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Eatonton woman arrested after car breaks down

A 41-year-old Eatonton woman, a passenger in a car that broke down on Irwinton Road in Baldwin County early Monday, was arrested on drug charges by local authorities.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-10-22 20:35:00

Remains found in Wilkinson Co. identified as missing woman

The human remains found last week off Highway 57 in Wilkinson County have been identified.Coroner Billy Matthews says the GBI matched the skeletal remains with dental records and found the body belonged to 47-year-old Rhonda Wimberly.Wimberly was reported missing on Feb. 19 by her parents, who said

WMAZ - 2018-10-22 15:36:13

Vidalia onions look to the future with mechanical planting

“We have finished our season for Vidalias. We try to have a good supply through Labor Day,” says Bob Stafford of the Vidalia Onion Committee in Vidalia, Ga. Vidalias, a sweet onion harvested from mid-April to June, are only grown in Georgia and the product is under the careful eye of the Georgia Dep


Scammer goes door-to-door posed as Savannah pastor, asking for money

Pastor Ricardo Manuel tells News 3 the man is impersonating him in a scheme to take your money. The culprit first struck a month ago. Last week, Manuel says he's back. This time, the impersonator is going door to door.

WSAV-TV - 2018-10-21 22:17:16

Police chase ends with two arrests

When police tried to stop an alleged wanted dope dealer Thursday afternoon, a wild pursuit ensued that ended on remote Ga. State Highway 99 in a crash-up derby between a Glynn County patrol officer’s vehicle and the suspect’s Honda CRV, according to a Glynn County Police report.In a chase that began

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-10-22 04:00:00

A Transylvanian lost in Statesboro: Meet “Rocky Horror” director Megan Bowen

Lingerie-clad ushers and dancers, called Transylvanians, greet the guests at the Averitt Center for the Arts on a cool October evening. It is 2017, the last year Megan Bowen and her husband, Charlie, will play the roles of Magenta and Dr. Frank N. Furter in the Statesboro production of “Rocky Horror

THEGEORGEANNE.COM - 2018-10-22 12:00:52

Gov. Deal: Window company to invest millions in Swainsboro facility creating 150 jobs

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Wincore Window Company LLC, a manufacturer of vinyl windows and fiberglass entry door systems, will create 150 new jobs and invest $6.5 million in a manufacturing facility in Swainsboro.

WTGS - 2018-10-23 15:30:01

Metter Farm Market plans new grocery line

“We will no longer carry close-dated or outdated product,” Teila Driggers said. Instead, customers will have a shopping experience typical of an independent grocery store.

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2018-10-23 19:20:00

Woman, 46, accused of kidnapping teen when both about 19

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is accused of kidnapping a teenager 27 years ago, when both were about 19 years old.News outlets report that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 46-year-old Melinda McSwain on Thursday in the disappearance of 19-year-old Sabrina Perry from Macon in 1991.The


Chick-fil-A to build new restaurant on same site in Statesboro

Months of rumors and speculation have been put to rest with the announcement that Statesboro’s original Chick-fil-A has received approval to begin the permitting process for a complete scrape and rebuild projected to begin Spring 2019.The Chick-fil-A on Northside Drive will temporarily close for a f

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-10-22 17:42:00

Tattnall Co. haunted house raises money for local children

TATTNALL CO., GA (WTOC) - The Kiwanis Club of Tattnall County is hosting their annual haunted house to benefit Tattnall County children this winter.All of the proceeds will go directly to to Christmas at Home to provide gifts for over 500 children in Tattnall County.The haunted house sits on Main St


Macon teen shot after fight with 16-year-old twin brothers

One teenager was shot Friday after a verbal altercation at school led to a physical one off campus.Sgt. Clay Williams with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened near Steven Drive off Mercer University Drive around 3:30 p.m. Friday.Williams said the sheriff’s office was told the


SPD investigate early morning shooting on Rogers Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are looking for the person who shot a man early Sunday morning.Police say the shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. on Rogers St. near Carolan St. in West Savannah.A black male was shot. WTOC is waiting to hear if there were any injuries.At this time, police do not


Another front arrives mid-week dropping afternoon highs in Middle Georgia - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Fall-like weather will continue this week in Middle Georgia, though cooler conditions are expected by the end of the work week as another cold front plunges south and drops afternoon highs.

41NBC.COM - 2018-10-22 08:42:51

Kemp to hold fundraising event in Statesboro, will not stop at Georgia Southern

Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp will be holding a fundraising reception with Congressman Rick Allen in Statesboro on Wednesday.The fundraising event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Belle House on 380 Westside Road in Statesboro.The event is open to the public, but a ticket is

THEGEORGEANNE.COM - 2018-10-22 16:44:00

Bland Farms Celebrates 70 Years of Family Farming Tradition

GLENNVILLE, GA- Bland Farms iscelebrating its 70thanniversary of farming, ringing in another year of expanding its family tradition of farming. While Bland Farms started operations with only five acres, the company has since grown to be one of the largest packers of Vidalia® onions annually.

ANDNOWUKNOW.COM - 2018-10-22 16:03:00

Alma Police arrest 7 in connection to death investigation

They arrested 7 people on various charges including murder, aggravated assault, trafficking meth, and many more.


Bryan County Sheriff's Office probing kidnapping claim

Two women who claim they were abducted in Ellabell Tuesday night filed sheriff’s reports after posting about the ordeal on social media.According to reports from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office, the two victims hesitated to report the kidnapping because the suspects threatened to kill them and the


How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governor’s mansion

Stacey Abrams, former Georgia house minority leader and a self-described “nerd,” is on a mission to capture the governor’s mansion. With 1 point separating her and her opponent, Ms. Abrams could become the first black woman in America to lead a state. “Leadership is combining vision with good govern


Georgia Southern students hold protest over racist comments

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - A text message attributed to a Georgia Southern student over the summer continues to draw outcry. The text included a racial slur and they want the student disciplined.Students want the student accused of sending the message removed from the university swim team. That’s why t