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Wayne Countians bring good luck to GSU

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THE PRESS-SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Parade, festival set to kickoff the Christmas season here

JD Plans are being finalized for this year's Christmas parade and the Main Street program's Christmas in the Park Festival. The parade will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec 1. The theme will be "Miracle on Main Street". The parade route has changed this year and will step off from Emmanuel Baptist Chu


We have amazing career opportunities

"I had no idea we had such fascinating industries and career opportunities right here in Pierce County." This sentiment was heard numerous times during Leadership Pierce's recent Business and Industry Day. The group of community leaders spent the day learning about the economic development process,


Agency approves downtown hotel proposal request

The Urban Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday approved a request for proposal for a hotel to be built on the Oglethorpe block of Newcastle Street in downtown Brunswick. LaRon Bennett, the Urban Redevelopment Agency chairman, announced the request after reconvening from an executive session that included

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Events, music on tap for weekend

"Elf," will be shown at 5:30 p.m. on the Village Green on Jekyll Island as part of the "Movies on the Green" series. It is free and open to the public. Merry Shrimpmas, an event held in place of Shrimp and Grits, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 25. A variety of

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

New parks and rec boss started amid Irma

While many people were evacuating in advance of Hurricane Irma, Lisa Gurganus was making her first trip to the Golden Isles as Glynn County's new recreation and parks manager. "I came in at an unusual time with the hurricane looming, but it's been a great time to come in and meet so many people in t

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

What does it mean to be a rhodes scholar?

My cousin, who attends the University of Chicago, just became a Rhodes Scholar. Everyone in the family is excited for her, but my parents and I are not sure what this means. We don't want to act stupid and ask my cousin or her family about her award. Can you enlighten us? - Curious, Chicago, Ill. Cu

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Abandoning public land rampant in Glynn

It seems a pervasive pattern in Glynn County - private citizens use, abuse and otherwise arrogate public lands as if they were their own; public officials in the local government, school board and sundry authorities abrogate their responsibility to maintain the property and then, when it seems conve

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Somerset Water and Sewer Superintendent has 'no regrets' after 38 years with department

SWANSEA - Bob Lima says he briefly was teaching industrial arts at a middle school in Medfield when his daily commute would bring him past the Somerset water district on County Street. "I saw an ad one day for a maintenance operator," said Lima, saying he had a mechanical background and eyed a caree


Somerset church to host 'Blue Christmas' service Dec. 17

SOMERSET - The Congregational Christian Church, 1411 County St., will offer a special "Blue Christmas" service on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. Come and join in sharing and hearing prayers, scripture, and music, that acknowledge that God's presence is also for those who mourn, for those who struggle - a


1 person under arrest after stabbing in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - One person is under arrest after a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital Thanksgiving morning. Police Lt. Rick Rezendes told Eyewitness News that the stabbing was reported at about 6:30 a.m. in the area of 51 Myrtle Street. Responding officers didn't see anything at th

WPRI - 2017-11-23 19:50:52

Fall River, New Bedford police team up on drug bust

FALL RIVER - Working with the Fall River Police Department, New Bedford Police Department's Narcotics Division siezied more than 25 grams of crack cocaine, four pounds of marijuana and nearly $3,000 Wednesday, according to police. Just prior to 1 p.m. the two units executed a search warrant at 47 St

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-23 21:19:46

Known gang member arrested after police find loaded gun

Daviel Lara, 20, of Providence, R.I. was arrested by Woonsocket police after they found him with a loaded gun. (Courtesy Woonsocket PD) Woonsocket police arrested a man after finding a loaded gun under the passenger's side seat. Police arrested Daviel Lara, 20, of Providence after two officers foun

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-11-24 14:18:20

Two arrested, one loaded firearm seized in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - Members of the New Bedford Police Department's Narcotics Division, Gang Unit and Port Security served a search warrant on Union Street Wednesday and seized a loaded shotgun while arresting two men, Lt. Ricard Rezendes said. The warrant was issued to search for firearms at 321 Union St.

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-23 21:19:48

Tax levy would have 'modest' increase under proposal

SOMERSET - Town Finance Director Joseph Bolton told the Somerset Advisory and Finance Committee last week that the selectmen and town administrator are proposing to put $3,445,000 into the town's operating budget to reduce what residents and businesses would pay in taxes for this fiscal year. Bolton


Bay State Wind to host open houses

NEW BEDFORD - Bay State Wind is hosting four open houses to discuss its proposed offshore wind farm south of Martha's Vineyard. The project is being developed as a joint venture between Orstead (formerly DONG Energy) and Eversource Energy, which together make up Bay State Wind. In December, as a par

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-24 22:52:42

Canton Public Library to host pie-making event

The Canton Public Library will host an apple pie-making event for teenagers from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 in the library's Community Room, 786 Washington St. The library will provide all ingredients and instructions on how to make the crust and filling, and put them together. Participants will take

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 18:38:00

Something for Canton food baskets

Canton Food Pantry Co-Director Mary Buckley, center, and volunteer Joyce Christino, left, receive a food donation and a $10,000 check from Bank of Canton board member and Canton resident, Brian Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was joined at the Food Pantry by fellow Bank of Canton board members James Downey a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 18:32:00

Canton fire chief attends health fair

Norwood Hospital welcomed adult English for Speakers of Other Languages and Adult Secondary Education students to the hospital campus for an informational health fair in October. The goal of the session was to review the health care process and provide health information for individuals who don't sp

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 17:34:00

Canton High School installs LED stage lighting system

Canton High School recently unveiled a new LED stage lighting system, funded largely by $2,500 donations from Bank of Canton, MusicCounts! in Canton and the CHS Alumni Association. Two anonymous parents donated the remainder. The new LED units were installed in the high school's auditorium, and were