Chicken of the Sea recalled in local Publix stores

...Columbia, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Newton, Oconee, Richmond, Rockdale and Walton counties.The cans carry the following product information: UPC code, or bar code, 0 4800001164 0; product code 9R5BE...

Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

...Ronald Dwayne Roebuck back to Walton County from where he'd come earlier...halfway between Athens-Clarke and Walton counties, according to the report.The...gave Roebuck a courtesy ride to Walton County and dropped him off at a service...

Former Augusta State star Sam Barth works hard to accomplish goals

...He graduated from law school at Michigan State and now works in prosecution as an assistant district attorney in Walton County, Ga.Barth has experienced 10 jury trials and worked convictions on cases ranging from identity fraud to murder...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Florida Georgia Line is up front about how they roll

...said in a call last week. He was born in Monroe, Ga., near Athens, and grew up in both Monroe and Good Hope in Walton County."We have some major fans in Augusta now," he added, "and it's always fun to come back and play for them...

New GSP task force in Richmond County last week

...drug recognition expert instructor."This is a collateral duty for each of the troopers who will continue to perform his daily assigned tasks on patrol," Marlowe said.Future operations are planned for Oglethorpe and Walton counties.

Georgia meth raid yields albino deer

...investigation is continuing into the stolen property," Magnum said. "There were a couple of firearms stolen out of Walton County ( that were recovered)."The suspect, Bryan Michael Hayes, 37, of Pendergrass, was arrested Nov. 14 at his...

Indicted Georgia lawmaker claims cause made him FBI target

...investigate the lynching and other civil rights cold cases.Two black couples were killed at Moore's Ford Bridge in Walton County, about 45 miles east of Atlanta, on July 25, 1946. A white mob dragged Roger and Dorothy Malcom and George and...

Across the region

...authorities in the hit-and-run death of a 16-year-old boy.Investigators said Wednesday that a man went to the Walton County Sheriff's Office after watching the news Tuesday night to turn himself in.Officials say damage from the man's...

Ga. man forces son, 7, to smoke pot at gunpoint, cops say

...smoke pot at gunpoint.The Northwest Daily News reports 26-year-old Justin Blake Mitchell is being held at the Walton County Jail without bond since the July 12 incident.According to arrest reports, Mitchell pointed a gun at the child and...

Body found in Ga. trash site

...MONROE, Ga. -- Authorities launched a homicide investigation Tuesday after a man's body was found in trash at a Walton County solid waste plant.Public works employees for the city of Monroe, between Athens and Atlanta, found the body about...