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Lawsuit raises fresh questions over safety of prison workers
In a series of stories last year, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution detailed how security lapses at Augusta State Medical Prison, the state's chief correctional medical facility, led several nurses to quit citing safety fears.
Georgia father rescues daughter from oncoming car, dies
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Local organizations gather to assist with medication expenses
Rotarians and MAP International, a Christian non-profit which distributes medicine to needy nations worldwide, are starting a 3-year pilot project with Mercy Ministries’ clinic in Lyons, which serves more than 500 people in Toombs and surrounding counties.
Main Street Program ok’s big plans, but some wonder about the money
Blackshear’s Better Hometown/Main Street Program board has unanimously approved a $25,000 budget for the Christmas in the Park gala, but not without lengthy discussion and some disagreement.The program is set to lose approximately $9,000 on the event unless more corporate sponsorships come in, says
City, county, BOE back stadium-centered TAD
Three local governing boards unanimously approved the Old Register TAD last week to fund road construction and other infrastructure projects required for the planned Tormenta FC soccer stadium and surrounding commercial development, including foremost a grocery store.In fact, the intergovernmental a
Starting senior year off right!
To kick off the inaugural Senior Day at Metter High School, students released balloons in memory of classmate Abby Hendrix who was killed in an auto accident on Jan. 18, 2017.
UPDATE: Woman arrested after deadly triple shooting in Glennville
Their son, 18-year-old Malik Murphy, was found shot to death inside.
Violent attack on Ga. prison nurse points to major security breach
REIDSVILLE, Ga. — As Alicia Butler remembers it, the day was going along pretty much like all the others when the ambush occurred.
Video and Gallery : A look at Hinesville's August Block Party 2018
On Saturday, the Liberty County chamber held it's second block party in Bradwell Park. Here's a look at the event. Photos and video by Lawrence Dorsey.
Chief of Alma Police Department resigns
“After two decades of policing, I have decided to travel down a different vocational path,” he said in a statement. “My decision was not easy, but has followed an opportunity to work with a company in the private sector.”
Bond revoked, new attorney coming in drug shed case
As a multi-defendant federal drug trafficking case motors along regarding a Glynn County shed used as a stash house, two matters of consequence popped up this week.In one, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stan Baker allowed Jesup attorney Juanita Holsey to withdraw as Anthony Bernard Lewis’ legal counsel. She
Sound off for Aug. 11
“My son told me that a Liberty County High School Football player passed out at football practice. And most of the players and some of the coaches left him there on the ground.Liberty County High School coaches should be ashamed of themselves. Only a handful of football players stood on the field un
Take care of your native palms
When I moved to Liberty County from Alabama just over a year ago, I was pleased to see so many palms and cycads growing up and down the coastal counties of Georgia. They are truly beautiful plants that can enhance any landscape with their tropical appearance.Several palm species can be successfully
Southern Cooks goes live with Doodles
The Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau will host Southern Cooks LIVE (online) Friday, Aug. 17. August`s guest is Erica Anderson, co-owner of Doodles Billiards in Hinesville.
Boyette, Royal given probation for theft by taking
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Glennville shooting leaves 18-year-old dead, two others injured
Upon arrival, they found David Murphy, 42, and Lesley Murphy, 39, outside the residence with gunshot wounds. According to the GBI, 18-year-old Malik Sayeed Murphy was found dead inside the residence with an apparent gunshot wound.
GBI: 3 shot, 1 murdered in Glennville
Preliminary information indicates that at shortly after 2:30 AM, the Glennville Police Department and the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding multiple individuals being shot at 304 N. Herrington Street in Glennville. When officers arrived on scene, they found David Murphy,
Effort to recall Walthourville mayor, councilwoman fails
Efforts to recall Walthourville City Mayor Daisy Pray and Councilwoman Patricia Green have failed according to documents obtained by the Courier.Walthourville residents Paulette Jamison and Anita Scurry were striving to recall the two elected officials due to alleged unethical conduct, misconduct in
Golf cart shop gets first green light
The city’s newly formed Planning and Appeals Commission on Wednesday approved a conditional use permit for a golf cart repair and sales shop on Stacy Street in Brunswick.Robert T. Klapp, owner of Golden Coast Golf Carts, plans to move his business from New Jesup Highway to 2027 Stacy St., near the F
PES, Sycamore Tree, Second Harvest team up
Donna Dixon (far left), Sycamore Tree President, reviews the process for stuffing food bags to teachers and administrators from Patterson Elementary School.