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Longtime Atlanta legislator gets year in jail for fraud

...prodded federal authorities to reopen an investigation into an infamous 1946 lynching of four people at Moore's Ford in Walton County.In a brief statement to the court Friday, Brooks said he took full responsibility for mistakes that were made and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-09/longtime-atlanta-legis
Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

...prodded federal authorities to reopen an investigation into an infamous 1946 lynching of four people at Moore's Ford in Walton County."(T)he fact that he has positively impacted so much in Georgia is undeniable," prosecutors wrote. "Unfortunately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Former Athens area coroner admits gun theft

...years in prison. As part of his sentencing, the former Walton County sheriff's deputy and police training instructor is...coroner in Athens, Tribble was also working for the Walton County Sheriff's Office, leaving in 2012. As a captain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-31/ex-ga-coroner-admits-s
Former Georgia lawmaker admits responsibility in fraud case

...prodded federal authorities to reopen an investigation into an infamous 1946 lynching of four people at Moore's Ford in Walton County.Prosecutors acknowledged the good work Brooks has done over the years and his positive impact in Georgia, but they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-11-06/former-georgia-lawmaker-admi
Georgia land lotteries can provide treasure trove of information

...Third Land Lottery took place in 1820 and settled Early, Irwin, Appling, Rabun, Habersham, Hall, Gwinnett and Walton counties. Requirements changed for this lottery. One still had to be a U.S. citizen, but now needed to have been a resident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-10-25/georgia-land-lotteries-c
Search for missing Ga. student halted

...November 2007. He was a freshman at the Oconee campus of Gainesville State College when he vanished.On Tuesday, Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman said investigators received a tip that Gaines' body may be in a well near the Apalachee River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/search-missing-ga-student-halted
Search narrows for missing student's body

...information leading them to the Walton County location might solve the 8-year-old...morning. She is being lodged in the Walton County Jail on charges unrelated to the...Gaines disappearance are from Walton County, according to Conway, who has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-03/search-narrows-missing-students-bod
Old wells searched for Ga. student missing since 2007

...since 2007 will resume today in Walton County where for two days authorities...in a well in this location," Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman said Tuesday...wells in the High Shoals area of Walton County off Georgia Highway 186, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-02/old-wells-searched-ga-student-missi
Overtime

...Aaron Kromer was arrested Sunday in Florida after shoving a boy to the ground and punching him, authorities said.The Walton County Sheriff's Office said the dispute arose after Kromer and his son confronted three boys about their use of beach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-12/overtime
Richmond Community Federal Credit Union merges with Atlanta firm

...credit union that serves more than 44,000 members in Bar row, Clarke, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Jackson, Oco nee and Walton counties."The Richmond Community team is excited about this partnership and the ability to provide our members with a vast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/richmond-community-federal