Wayne Ford

2 Augustans plead guilty in extortion case

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- Two of the four people accused of kidnapping a Farmington, Ga., man at gunpoint in November and demanding a ransom of $100,... Read more

3 dead in Ga. restaurant shooting

Authorities believe a 46-year-old Franklin County man killed the owner of a German-style restaurant on Lake... Read more

Teen jailed for keeping bank mistake


An Athens area teen bought a convertible BMW, clothing and food with money mistakenly put in his bank account in early March, but law... Read more

Teen takes money after bank mistake

A banking error created a fat bank account for a north Georgia teenager, whom Madison County sheriff’s deputies said went on a spending spree and... Read more

Skeleton found near Athens

 The partial skeleton of a human found this week in Banks County near Athens was transported to the State Crime Lab Thursday to see what... Read more

2 charged in youth group theft


COLBERT, Ga. -- Two board members of a parent-led youth sports organization in Madison County were recently charged under the state’s... Read more

Ex-UGA registrar worker facing charges

ATHENS, Ga. -- A former employee of the University of Georgia registrar’s office was charged... Read more