Briarwood advances in the playoffs

WARRENTON, Ga. - Briarwood romped past Flint River behind Dakoka Reese's four touchdowns and 327 rushing yards in the GISA playoffs...

Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

A Warrenton police officer is on administrative leave...is currently being investigated by the Warrenton Police Department and the Georgia Bureau...community-organized meeting Tuesday at Cedar Park in Warrenton. Another was planned to take place in...

Suspect arrested in Warrenton bank robbery

A 33-year-old Sparta, Ga., man was arrested Friday and charged with robbing First Citizens Bank in Warrenton, Ga.Mario Ruff was arrested about 5:30 p.m. in Hancock County.Warren County Chief Deputy Sammy Purvis said a man entered...

Warrenton bank robber sentenced to nearly eight years imprisonment

A man who robbed a Warrenton bank was sentenced Monday to 94 months in prison.Marreo M. Ruff pleaded guilty in August to armed bank robbery and possession...

Author to discuss dying small towns at Warrenton dinner

...30 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at the Warrenton Cultural Center on Gibson Street in Warrenton.Rawlings, who is writing a book on the...the decline of many small towns, including Warrenton, as part of an effort to stimulate discussions...

Rediscovered family letters make it back home to Warrenton

WARRENTON, Ga. --- They are tattered remnants...at an estate sale up North. But for Warrenton resident George Holliman, the letters...Miss Jane's restaurant in downtown Warrenton. Mr. Holliman plans to donate the letters...

Fatal stabbing in Warrenton

WARRENTON, Ga. -- The Warrenton Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened Christmas Eve.Authorities said they were called to Depot Street for an altercation. One victim, John...

Fox Theatre Institute to aid in restoration of Warrenton landmark

Warrenton's Knox Theatre will receive a $20...created by Fox Theatre in Atlanta. The Warrenton structure is among three 2012-13 Georgia...grant will be channeled through Hometown Warrenton, a nonprofit revitalization group...

Warrenton tax preparer faces prison

A Warrenton tax preparer faces a prison term of up to three years for preparing false tax returns. James Mike Adkins, 61, pleaded guilty...

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Warrenton man arrested in Thomson bank robbery

A Warrenton man has been charged with a Thursday bank robbery in Thomson.The Thomson Police Department was called to Queensborough National...