Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother. Brunswick Police Chief Tobe Green said Friday that 17-year-old De'Marquis Elkins is charged with first-degree murder as an adult. The 14-year-old is also charged with murder, but he was not identified because he is a juvenile.
State biologists say they've spotted a humpback whale off Georgia's coast. The Brunswick News reports that humpback whales are not commonly seen off the coast, though North Atlantic right whales are well-known winter visitors.
An Armstrong Atlantic State University economics professor says he thinks next year will be the first since the 2007 recession in which construction employment inches up in the Savannah area. Michael Toma says local companies poised for growth include business and professional services like marketing and web design.
A police officer on Georgia's coast is asking a judge to issue a warrant against a preacher over comments posted about her on Facebook. The officer said the preacher "has caused me severe grief" in questioning her integrity as an officer and a business owner.
Environmental regulators are pushing for a more effective cleanup at a former chemical plant in Brunswick. So the site’s owner is bringing in new experts to devise a strategy for eliminating the mercury, lead and other contaminants.