Ga. man killed girlfriend, cops say

ATHENS, Ga. - A Madison County man has been accused of murdering his girlfriend at their home.According to the Athens Banner-Herald, Madison County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jimmy Patton says 35-year-old...

Ga. trucker survives 7 gunshot wounds

...police officers, Davis, 58, tried to stop the vehicle by putting his foot under the pedal.For his bravery, the Madison County man would suffer seven gunshot wounds.Now home from the hospital, Davis is recovering from the Aug. 28 rampage...

Georgia 'rampage' victim dies

...rolling gun battle, hijacked a logging truck and shot its driver. The driver, 58-year-old Paul Donald Davis of Madison County, was shot by Arnold when he refused to ram police cars at a roadblock. Authorities said Arnold commandeered the...

Feticide charge in Athens area shootout

...assault charges are for Arnold shooting Hill and Paul Donald Davis, the 58-year-old logging truck driver from Madison County. The other is for shooting at police cars during a pursuit.Ayers said the investigation was continuing and numerous...

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...

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 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.

Madison County set for Greenbrier

Madison County baseball coach Charlie Griffith is no stranger to postseason play...meeting, 6-5, between the two teams. On Thursday, in addition to the Madison County-Greenbrier series in AAA, two-time defending Class AA champion...

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Fire damages house from 'Bridges of Madison County'

...featured in the film "The Bridges of Madison County" was damaged Monday by a fire...bridge was damaged last month. Madison County Sheriff Paul Welch said the timing...the fire days before the annual Madison County Covered Bridge Festival, heightens...

Robert Eberhardt III

...Robert "Bob" Eberhardt, 79, of Marietta and Madison County, Georgia, passed on June 11, 2015 after a short...He grew up in Comer and was never far from his deep Madison County roots. Bob graduated from Comer High in 1954, one...