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3 arrested on gun, drug charges in Statesboro

Detectives say during the search they found marijuana and cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and two guns. Investigators say one of the guns was stolen.

WTGS - 2018-10-15 12:37:21

GBI investigating death in Bacon County

BACON COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Alma police officers responded to the area of 504 E. 8th Street Sunday night around 8:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported shots fired in the area.When police got there, they found 24-year-old Sabron Markez Mosby suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Bacon C

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-16 19:55:00

FBI warns of Savannah area phone scam

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a warning Monday to Savannah area residents about phone scammers impersonating FBI agents.The agency said it had received several complaints about the scam.“Though there are many variations of this scam, the caller in this part

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-15 19:32:00

Pease first female fair chairperson in Statesboro Kiwanis history

For 56 years, the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair has been led by a male fair chairman, but on many occasions, a woman silently contributed to the task. This year, that lady, Debra Pease, enjoys the title of “fair chairperson” in an official capacity.Known by friends as “Deb,” Pease has been with the Statesbo

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-10-16 20:21:00

I-16 commerce park roads, TAD lanes take shape

A loader rolls along U.S. Highway 301 past the larger of two entrance roads, yet to be paved, to Southern Gateway Commerce Park. (AL HACKLE/staff)

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-10-15 22:35:00

Stacey Abrams to be in Statesboro Tuesday

Sponsored by the Young Democrats of Georgia Southern, the event is open to the public, said the organization’s President Eduardo Delgado.


Sheriff's deputies keep Fair Week running smoothly

Deputy Jonathan Fadden, front, Cpl. Reid Odom, left, and Sgt. Brian Nessmith of the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office direct traffic on the first night of the 2018 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Monday. (SCOTT BRYANT/staff)

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-10-15 22:37:00

Search warrant leads to arrest, drug confiscation

Last Wednesday, an early morning search warrant executed by the Hinesville Police Department’s drug and crime suppression units resulted in the arrest of one adult and the recovery of thousands of dollars of illegal narcotics, to include marijuana, xanax, oxycodone, THC oil, cocaine, a variety of dr

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-10-15 13:53:00

Thieves rob Bloomingdale convenience store at gunpoint

CHATHAM COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Chatham County Police are looking for two men who robbed the County Corner Store Sunday night at gunpoint.Store manager Raj Patel said two men came into the store with guns around 8 p.m. as he was closing. One had a pistol and demanded money.“He pointed the gun from there

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-15 23:08:00

Man arrested, charged with murder after being spotted with vehicle of missing person

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A 56-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after he was seen near the vehicle of a missing person.At about 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, officers responded to the 1200 block of Elliott Street after someone spotted a vehicle belonging to William “Billy” Long, 82

WTOC.COM - 2018-10-15 15:58:00

Body pulled from the water at Tybee Beach

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) - Tybee Island mayor, Jason Buelterman, confirms that this man was visiting with his family from another country and suffered from a stroke a month earlier.


Georgia QB Jake Fromm Tweets Message After Saturday's Loss

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs throws a pass during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-10-15 13:38:00

2 people seriously injured in crash in downtown Savannah

The passenger, 27 year old Brittany Key, suffered serious injuries. Police later found Williams who was also hurt.


Statesboro drops road matchup at Ware County

Friday night in Waycross it was evident one team had two weeks to prepare while the other had two days, as Statesboro High (2-6, 0-2) looked lost and out of sync, while the Ware County Gators (5-2, 2-0) were sharp from the opening kickoff as they rolled past the Blue Devils winning 35-14.Statesboro


Traffic Investigative Unit investigates early Sunday morning crash

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Traffic Invstigative Unit is investigating a single-car crash after the driver fled earlier on Sunday morning.The crash happened at East 41st Street and Atlantic Avenue near Baldwin Park shortly after 4:00 a.m. Jonathan Williams was travelling east along 41st Street when he


Statesboro Police arrest 4 in connection to multiple vehicle break-ins

Officers responded to a call at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center on October 9th at 4:30 a.m. for someone checking door handles and entering one unlocked car in the parking lot. A witness gave a description of the suspect, leading officers to the parking lot of a nearby Wal-Mart Neighborhood


Police seeking person who put googly eyes on historic Georgia statue

Police in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for answers after a statue of a Revolutionary War general was defaced with “googly eyes.”


What Kirby Smart said after Georgia's 36-16 loss to LSU

BATON ROUGE, La.-- Following Saturday's 36-16 road loss to LSU, Georgia head coachKirby Smarttook the podium to talk to reporters on a variety of topics.As is always the case, there's a lot more in these sessions than we can feasibly formulate a story around. The coaches toss out incredible quotes a


Vandals add googly eyes to Savannah, GA monument

For a time on Thursday, the novelty eyes adorned a marker honoring him in the city's Johnson Square. They've since been removed, and the monument was apparently unharmed.


SPD: Man chokes, throws vomit on woman

Police arrested a man Thursday on strong-arm aggravated assault charges after he reportedly attacked a woman.Statesboro police responded to a domestic violence call and spoke to the victim, who said Kendrick Lough Hodges, 23, Statesboro Place Circle, “choked her, vomited, threw his vomit on her and