Stories by Allison Floyd

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Body found in well; Ga. husband charged

AUBURN, Ga. -- Barrow County authorities found a woman's body in an Auburn well Friday afternoon and charged her husband with murder.  
By Allison Floyd

Monday, June 13, 2011

Blog an outlet for migraine sufferers

ATHENS, Ga. -- When Janet Geddis started her blog, The Migraine Girl, she just wanted a place to vent some of the frustrations of the affliction - the pain, the planning to avoid certain foods, ...
By Allison Floyd

Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010

Dogs fatally injure Clarke sheep

ATHENS, Ga. -- Roaming dogs attacked a flock of sheep the day after Christmas, killing one and leaving two others so injured they had to be euthanized.
By Allison Floyd

Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010

Slain Greene deputy laid to rest

GREENSBORO, Ga. - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across Georgia converged Saturday on Greene County High School to honor a fallen colleague and offer condolences to his family.
By Allison Floyd

Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010

Athens area wreck kills teen, injures 5

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- A North Oconee High School senior was killed and five other teens injured in a single-car wreck near the Barrow-Oconee County line Friday night.
By Allison Floyd

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010

Rep. Broun's son arrested

The third time in two years that Paul Collins Broun III has faced drug or alcohol charges.
By Allison Floyd

Monday, Sept. 6, 2010

Post-game cleanup helps Athens nonprofits

ATHENS, Ga. -- Ten different nonprofit groups benefit by cleaning up campus after UGA football games.
By Allison Floyd

Sunday, Aug 1, 2010

Soldier gets funeral 146 years later

WINDER, Ga. - Martin Van Buren Parkhurst was just 19 years old and hundreds of miles from home when he was killed in the battle of Kings Tanyard in the waning months of the Civil War.
By Allison Floyd

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Friends remember slain Athenians

Three maples were planted in an Athens, Ga., park Saturday in memory of former Augustan Marie Bruce and two others who were killed by Bruce's husband a year ago today.
By Allison Floyd

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009

Professor's behavior didn't hint of trouble

University of Georgia officials last year set up a process to identify students and UGA workers who might pose a threat to themselves or others.
By Allison Floyd and Lee Shearer

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Saturday, April 25, 2009

UGA shooting victims shared love of town, theatre troupe

Marie Bruce juggled a family and law career and still found time to act and serve on the board of Athens' Town and Gown Players.
By Allison Floyd

Woman killed in UGA shooting has Augusta ties

A woman killed in a shooting in Athens was a former Augusta-area resident.
By Allison Floyd

Saturday, March 8, 2008

UNC student cared for all

ATHENS, Ga. --- Eve Carson was brilliant, without arrogance.
By Allison Floyd

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007

Woman is accused of killing 7 puppies

ATHENS, Ga. - A woman who worked for the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is accused of beating seven puppies to death and leaving them in a trash bin off Lexington Road.
By Allison Floyd

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2007

Girl, 2, recovering after losing leg, foot to mower

ILA, Ga. - Two-year-old Victoria Hinesley faces a long road ahead, but the toddler doesn't know how many people back home in Madison County are pulling for her.
By Allison Floyd
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