Top local stories of the week

Ninja Wheeler (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)
Ninja Wheeler (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)

Deputy attacked by jail inmate -- A Chatham County Sheriff's Office said a deputy was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after he was attacked by inmate Ninja Wheeler in the jail.

Deputy, Heidts mother testify -- Attorneys presented opening arguments Wednesday morning in the double-murder trial for Craig Heidt.

Statesboro man goes missing -- The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is looking for clues in the disappearance of a Statesboro man.

JIA relocates over 300 trees before demolition -- The Jekyll Island Authority is spending nearly $500,000 to save and relocate trees that could be destroyed and harmed during the construction of the new Jekyll Island Convention Center and Beach Village.

Heidt trial continues, jurors visit murder scene -- The second day for the Craig Heidt murder trial wrapped up. Heidt is on trial for the murders of his brother and father and for shooting his mother in the face in August 2008.

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The WTOC News Team