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Savannah Police detectives investigate shooting scene
Savannah Police are investigating a shooting on Audubon Drive.At least one person was shot. Police say the victim's injuries aren't fatal.News 3 has a crew on the scene, we'll keep you updated.
Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother
Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Small earthquake shakes parts of middle Georgia Saturday morning
ATLANTA - The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, located about 7.5 miles west of Gray, Ga., or about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta.
St. Helena man sentenced to life for 2015 murder and kidnapping
Tyrone Anthony Wallace Jr., of St. Helena, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for the killing ofVernon Steveand 25-years in prison for the kidnapping of Steve's friend.Steve's burned remains were found on the shoulder of Pea Patch Road on St. Helena about three weeks after he was reported mis
Schools’ cost for 15 cops: $1 million
Placing a law enforcement officer full-time on each of the 15 Bulloch County Schools campuses would cost roughly $1 million a year, Superintendent Charles Wilson told the Board of Education at their most recent meeting.That would mean a hike of about $860,000 from what the school system spent to hav
Three cited for noncompliance with alcohol laws
Three out of 39 Statesboro businesses failed recent alcohol compliance checks and were cited for sales to underage persons.“The Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team worked this past week to check compliance at local package stores,” said Madison Warren, Statesboro police community information
Sheriff asks for overtime increase
In this file photo from 2013, Cpl. Greg Collins, right, Sgt. Rey Rodreguez, and Cpl. Jody Deal of the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office help direct traffic at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds on Fair Road. Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown is seeking more overtime funds for his office.- photo by SCOTT
State AG speaks on child sex trafficking, elder abuse
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr talked about human trafficking, the opioid crisis and elder abuse, and briefly mentioned cybercrime and gang activity, as the Statesboro Rotary Club’s guest speaker this week.The newspaper took the opportunity Monday to ask him whether sanctuary cities are a real
Deputies arrest four men after searches at two Sardis homes
Friday, June 22, 2018BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Burke County deputies say four men have been arrested after a drug search at a home in Sardis.According to deputies, on Thursday morning members of the Burke County Narcotics Division, Special Operations Division, CID and the District Attorneys O
Stallings leaves behind memories and legacy
When news broke on Wednesday of the passing of legendary Georgia Southern baseball coach Jack Stallings, it didn’t take long for news to spread around the baseball world. Throughout the day, texts, phone calls and social media posts flooded in remembering Stallings and sharing the role he had played
"Out There...Somewhere": Swainsboro museum is a Coke and a smile.
This is the Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola advertisement. I started this 4 years ago, so I brought my own private collection in here, to get Swainsboro Georgia on the map," said Michael Bright the owner of the Swainsboro Museum of Coca-Cola Advertisement.
Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County needs new Air Conditioner
With the extreme heat hitting our area, it's certainly a bad time to be without air conditioning, but that's exactly what happened to the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.
Senior Dog Spotlight: Roseberry
They call me Roseberry at the shelter. I’m a female hound dog approximately 5-years-old. I’m not really old enough to be considered a senior dog, but my coloring and sad, tiredeyes make me look older than I am. When someone has aged beyond their years, the old expression is, “They were ridden hard a
Yard sale, bake sale to be held at Stillmore UMC
Stillmore United Methodist Church will have a yard sale and bake sale on June 23 from 7:30 until in the church’s social hall. Some of the items will include toys, books, clothes, dishes, gas logs, a fish cooker, plants, and much more. Proceeds will benefit the replacement of the roof on the building
Richmond Hill man charged in violent road rage incident
Police say the man sped up beside Broome's car to try to get a better description of his vehicle. According to police, that's when Broome's car slowed down and the victim suddenly heard a loud pop. The victim told police Broome's car then sped away. When detectives later searched the victim's vehicl
People beating the heat at Splash in the 'Boro
And that place just happens to be Splash in the 'Boro. Of course, it's nothing new for the place to be packed with people during the summer time, but it's especially the case now, with these type of temperatures.
Savannah City Council votes to eliminate fire fee and increase property tax
He, along with Dr. Estella Shabazz and Van Johnson were adamant about the fire fee, going as far as calling it a ‘tax’.
City seeks mass transit feasibility study
An illustration of a Mini-Trolley sold by the company Specialty Vehicles circulated during Tuesday's council meeting as one example of a possible public transit vehicle for Statesboro. This photo, from the company, is of the ADA-accessible version.- photo by Special
Brooklet man arrested after striking another man with his car
Deputies were called to a home on Olney Station Drive early Monday morning after Scotty Wayne Jobe, 45, allegedly started a physical altercation with the homeowner.
Chase over traffic violations ends without suspect at large
A Statesboro man led deputies on a miles-long chase Friday after refusing to pull over for a traffic stop.According to Bulloch County sheriff’s reports, Carl William Andrus, 30, was driving in a turn lane on Highway 80 East near Amanda Road Friday afternoon when Deputy Michael Wade Lewis switched on