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Men Wanted In Alma Are Arrested In Texas

ALMA — Three men wanted in Bacon County have been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Texas, said Alma Police Chief Cody Phillips. Litarus Demond Brinson, Terrence Denell Brackins and Travis Dewayne Smith, all of Alma, were taken into custody on drug...

Lightning Starts 50-Acre Wildfire

A lightning strike Saturday ignited a fire on Cowhouse Island in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge that torched about 50 acres over the weekend but is now close to being contained, according to a press release from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in...

Seminar For Stroke Awareness Is May 23 At Memorial Satilla Health Annex, 6 p.m.

To support National Stroke Awareness Month, Memorial Satilla Health will present “Stroke: Attack on the Brain” on Thursday, May 23, from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the hospital’s annex cafetorium at 1800 Alice St. Presenters will include Dr. Nimi Patel, neurologist, and...

OUR LOCAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

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THE MOST CURRENT NEWS HEADLINES

Tuesday May 21, 2019

WCHS Alum Expected To Be New HR Chief By RICK NOLTE, Staff Writer The Waycross City Commission is expected to confirm a new Human Resources Director and vote on an ordinance related to fire detection and suppression requirements in the city charter at 5 p.m. today...