Robert William Humkey

Robert William Humkey Robert William Humkey, age 59, of Darien, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 5, 2021. Bob was one of seven boys born in Lebanon, Kentucky to parents Joseph and Dorothy Humkey. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. After graduation, Bob joined the Army and…

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James Collins Sr.

James Benjamin Collins Sr. James Benjamin Collins, Sr., 96, of Darien, Georgia entered into Heaven’s gates and reunited with his late wife, Ada Naomi, on Saturday, April 3, 2021. James was a lifelong resident of Darien, Georgia, the son of the late William Riley Collins and the late Georgia Allice Mosley Collins. He was also…

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Rosetta Jenkins Roberts

Rosetta Jenkins Roberts Rosetta Jenkins Roberts, formerly of Ardoch, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Memorial Health in Savannah. A graveside service will be held at noon on Monday at Ebenezer Cemetery. A walk-through viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 4, at Darien Funeral Home. Masks must be worn,…

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Mary Ann Northrop

Mary Ann Northrop Mary Ann Northrop, 88, of Darien died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Harborview in Jesup. Arrangements may be announced by the family. Cremation services were provided by Golden Isles Cremation Center/Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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Harriet Laura Ventimiglia

Harriet Laura Ventimiglia Harriet Laura Ventimiglia, 89, of Townsend, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Southeast Georgia Health System. Cremation services were provided by Golden Isles Cremation Center/ Brunswick Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Service arrangements may be made by the family at a later date.  

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COVID-19 gathering restrictions in GA set to roll back on April 8

COVID-19 gathering restrictions in Georgia set to roll back on April 8 By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News Service Gov. Brian Kemp is rolling back restrictions on public gatherings and a shelter-in-place order for elderly-care facility residents that have been in place since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Set to take effect…

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William Scott Hogg

William Scott Hogg William Scott Hogg, 58, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at home in Townsend. He was a native of Valparaiso, Ind. His greatest joy in life was spending time with family and friends. He was a talented pipe fitter, who protected many through his work fitting sprinklers and fire protection systems.…

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Tony Gregory Howard

Tony Gregory Howard Tony Gregory Howard, 59, of Townsend, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021, under the care of his family and Hospice of the Golden Isles. Born in Ludowici, he was a lifelong resident of McIntosh County and was a carpenter.  An avid outdoorsman, he was a member of Warsaw Hunting Club and enjoyed hunting…

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Local group working keep a grocery store in Darien

Update on Group working to keep a grocery store open in Darien As the April 11 date set for the closing of BI-LO, the only grocery in Darien, a local group is working to find a way to keep a grocery store in town. Ed Perry, a Darien resident, and spokesperson for the local group…

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