Teen asks board to rename new middle school for his aunt

Seventh-grader Matthew Bishop asked the Richmond County school board today to reconsider the name of Pine Hill Middle School.

Before the new school opens in August, Matthew, 13, wants the board to rename it for Gilda J. Martin, his aunt. She was 6 when an explosion killed her at a Hephzibah school in 1953.

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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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