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Ft. Stewart death investigation continues

HINESVILLE, Ga.,(WSAV) -It's been one week since the wife of a deployed soldier was found dead in her home.

WSAV-TV - 2018-07-18 03:34:27

All schools to have fulltime armed officer

School resource officers (SRO’s) will patrol the halls of Blackshear, Midway and Patterson Elementary Schools this coming school year, but who exactly will provide them is yet to be worked out.Officers from the Blackshear Police Department have been in place at PCHS for several years and one was add


11 arrested in 'Operation Friday the 13th' drug round-up

BRUNSWICK, Ga.- A long-term undercover operation resulted in 11 arrests Friday in a drug sting in Glynn County, police said.


Former pharmacy tech arrested in prescription theft investigation

According to the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT), 42-year-old Lisa Marie Douthit, of Long County, is in custody as a result of a joint investigation.

WSAV-TV - 2018-07-18 19:03:13

Rezoning re-addressed at town hall

About two dozen people attended a town hall meeting at Hinesville City Hall Thursday to address residents’ concerns over a rezoning petition.At its July 5 regular meeting, the Hinesville City Council tabled a rezoning request brought by Pete Dan Clark. Clark and his business partner, Sam Miness, are

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-18 12:00:00

Don't treat guns too casually

I was pleased with The Brunswick News’ June 11 editorial, “Accidental Shootings Show Importance of Gun Safety”.That previous week two more separate accidental shootings locally resulted in injuries, one victim a juvenile. The editors also reminded us of the accidental gun-fire that killed a promisin

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-07-19 04:00:00

GSP: Expect delays on U.S. 17 near Lanier Bridge

The Georgia State Patrol is advising motorists to expect delays Wednesday morning along U.S. Highway 17, on and near the Sidney Lanier Bridge, as lanes will be closed while troopers conduct a crash reconstruction investigation.


Paul Mizell new principal at CHS

Newly hired Claxton High School Principal Paul Mizell may be new to the Evans County School District, but he is no stranger to the community. For the past five years, in varying positions with Ogeechee Technical College, Mizell has become very familiar with CHS and Evans County.


Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition kicks off school clothing drive

The Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition has kicked of its 2018 Homeless Student School Clothing Drive with the distribution of its clothing collection containers.In response to the need of the more than 350 homeless students who receive support from regional school systems, the coalition is asking t


Keep hungry shrubs fed, happy

Fertilization is an important part of landscape maintenance. Just as you cannot eat enough food on Sunday night to get through the week, we cannot expect our actively growing plants to get by on one yearly feeding application either.Unfortunately, fertilization can become complex and confusing if th


Housing authority's school bash is Saturday

“We want to make the return to school positive for families, but we cannot do it without the community support,” said Chandra George, resident initiative and development coordinator. “We need assistance obtaining school supplies, school uniforms and book bags for children in our community.”

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-07-18 11:50:00

Investigation into woman’s death continues

The homicide investigation into the death of Abree Boykin, who was found deceased July 10, continues.


Son of cop who killed agrees to no contact with victim's mother

The son of a suspended police officer who committed a double-murder suicide agreed Tuesday night to avoid contact with the mother of the woman whom his father killed.The agreement between Debra Gann and Bryce Sasser was reached in Glynn County Magistrate Court, with Judge Jennifer Lewis of Camden Co


Rally and worship as back-to-school turns 20

The Project Reach G.A.N.G (God’s Anointed Now Generation) choir could be heard for miles down Barrington Ferry Road. As the choir sang, the community came together at Briar Bay Park. It was more than just a back-to-school rally. For Project Reach founder Lavonia LeCounte it was their 20thyear of bei


Voters, one week left in early run-off election

Nearly a week into early voting for the primary election run-off, the current number of registered voters for Liberty County is 29,580 voters, Liberty County Election Supervisor Ella Golden said.


Should cop have been arrested before murder? Attorney wants answers

Why Robert “Cory” Sasser was still hanging around locally on June 28 is now a moot point for Katie Kettles Sasser and Johnny Hall Jr., the two people authorities say the suspended Glynn County Police lieutenant shot dead that night before turning a gun on himself.But attorney Jason Clark still wants


There's nothing to do, you say?

There’s nothing to doI remember during the dog days of summer when my children would come to me and complain, “There’s nothing to do!”“What do you mean, there’s nothing to do,” I would reply. “You have friends down the street. You have a yard. You have a dog. Go outside and play!”If their whining pe


Diversity Health cuts ribbon on new clinic

With 10 years of service to both Liberty and Long counties, Diversity Health Center has replaced its existing clinic at 303 Fraser Drive in Hinesville to accommodate the needs and growth of the community.A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday helped christen the new clinic. The new, updated facility


Army releases identify of post homicide victim

The identity of a woman found dead in Fort Stewart post housing was released on Friday.Andrea Boykins was found dead in her home Tuesday night.Her husband, a 1st Armored Brigade, 3rd ID soldier, has returned from deployment to South Korea, and is being assisted by his chain of command, Fort Stewart


Fort Stewart homicide: Wife of deployed soldier found dead, suspect at large

Fort Stewart Public Affairs officials say the woman, whose identity has not yet been released, was found dead inside her home on base Tuesday night. One of her relatives called military police that morning and asked them to check on her. Her husband is currently deployed.