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Police say men plotted escape

...courthouse shooter to try to escape from the Jackson County Courthouse, according to new charges. Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans swore out warrants Thursday charging the three inmates - Mark Joseph McCarthy, 25, of Commerce; Joshua Shane Marlow...
Election calls scare, anger voters

...know whether the messages broke any laws. "I don't know if what they did was illegal," said Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans. "But I know a lot people who want to know where it came from." Sheriff Evans, Banks County registrar Fred Wendt...
Wounded deputy violated protocol

...Center. Deputy Gray remained in stable condition and was recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Sheriff Stan Evans said Deputy Gray was supposed to put his gun in a lockbox in the courthouse's secure port because firearms are not...
With switch to propane, Ga. county burning up less of its budget

...propane."We started out with four cars and some rather skeptical employees who were going to be driving them," Sheriff Stan Evans said. "But everybody seems to like them real well now. ..."In the coming years, you're going to find more and...
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Ga. cop charged with fleeing other cops

...himself in at the Madison County Jail, said Chief Deputy Shawn Burns. He has appealed his firing. Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans has not yet scheduled a hearing to hear Brewer's appeal, said Jackson County Chief Deputy David Cochran. Brewer was...
School evacuates after teen arrives with bomb

...pledge of allegiance when the evacuation order was given. Arcade Police Chief Dennis Bell and Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans negotiated with the student and talked him into surrendering. The officials said the student didn't make any demands...
Across Georgia for extra equipment, to help poor prisoners or to fund unforeseen expenses, such as when Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans used it to replace a broken water heater at the county jail.
Idea for regional jail gets mixed reactions

...but typically holds between 150 and 160 and at times must contract with other counties to provide beds, said Sheriff Stan Evans. Rainy days also pose a problem for the almost 60-year-old facility, which has a leaky roof that sends deputies...
Across Georgia

...night when a glider crashed at Jackson County Airport. The cause of the crash was not known, Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans said. The identity of the man was not immediately released.
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...114-year-old church in northeast Georgia Tuesday. The Center Grove Church was a total loss, said Jackson County Sheriff Stan Evans. He has asked the state fire marshal to investigate whether arson was involved. "It's just a devastating blow to...
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