Wednesday Jul 16
Second suspect in church burglaries in custody
A Lumpkin County man turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning to face charges in connection with a string of burglaries in Lumpkin and Dawson counties.
Arrest made in May church burglaries in Lumpkin and Dawson counties
One suspect has been arrested with another arrest pending in connection with the string of church burglaries in Lumpkin and Dawson counties that occurred in May. Skylar Michaelson, 20, of Lumpkin County was apprehended following a pursuit by Lumpkin and Dawson county authorities along with the Georgia State Patrol.
Thieves continue to target Dawson County churches
"Twelve churches have been hit since February of this year," said Dawson County Sheriff's Maj.
MercyMed merger to benefit thousands of area residents needing medical care
Steve Noblett put the merger of MercyMed of Columbus and Good Shepherd Healthcare in perspective Wednesday, saying it had “the mark of God all over it” and is something he doesn’t see everyday.