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GBI: Georgia Southern student found dead in Freedom's Landing
STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - Authorities are investigating the death of a Georgia Southern student, who was found deceased in his apartment on Tuesday evening.
Career drug dealer sentenced to 140 months in prison: Trafficker distributed cocaine, crack in Richmond and Emanuel counties
A Swainsboro, Ga., man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that distributed cocaine and crack cocaine in Emanuel and Richmond counties.
Body of GS student found in apartment complex
State and local law enforcement officers are actively investigating the death of a Georgia Southern University student found dead in his residence on campus Tuesday.The body of Malik Jones, 20, was found at Freedom’s Landing apartments around 8 p.m. Tuesday, said John Durden, Special Agent-in-Charge
BREAKING: Police searching for shooting suspect
A shooting Wednesday afternoon led to a brief manhunt as Statesboro police and Bulloch County Sheriff’s K9 units searched a wooded area for a suspect.While the search was ongoing and information was limited Wednesday evening, Statesboro Police Community Information Specialist Madison Warren said the
Rincon Police receiving tips from community after former soldier's body found
So far, investigators haven't said how the young woman died, but they do believe she was killed.
Statesboro PD investigating shooting near Butler Homes
STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - The Statesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting in the area of Butler Homes.According to police, one person was shot and taken to the hospital. The victim was conscious and alert.There is not a suspect description at this time. Police are investigating in the are
The biggest game for Georgia and every other Top 25 team
OK, we've had our fun with the non-conference schedule. Auburn-Washington, LSU-Miami, TCU-Ohio State. But now it's time to really dive into conference play, where postseason spots are won and lost. What's the most important game for each Top 25 team as they jockey for bowl and playoff positioning? L
Good News: Dancing with the Statesboro Stars sold out
STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Tickets went on sale Wednesday morning for one of Statesboro’s biggest events of the year.Some people lined up as early as 4 a.m. to buy seats for the 2018 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars show next month.Local volunteers train with experienced dancers to compete for the tit
3D model of head released in hopes of identifying remains found in Georgia woods
Authorities said at the time the remains had been in the woods for several years, and that there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play noted at the spot where the discovery was made, FOX5 reported at the time. No clothing or personal possessions were located at the scene.
NEW: 'Avengers 4' is Now Hiring Georgia Actors
Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Thursday, September 20th in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
Body found in Rincon identified
RINCON -- The body discovered in a wooded area on Lisa Street has been identified.According to the Rincon Police Department, Dmytrias Jasmine Smith, 24, of Garnett, S.C., was found behind Ms. Jean's Restaurant at about 3 p.m. Friday. She was not living here and her presence was not hurricane-relate
Swainsboro man sentenced to 140 months in prison for leading drug trafficking operation
Tony Lanard Williams, 43, received the sentence of 140 months in federal prison from United States District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. The leader of a drug trafficking organization that involved numerous other individuals, Williams was subject to enhanced penalties after the court determined he was a c
Georgia vs. Tennessee kickoff announced by SEC
The UGA offense racked up 294 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per carry in the win. Nick Chubb, after suffering a gruesome knee injury in Knoxville in 2015, led the way with 16 carries for 109 yards. Jake Fromm, a freshman quarterback making his first SEC start on the road, had a pair of rushing scores.
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
City holds first tax hearing
One citizen, stating that her taxes increased about $100 last year, said, “These taxes cover police, storm drainage, streets ... but we haven’t had any storm drainage or anything on Leroy Street and we definitely have some problems with flooding.”
Brooklet man charged with rape, molestation
A Brooklet area man remains under investigation after his arrest Sunday on rape and child molestation charges.Richard Johnston, 48, of Frances Lane, may incur further charges in addition to rape and child molestation as the investigation into allegations continues, said Bulloch County Sheriff’s Capt
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
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.
2 new K9s to join Statesboro police
For a long time, Statesboro police K9 Rio and handler Advanced Patrol Officer Kyle Briley were the only K9 team in the house, but with the arrival of a new drug dog-in-training and a puppy being trained in tracking, the dog house is getting full.K9s Smokey and Mono (pronounced "mow-know") will soon