Friday Jul 25
Around Here police blotters
BUILDING TAKEN: On July 18, a deputy was dispatched to Foster Road in Statham, after a tow truck driver, who was repossessing a storage building, called to report the former owner had stopped his truck in the roadway.
Man charged with DUI with kids in the car
A Danielsville man was arrested on multiple charges last week after someone reported an intoxicated man driving off from an Ila store with four children in his car.
Madison County blotter
THREATS MADE: On July 7, Deputy William Elrod was dispatched to a home near Comer, where a man said his sister's boyfriend has threatened him due to arguments over a community well that he owns.
Labor issues remain on both U.S.coasts
Labor issues continue to dominate port news, especially on the West Coast, where the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association failed to reach a new contract agreement by the July 1 deadline.
Sheriff reviews new gun laws
Georgia gun owners can now carry their firearms in more public places. But what exactly does new legislation that took effect July 1 say? And what exactly is allowed? Madison County Sheriff Kip Thomas met with local residents twice recently, June 24 and 26, to offer clarity on what gun owners can now do.
Boyd Parr Jr.
Boyd Parr, Jr., 80, Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.
Actions filed in Madison County Superior Court
Actions filed recently in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Madison County include: a Tyrus O'Leaury Curry, 38, 1250 Spring Valley MHP Lot 56, Winterville, was sentenced to five years probation for giving false information to law enforcement and one year probation for battery.