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Roundabout May Have Prevented Accident

A vehicle driven by Juliana Sharee Day of Brunswick collided with a vehicle driven by Dewey Stanley McLeod of Hazlehurst at approximately 7:35 a.m. resulting in the 2003 Ford Explorer driven by McLeod to overturn. While the drivers of both vehicles were taken to Jeff Davis Hospital for injuries incu


The Latest: Report on Niger ambush cites multiple failures

From left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga.(U.S. Army via AP)


Deal signs hospital tax bill

Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 769, the rural hospital organization tax credit legislation on May 2, according to Georgia Heart Hospital Program director of marketing, Kate Saylor.The bill will impact Liberty Regional Medical Hospital in Hinesville, Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup and Effingham Hos


UPDATE: Vidalia Police name teen suspect in deadly shooting

Vidalia Police has identified Malique Rheem Harrington, 19, as the suspect in this morning's homicide.


Pentagon finds several failures led to Niger attack

The 2017 Niger ambush that killed four U.S. soldiers was the result of “individual, organizational and institutional failures," according to a new report from the Pentagon.Theeight-page summaryreleased by the Department of Defense on Thursday detailed the findings leading up to and during the ambush


Woman found dead in Waycross field, Hoboken man charged with murder

WAYCROSS, Ga.- Within hours of finding a woman dead in a field near the Pine Hill Crossing Shopping Center in Waycross, police arrested a Brantley County man and charge him with her murder.


Police: Teen charged with murder, aggravated assault in Kingsland homicide

Emergency personnel responded Monday to an apartment complex in the 600 block of East Lawnwood Avenue, where they found 22-year-old Darius Roberts lying face down on the floor of the apartment with multiple gunshot wounds, a news release said Tuesday.


Kingsland police arrest teen after deadly apartment shooting

KINGSLAND, Ga.- Officers in Kingsland, Georgia, have made an arrest after a man was shot dead in a home Monday, according to the Kingsland Police Department.


Waycross PD: Arrest made in suspicious death case

Waycross, Ga. —(WJCL)The Waycross Police Department says an arrest has been made in a case involving the suspicious death of 34-year-old Miranda Rae Aycock.AdvertisementAycock's body was found in a field near Pine Hill Crossing shopping center.From there, the suspect’s vehicle was tracked to a locat


Vidalia onion deal gaining steam

U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics show Georgia onion shipments the week of April 29 to May 5 totaled 390,000 40-pound cartons, down 22% from 497,500 cartons the same week a year ago. Season-to-date shipments of Georgia onions through May 5 totaled 1.01 million 40-pound cartons, down 48% from


Statesboro Police ID suspect wanted in shooting at Midtown Bar and Grill

According to police, at approximately 12:03 a.m., the Statesboro Police Department responded to Midtown Bar and Grill in reference to a call of a fight with shots fired. Upon arrival, officers say they encountered a large, chaotic crowd in the parking lot of the business.


Callahan family dies in fiery crash after car strikes alligator in roa | Depend On WOKV - Jacksonville's News, Weather, and Traffic | www.wokv.com

A family from Callahan was killed early Monday morning in Orangeburg, South Carolina when their vehicle struck an alligator in the middle of the road on Interstate 95, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


Female found dead in a shopping center lot in Waycross, Ga.

A female was found dead in a shopping center grass lot on Dorothy Street in Waycross, Ga. Friday night.A 911 call was made around 10:50 p.m. Friday night to the Waycross Police Department because a female appeared to be lying dead in a lot by the Pine Hill Crossing shopping center.Upon arrival of th


Baxley Police give update on recent incidents

On April 1 at approximately 1:19 p.m., officers met with a resident at a Harley Street address in reference to a theft. On arrival the resident told officers that sometime during the night person(s) unknown entered his 1984 Ford truck and removed a firearm. The firearm is described as a Winchester .


GATX Expanding In Waycross, Georgia

The railcar leasing company will invest about $18 million over the next four years to expand its maintenance facility in Waycross, GA.GATX Corporation will invest approximately $18 million over the next four years to expand its existing railcar maintenance facility in Waycross, GA. The company also


Meeks-Rozier square off at Times Forum

“I can vote for you in Atlanta,” he said. “I will do the best I can, for as long as I can, for the citizens of the district.”


‘King of the river’ fishing tourney on Satilla Sat’day

The 2018 Annual A.J. Strickland “King of the River” Satilla River Fishing Tournament,will be be held this Saturday, May 5, with weigh-in hosted at Tindall Enterprises in Blackshear.The tournament is named after the late Satilla Riverkeeper board member, Satilla enthusiast, and Pierce County native,


Meet, eat, enjoy the beat!

The first ever “Beats and Eats” will take place this Friday, May 4, at Blackshear City Park. The event will run from 6-10 p.m.The event, successor to the annual “Summer in the City” celebration, will be part of a smaller, but just as exciting weekend of activities, according to Main Street Program M


District 178 candidates give views

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Three Rivers Festival and BBQ Competition Saturday at Towns Bluff

The Eighth Annual Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff will be Saturday, May 5, from 9 until 4 at Towns Bluff Park and Heritage Center along the Altamaha River. This year’s festival will be bigger and better with over 40 vendors, seven food vendors, and 25 competition BBQ teams, in addition to antiq