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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

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
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