Crescent, GA

4 sentenced, 4 indicted on federal gun charges

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Four defendants from the area were recently sentenced on federal charges, including illegal firearms possession. Meanwhile, four others were named in federal indictments this month as a part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide program that aims to address the most violent crime problems in a community. “Our aggressive stance toward […]
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City removes Confederate monument in Hanover Square

A monument to Confederate soldiers in Hanover Square came down Tuesday, its future unknown as it was loaded onto a truck and trailer in three pieces. Brunswick Mayor Cosby Johnson released a statement Tuesday afternoon saying that the city “removed the singular vestige of a bygone and abhorrent era in our nation’s history” by following through on the council’s vote to take down the statue last year.

Six men indicted for illegal firearms possession and drugs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Six people are facing federal charges including drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms after separate indictments by a grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, in the past four years, more than 755 defendants have been federally...

Leader of multi-state identity fraud ring sentenced to federal prison

BRUNSWICK, GA: The leader of an elaborate multi-state fraud and identity theft ring has been sentenced to federal prison. 39-year-old Kenson Hunte, of Canton, Ga., was sentenced to 34 months in prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to use five or more false identification documents, said David H. Estes, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

Glynn County Schools looking to hire custodial staff

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Glynn County Schools is looking to hire more custodians and is offering a number of benefits to new hires. The school system is hiring both full and part time positions starting and are offering consistent Monday-Friday work hours. The job only requires 40 hours weekly and has no nights or weekends.

City to consider road repairs

An estimated 5.5 miles of the worst roads in Brunswick could be getting a face-lift. City commissioners at Wednesday’s meeting will vote to award a $1.2 million contract to East Coast Asphalt to resurface the roads. In some instances, such as on Habersham Street, the work will be more...
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Virginia F. (Jenny) Osborne

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA — Virginia F. (Jenny) Osborne, age 77, of Saint Simons Island, GA, had a blood clot induced heart attack on May 7, 2022. After 4 hard fought days, she succumbed to the attack on May 11, 2022, while hospitalized in Brunswick, GA. Jenny was born on January 27, 1945, in Saint Paul, VA. Her parents were Oscar Glovier and Anna Lee Johnson. Siblings included Sue Litton, Rachel Hooven and Rocky McReynolds. Jenny had a treasure chest of stories about growing up in Wise County, Virginia around an abundance of cousins, aunts and uncles too numerous to mention. Her family moved to Kingsport, TN, at the age of 12. She graduated from Ketron High School in 1963 and began working for Sears after training as an auditor. She had two sons (Tom and Jimmy Wolfe) by her first marriage and then married Mel Osborne making her “mom” to his two sons Greg and Eric. Her marriage to Mel last ed over 50 years and produced a daughter, Michelle. Jenny lived in Marietta, GA, Saudi Arabia, Greece and Australia for extended periods of time and was able to travel to even more countries too numerous to mention. She loved to tell people about Jesus wherever she went, especially on her missions to Israel, Austria and India. She loved Jesus, her family, friends and the life God gave her. No matter where she traveled, she never met a stranger and will be truly missed by everyone. She is survived by her devoted husband, Mel Osborne, her children, Greg and Delora Osborne, Tom Wolfe, Eric Osborne, Jimmy and Melissa Wolfe, Michelle and Nathan Reuter, her sisters, Sue and Rachel, and brother, Rocky. Grandchildren: Matthew, Tori, Dylan, Brooke, Samantha, Thomas, Emily, Grant, Wyatt, Lauren, Benjamin and Kaylee. And numerous great-grandchildren. Jenny left a legacy of love in this world and continues to live with her first love, Jesus. The family will receive friends on the evening of Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Marietta Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held the following day, Friday, May 20, 2022, at 10:00am in the chapel of Marietta Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests for donations to be made to Woodstock Community Church (237 Rope Mill Road, Woodstock, Georgia 30188) in her honor.

First responders receive recognition during National Police week

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Some first responders are getting recognition this week. Sunday marked the start of National Police Week. National Police Week is observed each year during the week of May 15th. It’s a week that pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in...