Stories by Donna Stillinger

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Former McDuffie sheriff dies

Former McDuffie County Sheriff William Swan died Monday morning.
By Donna Stillinger

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Accident kills Warren woman

A Warren County woman died and others were injured after a traffic accident Friday.
By Donna Stillinger

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Clown sightings reported in McDuffie County

Maj. Ronnie Williamson of the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office said the department has received two calls reporting clown sightings.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Deputy's son charged in slaying

The son of a Georgia sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with murder after shooting and killing a man in Thomson.
By Donna Stillinger

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Gibson man faces sex charges

A Glascock County man is facing several sex charges after an investigation begun last month.
By Donna Stillinger

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Warrenton man dead in shooting

Jowonzia Demon Ivey, 31, was reportedly shot at Hud­son and Depot streets about 3:40 a.m. Sunday.
By Donna Stillinger

Friday, July 1, 2016

Update: I-20 fatality identified

A 49-year-old South Carolina man was killed early today in an Interstate-20 accident in Warren County..
By Donna Stillinger

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

3 charged in Thomson wrecker thefts

Three Atlanta area men are under arrest, charged in the weekend theft of two Thomson wreckers.
By Donna Stillinger

McDuffie 'missing man' dies

The McDuffie County man who was found last week after a massive three-day search died Tuesday, a relative confirmed.
By Donna Stillinger

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Thomson plane crash investigated

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate a small-plane crash at Thomson-McDuffie County Airport on Tuesday night.
By Donna Stillinger

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Missing McDuffie County man found safe

The McDuffie County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday evening that an Alzheimer's victim who had been missing since Sunday has been found safe.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, June 6, 2016

Weather halts search for McDuffie man

The search for a missing McDuffie County Alzheimer's patient who walked away from his Ridge Road home Sunday afternoon was called off Monday night because of weather but will resume Tuesday.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Money seized from businesses in possible gambling law violations

The GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit along with the Georgia Lottery Corporation today seized money from several businesses in Warren County allegedly violating Georgia’s commercial gambling laws.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, May 9, 2016

Wreck kills Thomson man, 19

A 19-year-old Thomson man was killed in a two-vehicle accident late Sunday night.
By Donna Stillinger

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Evans woman charged with illegal contact with child

A 28-year-old Evans woman was arrested in Lincoln County Thursday on a charge of obscene internet contact with a child, authorities said.
By Donna Stillinger

Evans woman arrested in Internet sex sting

A 28 year old Evans woman was arrested by deputies of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and charged with the offense of obscene internet contact with a child.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, March 10, 2016

6-year-old killed in McDuffie interstate crash

The accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday near mile marker 170 and involved a pickup and a tractor-trailer. The pickup's driver and a passenger were taken to area hospitals.
By Donna Stillinger

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

1 dead in McDuffie County accident

Law enforcement in McDuffie County continues to investigate two serious accidents, one of them fatal.
By Donna Stillinger

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Holdup suspects captured

A South Carolina couple has been charged in the Thursday armed robbery of a McDuffie County convenience store.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

2 arrested in Augusta man's death

Two men have been arrested on charges related to last month's discovery of an Augusta man's body near the Jefferson-McDuffie county line.
By Donna Stillinger
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