The Georgia Ports Authority says it will donate $6 million in coming years to improve affordable housing options in Savannah and neighboring communities. Savannah officials said Tuesday it will be the largest outside contribution to the Savannah Affordable Housing Fund since its founding 12 years ago.
Trial and hearing dates can’t be set because Johnson’s lawyer is tied up in Atlanta defending a racketeering case.
The longtime Georgia prosecutor who called in state investigators to build a case against the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery has died. Tom Durden served as district attorney for southeast Georgia's Atlantic Judicial Circuit for 24 years before stepping down last year.
As Pinova closes operations, many former and current employees are looking for new work.
Authorities in coastal Georgia have filed misdemeanor charges against two adults and two juveniles in the case of a teenager who ended up hospitalized after blacking out from severe intoxication. The police chief and district attorney for Glynn County held a news conference Monday largely devoted to debunking misinformation that had spread.
Emergency crews extinguished a fire at a Georgia chemical plant shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, allowing officials to lift a shelter-in-place order issued in the afternoon when the fire broke out for the second time in the day.
Prosecutors have dropped charges of assault, obstruction and other counts against a Georgia jail detainee after security camera video showed him being beaten by deputies. The decision to dismiss the charges against Jarrett Hobbs came several months after three Camden County sheriff's deputies were arrested on battery charges in the Sept. 3 jail beating.
The Georgia Ports Authority and a federal agency are working on a big expansion of the state-operated seaport in Brunswick.
Federal prosecutors in Southeast Georgia announced Wednesday a massive drug trafficking indictment, charging 76 people — including a state prison guard — with operating a drug distribution network of opioids and other controlled substances in and around Brunswick's Glynn County.
An Atlanta-area hospital system could take over the hospitals affiliated with Georgia's only public medical school under a deal announced Tuesday. Augusta University Health System says it has signed a letter of intent to join Marietta-based nonprofit Wellstar Health System.
A former Georgia prosecutor charged with hindering the police investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery is scheduled to make her first court appearance in the case next month. A superior court judge on Tuesday ordered a Dec. 29 arraignment for former District Attorney Jackie Johnson.
The mother of a toddler reported missing Oct. 5 in Georgia has been arrested in connection with the child's disappearance and presumed death. The Chatham County Police Department on Monday said officers had arrested 22-year-old Leilani Simon on several charges, including malice murder and making false statements involving her son.
An expungement clinic in Brunswick, the first of its kind in Glynn County, reached maximum capacity within one day of being announced.
Authorities are evacuating neighborhoods near a chemical plant where a large fire is burning in coastal Georgia. Glynn County commission Chairman Wayne Neal estimated roughly 100 households had been ordered to evacuate, mostly because of potential smoke hazards.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, Brunswick celebrated the completion of three new public murals bringing awareness of local Black history and sociopolitical struggles.