Maybe Jackson County could be the poster child of the Republican movement in Georgia.
After an amazing and emotional motorcade from Winder to Athens, a scaled replica of the Vietnam Wall is here in town.
A Commerce High School freshman, rumored to have a “hit list” of people he wanted to harm, was charged early Thursday morning with making terroristic threats, authorities said.
Four months after Barrow County paid $150,000 in legal fees and agreed to take down a Ten Commandments display to end an American Civil Liberties Union-backed lawsuit, other copies of the Judeo-Christian doctrine were hanging in a public part of the same courthouse this week.
A city police officer shot and killed a 22-year-old convicted felon after he ran away from police and, according to authorities, flashed a loaded handgun at officers pursuing him.
Barrow County commissioners voted 4-2 Tuesday night to spend taxpayer dollars to cover the legal fees an anonymous resident incurred when he sued the government over a Ten Commandments display at the courthouse in Winder.
Funding to the tune of $1.32 million will go toward studying the proposed Interstate 3 between Savannah and Knoxville, Tenn., under legislation the U.S. House of Representatives was expected to approve late Thursday night.
A Ten Commandments display in the Barrow County Courthouse, which was the subject of a nearly two-year legal battle, has been quietly removed, in compliance with a federal court order.
A cigarette or static electricity may be to blame for a fatal explosion at an oil facility in this south Jackson County city Sunday night, authorities said Monday, but state officials considered the incident to be an accident.
The concept of a regional jail, which could house inmates from several Athens-area counties, appears to be dead.