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Man taken into custody after Atkinson Co. hostage situation ends

WILLACOOCHEE, Ga. (WALB) - A man was taken into custody after an hours-long hostage situation ended in Willacoochee, according to the Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said it happened after 4 p.m. on West Mccranie Avenue. Law enforcement said a man had a disagreement with another family member...
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Speeder captured

According to Charlton County Sheriff Robert Phillips, the man that led Georgia State Patrol and Charlton County Deputies on a high-speed chase last week has been captured. Michael James Nettles, 22, from Millwood, was captured last week in Atkinson County. Matt Gourley, supervisor of K-9s at the Ware State Correctional...
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Folkston native pleads guilty to Atkinson County drug charge

A Folkston, Georgia man has been sentenced to 264 months in prison for a drug deal in Atkinson County. Officials with the U.S. Department of Justice say that 39-year-old Phillip Yarbrough pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams of more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.
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President's and Dean's List announced for Fall Semester at Wiregrass

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President Dr. Tina K. Anderson is pleased to announce the Fall Semester President's List and Dean's List. The President's List includes outstanding students who were enrolled full-time for 12 credit hours or more and achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale during Fall Semester 2020.