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BRUNSWICK COMMISSIONER BROOKS ARRESTED IN BABY SHOOTING DEATH COVER-UP

Posted on 29 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick City Commissioner James Brooks arrested in baby death

By Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star

Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks, was arrested for obstruction of justice in the death of the 13 month old shot in his stroller.

He also has a six-count indictment claiming he aceepted payment from applicants for city police jobs, liquor licenses and permits. He was said to influence other officials on their behalf. Additionally, Brooks was charged with three counts TContinue Reading

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Mayor Alvin Brown Mayor Signs Legislation for Economic, Downtown Investments

Posted on 26 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Mayor Alvin Brown signs bill

Mayor Alvin Brown’s $11 million reinvestment fund to promote Downtown revitalization and citywide job growth is now official. The plan calls for $9 million to leverage private dollars for Downtown improvement, and an additional $2 million is slated for citywide economic expansion.

The investments result from a TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK BABY DEATH UPDATE: Mom and aunt of 17 year-old suspect arrested

Posted on 26 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Brunswick, Georgia… Local cops have recovered a weapon “possibly related” to the homicide of a13 month-old who was shot in the head, while the mother and aunt of one of the suspects charged with the killing have been arrested in connection with the case.
Georgia Karimah Aisha Elkins, 36, mother of 17 year-old De’ Marquise Elkins was arrested for TContinue Reading

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AUDIO: “Shot between the eyes” – 911 Tapes Released in Brunswick Baby Killing

Posted on 23 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick baby shooting

Our news team has been following this tragedy involving the death of a 13 month-old killed by a pair of Brunswick teens. Listen in as TContinue Reading

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FEATURED NEWS: Hometown Hero Returns To Address Brunswick Men and Youth

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Dr. Alvin S Perry

By Arthia Nixon, Florida/Georgia Star

On Monday 25th, the College of Coastal Georgia will host one of Brunswick’s sons who has gone off into the world, made a success on and off the field and is now focused on inspiring motivating and contributing to his hometown community, especially as it relates to young men.

Coincidently, Dr. Alvin S. Perry is returning from his new home in New Jersey, in the aftermath of several horrific crimes which have shocked the community. Two shooting incidents recently resulted in victims being sent to hospital and tragically, one resulted in the death of a 13 month-old. With revelations that criminals of these violent crimes are as young as 14 years old, Dr. Perry’s message of “Keep Your Feet Moving” is timely and topical.

“I’m a man from Brunswick who TContinue Reading

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UPDATE: Teens Arrested In Brunswick Baby Shooting

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

13 month old Antonio died after being shot by two teens while on a morning walk with his mother in Brunswick, Georgia

By Arthia Nixon

Florida/Georgia Star

 

(Brunswick, Georgia) A day after Sherry West’s morning walk with her 13 month-old son Antonio ended in him being fatally shot in his stroller, Brunswick police have arrested a TContinue Reading

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CRIME: Brunswick Preteen Suspect Sought After Baby Shot Dead, Mom In Hospital

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

By Arthia Nixon

Florida/Georgia Star

 

An unimaginable crime which left a 13 month-old infant dead, a mother wounded and local police seeking suspects as young as ten and 13 years-old sent shock waves through the coastal community of Brunswick, Georgia on Thursday morning. By Thursday afternoon Brunswick Police Department had offered a TContinue Reading

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MATHIS MOVING ON FROM JAGUARS

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

He won’t be returning next season but CB Rashean Mathis is taking his leave from the Jacksonville Jaguars like a gentleman.

After the news was official last week, he stated: “I can only praise God. He allowed me

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57 ARRESTED: Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Resigns

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

 

Fmr Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Caroll Resigns

As of Thursday, Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll’s official page www.flgov.com/meet-the-lt-governor was displaying ‘Page Not Found’ error. The page was most likely removed after she tendered her resignation on Wednesday – the same day 57 people connected to the Allied Veterans of the World, were arrested on charges related to racketeering and money laundering. It is further alleged TContinue Reading

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Three Men Sought After Brunswick Shooting

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Investigations continue into an armed robbery which left a Hispanic male in hospital and police searching for three black suspects. According to reports, on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at approximately 7:11P.M. officers of the Brunswick Police Department responded to 1708 Norwich Street in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival a 43 year-old male, TContinue Reading

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Brunswick NAACP Installs New Officers

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick NAACP’s President Dr. John Perry and Vice President Ron Stokely

The  NAACP officially began a new era in it’s Brunswick  branch, as elected officers were publicly sworn into office last week.  The installation ceremony was held on Sunday, March 10th at the Zion Baptist Church where the guest speaker was Rev. Antony Walk.

The installation charge  was give to Officers and Executive Board by the former President C A Lee. The charge was followed up by the

passing the torch of leadership to Dr. John Davis Perry II the newly installed president of the local branch.

Following his comunity greeting, Perry wasted no time declaring:  TContinue Reading

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