Mary Matthews

...House. She was an active member of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, was voted as Madison County Volunteer of the year in 1995 as well as Woman of the Year for Madison County in late 1990s. She was always doing for...

Woman wasn't shoplifting when baby fell, police say

...shopping at a store, Athens-Clarke County police said.A review of video surveillance images confirmed what the Madison County woman said, that she was rocking the child in her arms when he wiggled and slipped from her grasp, according to...

Naked woman takes truck, crashes and burns in Athens

...ATHENS, Ga. -- A woman stole a Madison County man's pickup truck early Tuesday...Patton, chief investigator for the Madison County Sheriff's Office.After crashing...in the day she was arrested by Madison County deputies and charged with theft...

Drugged Ga. man leaves trail of destruction, police say

...Gossett got back into the pickup and drove away.The truck Gossett was driving was registered to someone at a Madison County address, police said.A deputy went there and interviewed a woman with whom Gossett was staying. She said Gossett...

Georgia toddler found crawling along road; dad arrested

...Elberton about 10 a.m. Friday when he spotted the child crawling along the fog line of the highway, according to a Madison County sheriff's report. The man stopped, placed the crying child inside his vehicle and called 911, deputies said...

Ga. boy shot, killed on father-son boat trip

...15-year-old teenager killed when a gun discharged during a father-son outing along the Broad River in northeast Georgia .Madison County sheriff's Capt. Jimmy Patton said the investigation is ongoing, but that all indications are that the shooting...

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...

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...

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.