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  1. Buying or Selling on Craigslist? Ways to Buy and Sell SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    ... Elrey "Bud" Runion and his wife June Runion. Police discovered the couple shot to death in a wooded area of Telfair County. Investigators believe Elrey Runion planned to meet Towns about buying a 1966 Ford Mustang, but suspect Towns' planned to rob ...

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  2. Superintendent Woods Selects 2015 Student Advisory CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... School Julianne Moon - Marion County Middle School Kyuana Holmes - West Laurens Middle School Grant Cook - Telfair County Middle School Isabella Martinez - Richmond Hill Middle School Olivia Arneson - Esther F Garrison Middle School Elizabeth ...

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  3. Buying or Selling on Craigslist? Ways to Buy and Sell SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    ... Elrey "Bud" Runion and his wife June Runion. Police discovered the couple shot to death in a wooded area of Telfair County. Investigators believe Elrey Runion planned to meet Towns about buying a 1966 Ford Mustang, but suspect Towns' planned to rob ...

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  4. Telfair Co. man shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A man is now in the Telfair County Jail, after a shooting near Jacksonville. 34-year-old Sabial Dominguez was shot with a shotgun about 5:00 p.m. Sunday during an argument.

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  5. Dal Hits Road for the Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Southeast Georgia Today

    February 23-- WTOC-TV reporter Dal Cannady starts his fourth annual trek through Southeast Georgia Tuesday to raise awareness and money for the American Red Cross. The march begins in McRae, and in the subsequent seven days, Dal will log from thirteen to seventeen miles a day.

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  6. Bluffton Police Department an ideal spot for online dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bluffton Today

    It didn't take an unfortunate incident for the Bluffton Police Department to invite town residents to conduct their online business transaction meetings at its Buckwalter Place headquarters. Instead, a suggestion from one of the department's Facebook followers moved it to make the announcement, Lt.

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  7. Bluffton police offer headquarters for online transaction meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Bluffton Today

    ... for. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, of McRae has been charged with malice murder and armed robbery. The Telfair County, Ga. Sheriff's Office has said robbery was an apparent motive in the killings, and investigators have found no evidence Towns ...

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  8. Man looking to buy iPhone from online seller fatally shotRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WTVC

    ... County jail. In late January, a Marietta couple looking to buy a classic car through a Craigslist ad drove to Telfair County in south Georgia and was fatally shot. Police have said they suspect robbery as the motive in their deaths. 6:00 NewChannel ...

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  9. 70 years of steersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Thomaston Times

    ... the 70th anniversary of the event. Judging was done by retired County Extension Agent Jack Wall of Telfair County. In the Steer Classes, Jessica White of Mary Persons FFA won Grand Champion Steer for the second time. Hayley McDaniel of Veterans High ...

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  10. Harris BlackwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Times

    ... of the horrible double murder of a Cobb County couple. It was not the kind of publicity anyone in McRae or Telfair County wanted. A double murder is not something a small sheriff's department is accustomed to, especially one that brings a contingent ...

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  11. ICYMI: Classic Cars Accompany Slain East Cobb Couple's Funeral ProcessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Patch.com

    ... car enthusiast club which Bud Runion, 69, belonged to. Runion and his wife June, 66, were allegedly lured to Telfair County by Jay Towns, 28 , who answered an ad Bud Runion posted on Craigslist seeking a 1966 Ford Mustang like the one he bought ...

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  12. 5 Questions: Why De Soto Matters to the Georgia History FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Connect Savannah

    ... the collection of Spanish mission artifacts from St. Catherine's Island, Ga., he is also working a site in Telfair County, Ga., which may be one of de Soto's camps. Blanton kicks off the Festival with a free lecture this Thursday. Dennis Blanton: ...

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  13. Georgia couple murdered via Craigslist had ties with small town of GilbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Submitted PhotoPictured above is June and Bud Runion, a Georgia couple, that was murdered after being lured into meeting to purchase a vehicle via Craigslist.

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  14. Bud and June Runion Laid to Rest in Canton; Classic Cars Accompany ProcessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    ... car enthusiast club which Bud Runion, 69, belonged to. Runion and his wife June, 66, were allegedly lured to Telfair County by Jay Towns, 28 , who answered an ad Bud Runion posted on Craigslist seeking a 1966 Ford Mustang like the one he bought ...

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  15. Public Funeral Saturday for Murdered Craigslist CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... for over 30 years, the magazine said. The bodies of Bud and June Runion were discovered in a wooded area of Telfair County on Monday, hours after their SUV was found in a nearby body of water. An autopsy revealed that the couple were both shot in ...

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  16. GBI seizes guns while investigating slaying of Cobb coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators have seized several firearms as evidence while investigating the slaying of a Cobb County couple found dead in south Georgia. WXIA-TV reports the Georgia Bureau of Investigation obtained a warrant to search the McRae home where Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns lived with his parents.

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  17. Slain Marietta couple honored for their - generous lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | MDJonline.com

    ... with you, but emotionally, it's just too hard right now," Bishop said. The Runions had traveled to McRae in Telfair County after being contacted through Craigslist about a car Bud Runion was looking to purchase - a 1966 Ford Mustang convertible, the ...

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  18. Hundreds attend funeral service for Marietta couple killed in Telfair CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... purchase a vintage car . Turns out there never was a car available to purchase, and all that awaited them in Telfair County, was death. But if you ask the couple's pastor Dr. Mark Walker, he'll tell you the Runions were ready to meet death. "They ...

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  19. Athens police offer precinct lobbies for completing online transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... man had placed an ad on Craigslist in his search to purchase a classic car. He drove with his wife to Telfair County to meet someone who responded to the ad. Their bodies were found on Monday, with both victims having been shot in the head. Their ...

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  20. Sheriff provides safe spot for Craigslist transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarborough reached out to residents on Facebook as soon as he heard about the deaths of the Runions, killed during a Craigslist meet-up in Telfair County. He offers advice, warning Craigslist users of interactions with strangers.

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