Stories by Crystal Owens

Monday, Sept. 8, 2008

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008

Couple seeking kidney willing to swap

ATHENS, Ga. --- While most people buy classified ads to sell a cast-off item, last week Athens resident Craig Deaton advertised with a more serious purpose: He needed to help find someone who can ...
By Crystal Owens

Friday, Aug 1, 2008

Georgians try to stop dogfighting

The Humane Society of the United States has blanketed Georgia in recent months with ads promoting a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of dogfighters.
By Crystal Owens

Friday, July 4, 2008

Evidence expands battle site

WASHINGTON, Ga. --- An archaeological dig in Wilkes County has opened a 229-year-old window to one of the pivotal points in the early years of the American Revolutionary War -- and there's ...
By Crystal Owens

Sunday, June 15, 2008

County blames meth for foster care jump

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. --- Twice as many Madison County children could land in foster care this year, a trend social workers say is driven by the scourge of methamphetamine addiction.
By Crystal Owens

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Weather group seeks Georgia rain-watchers

Think predicting the weather is all about high-tech climatological equipment? Think again.
By Crystal Owens
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Hyde Park activist not pleased with city buyout offer
Charles Utley, who fought to get Augusta to address contamination concerns in the Hyde Park community, now is questioning the city's offer of $90,500 for his four rental properties there.