The 2019-2020 school year is the first full school year the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office will use cameras attached to some school busses to catch people breaking the law. WTOC’s Romney Smith investigates how successful the program has been so far and exactly how it works.
In May, WTOC did a series of investigative stories about a survey by the Military Family Advisory Network highlighting some level of dissatisfaction of privatized military housing nationwide including at Ft. Stewart.
A new study released Wednesday unveiled what it said are widespread problems with privatized military housing. These families are being forced to deal with ongoing maintenance issues like leaks, mold, and even rats.
18 staff members in the Department of Family and Children Services take care of 30-40 cases each on a monthly rolling basis. The national average for the 42 states with reportable data is 6.7 cases a month.
WTOC obtained video of Tyndall Air Force base not far from Panama City where a display jet was flipped over. Other buildings on base experienced significant damage including roofs and debris scattered all over base.
Hurricane Irma battered southwest Florida on Sept. 10 and left a path of tornadoes and storm surge flooding that made its way inland. Six million people were evacuated, but not everyone wanted to leave.