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Video: Officers gather for early morning processional for fallen Ludowici police chief
Law enforcement officers from Long County, Liberty County, Ludowici and Georgia State Patrol and others lined up outside Liberty Regional Hospital in Hinesville to accompany Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClelland and Marvin Pope to the GBI Crime Lab in Pooler on Monday morning.McClelland and Pope we
Georgia woman openly sells edible marijuana products during a church event
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Savannah Police looking for alleged wig thieves
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Detectives at Savannah Police’s Eastside Precinct need the public’s help identifying two women who stole a wig from a Victory Drive store earlier this month.Surveillance footage from the incident shows two black females enter The Fashion Tree at 1607 E. Victory Drive, about 3 p.m. o
2 women arrested for selling drugs on Savannah church property
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Two people have been arrested after the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team identified a person was selling drugs on church property.On Friday, Set. 14, undercover CNT agents purchased marijuana/tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) edibles. The purchases occurred at a church located
Savannah heroin dealer gets more than 13 years in federal prison
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Video and Gallery : Ribbon cut for extension at MidCoast Regional Airport
That point was emphasized Friday when military and civilian officials cut the ribbon officially opening a 1,500 ft. extension of a 5,000 ft. runway at MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield.
U.S. judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots despite...
A federal judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots for the November election, citing the potential for last-minute confusion, but expressed concern that the state’s electronic machines could be vulnerable to hacking.
Man dies after being crushed by machine at Georgia workplace
CARROLLTON, Ga. —A man was killed Monday when he wascrushed by a machineat his job in west Georgia, a fire department official said.The incidentoccurred between 5:30 and 6 a.m. at DieTech Industries in the 100 block of Automation Drive, Carrollton fire Chief Jimmy Bearden toldWSB-TV.
SCCPSS announces Florence makeup day
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Savannah's public schools are set to makeup time lost as a result of the potential impacts anticipated with Hurricane Florence.The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) canceled school on Friday, Sept. 14.They have now scheduled Oct. 8 as a regular school day.
3rd Infantry Division sends soldiers to help with Florence relief
After Florence dropped record-rainfalls in both North and South Carolina, cities are left under water, hundreds wait to be rescued and millions remain without power.
Savannah PD trying to identify serial robber
Police say the suspect robbed the Walgreens on Abercorn Street just before 10 p.m. on Aug. 16, the CVS on Abercorn on Sept. 6, and the Rite-Aid on Habersham Street on Sept. 14.
2 held after agents buy pot edibles on church grounds
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Man charged with murder of 2-year-old boy killed by shots fired into Ridgeland home, police say
An 18-year-old man was charged in connection with themurder of a two-year-old boyaftershots were fired into a residencelast month in Ridgeland, according to Jasper County Sheriff Chris Malphrus.Dionte J’chon Habersham, 18, was charged Sept. 11 with the murder of Moises Montano, as well as two counts
Ga. police chief killed during pursuit
State Troopers had attempted to stop Daniel Michael Toronto Hill, 23, before he fled in his vehicle,WJCL reported. Hill topped speeds over 100 miles per hour when he raced into Long County, where Ludowici Chief of Police Frank McClelland, Jr. was out of his vehicle directing traffic.
Georgia police chief hit, killed during car chase
LUDOWICI, Ga. -- Ludowici Police Department Chief Frank McClelland, Jr. was hit and killed by a vehicle during a chase by other officers Saturday night.
AP Top 25 Week 4 Poll: Georgia moves up to No. 2
On Sunday, after the third week of college football matchups, the Associated Press Top 25 was updated for Week 4. Georgia (3-0, 1-0 SEC) moved up to No. 2, passing Clemson, now behind only Alabama. The Dawgs remain the second-highest ranked SEC program, with LSU moving up six spots to No. 6, Auburn
Cannabis production bill on hold in Georgia after Church protests
Plans to legalise the production of cannabis for export have been put on hold in Georgia after protests from the Georgian Orthodox Church. The head of the Church, Patriarch Ilia II, spoke out against producing cannabis in Georgia, warning it would spread drug addiction in the country.
Two pedestrians killed by suspect fleeing police
Two pedestrians were struck and killed by a suspect attempting to flee from police in Ludowici, according to Georgia State Trooper Lt. Robert Balkcom.Balkcom said a Liberty County Sheriff's deputy tried to stop a vehicle on Leroy Coffer Highway Saturday evening around 6 p.m. when the driver refused
Hilton Head man found someone new. His ex showed her displeasure with a knife, police say
A Hilton Head Island man was taken to Hilton Head Hospital Tuesday after he was allegedly stabbed by his ex-girlfriend in an island parking lot, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report.Deputies met with the victim at the hospital around 10:45 p.m. about a half hour after the stabbing
Final rescues of 400 people complete in New Bern as town is 'an island,' official says
Very early Saturday, about 100 people were in need of rescue, according to city of New Bern public information officer Colleen Roberts.