Athens area below high rate of pedestrian deaths documented...

There were 182 pedestrians killed on Georgia roads in 2014, but Athens and its contiguous counties did not experience such a... read more

Athens area law enforcment officers remain vigilant in wake of New York killings

Athens area law enforcment officers remain vigilant in wake...

In the wake of the ambush killings of two New... read more

Fires destroy home, barn in Jackson County

Fire investigators are probing the cause of two fires in the Maysville area of Jackson County.... read more

Jefferson man shoots himself after setting fire to home

A Jackson County man killed himself soon after firefighters and law enforcement officers arrived at his burning home outside... read more

Jackson County sheriff offers church safety course in wake...

When two men — James and Oscar — entered the New Haven Congregational Holiness Church in Hall County in August, the... read more

Jefferson man, teen girl arrested in Jackson County meth...

A 35-year-old Commerce man and an 18-year-old Nicholson woman were arrested recently on drug charges, according to a Jackson... read more

Historic Jackson County Courthouse open for tours at Sunday event

Historic Jackson County Courthouse open for tours at Sunday...

The historic Jackson County Courthouse in the... read more

9-year-old killed after bicycle hit by van in Commerce

9-year-old killed after bicycle hit by van in Commerce

A 9-year-old Commerce boy died Wednesday... read more

Jackson County man loses chicken house to fire, but will stay in business

Jackson County man loses chicken house to fire, but will...

James Baxter sat on his four-wheeler sweating in... read more

Jefferson High student reflect on trip to Europe for World War II sites

Jefferson High student reflect on trip to Europe for World...

Jefferson High School teacher Bob Pittard took a... read more

Safety feature keeps drug suspect locked in car at Jackson County traffic stop

Safety feature keeps drug suspect locked in car at Jackson...

A Pendergrass man allegedly carrying a bag of... read more

High winds bring down numerous trees in counties bordering Athens

High winds bring down numerous trees in counties bordering...

Downed trees on roadways and power lines kept... read more