Georgia high court hears Augusta discrimination case

...her original trial because the judge found no proof of racial discrimination, partly because Kendrick wound up with a chief deputy, assistant commissioner and financial manager who are all white and two black division managers, including the one...

Still no answers in 20-year-old homicide, officials say

...icle archives."(Inez Barrett) said she entered the house ahead of Mr. Barrett when she heard a noise," then-Chief Deputy Ronnie Strength told the newspaper. "She turned around and saw a man wearing a dark-colored ski mask and gloves...

Man killed in hit-and-run identified

...struck by two hit-and-run drivers Thursday has been identified, but police continue to seek the drivers, who fled.Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose identified the deceased as Charles S. Grimm, 58.Police said Grimm was hit by two vehicles...

Migos members arrested after Georgia Southern concert

...where over a thousand students were congregated," sheriff's officials wrote in the statement sent by Bulloch County Chief Deputy Jared Akins.The three band members were arrested after leaving the stage and face charges of drug possession; possession...

Ex Marine struck, killed at SC truck stop

...Stop store to his truck in Fair Play when a tractor-trailer ran over him about 4 a.m. Thursday.Anderson County Chief Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman says Libert was carrying postcards addressed to his mother and niece.Boseman says Libert died...

2 former Georgia prison inmates accused of Pennsylvania jury duty scam involving $990 in fines

...appears to be a widespread operation that is linked to inmates within the Georgia state prison system," Allegheny County Chief Deputy Kevin Kraus said.The callers would identify themselves as deputies or lieutenants with the sheriff's office, giving...

Man charged in fatal parking lot crash dies from gunshot wound

...53-year-old man charged with vehicular homicide from a May wreck has died from a gunshot wound, officials said Thursday.Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said Michael Paul Acord was pronounced deadWednesday at a home on Barton Chapel Road. Boose said...

Police make arrest after Hephzibah homicide

...felon and false imprisonment, Belser said.Shue's cause of death is unknown, and an autopsy will be held at the Georgia Bureau of In ves ti gation crime lab in Atlanta this week, said Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose.

Man killed in Leland Drive shooting

...been shot once in the upper torso and was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead by Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose at 2:59 p.m.The suspect, 86-year-old John Dickey Obryant, who lived at the home...

Horse 'kill buying' legal, but critics see abuse, deception

...in another abuse case involving a suspect who deputies have reports of being involved in kill buying, according to Chief Deputy C.E. Gable. The sheriff's office received a complaint Dec. 14 from someone who saw Trent Alan Neal, 22, pulling...