Ga. teen jailed after bank's mistake not returned

...himself some trouble by spending the money. Steven Fields, 18, of Hull, Ga., is charged with felony theft, Madison County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Shawn Burns said. Fields turned himself in on the warrant Friday and was released five hours...

Ex-Bulldog arrested in Kentucky

...have charged Cincinnati Bengals fullback Orson Charles with wanton endangerment.Charles was arrested late Monday in Madison County, Ky., and booked into the jail. He was not listed among the jail's inmates Tuesday morning.Investigators have...

Teen takes money after bank mistake

...fat bank account for a north Georgia teenager, whom Madison County sheriff's deputies said went on a spending spree...000 in cash.The error occurred March 7, when a Madison County man went into First Citizens Bank on U.S. Highway...

Georgia schools at breaking point after years of cuts

...us," said Allen McCannon, superintendent of the Madison County School District. Madison, Clarke and many other...districts in a deeper financial hole than Clarke's. In Madison County, the cuts add up to about $5.7 million, a big...

Ga. couple stole from youth group, cops say

...parent-led youth sports organization in Madison County were recently charged under the...two-month investigation into the Madison County Youth Association's finances, according to the Madison County Sheriff Kip Thomas. The couple...

Good, bad in new Ga. teacher evaluations

...spokesman Tim Callahan. "The new system will provide more meaningful feedback to teachers, if it's done right."Madison County school Superintendent Allen McCannon also called the new standards an improvement."They're getting more at what's...

Georgia kidnap suspect had bombs, cops say

...found pipe bombs in the home of a Madison County man who was arrested for allegedly...investigation with Comer police officers were Madison County sheriff's deputies and Georgia State...is being held without bail at the Madison County Jail.

Athens police say kids took drunk mom's keys

ATHENS, Ga. - Police arrested a Madison County woman Monday night after her children took her keys to prevent her from driving drunk.Tammy Terrell Evans, 35, caused such...

Across Georgia

...half-mile from its home in Carlton. Zip had forced its way out of a backyard fence Sept. 13, prompting a search.The Madison County Sher iff's Office sent a deputy to the scene, and he and Mendenhall waited until the owner arrived.Zip just sat...

More charges against buxom Athens shoplifter

...created public spectacles before, like when she was arrested in January for shoplifting at a grocery in Madison County.The Madison County Journal reported that when the officer tried to take Appling into custody, she started taking her clothes...