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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

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

Georgia arrest of woman, 70, investigated

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Glynn County police officer has been placed on administrative duty during an internal affairs investigation of his arrest of a woman who was thrown to the ground.
By Terry Dickson

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

Ga. beachgoers see rare eclipse

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A handful of people were on the beach on St. Simons Island on a chilly Sunday morning at sunrise to see a partial solar eclipse.
By Terry Dickson

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Government shutdown halts Catholic Mass at Ga. naval base

ST. MARYS, Ga. -- Bloggers and congressmen are flogging Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, accusing it of shutting down Catholic services.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Government shutdown alters Okefenokee visits

FARGO, Ga. -- Visitors to Stephen C. Foster State Park can't get out into the Okefenokee Swamp during the ongoing government shutdown, but they can canoe some of its water once it exits the swamp.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

Doctor sentenced in Georgia 'pill mill'

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- One of three doctors who prescribed huge doses of pain medication from a clinic off Interstate 95 near Brunswick is going to prison for three years.
By Terry Dickson

Saturday, Aug 17, 2013

Venue change costly in Ga. baby shooting

BRUNSWICK -- Glynn County will pay $162,000 to move the trial of 18-year-old charged with shooting a toddler in the face to suburban Atlanta.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, Aug 4, 2013

Judge rules against Ga. baby shooting suspect

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A judge has ruled that profane and possibly incriminating statements De'Marquise Elkins made to police can be used when he is tried for murder in the March death of a ...
By Terry Dickson

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

No bias on power bills, judge rules

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A federal judge has issued a summary judgment on behalf of the city of Douglas in a $163 million lawsuit in which black residents said the city charged them more for electricity ...
By Terry Dickson

Monday, April 15, 2013

Ga. jail unfit for humans, jury says

A grand jury in south Georgia's Atkinson County says the jail is unfit for humans.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

2 boys indicted in Brunswick baby's death

A Glynn County grand jury has indicted De'Marquise Kareem Elkins, 17, and Dominique Demetrius Lang, 14, on murder and other charges in the March 21 death of a 13-month old boy. 
By Terry Dickson

Monday, March 25, 2013

Teens charged in toddler's death go to court

Two teenagers charged with murder in the shooting death Thursday of a 13-month-old boy appeared separately in court Monday.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Ga. library sale turns up valuable rare books

A used-book sale to benefit a coastal Georgia library turned up a couple of rare and valuable editions.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Study sought on Civil War prison site

Officials in Blackshear, Ga., would like an archaeological study on land that housed Union prisoners during the Civil War, similar to the site near Millen, Ga.
By Terry Dickson

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Investigator thinks Ga. official killed self

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - A lawyer representing the family of the late Glynn County Commissioner Tom Sublett said Thursday he expects a state medical examiner to conclude Sublett killed himself.
By Terry Dickson

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

Dogfighting equipment, dogs seized in south Georgia

WOODBINE, Ga. -- Twelve dogs, some emaciated and scarred, were seized Tuesday when officers searched a residence south of Woodbine, authorities said.
By Terry Dickson

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

Couple want to open marsh to public

A St. Simons Island couple want to keep their recent acquisition open for those who have worn a footpath across it and to preserve that access into the future.
By Terry Dickson

Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

Dive team seeks clues in Ga. official's death

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A 10-man dive team from Savannah has searched the Frederica River for evidence in the death of Glynn County Commissioner Tom Sublett.
By Terry Dickson

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Who killed Ga. county commissioner?

BRUNSWICK, GA. - The Glynn County Police Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed Glynn County Commissioner Tom Sublett.
By Terry Dickson
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Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

CHARLESTON, S.C. - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died.
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