Man Grossly Defiant At End Of Murder Trial In Douglas

DOUGLAS — Defiant to the end, Freddie Lampkin Jr. hurled a foul expletive in the courtroom here Thursday after being found guilty by a Coffee County jury and sentenced for the May 7, 2018 murder of Chris Tyson. Testimony indicated Lampkin shot Tyson 11 times, nine of...

Waycross Man Convicted Of Intent To Distribute Marijuana

Ware County courts were in session in recent days with many cases being adjudicated. A jury convicted Levale Terrell Howard, 41, of Waycross, of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and felony possession of marijuana. The state asked for the maximum sentence...

Tire-Inflating Accident Hurts Blackshear Man

BLACKSHEAR — A Blackshear man was seriously injured Wednesday in a freak, work-related accident as an over-sized tire blew up while he was putting air in it, said Pierce County Sheriff Ramsey Bennett. Thomas Westberry was taken by helicopter to UF Health Jacksonville,...

Drugs Are Found At Two Blackshear Traffic Stops

BLACKSHEAR — Two people were jailed in Pierce County Monday on charges of possession of illegal drugs during two separate traffic stops, said Chief Chris Wright. Austin Aldridge, 18, of Blackshear, was arrested at 9:46 p.m. after he was found walking in the middle of...

Three Injured In Collision Near Waycross Fairgrounds

Three people were injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of the South Georgia Parkway and the Knight Avenue (Hatcher Point Road) crossover, said the Georgia State Patrol. Both drivers, Cleve Brad Manning, 32, of Hortense, and Anthonie Jerrald...

Nahunta Man Injured In One-Vehicle Wreck

A 20-year-old Nahunta man was hurt in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon at 2:40 on Browntown Road in Brantley County, said the Georgia State Patrol. Dakota Lee Moore was driving a 2012 Ford F-150 in a southerly direction when it drifted onto the west shoulder...