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Flood advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Brantley County though 4 p.m.…

Hundreds turn out to watch sea turtles return to the sea

Hundreds turn out to watch sea turtles return to the sea

Time was, it was golf and the beach that drew people to this barrier island. Friday morning, it was the prospect of seeing a couple of sea turtles leave the…

Hundreds turn out to watch sea turtles return to the sea

Hundreds turn out to watch sea turtles return to the sea

Time was, it was golf and the beach that drew people to this barrier island. Friday morning, it was the prospect of seeing a couple of sea turtles leave the…

Area officials say residents are used to rising rivers flooding roads

BRUNSWICK | Southeast Georgia’s rivers are high and getting higher to the point of flooding roads, but that is a common inconvenience for people living on the river, officials said.…

Does new evidence implicate parents in Brunswick baby death?

There’s potential new evidence in connection with the murder of a Brunswick baby. Georgia Bureau of Investigation test results show traces of gun residue on both parents of the murdered…

St. Simons island provides sanctuary for many species

BRUNSWICK, GA. — The 14-acre mesa of dredged sand piled high by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the middle of St. Simons Sound looks like nothing more than…

Georgia man convicted in murder of drug dealer in Jax

Georgia man convicted in murder of drug dealer in Jax

A Georgia man has been convicted of the second-degree murder of a 26-year-old Jacksonville man during a drug deal in April 2012. jacksonville.com.…

Wilmington man arrested in death of man whose body was found in 2002 near Screven

A Wilmington, N.C., man has been arrested in the death of a man whose nude and badly burned body was found near Screven, Ga. 11 years ago, police said. jacksonville.com.…

Major manufacturing going on in northern Gwinnett County

“There’s more manufacturing going on in Gwinnett than you might realize, and has been for years. In fact, at one time the major large industry in Gwinnett was the various…

Traffic stop turns into wet manhunt

What started as a routine traffic stop on Hwy. 301 North Thursday quickly turned into a full-on manhunt. …

Brantley man robbed, left beside road

The Brantley County Sheriff's Office investigated a theft last week in which a Nahunta man was robbed of $140 then left on the side of the road just inside the…

New director of VA says changes are underway following audit

Director Leslie Wiggins met with reporters on Thursday to detail steps being taken at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Those steps include assigning VA-licensed social workers to contracted mental health…

Trees suffering with too much rain in Rome

To match all of last year’s rain total, only an additional 1.12 inches of rain is needed this year; the excessive rainfall has been bad news for Rome trees as…

New nutrition standards to hit schools

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released highlights of the new “Smart Snacks in School” standards that are part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which requires to the…

Henry Daily Herald now on SCB-TV

Henry Herald TODAY airs on SCB-TV Channel 15 several times each day for local cable subscribers. Source: Henry Daily Herald  A look at Georgia’s involvement with the film industry The economic…

Poll shows half of Republicans back Gov. Deal

The survey for Morris News and Fox 5 by InsiderAdvantage also showed that few Republicans think the tea party should devote energy to pushing solar power. Source: Athens Banner-Herald U.S. House…

Valdosta woman catches burglar in home

Valdosta woman catches burglar in home

A homeless man is in jail tonight after he was caught inside a woman’s home. The woman was home at the time, and her quick actions helped put him behind…

The last Titans of Tobacco

There was a time when the opening day of tobacco season in Pierce County was carnival-like. Folks who hardly ever left the farm would come to town to see the…

Okefenokee Swamp enjoying highest water in years

The weeks of heavy rain — with perhaps more on the way — has caused flooding and other troubles through much of the Southeast. jacksonville.com.…

Brantley man leads Wayne cops on 30-mile chase, bails at county line

A Brantley man who led officers on a 30-mile police chase from Odum to the Brantley line is still on the loose after he bailed from the car and left…

Mary Morgan, 75

Mary Joan White Morgan, 75, of Hortense passed away Thursday at her residence after an extended illness. Born in Woodbine, IL her parents were Walter and Gladys Hoppe White. Visitation…

Augusta closes parks, cancels events as Savannah River rises

A rapid, two-foot rise in an already rain-swollen Savannah River was forecast Wednesday as the Army Corps of Engineers released more floodwaters from Thurmond Lake and its sister reservoirs upstream.…

Sales tax holidays set for Aug. 9-10

With the advent of a new school year just weeks away, the Georgia Department of Revenue announces that the “back to school” sales tax holiday will be Aug. 9-10.…

Georgia Sea Turtle Center to release two turtles Friday

Two sea turtles will swim to freedom about 10:30 a.m. Friday at Great Dunes Park on Jekyll Island, and the public is invited to watch, the Jekyll Island Authority said.…

Director documents ghost stories of St. Marys

Ghost stories abound in St. Marys. There’s the headless pirate who roams the waterfront looking for his stolen gold (and his head), and the little girl who is often seen…

The South is winning the new Civil War

“There’s a new civil war of sorts — a bloodless one — going on. And the South is winning. This time no shots are being fired and free men of…

Columbia County tops Georgia in physical activity

The county ranks highest in life expectancy. Source: Augusta Chronicle Georgia improves infant mortality rates, but maternal mortality rates are up Georgia’s rate dropped from 8.4 infant deaths per 1,000 live…

Corps of Engineers tells Augusta to expect rapidly rising river

More floodwaters from Thurmond Lake and its reservoirs have been released and the Savannah River is expected to rise rapidly by two feet. Source: Augusta Chronicle More rain on the way…

Savannah-Chatham County superintendent’s contract renewed

Thomas Lockamy received an excellent evaluation as the school board extended his contract through 2016, awarded his $42,000 annuity and increased his pay.…

Mongolian stir-fry chain to open restaurant in Augusta

Genghis Grill, a Texas-based chain, will fill a vacant, 4,200-square-foot building at 250 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway that was formerly occupied by Souper Salad. Source: Augusta Chronicle Synovus to consolidate…

Bibb County Democratic Party chairman steps down

After party Chairman Fred Swann resigned from the party’s executive committee earlier this week, the party chose Vice Chairwoman Sandy Powell to replace him. Swann had served as chairman since…

Spin cycle always backfires

“Spin doesn’t work. Spin is less than honest. Spinning in one direction usually causes things to turn in the opposite direction. Spin is what you call it when elected officials,…

PharmaCentra doubling staff in Americus

PharmaCentra announced the hiring of 40 to 60 part-time and full-time positions in its Quality Assurance Division in the Americus operations center. Source: Americus Times-Recorder Georgia could follow S.C. in freeing…

Hartwell’s floodgates opened to release excess water

Hartwell’s releases flow through Lake Russell into Thurmond Lake, which is also releasing larger volumes of water into an already swollen Savannah River. Source: Augusta Chronicle With heavy rains, more West…

Lanier Tech’s first director dies

John H. Lloyd Jr. was the first leader of what is now Lanier Technical College. Source: Gainesville Times  Lanier Technical College signs dual enrollment agreement with Lumpkin County Dual enrollment is…

Shop Waldo Local underway in Thomasville

26 downtown businesses are participating in Shop Waldo Local in a project designed to promote small businesses and encourage the community to support local shops, especially during the usually-slow month…

Dalton mayor announces plan to run for governor

In the hours since Dalton Mayor David Pennington unveiled plans to run against incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the Republican primary next year, plenty of intriguing questions have emerged. Source: Dalton…

Billy Thrift, 78

Billy Othell Thrift, 78, of Folkston passed away Tuesday at the Hospice House in Waycross following an extended illness. Visitation will be held Wednesday  at 6 p.m., at Riverside Chapel…

Three Brooks football players killed in wreck

Three high school football players are dead and one person has been air-lifted after a vehicle crashed in Brooks County Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m. via WALB.com.…

Brantley man faces 21 years 
for drug trafficking, insurance fraud

Gerald Roberson, 46, of Nahunta, Georgia, was sentenced today by United States Chief District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to 262 months in prison for his roles in a drug trafficking…

Raindrops keep fallin’ on our heads

Wayne County is wet. The county received 9.72 inches of rain in June, compared with an average of 5.53 inches, according to accuweather.com. via The Press-Sentinel…

Charlton sheriff’s office makes meth, coke busts

Charlton sheriff’s office makes meth, coke busts

A Folkston man and Florida couple were arrested in Charlton County last week for possession of drugs and other charges. via Charlton County Herald…

Savannah museum woldn’t allow girl’s wheelchair inside, family says

A Charlotte, N.C. couple said their 11-year-old daughter was told she couldn’t use her wheelchair at a Savannah museum because it would get the carpet dirty. jacksonville.com.…

Tournament continues fight against cancer

“Battling cancer seems a never-ending war. Yet, for anyone who has ever had cancer, for anyone who has a friend or relative who has struggled against cancer, it is a…

CEO of Phoebe Sumter Medical Center to retire

Keith Peterson has been CEO of the hospital for the past four years; he’s retiring from a 47 year healthcare career. Source: Americus Times-Recorder Tenants with bed bugs may be on…

Forsyth County family visits 36 parks in one day

The Kellogg family set out to visit every public park in Forsyth County in one day, taking part in a ropes course, playing on the playground, and more. Source: Forsyth News…

Newton County students can exercise school choice with transfers

The Newton County School System recently announced that seven of its schools may be able to receive students who wish to exercise school choice under House Bill 251. Source: Newton Citizen…

GIW Industries of Grovetown to be fined again by EPD

For the second time in eight months, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division is preparing to fine GIW Industries of Grovetown for not submitting paperwork required by its air-emissions permit. Source: Augusta…

Dalton Mayor David Pennington files to run for governor

Under state law, Pennington will have to step down as mayor to run, but he says he does not plan to step down before the qualifying date in April 2014.…

Augusta hospital, oncology center to pay $1 million fine

Doctors Hospital of Augusta, LLC, which is owned and operated by the for-profit hospital chain, HCA Inc., and Radiation Oncology Associates, LLP, of Augusta, Georgia, have agreed to pay the…

Funeral notice: Lettie Lee, 80

Lettie Gertrude “Gertie” Warner Lee, 80, of Winokur passed away Saturday at her daughter’s residence following an extended illness. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (July 9, 2013) at 6…

Satilla exceeds flood stage; expected to hit 14.9 feet

Satilla exceeds flood stage; expected to hit 14.9 feet

Waycross murder suspect was known to be felon with gun

A Waycross man arrested Tuesday on a weapons charge was charged Friday with two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of two Donalsonville residents, officials said.  jacksonville.com.…

Two shot after July 4 party near Brunswick

Two men were shot early Friday in a conference center parking lot after the end of a July 4 party, police said. jacksonville.com.…

Funeral notice: Blake Loyd, 57

Blake Austin Loyd, 57, of Nahunta died suddenly Thursday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross. Visitation will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday followed by funeral service at 3…

Waycross man charged with double homicide in Donalsonville

Waycross man charged with double homicide in Donalsonville

47-year old DanTony Swinson of Waycross is charged with double homicide.…

Sea Island celebration underway

Sea Island Celebration, 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, The Cloister and Beach Club. Includes bike tours, contests, games and nightly movies. Features Stars and Stripes Junior Tennis…

Man wanted on multiple sex offenses on child in Jacksonville caught in Savannah

Man wanted on multiple sex offenses on child in Jacksonville caught in Savannah

A man wanted by Jacksonville police on multiple sex-offense charges involving a child was arrested Wednesday in Savannah, Ga. jacksonville.com.…

How craft breweries have transformed six cities

As the breweries churned out beer, they drew visitors and eventually new, young residents – and more small businesses. Source: Macon Telegraph  Piggly Wiggly to close in Tifton Source: Tifton Gazette  Once-stalled…

The promise of independence

“In retrospect, it is easy to forget that the approval of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, was a revolutionary act. As Americans, we have celebrated the Fourth…

UGA study shows community adversity a big factor in obesity

The study looked at community on a larger scale than just household environments. It takes into account unemployment rates, poverty, the types of restaurants in an area and other aspects…

Lake McIntosh in Fayette County now officially open

 Lake McIntosh in Fayette County now officially open The 650-acre lake is situated along portions of the west side of Peachtree City and straddles the Fayette-Coweta County line. Source: Fayette Citizen…

Former Richmond County superintendent resigns in Texas

Some board members in Texas blamed Dana Bedden for overspending, low morale, and dissatisfaction with his expansion of the Spanish instruction and overall curriculum. Source: Augusta Chronicle Muscogee County BOE to…

NAACP wants special Fayette County election

The NAACP wants new elections for the board seats associated with the majority-minority fifth district that it has created on maps proposed to the court. Source: Fayette Citizen News  Tough choices…

Heavy rain impacts crops for South Georgia farmers

Heavy rain impacts crops for South Georgia farmers

South Georgia farmers are struggling to maintain their crops after an unusually wet June. ActionNewsJax.com.…

July: It’s all about agriculture

“The Times’ weekly It’s All About You feature turns toward agriculture for the month of July. Farming is sometimes referred to as the region’s past, but a short drive proves…

Assisted living center in Commerce raided and 21 workers arrested

Charges filed against the 21 employees include cruelty to people 65 or older and involve accusations of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Source: Athens Banner-Herald • Three month investigation led to arrests…

Downtown LaGrange flooded after heavy downpour

About 4.8 inches of rain fell over two hours in LaGrange. Source: LaGrange Daily News  Excessive rainfall threatens crops in Statesboro Cotton is one crop that is facing peril; as water…

Troy University’s Brunswick site to add management degree programs

Troy University’s Brunswick site to add management degree programs Beginning this fall, students will be able to obtain a bachelor of science degree in the three areas of concentration –…

Cordele watermelon packing house scores 100% on food safety audit

Specializing in packing, repacking and distributing watermelons in the Southeastern United States, Danny’s Melon Shed is among those who uphold the highest standards of food safety in the watermelon market.…

Sen. Isakson says Congress will act on immigration and student loans

Sen. Isakson said he expects the House to pass a law that requires that the border with Mexico be secured before any of the immigration reforms take place. Source: Dalton Daily…

Brunswick author’s book released nationwide

Brunswick resident and author Joann Newbern this week celebrates the nationwide release of her new romance novel, “A Place for Me.” The story introduces readers to Lacy Wise, a journalist…

Funeral notice: Jerome Griffin, 67

Racepond — Jerome Dale Griffin, 67, of Racepond, passed away Monday  at his residence after a short illness. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Frye…

Brunswick library has rough start after split

Brunswick library has rough start after split

The first day of the Marshes of Glynn Library System in Brunswick didn’t run smoothly, mainly because computers weren’t running at all. With no Internet or library database available, the…

River headed to flood stage again

River headed to flood stage again

The Satilla River is headed towards flood stage again. The river currently stands at just under 11 feet, considered the “action stage” by NOAA, and is expected to rise to…

Severe weather

Severe weather

A significant weather advisory has been issued for southeastern Wayne, eastern Brantley, northwestern Camden and western Glynn counties for strong winds and excessive lightning until 6:15 p.m. At 5:38 p.m.…

Group now has 700+ signatures to save Charlton hospital

Group now has 700+ signatures to save Charlton hospital

Citizens to Save Charlton Memorial organizer Lawanda Jones was thrilled to count over 700 signatures obtained for their petition to ask the county commission to help keep the hospital open.…

Congressman: Gerrymandering bad for majority

“If I had to put my finger on one thing [that’s wrong with Congress today], it would be … gerrymandering,” U.S. Rep. John Barrow said to an audience in Jesup…

Richmond Hill man named PTA national president

One of Richmond Hill’s own has taken the reins of the National Parent Teacher Association and has made history in the process. via Coastal Courier…

Brunswick library has rough start since split

The first day of the Marshes of Glynn Library System in Brunswick didn’t run smoothly, mainly because computers weren’t running at all. With no Internet or library database available, the…

County libraries need right resources to thrive

As of today, Brunswick and the Golden Isles are no longer part of the now six-county Three Rivers Regional Library System, Glynn County. Its two public libraries, one in the…

‘Your Carbon Footprint’ event to be held in Cartersville July 11

Ed Bostwick, a retired biology and geology professor at Kennesaw State University, will share his research concerning personal stewardship of the Earth, dwindling fossil fuel reserves, climate change and what…

‘Superstar’ UGA engineering dean retires

Dale Threadgill has retired after 38 years at UGA. Source: Red&Black.com New provost named at Georgia College Dr. Kelli Brown has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs. Source: Milledgeville…

C.M. Tanner Grocery Co. celebrates 120 years in Carrollton

The wholesale company is now run by Tanner’s great-grandson, John Tanner III, whom everyone calls Johnny.…

Chambliss, Isakson send letter to HHS secretary Sebelius

The letter repeats an earlier demand for answers on why Kathleen Sebelius has solicited money from regulated health care companies to help the private, non-profit group that is enrolling Americans…

Zornes charged with battery in domestic violence case

Zornes charged with battery in domestic violence case

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 50-year-old Boots Harrison Road man on charges of domestic violence this week. Merriell Zornes was arrested and charged with battery after deputies were…

Brunswick gets $6,000 grant for Colonial era burial ground signs

BRUNSWICK, GA. | The Historic Preservation Fund has awarded $6,000 to Brunswick for signs at the Wright Square burial ground on the former Glynn Middle School property, the Georgia Historic…

‘Operation Summer Storm’ nets seven drug arrests in Alma

Seven people are in jail and three more arrest warrants have been issued in what is considered one of the largest drug sweeps conducted by the Alma Police Department in…

St. Simons pier to close at noon July 4 in preparation for fireworks

Glynn County police will block public parking in the pier area of the St. Simons Island commercial village at 2 a.m. Thursday in preparation for the July 4 fireworks display…

Western wildfires reminiscent of SE Georgia

Many firefighters and forest rangers here in South Georgia know exactly how dangerous wildfires can be. In the past six years two massive wildfires – the one in Waycross in…

Military hearing begins for man accused of killing pregnant wife

FORT STEWART, GA. | A military hearing for a soldier accused of killing his pregnant wife is set to begin at Fort Stewart near Hinesville, Ga.  jacksonville.com.…

Funeral notice: Michael Stone, 57

Waynesville — Michael “Mike” Dean Stone, 57, of Waynesville passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his residence following a brief illness. Born in Waycross his parents are Henry and…

Gasoline prices fall 7 cents per gallon in Georgia

Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.34 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets…

Recent rains increase mosquito population

The recent rains have reinvigorated Georgia’s mosquito population. As a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent, I have received numerous calls about mosquito control and what can be done to…

Three Rivers Regional Library leaves Brunswick for Jesup

Three Rivers Regional Library leaves Brunswick for Jesup

Three Rivers Regional Library System loaded its equipment and furniture into a couple of moving vans at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library and left Friday for its new headquarters in Wayne…

New indictment returned against five in Camden marijuana operation

A new indictment has been returned in Camden County against five people charged in 2010 with racketeering in conspiring to manufacture marijuana and trafficking in marijuana.  jacksonville.com.…

Railroad crossing to get facelift in Nahunta in July

The Department of Trnsportation has announce that at the request of CSX railroad U.S. Highway 301 will be closed from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, north of…

Deputies intervene in baseball bat attack

Brantley County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to intervene in domestic incident in which a juvenile was threatening bodily harm to her parents this week. Reports indicate that deputies responded…

AG: Jekyll Island right to count marsh as land

State law requires Jekyll Island officials to count marsh as land when calculating how much of the state park is open to development, Georgia’s attorney general said Thursday. savannahnow.com.…

Funeral notice: Eliza Sloan

Funeral notice: Eliza Sloan

Hortense — Eliza Rowell Sloan passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Memorial Health United Health Center in Savannah after an extended illness.…

Regional library system moving HQ to Wayne

The Three Rivers Regional Library System will soon be based in Jesup. The regional system will be moving into the former school maintenance building on the soon-to-be-vacated Jesup Elementary School…

West charged with possession of Valium, paraphernalia

West charged with possession of Valium, paraphernalia

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tristan Thomas West, 27, this week and charged him with possession of a schedule IV controlled substance  and possession and use of a drug…

Chicago Avenue woman kills dog

A Chicago Avenue woman killed a dog she claims attacked her children this week.…

Chambliss, Isakson send letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius

Chambliss, Isakson send letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius The letter repeats an earlier demand for answers on why Kathleen Sebelius has solicited money from regulated health care companies to help…

Lawyers: Brunswick murder suspect passed polygraph

Lawyers: Brunswick murder suspect passed polygraph

Defense attorneys say a coastal Georgia man charged with murder passed a polygraph test in which he denied killing his father and seven others. Guy Heinze Jr. is scheduled to…

Fort Stewart among US bases losing Army brigade

Fort Stewart among US bases losing Army brigade

Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia stands to lose 6.6 percent of its soldiers under the Army’s plan to reduce its forces by 2017. Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of…

Funeral notice: David Head, 65

HORTENSE — David Elias Head, 65, of Hortense passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 26, 2013, starting…

Coastal Regional Commission opens Darien office

The Coastal Regional Commission held a ribbon cutting June 12 at its new facility in Darien. The building was dedicated to the Coastal Georgia cities and counties served by the…

Police take pants ordinance seriously

Call it the pants patrol, if you will, but Brunswick police have issued three citations since the city this past November began enforcing an ordinance to prevent pants from sagging…

Body found Friday in Brunswick was that of a 42-year-old homeless man

The body of a man found Friday at a former paint factory has been identified as that of Nathan Havens, 42, deputy Glynn County Coroner Mary Jane Hurd said. Hurd…

Several report being hit with shotgun pellets at ball field

Several people reported being struck with pellets fired from a shotgun through the woods at the baseball field on Ball Field Road Saturday.…

Baxley blueberry farmer talks immigration with Obama

A Georgia blueberry farmer got President Barack Obama’s ear Monday. Jason Berry, owner of Blueberry Farms of Georgia in Baxley, Ga., was among nine business owners who met with the…

New provost named at Georgia College

New provost named at Georgia College

Dr. Kelli Brown has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs. Source: Milledgeville Union-Recorder  Atlanta Public Schools cheating case to proceed The ruling dismisses defense efforts to get charges…

Georgia Power wants rate increase

Georgia Power asked the Public Service Commission late Friday for a $482 million rate increase, or about $7.84 per month for the average residential customer. Source: Augusta Chronicle/Saturday Atlanta Gas Light…

County libraries need right resources to thrive

County libraries need right resources to thrive

Too soon to tell “The term “pipeline” is generally met with some emotion. Images of the massive Alaskan oil pipeline and the recently discussed Keystone pipeline through the country’s midwest…

More than $1 million raised for Savannah Children’s Hospital

For the first time in the 21-year partnership between The Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, businesses and people from the Savannah area have…

City of Bronwood in Terrell County hit hard by storm

All entrances into the city of Bronwood in Terrell County remained closed overnight. A powerful thunderstorm uprooted numerous trees sending them crashing onto homes and cars. Source: WALB-TV Air in Gwinnett…

SO issues missing person alert

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person alert for Mitzi Danielle Bowen, 20, who was last seen May 11 in the area of Dixon Road in the…

Flood advisory for Brantley

A flood advisory has been issued for Brantley County until 9 p.m.…

Mistreating marriage

If aliens from another galaxy are monitoring our news and entertainment media, then they probably think gay marriage is the norm and that man-woman relationships are a horrid idea. Augusta…

Authorities investigate Effingham bank robbery

Rincon Police officers and Effingham County Sheriff’s deputies are at First Effingham Bank in Rincon investigating an apparent Monday afternoon bank robbery. According to authorities, around 2:15 p.m., a black male…

President of Georgia State Conference NAACP steps down

Enterprise Online offers more state news each day than any area daily newspaper.Take a look!…

Blackman charged with possession on school grounds

Gary Jonathan Blackman, 39, was arrested last week and charged with DUI, open container and possession of alcoholic beverages on public school grounds after deputies observed Blackman passed out in…

Clyde Crews, 70

HOBOKEN — Clyde Crews, 70, of Hoboken passed away late Saturday evening (June 22, 2013) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross following a brief illness.…

Suspect in Camden abduction arrested, boy safe

A woman wanted in the Saturday morning abduction of her 1-year-old son from a Camden County home was arrested Sunday in Dalton, Ga., and the boy was found safe, the…

1-year-old taken from Kings Bay home

1-year-old taken from Kings Bay home

Georgia authorities are searching for a 1-year-old boy who was believed to be taken from a home on Kings Bay Naval Base on Saturday morning by his non-custodial mother. According…

50 protest immigration amnesty at Glynn courthouse

50 protest immigration amnesty at Glynn courthouse

About 50 people gathered Thursday at the Glynn County Courthouse to protest amnesty for illegal immigrants. It was a smaller crowd than expected, but “We’ll take what we can get,’’…

Body found at former industry, Brunswick police investigating

City police are at a former paint factory where a body was found Friday morning, Brunswick Police spokesman Todd Rhodes said.Someone found the body about 10:20 a.m. at the former…

DUI standard: None for the road

SO YOU’VE gone out to dinner at a fancy restaurant or watched a game at a sports bar. You had a great time with friends and family. Alongside your meal,…

Lost dog near Hoboken

LOST: Bulldog mix, male, black with white markings, in Hoboken and Mt. Calvary area. If found call 670-0091.…

Beach Week set to begin July 12

With summer in full swing, Georgia beaches from Savannah to the Golden Isles are top destinations for visitors and residents. Beginning July 1, coastal visitors will have the opportunity to…

Jesup will seek old state site as new agriculture market

The Jesup City Council unanimously approved the beginning steps to determine whether a regional farmers’ market can be established in Wayne County. Commissioner Nick Harris told the Council Tuesday night…

Department of Labor vs. me

As a mother of three who has struggled to stick to a family budget, I know the frustration parents feel as they watch children grow out of brand new clothes…

Douglas insurance agent charged with fraud, identity theft

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced today that his Fraud Investigation Unit has issued an arrest warrant for a South Georgia insurance agent on six counts of felony insurance fraud and…

Jesup woman arrested after drugs found in a car stopped on I-95

Jesup woman arrested after drugs found in a car stopped on I-95

A 25-year-old Jesup woman was arrested at midnight Tuesday after a traffic stop on Interstate 95 near Woodbine found marijuana, synthetic marijuana, three kinds of unidentified pills, a digital scale…

One suspect charged, one sought in May 27 Brunswick armed robbery

One suspect charged, one sought in May 27 Brunswick armed robbery

Glynn County police have arrested a Brunswick man in the May 27 robbery of a convenience store and are looking for a second suspect. A clerk at the Friendly Express…

Three Rivers Regional Library staff must leave Brunswick-Glynn library

A Superior Court judge has told the Three Rivers Regional Library System, which serves Brantley and other area libraries, that it must vacate its headquarters in the county library by…

33 indicted in Savannah after drug and drug trafficking probe

Federal authorities in Savannah have charged 33 people as part of an undercover operation into gun and drug trafficking.A majority of those named in 17 federal indictments that were unsealed…

Glynn wants to charge out-of-towners for beach parking

Out-of-county residents are getting a “free lunch” when they park at state-owned beaches on St. Simons Island, members of the Glynn County Commission say, and they want to stop it.…

Judge sets tentative date in baby-killing trial

A judge has set a tentative trial date for two teenagers facing charges in the killing of a baby near the Georgia coast.Brunswick Judicial Circuit Judge Stephen Kelley tentatively scheduled…

Dog trained to find bodies found missing man alive

Dog trained to find bodies found missing man alive

Taza, a German shepherd trained to find cadavers, turned up the unexpected Sunday morning — a man missing for four days who was still alive, her owner said.After a brief…

Missing Brantley man found alive

A Raybon man missing since Thursday has been found alive and well. …

Pennsylvania company recalls 165,000 baby recliners

Pennsylvania company recalls 165,000 baby recliners

A children’s product maker is recalling about 165,000 baby recliners linked to at least five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children falling or hanging over the side of…

Three Rivers Regional Library files suit as Glynn County’s split draws near

Glynn County’s two libraries are set to split from the seven-county Three Rivers Regional Library System July 1 and become a one-county system. That would mean the regional staff must…

Camden program earns accolade again

Camden County’s employee health insurance program keeps racking up the awards. The National Association of Counties has announced that Camden will receive its National Achievement Award for Health Care Reform…

Brunswick gun owner shoots robber in butt

A robber was shot in his butt earlier this week when he broke into the wrong home in Brunswick. According to Glynn County Police Department, the resident was alerted at…

Officers take down huge methamphetamine operation in Ware County

A Ware County man has been charged with the manufacture and possession of methamphetamine after investigators found an enormous production operation in a small house, Sheriff Randy Royal said. A…

Search on for missing man

Search on for missing man

A search is underway for a missing 71-year-old Brantley County man. Eddie Jones of Raybon was last seen about 9:30 p.m. Thursday and residents and law enforcement agencies have initiated…

Two charged with marijuana sales

Two charged with marijuana sales

Roland Flemon Jones, 54, and Laura Jan Bazemore, 56, were arrested and charged with manufacture of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than…

School boards to pay more for health insurance next month

Local school boards and public libraries will be paying more for the employer share of health insurance next month following the unanimous decision Thursday of the Community Health Board. The…