February 28, 2020 | News

Bailey announces school board run

Newton County native and retired military veteran Anderson Bailey announced Feb. 27 that he is running for the District 4 seat on the Newton County Board of Education.

February 28, 2020 | News

Septic tanks threaten water quality on Georgia's coast as sea levels rise

Wanda and David Scott fell in love with their Whitemarsh Island property separately more than three decades ago, each finding the charming 1938 marsh-front home on their own and rushing to tell the other of their discovery. They bought the house and moved here from Liberty County. The couple raised their three boys here, and now it's where they continue to operate their marine survey business.

February 27, 2020 | News

Aging Septic, Rising Seas Threaten Georgia Waterways

When you flush the toilet, it goes either to your local sewer system or into a septic system on your property. Without a sewage treatment plant, septic systems rely on having plenty of soil and space to filter out the harmful stuff. But as sea levels rise, septic systems are running out of space.