Stories by Terry Dickson

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Karate instructor guilty of molestation

WOODBINE, Ga. -- A south Georgia jury found karate instructor Thomas Franklin Ary guilty Thursday in his retrial on three charges of the child molestation of a young student.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Molestation charges for Ga. math teacher

An Appling County High School math teacher has been charged with two counts of child molestation in which the victims were students, Sheriff Benny Deloach said.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Deputies charged after wedding melee

WOODBINE, Ga. -- A wedding night turned into wild fisticuffs when some party crashers attacked guests and a new groom, who fired a couple warning shots to scare them off, according to authorities.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Skeleton found after mowers cut right of way

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Someone walking in a mowed power line right-of-way found skeletal remains Friday, and Glynn County detectives are investigating, the police chief said.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Huge fire destroys Ga. warehouses

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Fire destroyed two huge warehouses loaded with wood fuel pellets Saturday afternoon, but firefighters halted it before it reached a third, officials said.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Skull found in sand of Georgia beach

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A man walking his dog found part of a human skull on an island beach Monday, and it has been sent to a crime lab for possible identification, authorities said.
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Business surges for Dixie Outfitters despite retailers' ban on Confederate items

Demand has increased for Dixie Outfitters as Rebel fans fear the loss of their emblem, the Confederate flag.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Agent's affair changes sentencing

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A man who was serving a 10-year sentence for selling guns to undercover agents in 2010 will serve 15 months less after a federal judge resentenced him Tuesday as the result of an ...
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

NC extradition sought after 2 bodies found in Jeff Davis County well

The Jeff Davis County Sher­iff's Office is waiting for the extradition from North Carolina of a man charged in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a rural well.
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Judge rules for Rayonier in river case

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Rayonier in which environmentalists asserted the company violates the Clean Water Act with its discharge of dark effluent into the ...
By Terry Dickson

Monday, March 23, 2015

Jenkins County getting jobs

A Georgia community that lost a huge chunk of its jobs with the closing of an apparel plant nearly a decade ago will get part of them back when a Korean light manufacturer opens its headquarters ...
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Georgia woman shows circus' artistic side

MERIDIAN, Ga. — Anyone who thinks their home life is a circus should consider Susan Murphy’s.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Audit set for private probation company

DARIEN, Ga. -- A retired state probation officer will audit two years of McIntosh County and Darien probation records that were maintained by South Georgia Probation Inc., a private probation company.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

South Ga. building collapse traps 4

A wind storm struck outside Valdosta on Monday flattening a timber products building and injuring at least four of the workers trapped inside, officials said.
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Ga. private probation service violated rules

BRUNSWICK, Ga. --- After conducting its compliance review of South Georgia Probation, the Administrative Office of the Courts informed its director, Shea Smith, of its findings of violations ...
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Woman gets shell casing in face at Ga. gun range

A south Georgia woman was air lifted to a hospital after a freak accident in which a spent shell casing lodged in her face at a firing range near the Okefenokee Swamp.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

NC woman dies in Okefenokee Swamp

The death of an elderly North Carolina woman killed Saturday in a boating accident in the Okefenokee Swamp is under investigation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
By Terry Dickson

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Polygraph expert lied in Ga. murder trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A polygraph examiner pleaded guilty to perjury Friday for testifying falsely under oath in a violent south Georgia murder case.
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Professor's ban on post-sneeze 'bless you' draws notice

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A College of Coastal Georgia professor had warned students he would lower the grades of students who say "Bless you'' after someone sneezes during class, a spokesman for the ...
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Ga. VA nurse gets federal prison term

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A VA nurse from Glennwood, Ga., will serve five years in federal prison and must repay $450,000 in federal funds she received by filing bogus worker's compensation claims.
By Terry Dickson
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Heavy rain floods roads

Parts of Columbia County and Richmond County fell victim to flash floods Sunday after heavy rain hit the area.
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