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Screven Co. High School student detained after bringing gun to school

SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Screven County School System says a student has been detained after a gun was found on Screven County High School’s campus. The school system said administrators and law enforcement immediately responded and the student was detained without incident. They say the firearm was...
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Gun confiscated from student at Screven County High School

SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A gun was found Wednesday morning at Screven County High School in Sylvania, Ga. The school superintendent released the statement below on their Facebook page: At approximately 9:45 AM SCHS administrators were alerted that a student had a firearm on campus. Administrators and law enforcement officials immediately responded, detained the […]
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Student caught with firearm at Screven County High School, officials say

SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — A Screven County High School student was caught with a firearm Wednesday morning. According to Screven County Schools Superintendent Jim Thompson. SCHS administrators were alerted around 9:45 a.m. Administrators and law enforcement officials detained the student without incident and recovered the firearm. According to...
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First full-time safety director for Screven County schools

SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - In Screven County, the school district added a full-time safety director for this school year. A generation ago, people in rural communities would have thought a “school safety director” was something for the big cities. Now, more and more of them recognize the need for one in these times.
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Firearm found at Screven County High School; 1 student in custody

SYLVANIA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A firearm was recovered from a Screven County High School student, just two days after the start of the new school year. According to Superintendent Jim Thomson, at around 9:45 a.m. Screven County High School administrators were alerted that a student had a firearm on campus.
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New emergency room to open for Screven County patients

SYLVANIA, Ga. (WTOC) - Emergency patients in Screven County will see a new emergency room and new features at their local hospital. Hospital leaders say this redesigned ER helps them treat patients faster and offer more medical services and that matters, even in a small rural community. Nurses, doctors, and...
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New emergency room opens to serve Screven County residents

SYLVANIA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A new state-of-the-art emergency room with some of the newest technology on medical vacuum and gas systems, and expanded ambulance access is now in Screven County. This is an investment in the health and safety of people living in and around Screven County. We’ve reported on...
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Screven Co. school leaders hopeful for a productive year

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - School leaders in Screven County hope their district and others around the country can move past these two and a half years of pandemic and refocus on classroom teaching. Screven County’s school superintendent says they hope the positive momentum of the spring carries into this Fall....
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Victim identified in Bulloch County weekend shooting death

UPDATE 7/18/22 5:22 PM – Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch has released the identity of the victim in Sunday’s shooting death near Clito in northeastern Bulloch County. The deceased has been identified as Dolan Blanchard, 22, of Screven County. Authorities have yet to officially rule on the exact cause of death or release any further details surrounding the incident.
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Textile factory on Ogeechee River linked to 2011 fish kill to close

A Screven County textile factory that was at the center of an investigation into a massive fish kill on the Ogeechee River in 2011 is closing. Spartanburg, S.C.-based Milliken & Company on Wednesday announced the closure of the Longleaf plant, formerly known as King America Finishing. Milliken purchased the plant from King America Finishing in 2014.
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