Stories by Terry Dickson

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Israeli company plans Georgia solar plant

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- With a "Shalom, y'all," an Israeli company celebrated the opening this month of a 49-acre solar generation plant, the company's first in the U.S.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Former Lakeside coach arrested

Former Lakeside High football coach Jody Grooms and his wife Sharon, were arrested Tuesday on charges of theft by taking, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
By Terry Dickson

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Wal-Mart leaves small Ga. towns

ALMA, Ga. - Some small Georgia towns had gotten a taste of big town convenience, but that taste turned bitter when Wal-Mart announced that seven of the 269 stores it was closing nationwide were in ...
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

State needs trained workers, exec says

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Georgia has 144,000 open jobs but employers have a lot of trouble in filling those jobs, a manufacturing executive told business and vocational education leaders.
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Gator warning for Georgia beach

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Glynn County police officers were urging people to stay off the island's beach after dark after a big alligator was on the beach but swam away at sunset.
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
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