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Georgia woman arrested, charged with kidnapping in teen's 1991 disappearance

COFFEE COUNTY, Ga. - After 27 years, an arrest has been made in the disappearance of a 19-year-old Macon woman. >> Read more trending news Melinda McSwain, 46, was arrested by the GBI's Perry office and charged with kidnapping in connection with the Sabrina Long missing persons case. McSwain now li

WOKV.COM - 2018-10-23 05:57:00

12 Years Ago A Georgia Beauty Queen Went Missing Without A Trace— Until A Podcast Blew The Case Wide Open

In the small southern town of Ocilla, Ga., the disappearance of a young woman named Tara Grinstead shook the close-knit community and stumped investigators. Grinstead was only 30-years-old when she mysteriously vanished on Oct. 22, 2005 — and for 12 years, nobody could figure out just what had happe

ALLTHATSINTERESTING.COM - 2018-10-23 01:00:54

Remains found in Wilkinson Co. identified as missing woman

The human remains found last week off Highway 57 in Wilkinson County have been identified.Coroner Billy Matthews says the GBI matched the skeletal remains with dental records and found the body belonged to 47-year-old Rhonda Wimberly.Wimberly was reported missing on Feb. 19 by her parents, who said

WMAZ - 2018-10-22 15:36:13

UPDATE: Liquor store catches fire

Thomas Lynn | The Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA — Hill Street Booze caught fire Monday morning, according to the Valdosta Fire Department.Firefighters responded to a report of a building fire at 414 E. Hill Ave at around 8 a.m. Fire units arrived within three minutes to find smoke coming from the eav

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-22 13:15:00

Young Thug Gushes Over NBA Youngboy Shirtless Pic W/ Endless Heart & Goat Emojis – SOHH.com

The 18-year-old Louisiana rapper posted $75,000 bail Thursday around 1 PM to get released from Ware County Jail in Georgia. TMZ broke the story … YoungBoy was busted in Florida on Feb. 24 on a warrant for kidnapping, and then transferred to GA. A judge had initially denied him bail, but that changed

SOHH - 2018-10-22 01:25:27

Police chase ends with two arrests

When police tried to stop an alleged wanted dope dealer Thursday afternoon, a wild pursuit ensued that ended on remote Ga. State Highway 99 in a crash-up derby between a Glynn County patrol officer’s vehicle and the suspect’s Honda CRV, according to a Glynn County Police report.In a chase that began

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-22 04:00:00

Alma Police arrest 7 in connection to death investigation

They arrested 7 people on various charges including murder, aggravated assault, trafficking meth, and many more.


Cocktail Time: Gators & Bulldogs in Pivotal SEC East Showdown

Florida has been revitalized under new head coach Dan Mullen and the disappointing 4-7 record from last season under Jim McElwain is now a distant memory. In their last outing, the Gators rallied from 18 down, tying the largest comeback in Florida’s football history, to wrangle a 37-27 victory from

OUTKICKTHECOVERAGE.COM - 2018-10-23 14:00:09

Scammer goes door-to-door posed as Savannah pastor, asking for money

Pastor Ricardo Manuel tells News 3 the man is impersonating him in a scheme to take your money. The culprit first struck a month ago. Last week, Manuel says he's back. This time, the impersonator is going door to door.


How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governor’s mansion

Stacey Abrams, former Georgia house minority leader and a self-described “nerd,” is on a mission to capture the governor’s mansion. With 1 point separating her and her opponent, Ms. Abrams could become the first black woman in America to lead a state. “Leadership is combining vision with good govern


Slow starting Indians defeat Telfair 21-7 Friday night

The Charlton County Indians overcame a slow start last Friday night in McRae to beat Telfair County, 21-7, in a place that has been typically a difficult place for the Tribe to play.The Indians would take the opening kickoff, and behind the running of Michael Elliott and Raykwon Anderson as well as

CHARLTONCOUNTYHERALD.COM - 2018-10-23 13:46:00

Tattnall Co. haunted house raises money for local children

TATTNALL CO., GA (WTOC) - The Kiwanis Club of Tattnall County is hosting their annual haunted house to benefit Tattnall County children this winter.All of the proceeds will go directly to to Christmas at Home to provide gifts for over 500 children in Tattnall County.The haunted house sits on Main St


Macon teen shot after fight with 16-year-old twin brothers

One teenager was shot Friday after a verbal altercation at school led to a physical one off campus.Sgt. Clay Williams with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened near Steven Drive off Mercer University Drive around 3:30 p.m. Friday.Williams said the sheriff’s office was told the


SPD investigate early morning shooting on Rogers Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are looking for the person who shot a man early Sunday morning.Police say the shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. on Rogers St. near Carolan St. in West Savannah.A black male was shot. WTOC is waiting to hear if there were any injuries.At this time, police do not


GBI, Alma PD investigate shooting death in Bacon County

ALMA, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Alma Police Department with a death investigation.The GBI says a neighbor reported shots fired in the area of East 8th Street in Alma Monday night.When police arrived at the scene, they found 24-year-old Sabron Mosby suffering fr


Bland Farms Celebrates 70 Years of Family Farming Tradition

GLENNVILLE, GA- Bland Farms iscelebrating its 70thanniversary of farming, ringing in another year of expanding its family tradition of farming. While Bland Farms started operations with only five acres, the company has since grown to be one of the largest packers of Vidalia® onions annually.

ANDNOWUKNOW.COM - 2018-10-22 16:03:00

How a Georgia grandmother almost went to prison -- and why some are calling it voter suppression

DOUGLAS, Ga. -- Those who follows politics in Georgia likely saw it coming - as soon as Secretary of State Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination for governor, Democrats immediately called for his resignation. As the head of an office in charge of statewide elections, they saw his position as a co


Watch: Florida reveals 'icy' helmet design for Georgia game

"We'll try to get the team somewhat rested as best we can," Florida head coachDan Mullensaid last week. "After the bye you come back and we have a pretty tough five-game stretch, which depending on how it goes could turn into a six-, seven-, eight-game stretch at the end of the season depending on w

247SPORTS - 2018-10-22 01:22:25

Another young person dead after shooting

Sheriff Mark Melton has reported that on Sunday, October 14, at approximately 8:15 p.m. the Appling County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on Post Road in reference to a shooting. Preliminary investigation revealed the victim to be a 12 year old female. The victim was pronounced dead


Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia

ImageThe Telfair County Hospital in McRae, Ga., closed in 2008, one of eight rural Georgia hospitals to shutter in the last decade, with many more at risk.CreditCreditKevin D. Liles for The New York Times