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Murder suspect was Brantley high school grad

Murder suspect was Brantley high school grad

The suspect in the death of a Jacksonville man whose body was found in Camden County this week is a Brantley County High School graduate who listed Kingsland as his…

Man wanted in St. Johns County molestation case arrested

U.S. deputy marshals helped local law enforcement arrest a man Thursday in the 2013 molestation of a minor, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. jacksonville.com.…

Coroner: Two die on one victim’s birthday in Quitman house fire

Quitman County Coroner James Belflower tells News Leader 9 that two people have died in a house fire in Georgetown, Ga. According to Belflower, Jan. 31 was one of the…

Missing Florida man injured in Ware accident

An elderly man reported missing from his home in Williston, Fla., was injured Thursday when he tried to pass two vehicles on the Valdosta Highway and his car sideswiped an…

Senate resolution calls for annual dredging of Brunswick channel

A state Senate resolution encourages Congress to create an annual cycle of dredging at the port of Brunswick, which critics assert, is being shortchanged in the spending of federal fees…

Body found in Camden, Jax man charged

Body found in Camden, Jax man charged

After a hunter found the body of a missing 20-year-old man in the woods of Camden County on Thursday afternoon, a 34-year-old Jacksonville man was charged with murder. Jeremy Pittman…

State department finds no objections to pipeline

AP has just reported that the U.S. State Department has raised no major environmental objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.…

City of Nahunta releases agenda for Monday meeting

AGENDA CITY OF NAHUNTA COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 AT 7:30 PM COURTROOM AT CITY HALL 111 N. MAIN ST. CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   ITEM(S)…

Obama’s weaponization of government

When you analyze the public response to the State of the Union and the latest polling data, it’s clear that the President has lost a tremendous amount of credibility with…

Jekyll’s Barbecue Beach Bash final day Saturday

Saturday Barbecue Beach Bash final day, World Class Pro and Amateur Cook-off, Jekyll Island. Includes classic cars, games, live music and art vendors. (912) 258-6698 or jekyllbbq.com. Yard Sale, 8…

Girl suffers serious leg injury in car pileup

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — An ice patch caused a pileup that left a young girl with serious injuries in Cobb County on Thursday.  www.wsbtv.com.…

Parvo at Macon-Bibb shelter leads to euthanization, quarantine

A parvo outbreak has put the Macon-Bibb County animal shelter under quarantine for 14 days, and it required 10 puppies to be euthanized Thursday. Macon.com.…

Toyota tells dealers to stop selling 6 models

DETROIT — Toyota has told North American dealers to stop selling six popular models with heated seats because the fabric doesn’t comply with U.S. safety codes and potentially could catch…

Even after snow melts, Atlanta traffic a disaster

Even after snow melts, Atlanta traffic a disaster

Ask any Augustan who has business in the capital city: You have to build in an hour or so of extra travel time just in case of a traffic jam,…

Governor Deal takes the blame for slow winter storm response

ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the chaos that swept across the Atlanta area during and after a winter storm that blasted the South this week. 11alive.com.…

Georgia resolution calls for U.S. constitutional convention

Georgia resolution calls for U.S. constitutional convention

Georgia took the first step Friday in joining a number of other states calling for a federal constitutional convention when Senate Resolution 736 made it through the state Legislature’s Senate…

State eyes greater scrutiny of community hospitals’ finances

ATLANTA — A call for increased audits and greater transparency for community hospitals across the state — including the 15 or so in serious financial difficulties — is triggering controversy…

String of Strange Incidents Involving 9-Year-Old Indiana Boy Lead to Exorcism

Exorcisms were performed on an Indiana mother after a number of bizarre incidents were reported. Latoya Ammons claimed she and her three children were possessed. Fox News Insider.…

39 members of Congress leaving office before midterm elections

Thirty-nine U.S. representatives and senators have announced plans to leave their seats in Congress in advance of mid-term elections in November, including 22 Republicans and 17 Democrats. via FACTBOX-Members of U.S. Congress who…

Space heater suspected in Savannah house fire that killed two children

SAVANNAH, Georgia — Savannah authorities say two children are dead after their home caught fire overnight and evidence points to a space heater being used in subfreezing temperatures. Savannah…

Cell phone photo could be your driver’s license

ATLANTA — Soon, Georgia motorists could whip out a cellphone picture of their driver’s license when stopped by police instead of lugging around the plastic version. jacksonville.com.…