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Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop was Engaged and Days Away from 25th Birthday
A DeKalb County officer killed in the line of duty Thursday was a rookie cop who had been with the department a little over a year. Edgar Isidro Flores, 24, took gunfire while pursuing a man who ran from a traffic stop on Candler Road near I-20 about 5 p.m., according to police. He was shot multiple
A judge struck down Obamacare nationwide. Here's how it could affect Georgia:
ATLANTA - A Texas judge on Friday evening struck down the entire Affordable Care Act nationwide. If the ruling is upheld, it will impact far more than the half-million Georgians who have an insurance plan through the health care exchange, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Amazon packages addressed to Georgia Tech found in wooded area of Coweta County
Coweat County, GA (CBS46) Imagine waiting for your package, getting a delivery notification but the package never shows up. That's the case for dozens after Amazon packages were recovered miles from their destination.
Female dies after I-16 crash
A 47-year-old female from Savannah died in a crash on I-16 in Oak Park. On Saturday December 8, at 1:41 p.m., emergency units were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash with entrapment by mile marker 91 Eastbound on I-16.
TRAFFIC ALERT: 18 wheeler overturned traveling north of I-75
MONROE COUNTY, Ga. -- The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office delays are to be expected this morning traveling through Monroe County. At about 5:00 a.m., an 18 Wheeler traveling north on I-75 near MM 179 overturned.
Lady Tigers stacking up wins to start the season
The Swainsboro Lady Tigers (5-1) are piling up the wins in early season, winning five of their first six games with their only loss coming against Statesboro. Swainsboro is also 3-0 in the region with wins over Vidalia, Woodville-Tompkins, and Bacon County.
DFCS retirees meet for Christmas party
On Monday, December 3, the retirees of Emanuel County DFCS (Department of Family and Children Services) met at Sweet Tea Grille for their annual Christmas party. While there, the group exchanged Christmas ornaments.
Officials: Boston murder suspect arrested in Georgia
HAMPTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Clayton County Police have arrested a man suspected of two murders in Boston. Officials say the initial incident happened in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston on June 30, 2018. Police were called to the scene and found two men dead from gunshot wounds.
Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe
Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri
St. Joseph's Candler credits GSU grads in weathering nursing shortage
Savannah, Ga. (WTGS FOX 28) — Savannah's health care centers are working to weather the nationwide nursing shortage. Taking a closer look, Memorial University Medical Center's website revealed as many as 106 open nursing positions up from 63 which was posted just Monday. Hospital administrators said
Armed robbery at Dollar General in Claxton
An armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General in Claxton around 11:15 a.m. this morning. The suspect is at large. If you recognize this person or have any information, please contact Investigator Moser at the Claxton Police Department, 912-739-2121.
Sanders home receives last Yard of the Month bestowal of 2018
The Seedling Garden Club proudly announces that December’s Yard of the Month is the home of Jim and Kimme Sanders of 211 Creekside Drive in Swainsboro. In the photo from left to right are Jim, Blake, Adam, and Bailey Sanders. They all enjoy working in their yard together to help keep Emanuel County
Bell makes history in Dublin performance
On Saturday, December 8, and Sunday, December 9, 11-year-old Yi’zhariah Bell made history by being the first African American to play the leading role of Clara in Dublin Theatre’s Nutcracker. She is a 5th grade student at Swainsboro Elementary School in Ms. Rachel Burkeholder’s homeroom class and an
Rotarians learn about newest EGHC center
The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its December 3 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Peyton Frye presented a program about the addition of a new clinic for East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC).
Toombs County man, woman jailed on manufacturing marijuana charges
TOOMBS COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Two Toombs County residents are behind bars after an investigation into manufacturing marijuana. According to Toombs County Sheriff Alvie Kight, the sheriff’s office and the Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office conducted an investigation into 41-year-old Isauro Lo
Toombs County nonprofit works to donate 300 bikes for kids
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A nonprofit organization in Toombs County started off donating book bags to children in the community. Now the group has stepped up their efforts. They are gathering bicycles to give to children this Christmas.
Some roads damaged in rural Toombs County, following rain this past weekend
TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga., - TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga., (WSAV)- After a weekend of rain, workers in Toombs County surveyed the damages caused to area's roads. The county's manager, John Jones, said over the weekend the area received nearly six inches of rain.
Georgia man fatally shot with own gun after struggle with state trooper
A traffic stop about 100 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta turned deadly Wednesday when a passenger in the vehicle was shot with his own gun, authorities said. The GBI is investigating after the man, identified as 22-year-old Dequane Rayshun Williams, was killed during a struggle with a Georgia St
Georgia man convicted of killing man who tried to be mentor
PERRY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been convicted of killing a man who tried to serve as a mentor. The Macon Telegraph reported a jury in Perry convicted 25-year-old Daniel Maurice Thomas of Warner Robbins of murder and aggravated assault.