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.
Federal judges in Georgia’s Middle and Southern districts are the least likely to approve releases for prisoners fearing COVID sickness, data shows.
After more than 800 days in Glynn County jail, time during which Georgians protested racial inequality and juries found three men guilty of murder and hate crimes, Ahmaud Arbery’s killers have finally entered state custody to serve their life sentences.
Today on Political Rewind: The three men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery will face a judge again today. Plus, Sen. Raphael Warnock's push to cap insulin at $35 monthly for everyone is blocked by Republicans. Also, the ACLU's challenge to Georgia's six-week abortion ban heads to court today.
Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan are already serving life sentences for their state murder convictions as they await federal sentencing.
Environmental groups are applauding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to delay work in the Brunswick harbor that would kill sea turtles.
Records show that Griggs filed her statement of candidacy two weeks after the May primary election, and months after being sent a letter from the FEC.