Stories by Donna Branch Stillinger

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

Thomson man fatally shot Saturday

Roosevelt Wendell Demmons, 32, was shot at CC's Car Wash/CDL Dollar Down Auto Sales on East Hill Street, Special Agent Pat Morgan of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

3 arrests in Jefferson County shooting

Three Jefferson County people were arrested recently involving a shooting and robbery in Wadley on Aug. 11.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Monday, July 27, 2015

Lincoln County authorities investigating death

The body of a 33-year-old woman has been sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta after she was found dead Monday, Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs said.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Friday, June 26, 2015

Teen killed in Thomson wreck

A Thomson High School senior is dead after a two-vehicle accident in McDuffie County on Friday.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Saturday, June 13, 2015

1 dead, 1 injured in Warren County wreck

The wreck on Interstate 20 killed a tractor-trailer driver from South Carolina and injured a van driver, who was airlifted to a hospital.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

2 dead, 2 injured in McDuffie County wreck

Two people are dead and another two are injured following an accident on Highway 221 in McDuffie County Friday, police say.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Hearing set for Harlem High teacher accused in student sex case

A former Harlem High School Junior ROTC instructor accused of having sex with a student could soon be in court.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Monday, June 18, 2012

Former JROTC instructor indicted

Mitchell Sivas was indicted Monday by a McDuffie County grand jury on a charge of sexual assault by a person with disciplinary authority.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Monday, May 28, 2012

Wilkes County man found dead

The Wilkes County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the weekend death of a Washington, Ga., man.
By Donna Branch Stillinger

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Ex-GBI agent is Thomson interim police chief

THOMSON - The Thomson City Council has named a retiree of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation as the interim chief of its police department.
By Donna Branch Stillinger
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