Stories 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

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Fire damages south Georgia town

JESUP, Ga.-- A Monday night fire destroyed half a city block and nine business, including a storefront church and a pet store, officials said.
By Terry Dickson

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

County wants historic table back

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Disputes are often resolved around a table. In Glynn County, however, the table, itself, is the dispute.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

3 arrested in south Ga. with car full of counterfeits

WAYCROSS, Ga. -- Three people from the Atlanta area were arrested in south Georgia late Tuesday after detectives found envelopes containing $8,360 in counterfeit bills, Ware County Sheriff Randy ...
By Terry Dickson

Monday, June 23, 2014

State's beachfront restaurant needs manager

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. -- There's a beachfront restaurant sitting empty on this state-owned barrier island, and the governing authority wants for it to be open.
By Terry Dickson

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Georgia tobacco might be rebounding from low point

J. Michael Moore was in a caravan of about 20 cars that had made four stops in Florida and was closing in on Valdosta.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Convicted Ga. wife killer changing plea

BAXLEY, Ga. -- A month after pleading guilty to murdering his wife and apologizing to her family, a south Georgia man wants to withdraw the plea asserting he took the blame because the real ...
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Ga. teacher sex probe indicts school officials

DARIEN, Ga. -- A McIntosh County grand jury has indicted the county school superintendent, one of her assistants and the McIntosh Academy high school principal on misdemeanor charges of failure to ...
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Ga. man confesses killing wife

A Baxley man who said in 2013 that two home invaders killed his wife admitted this week he did it.
By Terry Dickson

Monday, April 28, 2014

Ga. man finds use in road kill

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Steve Burke does things the old-fashioned way. His fascination with the primitive apparently skipped some generations because his dad thinks he's crazy.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Augusta doctor sentenced in pill case

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- An Augusta physician who worked 14 days at a Brunswick pill mill will serve five years of probation during which he is prohibited from practicing medicine or prescribing drugs.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Ga. man charged after daughter's shotgun death

WAYCROSS, Ga. -- The father of a 10-year-old girl accidentally shot to death Friday has been charged in the illegal possession of the shotgun that killed her.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Teacher admits sex with 6 students

A former Charlton County High School teacher will serve 10 years in prison followed by 15 years' probation after she pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with six students.
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Man kills self near courthouse

BRUNSWICK, GA. - The street between the Glynn County courthouse and jail was shut down Thursday afternoon after a man shot himself in a parked car.
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Georgia doctor convicted on 51 charges

A Waycross physician has been convicted of 51 felony charges in the operation of an illegal pill mill near Savannah.
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

South Ga. health department reopens after mold problem

A south Georgia county's health department will reopen next week in the facility it left in August because of mold and mildew.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Fugitive Georgia banker caught at traffic stop

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A former Valdosta banker who the FBI had sought since June 2012 on wire and security fraud charges is in the Glynn County jail after a routine traffic stop for a window tint ...
By Terry Dickson
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