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PCPD: Woman steals $22K from boyfriend's elderly father
Angela Kae Rubiolo's alleged ATM withdrawals and purchases for herself total $22,637, PCPD reported. ZACK McDONALD News Herald Reporter @PCNHzack PANAMA CITY - A Bay County woman has been arrested on charges she systematically stole more than $20,000 from her boyfriend's elderly father, whom she wa
Locals gather to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Bay County NAACP held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast Saturday morning. Locals gathered at the Greater Bethel A.M.E Church in Panama City to enjoy a warm meal and celebrate MLK's message of love, peace, and justice. NAACP President, Dr. Rufus Wood
Registered sex offender arrested on multiple charges including carjacking and false imprisonment
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A registered sex offender is behind bars on different charges this time. Thirty-three-year-old John Lee Hutcheson of Youngstown is now facing charges of carjacking, theft, battery and false imprisonment. Bay County Sheriff's deputies say the carjacking happened Friday
Glory Sightings: A chain reaction of 'miraculousness'
Often when I catch a miraculous moment, I see another one right behind it. By Jack Stanley | Special to The News Herald I thank Marilyn for sharing her story last week. It encouraged many, more than she'll know. It's been a joy running into people who just off-the-cuff tell me, "I had a glory sight
'A man drinking liquor in front of an adopted bird ....'
Some of the best stories never get played on the front page of the newspaper. In 1959, the great Southern writer Truman Capote found the inspiration for his ground-breaking book "In True Blood" when he stumbled across a short article in the back pages of the New York Times. It briefly noted a crime
Hundreds of locals join thousands in Women's March movement
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - It's been one year since millions of people turned out for the first annual Women's March in cities across the United States. "We all want to make change, we want to make sure that we are not in a hateful country and that we respect each other and we have equality for
Execution set for convicted murderer, rapist with PCB ties
In 1994, Eric Scott Branch also was convicted of the brutal rape of a Panama City Beach woman leaving a New Year's Eve bash at a local night club. TALLAHASSEE - A man also convicted of a gruesome rape in Panama City Beach in 1993 has had his execution date for the 1993 murder of a University of West
Cowarts man loses cars and memories in morning fire
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Shore sworn in as police chief
Rob Shore has been named Chief of the Metter Police Department. He was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon at Metter Depot. Shore joined Metter Police Department in October 2016, serving first as captain and then as interim chief. Chief Shore was born in Renton, Washington, and grew up in Portland, Oregon
Hall's Minit Mart to fill vacant positions
Halei Lamb | January 18, 2018 2:19 pm Hall's Minit Mart, located at 2778 US-80 in Twin City, is looking to hire two part-time cashiers. Considered employees must be at least 18 years of age and willing to work flexible hours and locations. Hall's owns one location in Swainsboro, two in Twin City, an
Two earn academic honors at MGSU
Middle Georgia State University (MGS) recently announced its president's list and dean's list for Fall 2017. Students on the president's list maintained a grade point average of at least 3.8. The dean's list includes students who maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average. Students must take a ce
Expect roadblocks on I-16 in Bulloch County this Sunday
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia DOT announced Georgia Power will have intermittent rolling roadblocks on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday, Jan. 21 between 7 a.m.-noon . Traffic impacts will occur between milepost 114 and milepost 121 in Bulloch County during rolling roadblock. All work is wea
Wrestlers fall in first home match
With dwindling numbers and just two more matches before the Area 2AA Traditional Tournament, the SCHS wrestlers of Coach Matthew Sheley hosted Calvary Day and Swainsboro in duals matches Tuesday afternoon at the Harold Lee Scott Gymnasium. The team was scheduled for a duals match at Statesboro High
Women's Committee donates to Swainsboro Primary School
Students in Kim Hooks' second grade class will be learning more about where their food comes from while they work in their new planting beds. With a grant from the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation For Agriculture, Emanuel County Farm Bureau Women's Committee provided three planting beds for Swai
William Quentin Lerwick, 67
Halei Lamb | January 17, 2018 10:33 am Memorial services for William Quentin Lerwick, 67, of Rincon will be held Thursday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Mamie Dekle to retire after 40 years serving others
What does someone do who has gotten up and gone to work at Concerted Services Inc. every day since May 15, 1978, and has now officially retired effective Dec. 29, 2017? For Mamie Dekle, the answer is simple. "I'm going to volunteer!" But first, Mamie has one more duty left from her job as Candler
Teen shot, killed in his front yard identified
CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A north Charlotte teen was killed Saturday morning in his front yard, according to police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say they responded to the 2400 block of Carmine St. around 12:01 am for reports of a person shot. When officers arrived, they located Jarquavise Demo
1 dead after crash in east Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police say one person has died after a crash that happened early Saturday morning in east Charlotte. The crash happened on Shamrock Drive at 6:13 a.m. Shamrock Drive is closed in both directions due to the crash. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte- Mecklenburg P
Fatal car crash in east Charlotte shuts down both lanes of travel
A fatal car crash has shut down both lanes of traffic in east Charlotte Saturday morning. The crash occurred at 6:13 a.m. in the 3200 block of Shamrock Drive. Officials have confirmed that one person has died from injuries related to the crash. The cause of the crash is not known at this time.
Teen shot, killed in north Charlotte, CMPD says
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police is are investigating a homicide after a teenager was shot and killed outside his home early Saturday morning. CMPD responded to a call in the 2400 block of Carmine Street around midnight. Upon arrival, officers found 16-year-old Jarquavise White in the