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Thanks to Gilead Ministry for 'A Night to Shine' event

A huge shout out to Gilead Ministry Center for initiating efforts to provide Tim Tebow’s “A Night to Shine” in Brunswick this year. This event, along with so many other local efforts, celebrates people with special needs, letting them know they are loved and worthy.


Glynn County officer arrested, charged with simple battery, criminal trespass

GLYNN COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - A Glynn County police officer is facing disciplinary action after he was arrested Thursday evening following a domestic dispute. Around 4 p.m., officers responded to Matthew Zakimi’s home after his wife reported he had assaulted her. Police supervisors charged the officer w


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


28 Georgia middle students hospitalized after eating Valentine’s Day candy: report

Nearly 30 Georgia middle school students were sent to the hospital Thursday after ingesting Valentine’s Day candy that reportedly left them feeling “nauseated and disoriented,” school officials said.


Defendants in second Kings Bay theft case appear in court

Two men appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Brunswick, charged in a second case related to the theft of explosives and small arms ammunition from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay over a period of around four years. Each of the four men in a related case have all pleaded guilty.


DAR marks 116 years locally

History has always been part of Dee Cox’s life. As a child, she grew up watching her mother trace the family’s lineage, connecting her to those who came before. That is particularly true of her ancestors who fought in the American Revolution.


Georgia woman pleads to hauling kilos of drugs on I-75

MACON, GA (WALB) -- A Tifton woman pleaded guilty in Macon federal court Wednesday on a drug charge after she was arrested for carrying four kilos of meth and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute.


Job fair scheduled for laid off Georgia Pacific workers

Job fair scheduled for laid off Georgia Pacific workers. A job fair has been scheduled for the 120 workers who lost their jobs with the permanent closure of the Georgia Pacific Sterling plant.


Georgia business owner owing over $300,000 in back taxes admits he tried to bribe IRS agent, agrees to leave country after prison

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia business owner has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS agent to reduce his tax burden. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Magdaleno Garcia Alonso offered cash to an IRS agent who audited his tax returns in 2015 and 2016 if she reduced the amount of money he ow


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.


Sugar cookies prove great Valentine's Day treat

A quick stroll along Newcastle Street and one thing becomes crystal clear — downtown Brunswick is certainly feeling the love this time a year. Storefront to storefront is adorned with red and pink hearts, heralding the coming of Valentine’s Day.


Flashback Friday: Paula Jones, cockfighting and baseball

The Associated Press reported that the White House was denying allegations from former Arkansas state employee Paula Jones that President Bill Clinton made unwanted sexual advances on her while he was governor three years earlier.


Georgia National Guard's first black female pilot gets surprise sendoff

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia National Guard's first black female pilot got a surprise send-off in Henry County Friday. Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach was at Stockbridge Elementary School, where students packed the gym to celebrate Lt. Andrea Lewis.


Police: Man wanted for Hard Rock shooting in Atlantic City arrested in Georgia

Police say a man wanted for a shooting at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been arrested in Georgia. Emory Chapman, 39, of Pleasantville, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents in Atlanta.


Pirates face stiff challenge in visiting Panthers

Winning the Region 2-6A championship did little to ease the Pirate boys’ road through the playoffs. Brunswick begins its postseason run today when it hosts Lakeside Evans for a 7 p.m. tipoff at Brunswick Square Garden.


City explains fees on tax bill

Brunswick 2018 city taxes were due in November, but they are still generating questions by residents. In response, the city has issued a press release explaining the property tax bills. City officials said it’s unclear if the questions still being fielded by city employees are from residents with ov


Careful planning will help St. Simons remain a haven for residents, visitors

One morning in 2001, my father, Charles Gowen, 97, exclaimed, “Poor St. Simons,” as we were passing Demere Village in a very minor traffic jam and beginning a drive back to his retirement home near Atlanta. His memories went back to the early 1900s when the island was a spacious, wild and wonderful


1866 – Hoboken, GA – $69,000

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Georgia bill would allow medical marijuana production

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia may soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil within the state. The new measure, introduced Thursday in the Georgia House, would give patients who are already allowed to possess low potency marijuana oil access to the product. It would close a loo


Georgia drivers must make more stops for school buses

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law revising the state’s traffic regulations for driving past school buses stopped to load or unload students. Now drivers must stop for school buses stopped to load or unload passengers unless they are driving on a highway divided by a grass median, unpa