16 hrs ago
Man reports carjacking in west Athens
A Statham man reported Monday that he was the victim of an alleged carjacking the day before in west Athens.
20 hrs ago
Police: 'Stolen' Cash Was Actually Spent on Drugs
A Statham man told Athens-Clarke Police he was robbed of cash and his pickup truck on March 9, but his story wasn't the complete truth.
Victim in Oconee exploitation case dies, but DA to proceed with trial
The Western Circuit District Attorney's office plans to proceed with the prosecution of an exploitation case even though the 90-year-old victim died in the fall.
Barrow County News
Mayors speak at State of the Cities
The 2014 State of the Cities program had three Barrow County mayors discuss the progress made over the last year and some of their plans for the future.
Oconee County blotter
VANDALISM: On Feb. 13, Cpl. Clark Sparrow and Capt. Phillip Gainey were dispatched to Rambling Rill subdivision off Sikes Road, Statham, where a neighborhood association member reported that for two days someone in a blue Jeep Cherokee had been damaging a scenic area of the subdivision near a pond.
FRAUD: On Jan. 30, a 49-year-old Watkinsville man reported that he received a telephone call from a credit union in New Jersey asking about a 2011 BMW he was purchasing.
Thousands in Ga. without power in storm
Hundreds of thousands of Georgians have lost electricity in a storm that dumped snow and freezing rain on a large swath of the state.