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Police investigate death of local man

According to Police Chief James Godfrey, on August 6 at approximately 11:05 a.m., Baxley Police Officers responded to Vidal’s Mobile Home Park, Lot 14, in reference to a person not breathing and not responding. On arrival officers met with some friends who had come by to check on the resident and up


The Long History Of Water Woes – By Tommy Purser

That quote from Edmund Burke has been on my mind a lot over the last decade or so. Because, after 45 years of chronicling the happenings in Jeff Davis County, I see the mistakes of history repeated over and over.


Georgia dad dies saving daughter, 4, from oncoming car, family says

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Documents: Suspects in missing teacher's death admit slaying

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2006, file photo, teacher Tara Grinstead is displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Ga. New court documents suggest that within weeks of a south Georgia teacher’s disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and burned her body. The Atlanta Jou


Lawsuit raises fresh questions over safety of prison workers

In a series of stories last year, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution detailed how security lapses at Augusta State Medical Prison, the state's chief correctional medical facility, led several nurses to quit citing safety fears.


Delta and Middle Georgia State University present partnership to pilot students - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

EASTMAN, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT ) – Delta Airlines is looking to hire over 8,000 pilots within the next few years.To help fill positions, Delta has partnered up with Middle Georgia State University’s pilot program to train students to work for Delta after graduation.- Advertisement -


Local organizations gather to assist with medication expenses

Rotarians and MAP International, a Christian non-profit which distributes medicine to needy nations worldwide, are starting a 3-year pilot project with Mercy Ministries’ clinic in Lyons, which serves more than 500 people in Toombs and surrounding counties.


After Coffee, Bacon next on Fitzgerald’s menu

“It feels like a long time,” said second-year head coach Tucker Pruitt. Yet at the same time, he said, it feels like practice began just yesterday.


Tara Grinstead’s accused killers confessed in 2005, court documents claim

Elliott Minor/APIn this Oct. 4, 2006 photo, teacher Tara Grinstead is displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Georgia. New court documents suggest that within weeks of her disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and burned her body.

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‘We stand for the flag’: T-shirt for HS cheerleaders’ team called ‘politically divisive’—even racist

The cheerleading team at Dodge County High School in Eastman, Georgia, just had a T-shirt created to raise money for their club.


Main Street Program ok’s big plans, but some wonder about the money

Blackshear’s Better Hometown/Main Street Program board has unanimously approved a $25,000 budget for the Christmas in the Park gala, but not without lengthy discussion and some disagreement.The program is set to lose approximately $9,000 on the event unless more corporate sponsorships come in, says


Starting senior year off right!

To kick off the inaugural Senior Day at Metter High School, students released balloons in memory of classmate Abby Hendrix who was killed in an auto accident on Jan. 18, 2017.


Tigers edge out Warriors 14-13

Metter received the kick from the Tattnall Warriors to open play. On the third play of the drive, junior Ahmod Collins carried for a three yard gain, bringing the Tigers within reach of a first down.


Week ends well for Lady Tigers

In the first inning, Metter got their offense started when Madi Spivey grounded out, scoring one run, but was unable to keep the momentum going.


UPDATE: Woman arrested after deadly triple shooting in Glennville

Their son, 18-year-old Malik Murphy, was found shot to death inside.


Georgia father rescues daughter from oncoming car, dies

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Violent attack on Ga. prison nurse points to major security breach

REIDSVILLE, Ga. — As Alicia Butler remembers it, the day was going along pretty much like all the others when the ambush occurred.


Chief of Alma Police Department resigns

“After two decades of policing, I have decided to travel down a different vocational path,” he said in a statement. “My decision was not easy, but has followed an opportunity to work with a company in the private sector.”


GBI: 3 shot, 1 murdered in Glennville

Preliminary information indicates that at shortly after 2:30 AM, the Glennville Police Department and the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding multiple individuals being shot at 304 N. Herrington Street in Glennville. When officers arrived on scene, they found David Murphy,


Bond revoked, new attorney coming in drug shed case

As a multi-defendant federal drug trafficking case motors along regarding a Glynn County shed used as a stash house, two matters of consequence popped up this week.In one, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stan Baker allowed Jesup attorney Juanita Holsey to withdraw as Anthony Bernard Lewis’ legal counsel. She