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Drugged Ga. man leaves trail of destruction, police say

...parking lot and crashed into a parked car, then drove across the street and into a cemetery, according to a Jackson County sheriff's report.The man then drove onto nearby U.S. Highway 441, headed south toward Athens and from behind struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-03/drugged-ga-man-leaves-trail-
Interstate wreck kills Ga. deputy

...is the son of Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas. The newspaper reports that he also worked for the nearby Jackson County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened about 85 miles northeast of Atlanta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/interstate-wreck-kills-ga-de
Ex-UGA registrar worker facing charges

...obtained search warrants and searched Henderson's home on Jan. 31. On Wednesday, an investigator with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrested Henderson for identity fraud and card fraud based on a complaint filed by a UGA student who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-07/ex-uga-registrar-worker-f
Police charge Ga. man with killing teen girlfriend, child

...pregnant.The boyfriend, 34-year-old Jonathan Michael Smith, was charged with murder and feticide Friday.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation consulted with the Piedmont Judicial Circuit's district attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-10/police-charge-ga-man-k
Georgia meth raid yields albino deer

JEFFERSON, Ga. -- When Jackson County Sheriff's investigators raided the home of a suspected methamphetamine dealer last week, they recovered stolen guns and a mounted albino...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-19/ga-meth-raid-yields-stuffed-
Georgia dad ditches son on hunting trip

...Georgia man accused of leaving his 5-year-old son alone in a car during a hunting trip is free on $500 bond. Jackson County Sheriff's Lt. Rocky Harnen told AL.com that 29-year-old Brandon Mark Chambers, of Trenton, Ga., was charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-10/ga-dad-ditches-son-hunting-t
Deputies called when coaches square off at Ga. softball game

...the ejection of two opposing coaches and the forfeiture of the tournament's championship game, according to a Jackson County Sheriff's Office report.Deputies were dispatched about 9 p.m. Saturday to Lamar Murphy Park, where a tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-06-05/deputies-called-when-coaches
Elite Eight trip in sight for USC Aiken

...20-year-old Clanton decided to drive through the night back to his home near Columbus, Ohio. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, the starting junior point guard fell asleep at the wheel and died in a single-car accident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2013-03-18/elite-eight-trip-sig
Across Georgia

...arrested six people in a raid on what they say was a cockfighting arena operating in a backyard near Athens.Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum said the arrests were the county's first for illegal cockfighting in more than 20 years.A police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/across-georgia
Aggressive wild turkey near Bogart, Ga.,had to be "disposed of"

...Angela King's home near Bogart, Ga., and became belligerent when she tried to make it leave.She called the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, which sent Deputy Joseph Chastain out to her home.The deputy and King's husband first tried to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2012-12-21/aggressive-wil