Friday Sep 12
Around Here police blotter
NAME CALLING: On Sept. 4, a deputy went to a home in Winder, where a woman said the family was having an argument and calling each other names.
Friday Sep 12
2 arrested on drug charges
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office announces the recent arrest of Matthew Lee Archer, 35, of Commerce and Kristen Brooke White, 18, of Nicholson, on drug charges. A news release from the sheriff's office states that the office "received information indicating possible drug activities involving Archer and began an investigation into the matter.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Oconee County blotter
FRAUD: On Sept. 4, Deputy Stephen Shaffer was dispatched to meet with a woman who said information had been stolen on her business bank account and that some checks that had already been issued had been reissued to a person out of state.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Antioch UMC to celebrate 215th anniversary
Antioch United Methodist Church, Nicholson, will celebrate its 215th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 14, with homecoming at 11 a.m., followed by a covered-dish dinner on the grounds.
State Patrol awaiting blood test in Jackson County pedestrian death
The Georgia State Patrol is awaiting blood test results before deciding whether charges will be filed in the Aug. 25 death of a 79-year-old Nicholson woman who was hit by a car while checking her mailbox. "We have no reason to believe intoxication is a factor," Cpl.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Nicholson woman injured in motorcycle wreck
A Nicholson woman was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a motorcycle on which she was a passenger struck a car in west Athens, Athens-Clarke County police said. The motorcycle was traveling north on Mitchell Bridge Road at about 1:45 p.m. when a car driven by an Athens man exited the parking lot at Publix and drove into the path of the motorcycle, police said.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Helen E. Carter, 81, entered into rest on Monday, September 1, 2014. Mrs. Carter was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Vadie and Tishie Hawks Burroughs.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Pedestrian killed on Old Kings Bridge Road
An 80-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while checking her mailbox in front of her Old Kings Bridge Road, Nicholson, home on Monday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Nicholson woman killed while checking mailbox
An elderly Jackson County woman was killed Monday afternoon when she was struck by a car as she was checking her mailbox, according to emergency responders.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Woman arrested for leaving child in locked car
The Commerce Police Department charged a Nicholson woman with reckless conduct after she left a 3-year-old boy locked in a car with the windows up while shopping at Ingles.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Jackson County authorities seek leads on identity of entering auto suspect
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify a woman they believe was involved in a rash of entering auto cases in the Staghorn subdivision of Nicholson.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Armed robbery suspects in standoff with Athens police surrender
A prolonged standoff involving police and two armed robbery suspects holed up in a home in north Athens ended Monday morning after police flushed out the suspects with tear gas.