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Son of Columbia County businesswoman slain in Habersham County shootings

...was killed Sunday night in a Habersham County shooting that left two others...Goodwin, Singleton's mother.Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell, Deputy...and also had worked for the Habersham County Sheriff's Office, Andrews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-23/son-columbia-county-bu
Legal protection

...raids on people's homes. It's being called "Bou Bou's Law," after Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh, the Habersham County toddler badly burned last year by a SWAT team's flash grenade that landed in his playpen during an early-morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-27/legal-protection
Across the region

...Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh filed the lawsuit last week in federal court in Gainesville. It seeks damages from Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell and members of a task force that carried out the raid.Terrell didn't immediately respond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-10/across-region
Columbia County sentence in fatal accident changed

...the court's decision stated.Williams is serving her prison term in Arrendale State Prison in north Georgia's Habersham County, where Smith, who pleaded guilty, is serving a life sentence.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-03/columbia-county-senten
Ellora Montgomery

...at Hospice Atlanta. Born January 14th, 1938 in Habersham County GA, to Thomas L. and Viola B. London, she was raised with 9 brothers and sisters on Pea Ridge Road in Habersham County. She loved playing with her brothers and sisters...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174125980
Unreasonable force?

...19-month-old boy during a raid at a home in rural Habersham County.Police in that case made a mistake, too. The suspected...in the cases of the Cartersville okra farmer and Habersham County toddler, police burst onto the scene in full force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-07/unreasonable-force
Feds probe Ga. drug raid

...federal charges. Members of a law enforcement task force looking for a drug suspect threw the flash grenade into the Habersham County home where the boy was staying while executing a warrant. The suspect wasn't in the house at the time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-07/feds-probe-ga-drug-rai
Across the region

...grand jury on Sept. 29.Rickman tells WSB-TV that the grand jury is expected to determine whether the raid in Habersham County was handled appropriately, and it could return criminal charges if warranted. No charges have been filed so far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-09/across-region
Habersham County drug raid disaster highlights need for police reform

...local governments' use of force.On May 28, 19-month-old Bounkham Phonesavanh suffered severe burns when a Habersham County SWAT team threw a flash-bang grenade into his playpen while executing a 3 a.m. "no-knock" raid, tearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/habersham-county
Georgia hospitals see change, crisis

...access to health care services," the hospital said on its Web site.Reflecting the current financial challenges, Habersham County in the northeast Georgia mountains has agreed in a deal with the local hospital authority to make monthly bond payments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/georgia-hospitals-see-change