Federal prosecutors say a coastal Georgia woman has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for stealing nearly $70,000 from an elderly couple.
Both Georgia and South Carolina hope to add Vice President Joe Biden as a supporter of efforts to deepen the harbors to their busiest seaports. But neither state will be able to claim any favoritism.
Police in Savannah say they’re searching for two men accused of beating and robbing a 71-year-old woman.
Residents of the Savannah area will soon be able to sign up for gun safety classes being offered by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.
A New York man charged with trying to extort money from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen is scheduled to appear before a federal judge to change his plea.
Two years after Army Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui died suddenly in the middle of her pregnancy, military prosecutors in southeast Georgia plan to reveal at last why they believe she was killed by her husband, a young soldier accused by civilian authorities of using insurance money from her death to buy weapons for an anti-government militia group.
South Georgians were bracing for heavy rains that could lead to flooding as Tropical Storm Andrea gained strength during its approach to the state Thursday.
Across from a paved lot where the Port of Savannah stacks empty cargo containers stands a living link to the time before Georgia’s first settlers arrived — an ancient live oak tree more than 7 ½ feet in diameter with massive branches extending up to 70 feet from its trunk.
A Savannah man has been charged with several counts of animal cruelty after police pulled more than a dozen reptiles from his home.
More suspects have been charged in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.