Widened U.S. 84 is ‘officially’ open

By MYRA THRIFT StaffWriter ARGYLE – The much-anticipated widening of U.S. 84 between Waycross and Homerville has been officially completed and all lanes open for travel. During a celebration ceremony held at Argyle City Hall in Clinch County Tuesday morning,...

Alma Woman Is Killed In Friday Traffic Collision

ALMA — An Alma woman was killed Friday when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Friendship Church Road and West 4th Street, said the Georgia State Patrol. Mindy Ruth Spires, 39, died in the 8:25 p.m. crash, said Rhonda Swinea, GSP Waycross...

Satilla River Gets A Good Cleaning!

SPECIAL PHOTO Volunteers conducted a clean sweep at the Georgia 121 landing on the Satilla River. The Satilla Riverkeeper reports that the riverwide cleanup effort on Saturday, Sept. 21, was a huge success. “These cleanups make such a huge impact in a single day,”...

Man Jailed For Drugs

DOUGLAS — After receiving numerous complaints from concerned citizens about a man selling prescription medications, the Coffee County Drug Unit established enough probable cause for the issuance of a search warrant, said Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten, leading to...

Ware County Bus Accident Injures 3 Students, Driver

Staff Report Three local school students and the driver of a Ware County school bus that rear-ended a semi on U.S. 1 just south of Walmart Wednesday afternoon were transported to Memorial Satilla Health Waycross for treatment of minor injuries, said Georgia State...

Meth Suspects Arrested After A Citizen’s Tip

A traffic stop following a report of suspicious activity in a parked car led to the arrest of two Waynesville people Tuesday night, Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal said. Caren Marie Samples, 50, and William Preston Samples, 51, both of Baker’s Loop Road in...