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Multiple arrests reported by Police Department
The Folkston Police Department releases reports from November 5 through November 24. On November 5, a complainant advised that someone broke into her residence and stole one $50.00 bill, three $20.00 bills, a Zephyrhills water bottle that was partially filled with change, and a Taurus .380 semiautom
Game times changed for December 20 contests
The Charlton County Indians Basketball games against Brantley County scheduled for Thursday, December 20 have changed playing times. The junior varsity boys teams will start at 4:00 p.m. and the Varsity girls teams will start at 6:00 p.m. The Varsity boys teams will begin immediately following the g
Baby recovering after being dragged by dog in Nassau County
A baby who was dragged by a dog is recovering at the hospital. Nassau County deputies said the dog’s leash somehow became wrapped around the baby. A 17-year-old was arrested for aggravated child abuse.
Fruit trees, bushes being sold by 4-H
The Charlton County 4-H Club is selling fruit trees and bushes as a way of helping students earn money to attend the camp again next year. Cloverleaf Camp is scheduled for June 17-21, 2019 at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island.
Citizens discuss possible detour with Commissioners
The Charlton County Commissioners held a regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, December 6 beginning at 6:00 p.m. During the meeting, Bill Allen and several other local citizens discussed a proposed detour during replacement of the bridge on Ralph Davis Road. The project is scheduled to start no earl
Georgia man convicted of molesting 10-year-old child
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man was convicted of molesting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old child, according to the district attorney's office. District Attorney Jackie Johnson announced Jeromy Truman Chandler of Woodbine faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison for the incident,
McWhorter resigns to become head coach at Jackson County
The sidelines next fall at The Swamp will look different for the first time since 1990 after Charlton County head football coach Rich McWhorter resigned to take the same position at Jackson County High School in Jefferson.
Nassau teen charged with felony child abuse
Jacksonville - A Nassau County teen is facing felony child abuse charges after deputies said her baby got caught in a dog's leash and was dragged nearly-naked around the yard of a home, last Friday. The Sheriff's Office report said the infant girl's mother, 17 year old Aubrey Stinchcomb, never calle
911 lines are down in Charlton County, Ga.
CHARLTON COUNTY, Ga. - 911 lines in Charlton County, Ga. are down due to a cut fiber optic line, according to the Charlton County Sheriff's Office. Emergency calls can be made to (912) 497-5468. Local officials will keep you updated when phone lines are back up.
Holiday events presented by Nassau County Library System
Over 100 people were in attendance at a Holiday Celebration last night hosted by the Nassau County Public Library System. The event featured caroling from students of Sonshine Christian Academy and Gray Gables Church, as well as character appearances by Santa, Frosty the Snowman, and Pete the Cat. A
Teen mom arrested after baby found with puncture wounds
CALLAHAN, Fla. - A young Nassau County mother is charged with aggravated child abuse after her baby was apparently injured Friday while unattended in her yard. Aubrey McKenzie, 17, was arrested after a deputy was called to a report of a baby wandering on Friday in a neighborhood south of Callahan. H
Camden grand jury indicts Kingsland man with 197 charges of theft & fraud
A Kingsland man was indicted by the Camden County grand jury last week on 197 charges for allegedly stealing mail and fraud. James Lamar Stewart, 36, stole mail, the identities about 150 people, and multiple businesses totaling about $100,000, according to the indictment.
Home destroyed following early morning fire, Nassau authorities say
Jacksonville firefighters were called out to assist in an early morning fire in a rural area of Nassau County Monday. Nassau County Fire and Rescue stated they received a call of a fire just before 5 a.m. at a home on Sunowa Springs Trail.
Folkston Police Department gives recent incident reports
The Folkston Police Department released incident reports from October 22 through November 8.
City of Folkston approves 2019 budget, millage rate
The Council for the City of Folkston held a work session beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19 to discuss the 2019 Budget. A public hearing was held at 6:00 p.m. with no public participation. During the regularly scheduled meeting that started at 6:30 p.m. the 2019 Budget of $2,023,232.00 wa
Bundle up! Coldest morning of the week is Wednesday
On Wednesday morning, the Jacksonville area will experience it's coldest morning of the week. The First Alert Weather team says we will experience temperatures as low as 35 degrees.
TRAFFIC: US-301 bridge near Brantley and Charlton County line closed due to floodwaters
The US-301 bridge near Brantley and Charlton County line between Nahunta and Folkston is closed due to flood waters. Georgia DOT says floodwaters have reached the bridge beams.
Bryceville family escapes morning house fire
Jacksonville, FL - A family in Bryceville is homeless following an early morning fire that destroyed the home. No injuries were reported in the Sunowa Springs subdivision. Multiple Nassau County Fire-Rescue crews were part of the fire response. Jacksonville Fire Rescue crews also responded to the fi
911 services interrupted in Charlton County, Ga.
If you need emergency services in Charlton County, Ga, you will need to dial a different phone number. According to Facebook post, the Charlton County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) says its 911 service for the county has been interrupted after a fiber optic cable was cut.
TRAFFIC: US 301 Bridge near Brantley and Charlton County line closed due to flood waters
The US 301 bridge near Brantley and Charlton County line between Nahunta and Folkston is closed due to flood waters. Georgia DOT says flood waters have reached the bridge beams.