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Mother mourns the loss of her teenager in Brunswick shooting

BRUNSWICK, GA- A local mother is grieving the loss of her teenage son, wondering what could have led to his murder. 19-year-old James Wooten was visiting a friend's house one week ago, when police say he was shot in the head. Wooten's mom, Brandi Vaughn, believes the shooter may have been her son's

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-14 23:50:30

Harsh flu season leaves many ill in Glynn County

This year's flu season has proven to be an especially nasty one so far. Reported flu cases are significantly up this year. Local doctor's offices and hospital waiting rooms are also experiencing long wait times due to the high demand of patients with flu-like symptoms. The Brunswick hospital of the

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Local GOP chapter to host gubernatorial candidate

A local political organization will host a state senator and candidate for governor of Georgia in late January. State Sen. Michael Williams, R-Cumming, will speak to the Coastal Republican Women's Club at noon Jan. 24 at the Brunswick Country Club, 4041 U.S. Highway 17 in Brunswick. A luncheon will

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Film industry growth in Georgia is encouraging

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal talked at length this past Thursday about the economic strides made in the state during his tenure as governor. In his final State of the State address, he touted record spending on education, billions of dollars of economic development investment from businesses and unemplo

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Parents welcome first baby of new year

Mariana Canche and Oscar Miss Romero welcomed a baby girl, Kelsey Isabella Miss Canche, on Jan. 1 at the Brunswick hospital of the Southeast Georgia Health System. She was the first local baby to be born in 2018. Her middle name, Isabella, is in honor of her paternal grandmother. She was delivered b

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Renown chef offers fast, easy meal solution

Chef Johnny Carino is at it again. The St. Simons Island resident and renown chef - known for a national chain of restaurants bearing his name - has opened a new eatery in Brunswick. Fresh 2 You, 1510 Gloucester St. next to City Market, offers pre-prepared, microwavable meals at prices ranging from

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

JWSC to hold four-hour workshop on priorities, tap-in fees

Where the Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water and Sewer Commission will discuss at a four-hour workshop Wednesday where it plans to go with capital improvement fees and how they got to where they are. Two new commissioners took their places on the utility commission at its last regular meeting. A new piece

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

MPC to consider new film, media studio

One of the three new construction proposals on the Mainland Planning Commission's Tuesday agenda is a film and television studio for a local video production company, iMint Media. "The planning and development folks didn't really know what to do with us," said T.J. Thompson, iMint Media owner. "I do

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Jeff Wilson to lead Port of Longview board

Jeff Wilson was elected president of the Port of Longview Board of Commissioners at the first meeting of the year Wednesday. He will take over for Commissioner Doug Averett, who served as president in 2017. Averett will continue serving on the three-member commission. "It is an honor to be voted int


Fire guts Kelso home; kids flee through window

Two children escaped by jumping through a window, and a black terrier survived a Kelso house fire by hiding under a couch Monday morning, according to fire officials. Several adults also fled the fire, which gutted a one-story home at 1706 Bloyd St. Two occupants who escaped were treated at the scen

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 19:00:00

Call for local artists - The Chief News: Community

Area artists are invited to participate in the Columbian Artists Association's 42nd annual juried Spring Art Show to be held March 5 through March 25, 2018, at the Three Rivers Mall, Kelso, WA (space D-1168). The show is open to artists 18 and older from Cowlitz, Clark, Wahkiakum, Lewis, and Pacific

THECHIEFNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 19:47:59

Lefor honored with Clatskanie Boosters Volunteer award

The Clatskanie Boosters honored wrestling mom Angie Lefor during Wrestling Senior Night this past week for her achievements as a volunteer for the past five years. She received the Cyndi Warren Volunteer Appreciation Award, named after its inaugural 2016 recipient. The Lefor family came to Clatskani

THECHIEFNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 17:49:00

A rental crisis is brewing in Cowlitz County - Part 1

Buy Now Nicholas Miller and Ashleymae Castle have made their rental house a comfy home in Kelso. But now their landlord is selling the house, and they have 10 months to find somewhere new. Source: Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies with the University of Washington. Ashleymae Castle thought it w


Donate used glasses, hearing aids to Lions Clubs

Longview Safeway Pharmacy: 2930 Ocean Beach Highway; 360-575-6240. Fred Meyer Pharmacy: 3140 Ocean Beach Highway; 360-636-6723. Campus Towers: 1767 20th Ave.; 360-423-6200. CAP: 1526 Commerce Ave.; 360-425-9287. Longview Senior Center: 1111 Commerce Ave.; 360-636-0210. Cascade Eye Care: 950 11th Ave


Coal critics knock health study

Buy Now A recent state/county study concluded that locomotive exhaust from the trains serving Millennium Bulk Terminals' proposed coal terminal would increase cancer risks in Longview.Bill Wagner, The Daily News Opponents of the proposed Longview coal dock Friday urged a Cowlitz County health commi


BEACH RESCUE: Incident at Hug Point

A stranded beachgoer is safe after being rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter near Cannon Beach. According to a release from the Coast Guard, the man became stranded Sunday, Jan. 14, by a high tide at Hug Point. The Coast Guard watchstanders from Sector Columbia River received a call from Astoria 911

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-01-15 16:45:00

Sign up for Spin Cody race

It's time to register for the March 24 Spin Cody Bike Race, a team fundraiser that pairs a popular fitness activity with contributions to community causes. The deadline to sign up is Feb. 23. The indoor cycling event is similar to a walk-a-thon or bike-a-thon; however, it's set up with stationary ex

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-15 18:19:00

Seniors from Cody, Meeteetse earn top academic scholarship

Three Cody and one Meeteetse senior are part of 104 seniors from across Wyoming who were selected to receive the 2018 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship. The premier scholarship for Wyoming resident high school seniors covers actual credit hours taken as w

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-15 18:17:00

Walleye control: G&F presents species' impact on reservoir

The walleye infesting Buffalo Bill Reservoir will forever be a threat to cutthroat trout there, but may be controlled long-term by a combination of gillnetting and aggressive fishermen. And while the war on the species may be contested "in perpetuity," the cost and effort should not approach the cha

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-15 20:46:00

Property owners responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks

Cody people take notice: You are responsible for keeping sidewalks outside your business or home cleared of snow and ice. It's the law. "By ordinance, whether someone is living in the house or not, they must clean the sidewalk," said Barry Cook, city administrator, at a recent council meeting. Busin

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-15 20:44:00