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IPC recommend Village Creek rezoning approval
Islands planning commissioners recommended the Glynn County Commission approve a rezoning of Village Creek Landing, a property at the end of South Harrington Road on St. Simons Island.John McQuigg, attorney for Village Creek Landing LLC, said the application to rezone the property from conservation
12-year-old boy electrocuted at Augusta park while playing football; family searches for answers
Melquan Kwame Robinson was playing football at the park when the ball was thrown over the fence. When Robinson went to retrieve the ball, he grabbed the fence to jump over, and a live wire was reportedly touching the fence causing the electrocution.
Brunswick man in critical condition after shooting
A 35-year-old Brunswick man is in critical condition after suffering gunshot wounds to the chest at a home in the 2400 block of Stonewall Street during the predawn hours Monday. City police are looking for the shooter, according to reports.Gerald Buggs Jr. was flown via helicopter to UF Health Jacks
Jaguars owner Shad Khan withdraws bid for Wembley Stadium
Khan, who owns the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars and Premier League soccer club Fulham, had seen buying Wembley as a way of raising the prospects of an American football franchise moving to London.
Schuler pleads guilty, but mentally ill, to molestation charge
A man accused of attempting to assault an 11-year-old girl at a restaurant in April 2017 pleaded guilty Monday in Glynn County Superior Court.John Cary Schuler, 41, pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, to a criminal attempt to commit child molestation and false imprisonment, charges that if he had gone
Mother's ex sentenced to 35 years in 3-year-old's murder
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- A Jacksonville man on Tuesday was sentenced to more than three decades in prison for the murder of 3-year-old Connor Mickens, though he did not fire the gunshot that killed the child.
Brunswick Rotary Meets Student from Sweden
Georgia Rotary Student Louise Hailberg, from Sweden, recently gave a presentation to the Brunswick Rotary Club.
Shrimp & Grits slides into November
After the past years of dodging one thing or another — or in the best-case scenario, handling the heat — the annual Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival is moving to the first weekend of November, beginning in 2020.“Now, we know we’re not out of hurricane season, we know it won’t solve all the prob
GDOT expected to give update Wednesday on I-16, I-95 widening project
JEKYLL ISLAND, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Transportation will give an update this week on the I-16 and 1-95 project, which would add flyovers to the interchange.On Wednesday, a committee meeting is scheduled to take place on Jekyll Island where the chief engineer on the project is expecte
Carter takes taxes, port to Exchange Club
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter (R-1) speaks to Brunswick Exchange ClubYour browser does not support the audio element.U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, on Tuesday addressed a crowd of about 100 at the Brunswick Exchange Club ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections.Carter, a two-term Republican from Pooler seeking
Village Oven brings artisanal breads to Isles
Drew Gahagan is owner of The Village Oven, 1407 Union St. in Brunswick. The bakery and bistro offers a wide selection of freshly baked goods, as well as breakfast and lunch.The Brunswick News
Search warrant leads to arrest, drug confiscation
Last Wednesday, an early morning search warrant executed by the Hinesville Police Department’s drug and crime suppression units resulted in the arrest of one adult and the recovery of thousands of dollars of illegal narcotics, to include marijuana, xanax, oxycodone, THC oil, cocaine, a variety of dr
College to host "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event
The College of Coastal Georgia will hosts its first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event at 10 a.m. on Thursday to bring awareness to domestic violence and sexual assault.The walk will be hosted by the college’s Student Health Center. Community members, along with students, faculty and staff at the coll
The more people Goodwill helps, the better for Glynn
If you hear the name Goodwill mentioned in conversation, your first thought probably isn’t finding people jobs. Your mind more than likely goes to the clothing store where people can donate clothes and shop for cheaper clothes.Of course, Goodwill knows that too.It is why Goodwill held a breakfast Fr
Georgia QB Jake Fromm Tweets Message After Saturday's Loss
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs throws a pass during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Nonprofit aims to encourage bike lanes
Members of a Brunswick-based nonprofit met with city leaders Monday to encourage a plan to create new bike and pedestrian lanes around Brunswick.One Hundred Miles’ executive director, Megan Desrosiers, and the group’s coastal advocate, Alex Muir, sat down with Brunswick Mayor Cornell Harvey and Garr
Body pulled from the water at Tybee Beach
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) - Tybee Island mayor, Jason Buelterman, confirms that this man was visiting with his family from another country and suffered from a stroke a month earlier.
City should move conference center to mall
If our convention center works at the mall, then we use that success to build downtown. The revenue of the Jekyll Island Convention Center is exceeded the JIA highest expectations. A more conservative approach, in my opinion, for Brunswick should be considered.
City set to vote on alcohol law update
John Sabbe, bartender at Tipsy McSway’s in downtown Brunswick, pours ingredients into a shaker to make a classic daiquiri.
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MILLINGTON, Tenn. -One person is dead and another is injured after ashooting near the Navy basein Millington, Tennessee. Investigators say theshooter is in custodywith Millington Police Department.