Breaking News from Alma GA

Find the latest Alma GA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Suspect indicted in deadly Gordon Hwy. crash

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A man from Hazlehurst, GA has been indicted in connection to a crash that killed an Augusta man in Summer 2018. According to the indictment, William Tyler Hand was driving a Nissan Titan on Gordon Hwy. on June 2. Just after midnight, Hand’s truck was approaching the Doug Bernard


SHS boys and girls to host in state basketball playoffs

The Statesboro Blue Devil girls and boys both know they will have at least one more game at home in the state tournament as they both won in the opening round of the region tournament in Jesup. The girls avenged a loss last week by defeating Ware County 45-25, while the boys knocked off New Hampstea


It’s Baseball Time Again

The 2019 Jeff Davis High School baseball season opens Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. with a home scrimmage against Pierce County. And next Tuesday the regular season begins with a home encounter against Bleckley County, also at 6 p.m.


$4.3 million loan to improve water system in City of Hazlehurst

HAZLEHURST, GA (WTOC) - Hazlehurst is using a new $4.3 million loan to improve its water supply. The city says the money will be used for a number of different projects. The loan is a drinking water state-revolving fund which is a federal program that provides communities through Georgia with low-in


Traffic stops lead to drug charges in Coffee County

Four men are facing drug charges in Coffee County after deputies made arrests within 30 hours of each other. Deputies say that around 5 p.m. Friday, a K9 unit stopped a vehicle for a broken tail light on Bowen's Mill Highway.


3 charged in 2014 Hazlehurst double homicide

HAZLEHURST, GA (WTOC) - Three arrests have been made in the shooting deaths of two people in Hazlehurst - a man and his mother. Police believe the son, Javonnie Chambers, was the primary target of the shooting. May of this year will mark five years since Chambers and his mother, Mary Chambers, were


Turkey Vulture aka The Buzzard — By Jennifer Miller

As I travel back and forth to the Jeff Davis Primary School with my daughter, I too have noticed what Mr. Purser and others see every day; the water tower and its looming cronies. In my three years here in Jeff Davis County I have seen them come and go from this favored perch. But why are the vultur


Blue Tide boys roll past Bears, advance to state

The Long County Blue Tide basketball team have had a roller coaster of 2018-19 season, but their hard work paid off after a win in the first round of the Region 2-AAA tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Tide pulled out the 62-53 win over Pierce County after a dominant second half.


HSBB: Region tournament highlights, scores, and schedule

SAVANNAH, (Ga.) - High school basketball region tournament play is underway in the Coastal Empire. As teams make a final push for a state playoff spot, WSAV has you covered with highlights and scores from around the region.


Class 5A Preview: Regions 1-5

We’re less than a week away from the first pitch of the 2019 GHSA season, and after covering both class 7A and 6A over the last few weeks, we’re going to touch on the remaining classes and programs in the state leading up to opening day.


CCA Girls and Boys Sweep Fullington, Mixed Results Against Crisp

The CCA girls took it to Fullington in Douglas on Tuesday, pounding Fullington by a 53-13 Final score after shutting out the visitors in the first and third quarters. Things were a little different in the boys game as the Patriots had to battle until the Final seconds to get a 55-52 win.