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Brian Kemp’s Lead in Georgia Needs an Asterisk

Christopher Aluka Berry / ReutersThe Democrat Stacey Abrams, a black woman, made a valiant effort to win the governor’s race in Georgia, one of the original 13 states, whose commitment to human bondage ensured that the U.S. Constitution would treat slavery with kid gloves. A state that was part of t


'Guns Up!': Georgia Three Percenters Threaten Violence if Stacey Abrams Wins Election

(Screenshot / Facbeook.com) Members of the Three Percenters on Facebook have threatened violence if Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams is elected the next governor of Georgia, The Root's Jessica Moulite first reported. If she wins, Abrams would be the first black female governor in the United Sates. T


Sierra breaks ground at Georgia manufacturing facility on 24,000-square-foot expansion

Due to overwhelming demand for the Sierra REB line of two-ram balers and conveyors,Sierra International Machineryis adding a 24,000-square-foot expansion at their manufacturing facility in Jesup, Georgia. This expansion will allow Sierra the ability to increase production and meet the demand for the


Bicentennial to be celebrated this weekend

We are so excited to be able to offer Hot Air Balloon rides over Appling County during our Bicentennial Festival, November 9 - 11. This will be an especially amazing treat for those living within a five-mile radius of the Festival Site. Be sure to grab your camera, lawn chairs, and a cup of coffee,


PLAY OF THE WEEK (11/6/18): Morehead scores on a long QB keeper

HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) - The Regular season is behind us.And as high school football transitions into the postseason, here’s the top highlight from week 12.Clinch County hosted Telfair County to close the season.Quarterback Tyler Morehead kept the ball himself on a play in the first quarterMorehead m


Local man arrested following shots fired call

The incident happened sometime late Saturday and early Sunday, local authorities say. One of those men was arrested in connection with the shooting, while the other man was arrested after attempting to fight some other men in the area.


Tift Co. murder conviction upheld by State Supreme Court

Although the Supreme Court has upheld Williams’s felony murder conviction and sentence to life in prison, it has vacated his additional life prison sentence for criminal attempt to commit armed robbery. That count should have been merged with the felony murder count for sentencing purposes, the cour


Jeff Davis County Veterans Association pays tribute to local vets

HAZLEHURST, GA (WTOC) - As Veterans Day approaches this weekend, WTOC wants to spotlight some of the men and women of our area who’ve worn the uniform and continue to contribute in their community.


Police respond after 2 shot near 61st and Montgomery Streets

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -Officers with Savannah Police are investigating after two people were shot near 61st and Montgomery Streets on Saturday evening.One man and one woman have been taken to the hospital with injuries. No further information is known at this time.Stay with WTOC as we work to bring up


Full Game: Ware County at Wayne County for region championshp

JESUP, (Ga.) - WSAV's final live Game of the Week for the 2018 high school football season took place in Jesup, GA where Wayne County hosted Ware County for the 5A Region 2 championship.


Halloween Horror: Family loses house and 3 cars in fire Halloween night

A Waycross, GA family lost almost everything Tuesday night in a fire that destroyed their house and three cars. Homeowners Adam and Tabitha Crawford were able to make it out safely with the 7-month-old baby. They believe the fire started in their garage and ended up burning their house and three car


School’s Out For Summer: Year-round school not likely for region

VALDOSTA — School children of all ages jump for joy at the thought of summer vacation. Some parents, however, dread the summer break, since they have to find child care if they work or find ways to entertain their kids if they don’t.


Georgia Southern suffers too many miscues in Monroe, loses 44-25

In the past, GS (7-2, 4-1 in Sun Belt) would turn it around — the defense would come away with a turnover or quarterback Shai Werts would make a play if he wasn’t pitching to Wesley Fields for a big gain.


Wiregrass ranked 'Best for Vets'

The college was ranked eighth in the national listing. According to the announcement, 500 colleges were considered in the review process that contained nearly 150 questions about support services, academic policies and financial aid benefits for student veterans.


Friday Night Blitz: Region champions crowned in Week 11

Many of our region champions were crowned Friday night as the final week of the regular season wrapped up in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.Our Game of the Week came down to the wire as bitter rivals Wayne County and Ware County battled it out. The Yellow Jackets captured its second straight regi


Hundreds of human teeth found in walls of Georgia building

VALDOSTA, Ga. -Nearly 1,000 human teeth came spilling out of a wall crews were attempting to knock down in Georgia.WCTVreports crews were renovating a building in downtown Valdosta when the teeth were discovered behind a second-floor wall. City staff have since been looking in to the building's hist


Jeff Davis County Sheriff’s Office posts name, address of every sex offender in county

Sheriff Preston Bohannon would like the citizens of Jeff Davis County to please be advised the following addresses are...Posted byJeff Davis County Sheriff's OfficeonTuesday, October 30, 2018


Former Georgia inmate says state prison system needs to change

"I always tell individuals when I go in and speak to them, don't look at me like a pastor that's looking down on them, that we see eye to eye," said Campbell.


Nearly $1M Grant Will Help Douglas Families With Drug Disorders

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA – Douglas County recently was awarded an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) grant of just over $850, 000 with a local in kind match of $47,497. The nearly one million dollar grant was applied for by Jill Hopson and Jenny McDade with the Juvenile Programs


Appling County student arrested for leaving threatening note

APPLING COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - An Appling County student has been arrested after a threatening note was left at a school.The Appling County School System says it was notified that a student at Appling County High School had left a threatening note. The incident was investigated by Appling County School