sheriff’s Department and the Glynn County K-9 unit.

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Hurricane Sally’s damage was to roads

Hurricane Sally’s damage was to roads

County Road Department working feverishly to repair washouts

RICK HEAD
Publisher
A deluge of rain from the outerbands of Hurricane Sally flooded roads leaving some with severe washouts.
Areas of Brantley County received 12 inches or more of rain from Tuesday, September 15 into late Thursday, September 17. The road conditions forced the Brantley County School System to close campuses Friday, September 18, with students participating in distance learning. “The issue here in Brantley County is drainage,” said County Manager Toby Harris.

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Herons blanked in homecoming tilt by Bacon County

Herons blanked in homecoming tilt by Bacon County

By RICK HEAD
Publisher
CANEY BAY — Bacon County scored on five consecutive possessions spanning the second and third quarters en route to a 42-0 victory spoiling homecoming festivities for Brantley County.
During halftime ceremonies, senior Miss Sydnie Middleton was crowned 2020 Queen. Senior Bae Allen was announced as King.
The Red Raiders (3-1), winners of three straight, got their offense rolling on the second possession of the game. Bacon County piled up 303 yards of its 330 total yards on the five scoring drives.

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