County seat: Pembroke, with auxiliary services in Richmond Hill

Official county website: https://www.bryancountyga.org/

County Commission: https://www.bryancountyga.org/government/board-of-commissioners

Meetings: 5:30 p.m. on second Tuesdays each month. Meeting alternate locations: Odd-numbered months in Pembroke; even, Richmond Hill.

Agendas: https://www.bryancountyga.org/government/board-of-commissioners/agendas

Minutes for all meetings: https://www.bryancountyga.org/government/board-of-commissioners/minutes


Bryan County Schools: https://www.bryan.k12.ga.us/

BRYAN COUNTY

Ship Watch

A quick look on Coastal Georgia port traffic.

This week’s scheduled vessels for Georgia Ports Authority.

Environmentalists bank on state regulators to stop Okefenokee mine

Federal regulations could take years to have any effect on proposal.

Twin Pines President Steve Ingle said last week his company would not rush sending the final pieces of its application to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division even after the Biden administration announced this month that it will revisit a rule that removed federal protections from wetlands surrounding the proposed south Georgia mining site.

New grant funds tests to keep Georgia beaches safe

Here’s what that means, and how the state’s sampling program works.

So far this year, 19 water quality advisories have been issued: five on Tybee Island, eight on St. Simon’s Island and six on Jekyll Island. The most recent advisory was issued on June 15 at South Beach near the lighthouse on St. Simons Island, which has had four total advisories, the most of any beach this year. The advisory was lifted on June 16.

Warnock asks feds to slow down review of Spaceport Camden

Senator says FAA review may be based on inadequate information.

The county’s revised application revealed that 20% of small rockets launched from Spaceport Camden would likely fail, a much larger failure rate than would occur with medium-to-large rockets, the senator wrote.

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