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Hinesville city manager among 7 charged in Fort Valley sex scandal, reports say

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) - Hinesville’s city manager is one of seven people facing various sex crimes charges after a months-long investigation into illegal conduct at Fort Valley State University, multiple news outlets report.

WSAV-TV - 2018-10-19 22:00:45

Four plead guilty in superior court

Four men pleaded guilty in different cases in Glynn County Superior Court to felony charges over the past several weeks.Brandon Bernard Slay, 32, admitted his guilt Monday to first-degree burglary and first-degree arson. According to his indictment, Slay entered, burgled and set fire to an Enterpris

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

How the money went missing from Clerk of Court

Larry O. Morten will serve at least six years in prison for the theft of funds from Glynn County courts.Mary Overstreet believes she’ll figure out how much was stolen before Morten walks free.Morten had been the Glynn County Clerk of Court’s bookkeeper and worked out of the courthouse office that Ov

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

Terror beat Pirates in thriller

Later in the quarter, the Terrors started a drive in good field position deep in Brunswick territory. Two plays later, Lewis scored on a 20-yard run to increase the Terrors lead to 17-0.

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

Terry Parker High School teacher arrested for distributing child pornography

Jacksonville, FL - A Terry Parker High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly engaging online with an undercover FBI agent, and later sending that agent pornographic material involving a child. Federal court records show 37-year-old Jordan Schemmel has been arrested for distribution of chil

WOKV.COM - 2018-10-20 00:34:00

Feds accept local natural hazard prep plan

The federal government has approved a joint natural hazard preparation plan between Glynn County, Brunswick and the Jekyll Island Authority.The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, gave the OK to the Joint Hazard Mitigation Plan earlier this week, according to a press release from Glynn Cou

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

LCMC, EMA collect donations for Georgia’s Hurricane Michael victims

Liberty County Minority Chamber CEO Sabrina Newby headed to Camilla on Friday to donate goods to the devastated city. Camilla is one of the Southwest Georgia cities hit hard by Hurricane Michael last week.“We’re working in a partnership with the city and don’t want the people to feel forgotten,” New

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event brings attention to sexual assault

College of Coastal Georgia head men’s basketball coach Jesse Watkins, left, and CCGA police department Lt. Johnny Davis put on red high heels as they prepare to join others for the the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Thursday at the college.

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

Students get excited for City Championship game

Four years ago, the senior class at Glynn Academy founded the Spirit Club. That year, the football team went all the way to the Georgia Dome for the Class 6A state championship game. And that year and every year since, Glynn Academy’s team has defeated Brunswick High in the biggest game of the year

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

Ferry would hurt fishing on Village pier

This could be the end of fishing St. Simons and Jekyll piers. Anyone who enjoys these piers please act on this news. Stephen Williams wants to partner with Glynn County/Jekyll Island Authority to run a ferry affixed to the piers.Fishermen are dependent on tides to put out lines, which means they can

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

Abrams is only choice for Georgia citizens

Stacey Abrams is the only choice for Georgia citizens who want a governor who will represent and serve everyone fairly and fully.Stacey proposes a historic investment in high quality child care through the Bold Start Scholarship program and is the only candidate who will work to expand Medicare. Not

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

Village Creek parking lot owners agree to work with county "in good faith"

A representative for the new owners of a piece of land at the end of South Harrington Road on St. Simons Island committed Thursday to work in good faith with Glynn County to put together a new lease for the parking lot used by boaters accessing the Village Creek boat ramp.The subject came up while t

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

Norwich Street revitalization should be city's top priority

Norwich Street was once a thriving part of Brunswick. But as the years went on and traffic from the former Dixie Highway that stretched from Michigan to Florida moved over to interstates and other major highways, the area has fallen on hard times.A recent study showed there is 75,000 square feet of

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

Flashback Friday: Naked driving, ‘Johnny Pot’ and a contemptible editor

25 Years(Oct. 16-18, 1993)News from Beavercreek, Ohio, revealed that some people will reveal all for the chance to see Duran Duran. And so it was for 19-year-old Marcia Neumeier, who went naked behind the wheel — with a teddy bear in her lap — to win front-row tickets given out by a radio station WG

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-19 04:00:00

City approves new alcohol law

Brunswick city commissioners on Wednesday approved an overhaul of the city’s alcohol ordinance.Passed unanimously, the new city code replaces the former section and covers several other items. Most businesses that sell alcohol won’t see a change to their existing operations. Licensing fees won’t cha


Georgia waters to reopen for oyster harvest

“Based on recent monitoring of shellfish growing areas, water temperatures have declinedand are nearing the 81-degree Fahrenheit threshold. Coastal forecasts are showing asignificant cooling trend and we anticipate water temperatures to be below threshold levelsby the middle of next week,” said Domi


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.


Stacey Abrams Always Knew They’d Try to Cheat

Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters at an election-night party, May 22, 2018.(AP Photo / John Bazemore)


Thousands flock to polls for early voting

Early voters are breaking records in our region --- and statewide. The turnout is up in the Peach State for the 2018 mid-term election. Early in-person voting started Monday and by Wednesday morning, nearly 70,000 voters went to the polls early. WSAV contacted election officials in 10 counties i