Another man injured in Hit and Run on Blounts Crossing in Friday Night

Another Hit and Run on Blounts Crossing Friday Night injures man¬†riding on bicycle By Drue Linton A man riding his bicycle on Blounts Crossing just before 7 p.m. Friday evening was struck by an automobile that fled the scene, according to law enforcement officers who arrived on the scene. The man, who was not identified…

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Marco Crosby charged with vehicular homicide

Marco Crosby charged with vehicular homicide in death of Carl Dicks Marco A. Crosby, 39, of Canal Street, was arrested on Thursday, Aug. 22, and charged with homicide by vehicle and hit and run-failure to stop and render aid, when he allegedly hit Carl Dicks with a truck, who was walking on Blounts Crossing around…

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Man dies from injuries in hit and run

Carl Dicks dies from injuries after white truck hits and runs Carl Dicks was struck by a white truck around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, while walking along Blounts Crossing. The driver of the truck did not stop. Dicks was life-flighted to Memorial in Savannah, where he died Thursday morning from injuries he suffered,…

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Laura Nell Kiff

Laura Nell Kiff Laura Nell Kiff, 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Gracemore Nursing Home in Brunswick, Georgia. Laura was born on January 26, 1945 in Brunswick to William Paul and Fannie Mae Buchanan. She grew up in Darien with her family including her older sister Janice Andrews. She attended and…

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Jonnie Will Amerson Mabe

Jonnie Will Amerson Mabe Jonnie Will Amerson Mabe, 79, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019, at her residence following an extended illness. Born December 18, 1939, her parents were Oscar C. and Marioum Cowart Amerson of Darien. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sam Mabe; daughter, Janet Mabe; and four brothers, Jimmy,…

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Bill Batley

Bill Batley It is with heavy heart we must share the unexpected news that Bill Batley, a true son of the sea, has set sail for Valhalla, where daughter, Vicky, and son, Robbie, welcomed him with open arms.¬† William Robert Batley passed peacefully Sunday, August 11, at UNC Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC after a…

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Janet Williams

Janet Williams Janet Burkhart Williams, 64, of Darien, Georgia, entered peacefully in the arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 17, 2019, with her family by her side. Janet was born November 4, 1054, in Merced, California, the daughter of the late Harold Lloyd Burkhart and the late Charlotte Ann Burkhart. She was…

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Fred’s IS closing!

Fred’s Inc. flip-flops and decides to Close Darien Store; Pharmacy is being bought by Southern Drug Company Bad news arrived this week that Fred’s Discount Store in Darien IS closing. The company has decided not to go forward with converting the store to Fred’s Discount Depot, which would have occurred during the next several weeks.…

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Yvonne Morris

Yvonne Morris Evangelist Yvonne D. Morris, of Shellman Bluff, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Hospice of the Golden Isles. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Carneghan Emanuel Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Mumford Cemetery, The body will lie in state one hour prior to…

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Dianne Jackson

Dianne Jackson Dianne Cone Jackson, 69, of Darien passed away on Aug. 10, 2019, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick. She was a native of Athens, Ga. She is a 1968 graduate of Thomas County Central High School. She graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton and received a Bachelor of Education…

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