Area Breaking News

Former Glynn DA focus of Grand Jury probe

According to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution State Attorney General Chris Carr’s office has been calling witnesses and overseeing a Glynn County grand jury inquiry into former Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson, according to multiple people with knowledge of the matter who agreed to discuss the probe on condition they not be identified.…

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2 year old safe after car chase, kidnapping

27-year-old John Michael Alba of Waverly has been identified by Glynn county Police as the man accused of stealing a car yesterday with a two-year-old child inside the car. Alba led police on 104 mph chase after stealing the car from The friendly Express at exit 29. The mother went inside leaving the car running.…

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BOC moves forward with spending $7 million

In other county commission business last night, the board moved forward with spending some of the $7 million dollars they recently transfered from the reserve fund to the capital improvement fund. At the request of Commissioner O’Quinn the board agreed to move forward with the expansion of the woefully undersized second floor Evidence room at…

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County manager finalist vote fails, Battiste named GCPD chief

In a surprise move last night Glynn County District 1 Commissioner Sammy Tostensen made a motion to name Glynn County Tax Commissioner Jeff Chapman as the finalist for the vacant County Manager’s job. The motion failed on a 3 – 3 – 1 vote. Along with Tostensen, Commissioner Walter Rafolski and Chairman Wayne Neal voted…

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