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Alma Police arrest 7 in connection to death investigation

They arrested 7 people on various charges including murder, aggravated assault, trafficking meth, and many more.

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-20 22:50:00

SPD investigate early morning shooting on Rogers Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are looking for the person who shot a man early Sunday morning.Police say the shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. on Rogers St. near Carolan St. in West Savannah.A black male was shot. WTOC is waiting to hear if there were any injuries.At this time, police do not

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-21 12:44:00

Tattnall Co. haunted house raises money for local children

TATTNALL CO., GA (WTOC) - The Kiwanis Club of Tattnall County is hosting their annual haunted house to benefit Tattnall County children this winter.All of the proceeds will go directly to to Christmas at Home to provide gifts for over 500 children in Tattnall County.The haunted house sits on Main St

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-20 22:18:00

Hinesville city manager among 7 charged in Fort Valley sex scandal, reports say

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) - Hinesville’s city manager is one of seven people facing various sex crimes charges after a months-long investigation into illegal conduct at Fort Valley State University, multiple news outlets report.


Young Thug Gushes Over NBA Youngboy Shirtless Pic W/ Endless Heart & Goat Emojis – SOHH.com

The 18-year-old Louisiana rapper posted $75,000 bail Thursday around 1 PM to get released from Ware County Jail in Georgia. TMZ broke the story … YoungBoy was busted in Florida on Feb. 24 on a warrant for kidnapping, and then transferred to GA. A judge had initially denied him bail, but that changed

SOHH - 2018-10-22 01:25:27

GBI, Alma PD investigate shooting death in Bacon County

ALMA, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Alma Police Department with a death investigation.The GBI says a neighbor reported shots fired in the area of East 8th Street in Alma Monday night.When police arrived at the scene, they found 24-year-old Sabron Mosby suffering fr


Young leaders experience city government up close

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown welcomed the class and spent time sharing his duties and responsibilities. The class toured city hall, the police department and the fire department. They had the opportunity to dress in fire prevention gear and work a fire hose. The class met with the fire chief, police

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-10-22 03:00:00

How a Georgia grandmother almost went to prison -- and why some are calling it voter suppression

DOUGLAS, Ga. -- Those who follows politics in Georgia likely saw it coming - as soon as Secretary of State Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination for governor, Democrats immediately called for his resignation. As the head of an office in charge of statewide elections, they saw his position as a co


62-year-old man dies without power to his oxygen machine

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A Dougherty County man died after being without power for days after Hurricane Michael.County leaders warn that tragedy could have been prevented.A 62-year-old man is dead now after losing power to his oxygen machine, but this doesn’t need to happen to anyone else.If you haven’t


Four plead guilty in superior court

Four men pleaded guilty in different cases in Glynn County Superior Court to felony charges over the past several weeks.Brandon Bernard Slay, 32, admitted his guilt Monday to first-degree burglary and first-degree arson. According to his indictment, Slay entered, burgled and set fire to an Enterpris


How the money went missing from Clerk of Court

Larry O. Morten will serve at least six years in prison for the theft of funds from Glynn County courts.Mary Overstreet believes she’ll figure out how much was stolen before Morten walks free.Morten had been the Glynn County Clerk of Court’s bookkeeper and worked out of the courthouse office that Ov


Another young person dead after shooting

Sheriff Mark Melton has reported that on Sunday, October 14, at approximately 8:15 p.m. the Appling County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on Post Road in reference to a shooting. Preliminary investigation revealed the victim to be a 12 year old female. The victim was pronounced dead


How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governor’s mansion

Stacey Abrams, former Georgia house minority leader and a self-described “nerd,” is on a mission to capture the governor’s mansion. With 1 point separating her and her opponent, Ms. Abrams could become the first black woman in America to lead a state. “Leadership is combining vision with good govern


3 arrested after months-long drug investigation

30-year-old Holly Skipper, 37-year-old Patrick Morris, and 39-year-old Ryan Roberts all booked in the Chatham County Detention Center on drug related charges.


Former UPS driver convicted in 2017 rape

A Bulloch County jury found a former United Parcel Service driver guilty Thursday in the November 2017 rape of a coworker.Robert Spencer Baird, 45, of North Leah Road, will be sentenced Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. by Bulloch County Chief Superior Court Judge Gates Peed, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistan


FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Ware County at South Effingham

Mustangs quarterback Taylor Jackson (2) loses the handle on the ball at the Ware County 10 after getting hit by the Gators' Cah'zer McCoy (16) and Logan Braucht on Friday.- photo by Mark Lastinger/staff


GBI investigating death in Bacon County

BACON COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Alma police officers responded to the area of 504 E. 8th Street Sunday night around 8:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported shots fired in the area.When police got there, they found 24-year-old Sabron Markez Mosby suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Bacon C


Hinesville woman gets dying wish

Heather Griffiths was diagnosed with cervical cancer two-and-a-half years ago. Eight weeks ago, her doctors thought she would soon be entering remission. Then, just a week ago, she got the devastating news that she only has days left to live. Her family and community quickly came together to honor h


Yellow Jackets on historic roll

BROOKLET — To say that this year’s Southeast Bulloch football team is playing well would be an understatement.Now sitting at 7-0 on the season, not only were none of this season’s players born the last time the Yellow Jackets had such a hot start (they won their first 10 in 1993), but they may easil


Police looking for this man

Investigators say William Jermaine Mason, 30, is wanted in a theft by deception case.