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Clinch woman arrested for allegedly stabbing victim multiple times

A Clinch County woman, 44-year-old Mary Shannon Smith, was recently charged for allegedly pulling behind a woman's vehicle in her driveway and stabbing her "multiple times." Deputies also stated that Smith was said to have contacted 911 shortly before the incident occurred and made complaints regarding the victim's driving. Officials...
CLINCH COUNTY, GA
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Douglas man arrested for murder in Lanier Co. shooting

LAKELAND – A Douglas man has turned himself in for a shooting death and aggravated assault of three men traveling on Hwy 221 in Lanier Co. On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Shamond Jaquavious Campbell, age 18, of Douglas turned himself in and is currently in the Coffee County Jail. Campbell is charged with one count of felony murder and four counts of aggravated assault.
LANIER COUNTY, GA
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Man arrested after allegedly burning girlfriend's clothes

Officers from the Coffee County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a man who allegedly burned a pile of his girlfriend's clothes in a fire near her front porch. The suspect, 42-year-old Steven Eugene Sellers of Douglas, is also accused of stealing two of her TVs on the same day. According to...
DOUGLAS, GA
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Douglas man removed from Sex Offender Registry after hearing

A man who pleaded guilty to two counts of incest in 2004, Jackie Lee Brinson, was recently removed from the sex offender registry following a hearing in the Superior Court of Coffee County. In October 2004, Brinson was indicted on two counts of incest, both of which accuse him of...
COFFEE COUNTY, GA
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GBI makes arrest in fatal shooting of Savion McRae

A 19-year-old of Douglas has been charged with murder in the recent fatal shooting of 18-year-old Savion McRae, according to an official with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The GBI official confirmed to DouglasNow that Shamond Jaquavious Campbell is currently being held in the Coffee County Jail in connection to...
DOUGLAS, GA
Waycross Journal-Herald

Weekly Video: June 28th, 2022

Starting this week we will have a sponsor at the end of the video and two weekly videos, one for our weekly paper and another for our weekend paper. There are some front page crime reports with one being the death of Rashad Green. Green was shot on the 300 black of Garlington ave and was transported to Memorial Satilla where he was pronounced deceased. Another victim was wounded in the shooting which has not been identified. Kai'Jamon Smith was arrested for the shooting.
WAYCROSS, GA
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William Henry ‘W.H.’ Warren

William Henry “W.H.” Warren, 82, of Folkston, formerly of Homerville, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022, in Folkston after a short illness surrounded by his family. He was born in Wheeler County, GA to the late William and Martha Sellers Warren. Mr. Warren lived in Homerville most of his life where he retired from Conner Logging after many years of service. He was a member of Folkston Church of God and loved to go to church, his family, working, and especially loved to ride.
FOLKSTON, GA
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Sr. Msgt. Clarence Hershel Moore Jr

SUMTER, S.C. — Senior Master Sergeant Clarence Hershel Moore Jr., died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the age of 67 at his residence in Sumter, S.C. Moore was born January 22, 1955 in Folkston to the late Clarence Hershel Moore, Sr., and his mother, Marcelle Sikes Moore. He...
SUMTER, SC
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Larry Keith Hughes

WAYCROSS — Mr. Larry Keith Hughes of Waycross lost his short battle with cancer Sunday morning, June 19, 2022, at the Satilla Hospice House ultimately winning the war of this earthly life by receiving his heavenly reward!. Rev. Hughes was born January 14, 1942, and reared in Waresboro to...
WAYCROSS, GA
Waycross Journal-Herald

William Lamar ‘Billy’ Hiott

WAYCROSS — William Lamar “Billy” Hiott, 68, of Waycross died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Waycross, Hiott was born December 31, 1953 to the late Newt Hiott and Louise Ivey Hiott. He retired from Big Lots and loved racing.
WAYCROSS, GA
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Geneva Diann Baldwin Bowers

WAYCROSS — Geneva Diann Baldwin Bowers, 67 of Waycross, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House. Born August 8, 1954 in Waycross, Mrs. Bowers lived in Ware County most of her life. Always a hard worker, she had worked for Winn-Dixie in Waycross for 13 years until it closed and went to work for Kroger, retiring after 17 years of service.
WAYCROSS, GA
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Arrest made in Lanier County shooting death of Savion McRae

An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting death of 18-year-old Savion McRae. On Saturday, June 18, McRae and two others were shot while traveling in a vehicle in Lanier County. Savion was pronounced dead on the scene. On Wednesday, June 22, 18-year-old Shamond Jaquavious Campbell, of Douglas,...
LANIER COUNTY, GA
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Atkinson Co. mobile home struck twice by lightning

PEARSON, Ga. (WALB) - A mobile home was struck by lighting Friday after a severe thunderstorm, according to a Facebook post by Atkinson County EMA/Fire (ATCO). ATCO Fire Department responded to Live Oak Homes, a mobile home dealer in Willacoochee late Friday afternoon. During a thunderstorm lighting struck twice. The...
ATKINSON COUNTY, GA
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Douglas PD warning residents of false social media post

DOUGLAS, Ga. (WALB) - The Douglas Police Department is warning residents of false information that is circling on social media, according to a Facebook post by the agency. Officials said the post was published by the Douglas GA Swap and Shop page on Facebook. The post states that there are two suspects on a killing spree in Douglas.
DOUGLAS, GA
Waycross Journal-Herald

No New City Manager?

Waycross is still in the market for a City Manager. The City Commission rejected a motion earlier this week to hire Joey Cason as successor to Tonya Parrish. The motion by Commissioner Henry Strickland to name Cason was seconded by Diane Hopkins. Those two were the lone affirmative votes when...
WAYCROSS, GA
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