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De’Marquise Elkins guilty of murder of baby Antonio Santiago

De’Marquise Elkins guilty of murder of baby Antonio Santiago

A jury has convicted De’Marquise Elkins guilty in the murder of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago. Elkins, 18, now faces life in prison for shooting and killing a Brunswick baby while trying…

Trial of baby murder suspect goes to jury

A defense attorney for a man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller said the investigation was flawed and police ignored other leads and suspects, while the prosecution…

Sarro dies from accident injuries

Sarro dies from accident injuries

UPDATE: Thomas Sarro was killed when his truck overturned on Roberson Street…

OPINION: No martyr, Hasan will die a murderer’s death

A military jury made the right decision Wednesday when it sentenced Nidal Hasan to death in the murders of 13 unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. Source: Albany Herald…

OPINION: Port of Brunswick must be higher priority

The Port of Brunswick is unimportant. While he didn’t say so directly, Col. Thomas Tickner, the new commander of the Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, might as well have…

OPINION: Back to the gridiron of dreams

Football has not returned all at once this year in South Georgia. Some teams played earlier than others, but it’s back. Football is back. Winning is very much part of…

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer charged with DUI

New Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Wednesday night. Budenholzer was stopped in Atlanta around 10:30 p.m. ET because the taillights on…

Audio: Millions have trouble sleeping

According to a first-of-its-kind study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nine million Americans are using sleeping pills to help them sleep. Source: WABE.org Albany Veterans Affairs Clinic to…

Hickory Horned Devil caterpillars spotted in LaGrange

Hickory Horned Devil caterpillars spotted in LaGrange

                  The caterpillars can grow up to 5.5 inches long. Source: LaGrange Daily News  …

Former Clayton County Superintendent gets job in Bermuda

  Former Superintendent Edmond Heatley will become the island territory’s new commissioner of education beginning September 11. Source: Clayton News Daily Investigation into One World Academy reopened by Department of Early…

Douglas County may get Westin Resort

The 350-room Westin Hotel and Conference Center would be built on the grounds of the Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in southern Douglas County. Source: Douglas County Sentinel 27th annual Georgia…

Rep. John Barrow tours U.S. Energy Sciences in Vidalia

  U.S. Energy Sciences is involved in lighting technology. Source: Southeast Georgia Today   Vice President Joe Biden to visit Savannah’s port Source: Savannah Morning News • Biden to visit Savannah, Charleston in…

Audio: New online magazine features stories about ‘the other South’

“The Bitter Southerner” is a website from Chuck Reece. Source: WABE.org What’s open, what’s closed for Labor Day Source: Macon Telegraph MARTA considers major expansion along Ga. 400 corridor MARTA is focusing…

Kingston rep. to meet Brantley residents next week

A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston’s office will be in Brantley County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming Congressional Day Office to be held…

Kilo of bath salts off the streets in Savannah

A huge load of bath salts is off the street following a Savannah drug bust.Investigators say both the seller and the buyer originally thought the drugs were molly, an extremely…