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City staging storm debris for removal

Brunswick public works crews are working 12-hour days removing storm debris from city roadways and hauling it to a staging location at Bay and Prince streets, where mounds are piled high for eventual removal. "The reason the debris is staged at Bay Street is because the state will come in and remove

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:08:00

3 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

Police block off streets in front of a police station at Georgia Tech where protests happened earlier and at least one police car was burned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Atlanta. Protesters were demonstrating against the shooting, which resulted in a fatality, of a student on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ke

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:45:00

Hundreds line up for food assistance

Buy Now Volunteers package food in the parking lot of Pello Body Shop on Altama Avenue on Wednesday as part of a good giveaway organized by the food bank America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Hundreds of people lined up on Altama to receive food, causing significant traffic problems and at le

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 15:35:00

Washington state school shooting suspect pleads not guilty

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy accused of killing a student at his rural Washington state high school and wounding three others has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, according to court documents made public Tuesday. Caleb Sharpe, a sopho

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:34:54

Salvation Army puts boots on ground after storm

Salvation Army officers were dispatched from Virginia to help provide disaster assistance to residents in Brunswick and Glynn County in response to Hurricane Irma. "We deployed a team of 80 from Virginia to help in Brunswick, St. Marys and and Tybee Island because we knew there was need there," said

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

FILE - In this July 14, 2016 file photo a loggerhead sea turtle, is released back into the gulf after being treated for pneumonia at Gulf World Marine Institute, in Inlet Beach, Fla. Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says. Scientists found more populations of t

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:22:21

Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

TOKYO (AP) - The mother of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea is thankful President Donald Trump mentioned her in his U.N. General Assembly speech and hopes it could be a chance for a breakthrough. Megumi Yokota was abducted on her way home from school after badminton practice in November 1977.

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:59:02

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. His talent agent Erin Connor says Casey died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78. Born in West Virginia in 1939 and rais

WSFA - 2017-09-20 23:55:35

FBI, Georgia authorities search for suspect in ATM van theft

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - The FBI and Georgia authorities are asking for help finding a man who stole a van containing $1.8 million in cash. The van was parked outside a Citizens Trust Bank branch in Decatur while

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:04:02

Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said Tuesday that com

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:56:23

Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day

FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, students and other immigration-rights supporters gather outside tents by the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Washington state on Wednesday, Sept. 20, sued the operator of the detention center over claims it did not pay detainees the state's mini

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:33:10

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Scientists say Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country from western Cambodia. The scientists said in a letter published Thursday in the Lancet Infectious Di

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:28:44

Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. That's according to a July 2016 email e

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:25:13

Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

ATZALA, Mexico (AP) - A child's baptism turned into tragedy when the roof of a church collapsed as a powerful earthquake shook central Mexico. Eleven members of a family died, including the 2-month-old girl being christened. The only survivors were the girl's father, the priest and the priest's assi

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:17:08

Ex-MARTA executive pleads guilty in false invoice scheme

ATLANTA (AP) - A former Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority executive has pleaded guilty to his role in misappropriating funds as part of a false invoice scheme. U.S. District Attorney John Horn, in a news release Wednesday, said 52-year-old Joseph J. Erves, of Lithonia, entered the plea in

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:15:45

NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos making a newborn dance to rap music and giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:20:31

Ryan, lawmakers tour Irma-damaged Keys, pledge funding

MIAMI (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan promised to get federal funding for the victims of the Irma-ravaged Sunshine state as he and a group of bipartisan congressional leaders assessed the damage Wednesday. Ryan, along with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and a handful of

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:46:55

2 senators call for monument honoring black Civil War hero

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the 2015 epicenter of a national move to strip away Confederate symbols, is being made by two lawmakers in a bid to encourage consensus building in a nation divided by the issue. Tw

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:46:07

Memo: Consider civil rights home for national monument

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. interior secretary says Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation. Secretary Ryan Zinke makes the recommendation in a memo to President Donald Trump, which was leaked. In the

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:42:03

US pressures Iraqi Kurds to abandon vote on independence

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States is pressuring the Iraqi Kurds and their regional government to abandon a planned referendum on independence. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the costs of going ahead with the vote are high, including for the Kurds. She says the planned referendum ha

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:34:12