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Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...about Holsey's childhood, which was characterized by horrifying abuse by his mother, according to the petition.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, who was chief deputy sheriff in Baldwin County at the time of Robinson's killing and was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-09/man-executed-killing-g
2014 Arts Preview: Theater

...29-31, June 5, 6: Les MiserablesJune 19, 20, 26-28: Blood MoneyJuly 17-19, 24, 25: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee? Black Box productions are performed at the Bechtel Experimental Theatre, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-04/2014-arts-preview-the
Georgia police arrest 2 in starvation of infant

...Nuwaubian religious sect was founded by Dwight "Malachi" York, who established a compound in central Georgia's Putnam County, where many of his followers came to live on a tract of land dotted with faux-Egyptian pyramids and obelisks. York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-14/georgia-police-arrest-
Across Georgia

...1 p.m. Wednesday.In other newsAUTHORITIES SAY A Putnam County sheriff's deputy is expected to recover after he was...by a shotgun blast during a call in central Georgia. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Telegraph that a man fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
Warren County comes up short

EATONTON, Ga. - Putnam County stopped Warren County, spoiling...7-20, Dantavious Allen 5-18. Putnam County: Ellison 18-143, Hill 9-134...County: Berry 2-7-2 22. Putnam County: Tyrone Davis 2-3-0 45, Simon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-22/warren-count
Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...Dermond had been married 62 years. Both in their late 80s, they fell prey to unspeakable violence -- savagery as the Putnam County sheriff has called it -- and whoever inflicted it seems to have left nary a trace."It just eats at you that somebody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/georgia-lake-slayings-
Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...Macon-Bibb mayor brought on the former Macon administrator to head the consolidated government.Layson, a former Putnam County commissioner and private developer, said he has a flair for infrastructure and development projects, has experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-22/augusta-might-be-close-n
Augusta Commission searches for consensus on candidates for city administrator

...of Taos, N.M., who has held many local government titles over a 30-year career; and Steve Layson, a former Putnam County, Ga., commissioner and private developer who is now assistant county manager for infrastructure in the newly consolidated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-19/augusta-commission-searc
Body found in lake likely that of elderly woman

...a missing 87-year-old Georgia woman whose husband was discovered decapitated in their home earlier this month, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said.A crime lab will definitively determine whether the remains are those of Shirley Dermond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-16/body-found-lake-likely-elderl
Decapitation mystery: Security camera wasn't on, son tells AJC

...maintenance workers with access inside the gated community about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta, but nothing came of them, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. "I'm still interviewing friends" of the couple, Sills told The AJC. Many of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-16/decapitation-mystery-s