Murder case against Hephzibah man goes to grand jury

...Assistant Dis trict Attorney John Markwalter, Wil liam son said the GBI's Thomson office received a call from the Burke County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 19 about a badly decomposed body found by a landowner. He said investigators were unable to...

Burke County homicide victim identified as Augusta man

...has been identified as Michael Jones, 27.The Burke County Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a wooded area off...given.Anyone with information can contact the Burke County Sheriff's Office at (706) 554-2133 or the GBI at...

In God They Distrust

...atheists in Wisconsin are threatening to sue the Burke County Sheriff's Office unless it removes the motto from its...likely will find itself barking up the wrong tree in Burke County.Sheriff Greg Coursey says he has no intention of removing...

Body found in Burke County wooded area

...authorities released few details over the weekend.Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey said the hunter came across the body...Dan Lowe.The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Burke County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death.

Woman accused of stealing, wrecking school bus

...of stealing a Burke County school bus and running into another vehicle Sunday while intoxicated.According to a Burke County sheriff's news release, deputies were called about 4:30 p.m. Sunday to a crash involving a school bus near Briar...

Burke slaying suspect arrested

...was later arrested.Around 11 a.m. Aug. 19, Burke County sheriff's deputies were called to an area off Patterson...investigation showed Martin died from a gunshot wound.Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith said the investigation is...

City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...jailer Maj. Gene Johnson and his wife, Clerk of Court Elaine Johnson; current chief jailer Robert Leverett; Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey; Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle; Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt; private investigator Gene...

Frances Bradley

...when she returned to Jefferson County. Frances worked at Uniroyal in Thomson and retired as a dispatcher from the Burke County Sheriff's Department. She faithfully served her Lord at Waldens United Methodist Church. Frances had a great love for...

Burke County teacher, assistant football coach resigns

...Luke is being investigated in connection with a string of golf-cart thefts in the Waynesboro area.According to Burke County sheriff's Investigator Gene Boseman, someone tried to steal a 1995 Club Car golf cart last year. After the failed attempt...

Burke County man arrested after police finds six dead dogs

...shelter.Stephen Matthew Crooms, 27, was charged with 10 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty, according to Burke County Sheriff's Investigator Gene Boseman.Boseman said the sheriff's office began investigating Crooms in December when...