Helen Mays

...step-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on April 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Oak Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight between...

Black market, medical marijuana businesses challenge states' sales

SEATTLE - A year into the experiment with legal marijuana, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with federal interference, but with competition from medical marijuana or even black market sales.

Dahlia Haywood

...Pallbearers will be: Anthony Griswell, Clay Walden, Jimmy Haywood, Murphy Harrell, Leon Evans, Kendall Chalker, Gene Johnson and Larry Tucker. A native of Jefferson County, Mrs. Haywood was a daughter of the late John Henry and Sabie Lee...

Janet Usry

...Michael Turner; great-granddaughter, Annabel Turner. She is also survived by two brothers and their families, Gene Johnson and his wife, Elaine; niece, Jennifer Price and her husband, Shane; great-niece, Ella Prince; brother, Ray...

Washington state issues first recreational marijuana shop licenses to 24 stores

SEATTLE - Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses with a middle-of-the-night email alerting pot-shop proprietors they'll be able to open for business.

Longtime Richmond County Sheriff's Office employee calls it a career

It was like a bell went off one day and Maj. Gene Johnson just knew it was time to retire from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office after 49 years."My health is great," said Johnson...

Augusta Commission plays 'Let's Make a Deal'

...OLD POLICEMEN NEVER DIE ... : They just retire with dignity. Retired Richmond County Sheriff's Office Maj. Gene Johnson and retired Capt. Chester Huffman were honored at Tuesday's Augusta Commission meeting for their many years of service...

Seattle celebrates first major title since 1979

SEATTLE - After waiting decades for a major sports championship, thousands of Seattleites took to the streets as fireworks popped, horns blared and flags waved following the Seahawks' Super Bowl win.

Robert Leverett to take over Richmond jail

...appointed jail administrator for Richmond County Sheriff's Office, it was announced Friday.He will replace Maj. Gene Johnson, who is retiring next month.Leverett has more than 40 years of law enforcement/corrections experience serving in...

Mayoral candidates continue to spar over SPLOST

...49 YEARS OF SERVICE: The Richmond County Sher iff's Office held a bang-up retirement reception honoring Maj. Gene Johnson at the Charles Webster De ten tion Cen ter last week.Sheriff Richard Round tree presented Johnson with a bronze eagle...