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Police investigating shooting on Albany Street
A shooting allegedly took place Sunday afternoon on the 21 block of Albany Street in Brunswick that resulted in the hospitalization of two individuals, according to Brunswick police.
Police chase ends with crash at Brunswick intersection
A man in a stolen pickup truck allegedly led county police on a wild pursuit through Brunswick on Monday afternoon, ending when he collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and L Street, flipping the truck several times, said Brian Scott, Chief of Staff fo
Reports: 5-star freshman QB Justin Fields leaving Georgia
Quarterback Justin Fields is reportedly leaving Georgia after just one season. Rumors have swirled in recent days about whether Fields would return to Georgia next fall. And according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken, Fields indeed has informed UGA of his intention to transfer from the program.
Conference center project won't work without hotel
I strongly disapprove of the plan for a conference center on the site of the former Oglethorpe Hotel. Based on my experience for the last 25 years as a community banker and property owner in Brunswick, it is my strong opinion there has never been a consensus for a standalone conference center.
Habitat houses give residents a home
Everyone wants to be home for the holidays whether it’s grandma’s house or the place they sleep every night. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Glynn, more than 80 families have dwellings that feel more like home than a rented trailer, tumble down slum or cramped apartment.
Group finds purpose in giving
On a chilly Tuesday morning, volunteers bustled about Manna House in Brunswick. Cooking teams busily prepared the food for the lunchtime guests they were about to receive. Outside, those in need began to assemble in anticipation of the meal to come. Amidst it all, a group of men, clad in purple shir
Male juvenile dressed as female caught shoplifting
Tis the Season… On Saturday Brunswick Police caught a 15 year old male dressed as female shoplifting at Walmart. The store declined to prosecute and the juvenile was turned over to his mother.
15-year-old girl missing in Cordele, Georgia
CORDELE, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Cordele Police Department is looking for a teenage girl. 15-year-old Shakhira Hawkins was last seen Friday, December 14th. Details about her disappearance are limited on the CPD's Facebook page, but they urge anyone who has seen Shakhira to contact local law enforceme
Utility to continue discussion of a fourth sewer treatment plant
The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission plans to continue discussions of a new sewer treatment plant at its meeting this week. On the agenda are both a north mainland treatment plant, which some commissioners think may solve the utility’s long-term capacity problem, and a discuss
Nationwide injunction sought in WOTUS case
Attorneys for the states, federal agencies, industry groups and environmental groups gathered at the federal courthouse Friday in Brunswick to hash out their requests for how U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood should act in regard to a motion for summary judgment on the Obama administration’
County commission to consider allowing elected officials to sign on to county pension
The Glynn County Commission is expected to discuss on Tuesday allowing elected officials to participate in the county’s pension plan. “We have some constitutional officers who aren’t county employees but are elected officials who have a retirement plan through the state. Some of them want to get on
Suspect arrested after student prank places Jane Macon Middle under lockdown
A suspect was arrested after a student prank-called 911 causing Jane Macon Middle School in Glynn County to be placed under a brief lockdown Monday morning, according to school officials.
Father films mother torturing 7-month-old son, deputies say
KINGS BAY, Ga. - A case of child abuse in the housing section of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay led to the arrest of a husband and wife after Camden County Sheriff's Office deputies saw a video the man took of the woman torturing a 7-month-old boy, investigators said.
Elderly man who disappeared from Ocala is found in Georgia
OCALA, Fla. -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says deputies are searching for an elderly man considered to be missing and endangered. Desmond Gray, 84, was last seen around 9:20 a.m. Sunday at his home on SE Maricamp Road near the intersection with Water Place in Ocala.
Feds: Robert Johnson's arrest has street gangs singing the blues
A big-time Jacksonville dope dealer’s top clients were gang members in Brunswick and Glynn County, whose local drug operations contributed to gunplay, violence and property theft, law enforcement authorities said Thursday.
Prosecutors: Jacksonville supplier, 23 others indicted in drug ring bust
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Jacksonville man accused of supplying drugs to a trafficking ring distributing throughout Georgia and Florida has been indicted, along with 23 others, in a major bust in Brunswick.
Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital
A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.
Flashback Friday: Guns, politics and whiskey
Ahead of the Brady Bill’s implementation and a national five-day waiting period to purchase a firearm, local gun dealers told The News that purchases are only up slightly. The legislation passed Congress and was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in late November, with an effective date of Fe
No. 23 women's basketball suffers first loss
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Dec. 15, 2018) - One of the longest season-opening winning streaks in the history of the Milligan College women's basketball program came to an end Saturday as the No. 23 Buffaloes fell on the road, 92-62, to College of Coastal Georgia.
City declines to release bank proposals for project
Bank proposals for lending the city of Brunswick as much as $5 million to build a conference center on Newcastle Street were due Wednesday, but city officials on Thursday declined to release them to The News.