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...

Richmond, Columbia counties rank high for Interstate 20 wrecks

...Editor's note: An earlier version of this story did not accurately describe the I-20 barrier situation in Newton and Walton counties. In an analysis of 14 counties between Atlanta and Columbia on Interstate 20, Richmond and Columbia counties scored...


...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...

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...


...following the league's personal conduct policy, putting Kromer on leave while investigating with the league.The Walton County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office says Kromer was arrested over the weekend after confronting two boys, pushing one to the...

Kasich tests Georgia waters

...issues where he knew he was out of sync with Georgia Republicans, and in the end, the 300 or so people attending the Walton County barbecue gave him a standing ovation.That reception was the reason the former congressman came to Georgia for a...

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...

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.

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...