Stories by Corey Dickstein

Friday, April 24, 2015

Vigil honors Ga. Southern victims

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Joining more than 1,000 fellow mourners, Georgia Southern students gathered for a candlelight vigil Thursday night, to remember their five young classmates taken in a tragic wreck.
By Corey Dickstein

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Prison-based drug ring busted

Eighteen months after the initial investigation began, nearly 50 people from across Georgia have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges and a meth ring has been dismantled.
By Corey Dickstein

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Ft. Stewart soldiers on Ebola mission

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A small group of Fort Stewart soldiers will deploy to West Africa to aid in the region's fight against Ebola, the Pentagon announced.
By Corey Dickstein

Saturday, June 21, 2014

60 years later, soldier's remains back home

For decades the small-town Georgia family of Army Pvt. James Green Jr. believed they would never recover the body of their fallen soldier. But Saturday he was buried with honors.
By Corey Dickstein

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Savannah seeks Gump, Deen look-alikes

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A simple impression won’t likely get you far, but if your impersonation of a Savannah icon nails that character, Old Savannah Tours might have a gig for you.  
By Corey Dickstein

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Fire burns Savannah school buses

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah-Chatham County school bus was destroyed Sunday night and two more were severely damaged in a fire at the Garden City facility where the buses are stored.
By Corey Dickstein

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

32 arrested in Savannah cop crackdown

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Police arrested 32 suspects, issued 143 citations, conducted 67 probation compliance checks and checked on 13 sex offenders during a two-night operation.
By Corey Dickstein

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

2 found dead in boat near Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Two men were found dead Thursday afternoon in a boat just off Skidaway Island.
By Corey Dickstein

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Payne, Blank to be honored by Georgia Historical Society

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The South's oldest historical institution will induct Billy Payne and Arthur Blank as Georgia Trustees during its annual Trustees Gala in Savannah in February.
By Corey Dickstein

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Grave robbers strike Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Savannah-Chatham police were investigating Tuesday after a cemetery on Savannah's east side was disturbed sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.
By Corey Dickstein

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Crews clear old airstrip at Fort Stewart

In March, massive military aircraft will land on the old airstrip, halting as instantaneously as 98-foot, 155,000-pound planes are capable of -- a crucial skill known to C-130 pilots as the combat ...
By Corey Dickstein

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Ga. Declaration signer's signature may fetch fortune

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- He was not the most well-known signer of the Declaration of Independence, but Button Gwinnett is the most revered signatory among one enthusiastic population - collectors.
By Corey Dickstein

Friday, March 4, 2011

FBI conducts underwater course in Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- For the first time counter-terrorism diving training has been hosted outside of Los Angeles, said Greg Rabinovitz, an FBI special agent bomb technician
By Corey Dickstein

Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011

Georgia pastor faces theft, sex charges

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A federal grand jury indicted the former pastor of New Harvest International Ministries Church in Bloomingdale, Ga.,   for taking at least $200,000 from the church.
By Corey Dickstein

Monday, Jan. 3, 2011

Savannah ceremony marks Ft. Pulaski capture

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- On Sunday, a commemorative ceremony honored Confederate takeover of Fort Pulaski 150s years ago.  
By Corey Dickstein

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010

Ga. soldiers come home to love, food

Just like many households across the Coastal Empire on Wednesday, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., was bustling with pre-Thanksgiving activity.
By Corey Dickstein

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

Woman who saved Savannah trees dead at 94

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Woman who saved Savannah's trees, Mary Helen Jones Ray, dies at age 94, remembered for efforts.  
By Corey Dickstein

Saturday, June 19, 2010

12th District GOP candidates debate near Savannah

GOP hopefuls debate 12th District issues

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. - Republican hopefuls hope to be the one to challenge for seat now held by Democrat John Barrow in 12th Congressional District.
By Corey Dickstein

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Panthers advance in playoffs with lopsided victory

Lakeside will play host to Lee County after getting an 11-0 win Saturday.
By Corey Dickstein

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Panthers romp in decisive baseball game

Lakeside shut out Effingham County 11-0 today in the decisive game of a first-round Class AAAA playoff series.
By Corey Dickstein
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