Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' identified

...statues of Confederate soldiers have already been erected in Paulding County outside the government building and in Jackson County on the Jefferson Square."Every time we erect a monument, we change the head to make it unique to that particular...

90-count indictment in Ga. Alzheimer case

A Jackson County grand jury has returned a 90-count...according to the indictment filed Monday in Jackson County Superior Court.The facility's owner...man.When grand jurors convened in Jackson County on Monday, they were not asked to consider...

Toilet contents stop up Athens road

...messy mishap this week that disrupted traffic on a major Athens thoroughfare. On Monday, a truck traveling on Jefferson Road sprung a leak and left a trail of chicken innards from the Athens Perimeter interchange to the Jackson County line.

Ex-UGA registrar worker facing charges

...police 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...

Ga. man kept pregnant teen murder victim under surveillance, GBI says

...surveillance before he allegedly beat her to death at their Jackson County home outside of Jefferson.A search of the home following...Superior Court.Although Hair's murder occurred in Jackson County, search warrants were filed locally because agents...

Ga. man vows to fight bigamy arrest

...was on a previous marriage and not his current marriage," Patton said. "He was married in February to a lady in Jackson County and that marriage is still valid.""Evidently it was a short-lived marriage, but he never did end it," Patton...

Interstate wreck kills Ga. deputy

...Thomas 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.

Drugged Ga. man leaves trail of destruction, police say

...left a trail of destruction from Jackson County to Athens.Authorities said Matthew...into a cemetery, according to a Jackson County sheriff's report.The man then...the hospital and taken to the Jackson County Jail, where he was charged with...

Augusta area counties now under weather warning

...Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Banks and Jackson counties. Deal will expand the order to additional counties as conditions warrant.

Across the region

...students who are part of the nation's school lunch program should sweep cafeteria floors.Speaking at a meeting of Jackson County Republicans on Saturday, Kingston said making children do janitorial work would help them learn that there's...