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Florida man arrested after Brunswick credit union robbed
BRUNSWICK, Ga.- Police arrested a South Florida man Friday afternoon less than an hour after a Brunswick credit union was robbed, authorities said.
Former medical assistant in custody for illegally prescribing medication
Kristian Hall, a former medical assistant, turned herself in to authorities May 24, 2018.
Glynn Academy and Brunswick High to host graduation ceremonies
Glynn Academy valedictorian Maggie Zheng has learned how even small actions can add up and have big impacts. She will speak at graduation tonight about her class can make a big difference in the world.“Each of us are butterflies, and we can all band together to make a difference,” Zheng said this we
Business After Hours slated for Thursday
Business After Hours, an event hosted by the Coastal Courier, will be held Thursday, May 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Courier's office, 125 S. Main St., downtown Hinesville.
Things to do on Memorial Day from Liberty County CVB
Editor’s note: Erin Johnson is the creative content coordinator for the Liberty County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.Memorial Day is Monday.While we’re all out at the sandbar or grilling on our patios, it is important to remember the real reason we’re off that day.This holiday is to honor those wh
Wright Square: digging up bones reveals city's past
Brunswick has been though many changes, struggles and transformations over the centuries, but all along a group of its early settlers have refused to go away.Those persistent pioneers finally got our attention about four years ago, but is likely they still have plenty more to say to us.Looking for a
Residents fed up with yard-waste pickup
Wally Mathis, a resident of Union Street in Brunswick, looks at a pile of yard waste behind his home on Wednesday. Mathis said the pile has been there for two months.
KLB bids farewell to Sara Swida
Board members and community volunteers of Keep Liberty Beautiful said farewell to Executive Director Sara Swida Thursday, prior to announcing their volunteers of the year awards.The reception, at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites, recognized Swida for her service to the community with KLB. Swida had annou
Man charged with homicide by vehicle
According to Baxley Police Chief James Godfrey, on May 13 at approximately 9:05 p.m., officers with the Baxley Police Department answered a call to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident on Surrson Street. On arrival officers observed a large group of people huddled around a person who was lying in th
"Most prolific heroin dealer" sentenced for dealing heroin, opioids & other drugs
Juan Carlos Negron, 34, of Hinesville was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore, Jr., to 151 months for distributing heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, Xanax, marijuana and opioids such as OxyContin and oxycodone.
Hinesville man sentenced to federal prison for drug sales
A man authorities said was once the “most prolific heroin dealer” in Liberty County was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge.Juan Carlos Negron, 34, of Hinesville, was by United States District Court Judge William T. Moore, Jr., to 151 months in prison for conspiri
Fire guts Norwich Street auto garage
A fire broke out Wednesday night at an auto garage at 2814 Norwich St, causing extensive damage, Brunswick Fire Chief Randy Mobley said. The fire was reported at 6:49 p.m., and firefighters were "still mopping up" at the scene at 8 p.m. The fire marshal is investigating but a cause of the fire had n
Hinesville police academy set for high school juniors
The Hinesville Police Department (HPD) will hold a Juniors Police Academy from June 12-19 for high school seniors who live in the Hinesville-area.“This police academy is a unique part of the HPD’s new recruitment efforts and is intended to build interest in policing but also serves as an opportunity
Painters share the beauty of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Breezes move through the moss-laden oak trees as guests wind their way down the dirt path at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation. The peace and quiet alone is enough to draw visitors to the state historic site, a former plantation in north Glynn County.The history is another. A rice plantation operated on
'Deportation bus' rolls into Brunswick
People call it the “Deportation Bus.” Part of that is because it has “Deportation Bus” written on its sides in large, capital letters.The literal vehicle that Republican gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams is using to articulate his immigration policy rolled into Brunswick not long after 7 a.m.
Graduation supplement: Copies still available!!
Limited copies of The Claxton Enterprise’s annual graduation special edition featuring all graduating seniors from Claxton High and Pinewood Christian Academy are still available at our office on S. Newton Street. Come get yours today while supplies last!
Crime Scene, May 22
Ocean Boulevard and Mallery Street: A man in the Parker’s convenience store parking lot “came running up to” an officer, telling him that a woman was three sheets to the wind moments earlier when she drove away in a white Dodge pickup truck. Police caught up to the woman, who went to jail for DUI.
New gang unit working in Savannah
Police in Savannah have a new weapon in their fight against street gangs in the Hostess City. The Gang Squad was officially formed in January and represent's the department's latest effort to deal with the problem. It's staffed with a half-dozen officers and a sergeant. Gang impact on crime in S
Former Brinks employee convicted of robbing armored trucks in Savannah
Joshua Scott, 22, and Victor Natson, 27, were convicted of various charges following a four-day trial last week.
Alma Police searching for missing man a year later
ALMA, Ga. (WSAV) - Nearly a year after his disappearance, police are still looking for a missing Alma man.