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Loved ones want answers after father of 3 shot to death in Glynn County

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - After a 22-year-old man was found shot to death in his car last week in Glynn County, his family and co-workers continue to plead for answers. Hunters found Corey Proctor, of Brantley County, dead inside a green Dodge Stratus early Saturday morning on the north end of Golden Isles

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-03-24 02:51:01

Oil Bible to return to Darien

Like many people, the Rev. Lee Brandt was intrigued when he heard that there was a Bible in Dalton miraculously producing oil. The pastor of the Glory Worship Center in Darien decided to go find out more. "A friend of ours had heard about them and then sent us a link to their website. We looked at i

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Cops: Man crashes through gate at FLETC, causes damage

Police said a Florida man crashed his vehicle through the security gates Tuesday night at the heavily-guarded Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, smashing into another driver before speeding back out of the complex with security officers in hot pursuit. Several FLETC security vehicles pursued t

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

State patrol identifies woman killed in head-on crash

The Georgia State Patrol on Thursday identified a woman killed Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 17 near Peek Road in Glynn County as Barbara Burton, 49, of St. Simons Island. Burton was flown by helicopter from the scene of the 3 p.m. crash to UF Health Shands Hospital in J

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-22 19:37:00

One pleads, one sentenced in federal meth-for-guns case

One of the people accused of running a Hortense-based methamphetamine and firearms operation pleaded guilty and one co-conspirator received his sentence Monday in U.S. District Court in Brunswick. Ira Anderson, 66, pleaded guilty to maintaining a residence for others to distribute meth and to posses

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Rape case headed for trial

A man accused of rape and several other crimes rejected a plea offer Friday morning and is scheduled to have his case go to trial in the coming week. Kevin Lamar Jackson, 28, is accused of rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and third-degree cruelty to children for allege

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Honor, surrender to God first in prayer

I once remember being asked by a friend if it was okay that he pray for himself. I told him that he better do so because there was a good chance that nobody else was (HaHa). I actually told him it was definitely okay and right to pray and lift up his needs before the Lord. Looking at the Lord's Pray

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Palm Sunday, Easter week a time for reflection

The city was all ablaze, a mix of angst and political fervor in the days leading up to Passover. As the Jewish nation poured into Jerusalem to mark the occasion, the Romans were on edge, eyes fixed for the slightest sign of insurgency. The Jews too were also entrenched in excitement but for a differ

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Woman dies in head on-collision

A 49-year-old St. Simons Island woman died Wednesday afternoon when the Jeep Patriot she was driving crossed into the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 17 and collided head on with a Waste Management truck, Georgia State Patrol Cpl. Richard Sikes said. The crash occurred around 3 p.m. as the woman was


Alleged cocaine distribution network run from shed

+8 +8 +8 +8 A federal law enforcement agent testified Wednesday the stash for an alleged significant drug-trafficking conspiracy was in a shed on the property of a Brunswick pawn shop manager. The testimony came during a run of bond hearings for six of 11 defendants accused in the conspiracy


Sea Island files updates to rock groin plans

Sea Island Co.'s plan for a 350-foot, T-head rock groin proposed for the island's south end is alive and well, and a recently filed addendum to the plan includes some significant changes to the original plan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District issued a public notice Tuesday detailin

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Conference should not happen just because

Is the conference center infeasible? When the Oglethorpe Conference Center project was conceived over a decade ago, did many in Brunswick weigh the near- or long-term benefits and costs regarding placement in downtown Brunswick? I am talking dollars and cents. Sure there were broad proclamations of

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Let's Confirm You're In Our Delivery Area

If voters were distracted when they agreed to partially fund the construction of a conference center in downtown Brunswick, it's understandable. The vote on Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax IV was held Sept. 18, 2001 - a week to the day after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Turnout for the referen


Cops: Thieves saw through Dollar Tree safe for $360

Brunswick police said thieves put Homeric efforts into a heist overnight Sunday at the local Dollar Tree, prying open the back door, scaling the interior office wall and sawing open the store's steel safe - all for $360. That is the estimated take the crooks escaped with from the break-in, which a m


Scientists identify mysterious dead Coastal Georgia 'sea monster'

Jeff Warren didn't know what he'd found when he and his son came upon a washed up carcass on the beach at Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge near Darien on Saturday. What he at first thought was a dead seal on closer inspection looked more like a baby sea monster or a throw back to the Jurassic.


Mysterious sea creature washes ashore in St. Simons Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - A mysterious sea creature washed ashore in St. Simons Island and it has beachgoers scratching their heads. Jeff Warren and his son were at Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge just north of St. Simons Island in Georgia Friday when they came upon the creature on a barrier is


Glynn teacher accused of child molestation, child porn

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A 23-year-old teacher at Glynn Middle School was arrested Monday on two counts of child molestation, and two counts of child exploitation and electronic pornography. Investigators said the charges stem from inappropriate electronic communications Tyler Coen has had, since December


Glynn Middle teacher charged with sexual misconduct

Police allege that Tyler Coen sent sexually explicit material electronically to students while he was a teacher at Glynn Middle School, county police chief of staff Brian Scott said. Coen, 23, was arrested around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon and charged with two counts of computer or electronic pornograp


Sheriff: Deputies shoot, kill armed man during Fernandina Beach standoff

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - Nassau County deputies shot and killed a 25-year-old man Wednesday night after he opened fire on them following a standoff, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said they were called to the Amelia Island Surf and Racquet Club Condominiums on Amelia Island Parkway in


Soldier barricaded self inside Fort Stewart residence with weapon for nearly 3 hours

A soldier barricaded himself inside his on-post residence with a weapon on Tuesday for nearly three hours. The soldier surrendered peacefully to Fort Stewart police at about 2:30 p.m. on Courage Loop in Marne Point. The incident remains under investigation at this time. The soldier will not be ident