278 cast ballots in early voting

A total of 278 voters cast ballots in early voting for the Nov. 3 election, according to Lynn Bailey, executive director of the Richmond County Board of Elections.

Early voting, which began Oct. 5 and ended Friday, picked up this week. A total of 137 people voted this week, compared with 92 the first week and 49 last week.

Advance voting begins Monday at the board of elections office in the municipal building and two additional sites - the Henry Brigham Center on Golden Camp Road and the Warren Road Community Center.

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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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