Two Butler High students facing gun possession, stolen property charges

...a 9 millimeter handgun from him while still on school grounds. The handgun was reported stolen in 2007, according to the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office.Johnson was charged with one felony count of possession of a weapon on school grounds and one felony...

New GSP task force in Richmond County last week

...when the task force teamed up with Richmond County Sheriff's deputies to make 25 arrests for driving under the influence. A McDuffie County operation followed the next night with seven arrests.State Patrol Capt. Allen Marlowe said all of the troopers have...

2 killed in interstate wreck Friday morning in Columbia County

Two people were killed this morning in a traffic accident on Interstate 20 in Columbia County near the McDuffie County line.Hugo Ajejandro Villarreal, 29, of San Antonio, Texas, was identified as the vehicle's driver. The identification...

Suspect arrested in Warrenton bank robbery

...and charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.He was being held Fri day at the McDuffie Coun ty Law Enforcement Cen ter. No bond had been set.

Thomson officially loses half a game to Hart County

One night after McDuffie County school board voted to rename field in honor of former coach Luther Welsh, Thomson's Bulldogs loss 17-7 in a game truncated by lightning.

Truck driver killed in McDuffie County

...Louisville, Ga., man was killed in McDuffie County on Monday night when his tractor-trailer...by ambulance to University Hospital McDuffie with minor injuries.On Tuesday morning, firefighters from McDuffie County Fire Rescue along with Department...

2 dead, 2 injured in McDuffie County wreck

...following a crash on Highway 221 in McDuffie County on Friday, police say...m., Georgia State Patrol and McDuffie County Emergency Services crews...to a two-vehicle wreck in south McDuffie County.According to Ritchie Howard...

3 victims named in McDuffie wreck

...has died after being injured in a crash Friday afternoon in McDuffie County, bringing the death toll to three.Scott Craven...Milledgeville, Ga., were taken to University Hospital-McDuffie and treated for injuries that weren't life-threatening...

McDuffie hires ex-Effingham administrator

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Former Effingham County Administrator David Crawley has taken a job with McDuffie County.Crawley will serve as county manager.Crawley has been working as Springfield's public works director since he left...

Mother arrested after 3 children found walking road

...Saturday after her three children were found walking down Old McDuffie Road unsupervised, Richmond County sheriff's deputies say...children ? ages 6, 5 and 1 ? walking in the 3100 block of Old McDuffie Road, according to a police statement. The children were...