Appling road to close

The western end of Bill Dorn Road in Appling will be closed Thursday, Friday and most of next week.

Starting at 9 a.m. Thursday, the portion of street starting at 7132 Bill Dorn Road to its intersection with White Oak Road will be closed. Work crews will reopen the road for the weekend, but it will close again Monday and remain closed until March 13.

Work crews will be re-constructing a cross-section of the road in preparation for paving it.

Columbia County officials are urging motorists to taken an alternate route and to allow for additional commuting time.


Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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