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...

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.

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...

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...

Doctors, University vie for emergency room in Evans

...munity Services to shoot down a similar proposal in Walton County might not signal doom for Columbia County's proposal...in Snellville to open a free-standing ER in nearby Walton County. In that application, two other hospitals ? including...

Police continue to investigate death of Athens banker

...Parker was a University of Georgia graduate who lived in Walton County. He was assistant manager of a Bank of America branch...Parker Poultry Farms investors filed suit against him in Walton County Superior Court, accusing Parker of fraud for failing...

Don't disarm the good guys

...public places can be a good thing.They're pretty useful in private places, too.An intruder picked the wrong Walton County, Ga., house to break into earlier this month. Melinda Herman was home with her twin 9-year-olds ? but she wasn't...

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...

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...