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Sinclair Christian Academy closed due to sickness
Sinclair Christian Academy is closed today and Friday due to an outbreak of illnesses.
Milledgeville native dies in murder-suicide
A Milledgeville native is dead and two others wounded, one fatally, in an apparent domestic shooting in Powder Springs.
Georgia College closing due to weather
Georgia College & State University will close at noon Friday due to weather.
Baldwin County Public Schools closed Friday
Baldwin County Public Schools are closed Friday due to the anticipated winter weather.
- Water line repaired, but residents should continue boiling water
Home engulfed by flames
Baldwin County Fire Rescue, along with EMS and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a house fire at 143 McCullar Weaver Road at approximately 8:20 p.m.
Adult mental health services to be shuttered at Central State
The 168-year relationship between adult mental health consumers and Central State Hospital will be coming to an end soon.
One dead, one arrest in shooting
A 22-year-old man was arrested Saturday following a murder that occurred in the Carrington Woods neighborhood early Saturday morning.
Brookins takes stand to beg jury for mercy
By HANNAH MARNEY
On the two-year anniversary of the murders of Suzanne McDade Brookins and her daughter Samantha Giles, Brian Duane Brookins took the stand to defend his life. The jury found Duane Brookins guilty of two counts of felony murder, two counts of malice murder, one count of cruelty to children in the third degree, one count of aggravated assault, and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on Saturday.
Brookins took the stand under his right to testify and after several witnesses provided testimony.
- Brookins found guilty on all counts Brian Duane Brookins, 36, was found guilty all seven counts in including two counts of felony murder and two counts of malice murder for the deaths of Suzanne McDade Brookins and her 15-year-old daughter Samantha Giles.
- Sinclair Christian Academy closed due to sickness