3 shot in rampage near Athens

...abandoned his truck and ran into a some woods near the Wilkes County line and surfaced at a logging site where Arnold climbed...County deputies, a state trooper and a deputy from Wilkes County tried to block the truck from leaving, Smith said...

Mother fulfills her late son's promise, receives his high school diploma

...during a ceremony held by Transformation United Methodist Church.Dunbar was one of 27 former Richmond, Jefferson and Wilkes County students receiving their diploma at the ceremony, which aimed to provide the graduation ceremony they never had...

Reader's ancestor hanged at "White House"

...Augusta. He was one of the 13 men Thomas Brown chose to hang that Sep. 18, 1780.Henry Duke was a large landowner in Wilkes County, Ga., and in his will dated April 4, 1780, gives 500 acres of land to his sons, Charles, and 400 acres to his...

Ga. trucker survives 7 gunshot wounds

...render aid to Hill, others continued the chase as Arnold shot at them from his truck. Abandoning the truck near the Wilkes County line, Arnold made his way through some woods to the logging site where Davis just picked up a load of timber.Arnold...

Woman charged with murder in death of infant

...been charged with murder after a Wilkes County infant died Monday.According...girlfriend of the infant's father.Wilkes County 911 responded to a home on Norman...investigation at the request of the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office.

Georgia 'rampage' victim dies

...were pursuing him, then abandoned his truck near the Wilkes County line, running through some woods and into a logging...County deputies, a state trooper and a deputy from Wilkes County used their vehicles to form a roadblock, Smith said...

Peggy Stewart

...Allen White and Rev. John Lance officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Stewart, a native of Wilkes County, GA has been a Warren County resident for many years. She was retired from Health Tex and a member of Jennings Baptist...

Carolyn Hall

...September 26, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Melissa Reynolds officiating. Mrs. Hall was a native of Wilkes County, but had lived in Mesena for many years. She was a homemaker, a store owner, and had worked at Garland Mills...

John Young

...rest September 4, 2015. Mr. Young was a native of Wilkes County, GA and the son of the late Thomas Combs Young, Sr...Mamie Irene Flint Young. He lived most of his life in Wilkes County and was retired from construction and cattle farming...

Jeffrey Tanner

...m. at Tabor Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Tanner was a lifelong resident of Wilkes County. He was a retired heavy duty mechanic and member of Tabor Baptist Church. His father, Curtis Tanner, and brother...