Body of woman, 81, found in Wilkes ditch

...elderly woman was found Tuesday in a Wilkes County ditch.The victim has been identified...charge of the Thomson GBI office.Wilkes County sheriff's deputies found her...investigation is asked to call the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office at (706...

Richmond, Columbia county schools tobacco bans 'normal part of life' now

...will go to their cars to smoke, and we have to remind them they can't do it on school property period ... really, everyone just got out of the habit."School officials from Burke and Wilkes County did not return calls for comment.

Joe Young

...Wednesday, March 18th near Appling, Ga. Mr. Young, son of the late James Leslie and Helen Howard Young, was born in Wilkes County but had lived in Lincoln County most of his life. Known as the Green Hornet, he had been a truck driver since he...

Ancient Indian mystery near Athens

...Georgia in 1784. The explorers Jordan Clark and Jacob Bankston heard of Yamacutah from a group of Choctaw Indians in Wilkes County and upon searching for the shrine they found it on April 22, 1784, according to the history. They described a statue...

Burke County assistant football coach charged in theft case

...the airbox.On Feb. 17, an investigator with the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office received a call from the owner of...cart might have been stolen, according to Boseman.Wilkes County sheriff's Investigator Thomas Bailey met with Luke...

Meetings for Georgia hunters take up various subjects

WASHINGTON, Ga. - Hunters who packed a Wilkes County meeting hall last week had plenty to say about the need...Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, which organized the Wilkes County meeting and seven similar gatherings across the state...

Nell Bowers

...Mrs. Nell Hester Bowers, 90, of Danburg, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at her residence. A native of Wilkes County, she was the daughter of the late John Pilcher and Mary Norman Hester. Mrs. Bowers was retired from Royal Manufacturing...

Elizabeth Johnson

...AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest February 1st, 2015 at Golden Living - Windemere. Mrs. Johnson was a native of Wilkes County, Georgia, but spent most of her life in Augusta. She was a member of Mize Memorial United Methodist Church and was...

Georgia state rangers urge safe use of tree stands during deer season

...the past four years in Burke and Wilkes counties.The falls in the two counties...the right side of his face in Wilkes County on Sept. 18, when he became...also rifle hunting for deer in Wilkes County broke his left collar bone when his...

Jane Guillebeau

...church social hall. Mrs. Guillebeau, daughter of the late Claude and Valeria Franklin Gresham, was a native of Wilkes County and grew up in Lincolnton. During her husband, Tommy's career they lived in various cities including Panama City...