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Ga. man shoots, kills wandering Alzheimer's patient; police say charges possible

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground...72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.Walker County authorities told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that the victim, Ronald...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-28/ga-man-shoots-kills-wandering
Walker County man is state's 13th West Nile virus case

ROME, Ga. -- A Walker County man has become the state's 13th case of West Nile virus this year, state health officials said Monday. A 63-year-old man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/met_388011.shtml
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Walker County correction officers arrested for sex with inmates

LaFAYETTE, Ga. -- Two Walker County correction officers have been arrested and charged with engaging in sexual activity with female inmates. Kevin Williams, 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/07/met_368198.shtml
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Quiet area's last horror was a Civil War battle

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - The low-key community of Noble...stores. Deputy Sheriff Todd Franklin, a Walker County native, said the only crimes of any...said Deputy Franklin, who has lived in Walker County all his life. "There's nothing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/met_335488.shtml
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Across Georgia

Jailer mistakenly releases prisoner LAFAYETTE -Walker County officials are searching for a man who was sentenced...can't find the needle in the haystack right now," Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said. Sheriff Wilson said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/met_334421.shtml
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Ropes, hypothermia cited in Ga. cave deaths

LaFAYETTE, Ga. - Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson says rescue workers believe that two University...results are expected Monday afternoon.David Ashburn, director of Walker County Emergency Management, says Lockenbach, Pirie and eight other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-14/ropes-hypothermia-cited-ga-c
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Search expands at crematory

NOBLE, Ga. - Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said his deputies were using a helicopter to...found at the Marshes' 20-year-old crematory were for October, Walker County Coroner Dewayne Wilson said a survey of some funeral homes in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/met_334487.shtml
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Republican to try again to take down Rep. Mike Snow

LaFAYETTE, Ga. -- A Walker County Republican who has tried three times in the past year to unseat...encouraging to see that much support out there for me," Neal told the Walker County Messenger. Snow said he's used to campaigning by now, too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/06/met_394544.shtml
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Tri-State Crematory operator seeks to remove jurors

...Ga. -- A hearing is scheduled Friday on whether Walker County grand jurors should be disqualified from hearing evidence...recovery of more than 340 uncremated bodies from the Walker County crematory in February of last year. Poston also will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/met_374894.shtml
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Bones are found in Tri-State Crematory police file

...sifting through documents in a Walker County evidence room, officials said...placed in the evidence room at the Walker County Sheriff's Department after DNA...It's just a bit of hypocrisy." Walker County Coroner Dewayne Wilson said unidentified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/11/met_400646.shtml
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