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2 Brunswick men sentenced to prison for distributing cocaine

Rafeal Lateef Baker, also known as “Channel 4,” was sentenced to 16 years in prison and Kenneth Anthony Moore, also known as “Smooth,” was sentenced to 14 years.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-22 22:06:36

Police: FLETC instructors posed as agents start fight, go to jail

Two Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Instructors allegedly picked a fight with a group of bikers June 14 at Toucan’s Ale House, resulting in a busted lip for one of the FLETC employees and a trip to jail for both, according to a Glynn County police report.According to the report, Thomas Wilso

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-22 04:00:00

Kingsland officer who shot, killed man identified

KINGSLAND, Ga.- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified the officer it said fatally shot a man during a chase in Kingsland, announcing Friday he'd been placed on administrative leave.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-22 19:15:42

Rolling Thunder comes to Glynn with weekend traffic roadblocks

There will be an increased number of out-of-town vehicles on the roadways in the Golden Isles this weekend, but these folks are not tourists.The first clue will be the law enforcement insignia on the sides of these visiting vehicles and the emergency lights on top, which will be flashing behind any

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-22 04:00:00

Police: One shot, two in custody after Arco shooting

A shootout erupted Wednesday night on Emanuel Avenue in the Arco community north of Brunswick, resulting in one man wounded by gunfire and at least two men taken into custody by police in connection with the shooting, according to county 911 Emergency Center dispatches and police reports.The shootin

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-21 17:24:00

Local woman's home hit with bullets, multiple instances, while children are inside

As Hudson looked at bullet hole after bullet hole after bullet hole, 18 in total, she asked why someone would shoot up her house.


Pastor, friends in right place, right time for water rescue

The Rev. Alan Akridge, left, walks past Glynn County Police at Gould's Inlet beach Wednesday after assisting distressed swimmers back to shore.


Brunswick's Harrison Trawick earns The News' Baseball MVP honors

Brunswick High shortstop/pitcher Harrison Trawick wasn’t happy with how his junior season went in 2017.“My junior year, I had an average year,” Trawick said. “I think I hit around .280. I told myself after the season I’ve got to get in the weight room more, and I’m going to have the best of my high

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-22 04:00:00

RAW AUDIO: Police radio correspondence during Kingsland police-involved shooting

The officer ran after Green, the driver, and after making contact and getting into an altercation with him, the officer shot several sounds, shooting and killing Green.

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-06-22 16:41:13

Man shot multiple times, killed during Kingsland officer-involved shooting

"I heard seven shots and after those shots I heard no sirens. No sirens! No ambulance, no police, you know- all I heard were seven shots. You know, my friend called me and said someone got shot up over there by the bank," said Torose Jones. "The community wants answers and we want answers now. We've


Parents to exhume Valdosta teen's body again

VALDOSTA, Ga.- The parents of a teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at a Georgia high school will exhume their son's body for a second time, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-22 01:41:44

Brunswick drug dealer 'Big Country' who sold crack across from school sentenced to federal prison

Melvin "Big Country" Walker Jr., 41, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison followed by three years of court supervision, according to a Glynn County Sheriff's Office Facebook post.


Police report: Toddler drowns on St. Simons Island

A 2-year-old girl was declared dead Saturday night at Southeast Georgia Health System's Brunswick hospital.The child apparently drowned at East Beach/Coast Guard Beach on St. Simons Island, according to a Glynn County Police report.The incident was reported at the beach around 7:04 p.m., and the chi


Man arrested in Darien booked again as woman

DARIEN — A McIntosh County resident charged as a man with witness intimidation a few weeks ago is back in jail accused as a woman with making a false statement to police, according to court records.A judge issued an arrest warrant accusing Colin B. Otwell, 52, with using intimidation and physical fo


Hot car death: 7-month-old baby found dead in Camden County

"The Kingsland Police Department is investigating an infant death. In the afternoon of June 19th, 2018, officers from the Kingsland Police Department were dispatched to a local motel in reference to an infant not breathing; upon police arrival to investigate, the child was declared deceased.


Sisters soon to retire from 40-year careers at King & Prince Seafood

Betty Spaulding and Naomi Garner turned their long careers at King & Prince Seafood into a family affair.The sisters will retire this month from the Brunswick-based seafood company after working together there for about 40 years.Spaulding, a senior process development manager in the research and dev


Utility to vote on online bill payment fee

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission is scheduled to meet today to discuss, among other things, removing a convenience fee for online bill payments.


Infant dies in hot car near coastal Georgia motel

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A 7-month-old infant has died after being left in a hot car near a motel in coastal Georgia.The Florida Times-Unionreportsdetails are limited as the investigation continues, but Kingsland Police Inspector Donald Belcher confirmed Tuesday that the child was found in a car near t


Police: Toddler drowns after going under at beach tidal pool

A 2-year-old girl died Saturday evening, shortly after going under water in a tidal pool while visiting Coast Guard Beach on St. Simons Island with her mother, according to a Glynn County Police report.Dorisa Aubria McKiver-David was pronounced dead at Southeast Georgia Health System's Brunswick hos


Kingsland PD investigating infant death

Kingsland Police are investigating how an infant died Tuesday at a motel.Officers were called to the motel in reference to a child who was not breathing, according to a statement from the Kingsland Police Department. The child was declared dead when officers arrived.No one has been taken into custod