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Georgia father rescues daughter from oncoming car, dies
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Main Street Program ok’s big plans, but some wonder about the money
Blackshear’s Better Hometown/Main Street Program board has unanimously approved a $25,000 budget for the Christmas in the Park gala, but not without lengthy discussion and some disagreement.The program is set to lose approximately $9,000 on the event unless more corporate sponsorships come in, says
AuburnSports.com - Top-100 player sets official visit to Auburn
Four-star forwardJaylin Williamsplans to take five official visits in the fall, but only has one set so far.Williams, from Brantley County in Nahunta, Ga., will be in Auburn Sept. 14-16.“I haven’t decided which five schools I’ll visit, only that one will be Auburn,” Williams said. “Auburn is recruit
Police investigate death of local man
According to Police Chief James Godfrey, on August 6 at approximately 11:05 a.m., Baxley Police Officers responded to Vidal’s Mobile Home Park, Lot 14, in reference to a person not breathing and not responding. On arrival officers met with some friends who had come by to check on the resident and up
Woman arrested after dog dragged from truck, vet bill not paid
CAMDEN COUNTY, Fla.- A woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty in Camden County after a dog was dragged behind a pickup truck for a quarter mile, according to the Kingsland Police Department.
Boyette, Royal given probation for theft by taking
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Chief of Alma Police Department resigns
“After two decades of policing, I have decided to travel down a different vocational path,” he said in a statement. “My decision was not easy, but has followed an opportunity to work with a company in the private sector.”
Bond revoked, new attorney coming in drug shed case
As a multi-defendant federal drug trafficking case motors along regarding a Glynn County shed used as a stash house, two matters of consequence popped up this week.In one, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stan Baker allowed Jesup attorney Juanita Holsey to withdraw as Anthony Bernard Lewis’ legal counsel. She
Peanut festival held later this year
The Brooklet Community Development Association hopes to cool things down a little by hosting the 29th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival a month later this year. The festival takes place Sept. 15, a Saturday.In the past, the family-oriented event celebrating the town’s rich agricultural history has bee
U.S. Veterans reminded of assistance available
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) is ready to assist Georgia’s over 700,000 veterans and their families seek help and file a claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.“We exist to serve those who have served,” said GDVS Commissioner Mike Roby.“Our primary job is to explain i
Snow cones a hit at the park
Brittney Still, Braylee Nettles and Kason Teegardin, enjoyed their snow cones while taking a spin on the merry-go-round.
2018’s first day a success
Opening day goes smoothly, says Supt. Dr. Kevin SmithThe 2018-2019 school year got off to a great start Monday.All five school principals, Dara Bennett at the high school, Perry Tison at the middle school, Dee Treadwell at Blackshear Elementary, Dr. Walker Todd at Midway Elementary and Teresa Dixon
Folkston Police Department provides incident reports
The Folkston Police Department gives the following incident reports from July 20 through July 31.On July 20, Officer James Murray observed a 2006 Ford Crown Vic with dark window tint. He conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the Carnelius Vershunt Dasher. Officer Murray observed a fresh bud
Kingsland pastor demands statement from mayor over the Tony Green shooting
A message reading, ‘no justice, no peace’ got some support from people driving outside Kingsland City Hall.
Activists group holds walk for a man who was killed by a police officer
Man, 33, shot, killed by Kingsland police, authorities sayGroup calls for upgraded charge against ex-Kingsland officerFinal farewell to man shot, killed by Kingsland officer
Kingsland fire chief to also lead Camden County Fire Rescue
WOODBINE, Ga.- At the recommendation of the county administrator, the Camden County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved an intergovernmental agreement with the city of Kingsland to allow Kingsland Fire Chief Terry Smith to serve as chief of Camden County Fire Rescue.
Brothers Reunited: Five Days Inside America’s Immigration Crisis
Yordi, 20, is wan after a harrowing escape from horrors in his home country, Honduras.It is mid-July. He sits in a corporate ICE detention facility in rural Folkston, Georgia, staring into a computer screen that connects him to his 29-year-old brother Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman, thousands of miles away
Volunteers assessing unmet needs from Irma
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs, through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is offering a community development block grant for Georgia in the amount of $38 million and 80 percent of that money must be used in those three identified zip codes. The other two are in Brun
Charlton County Sheriff’s office releases 911 call data
The following information pertains to calls that were handled through the Charlton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch – 911 center for the first six months of 2018. In addition to the calls for the Charlton County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), the dispatch center handles all of the emergency 911 calls for
PES, Sycamore Tree, Second Harvest team up
Donna Dixon (far left), Sycamore Tree President, reviews the process for stuffing food bags to teachers and administrators from Patterson Elementary School.