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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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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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