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Police & Fire
Police say a Statham resident was paid nearly $28,000 by the victim over the course of less than a year for landscaping services that weren't performed.
Police & Fire, Awareness
The event Saturday at Oconee Veterans Park raised awareness and money for the Georgia Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors.
The accident early Wednesday closed one lane of Atlanta Highway in Bogart, Ga.
Diane Noles Stotler, 65, faces two counts of homicide by vehicle in the second degree after an investigation by the Georgia State Patrol into the June 2011 accident on Ga. 316 near Jimmy Daniel Road. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A Winder man is accused of shoplifting from Wal-mart on Epps Bridge Parkway in Oconee County on July 27, 2012. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
The Oconee County Sheriff's Office and the Barrow County Sheriff's Office on Thursday conducted a joint undercover operation using Backpage.com.
Both westbound lanes in Oconee County near the Barrow County line were shut down for more than three hours Friday morning while the accident scene was cleared.
Hundreds gathered Saturday at Oconee Veterans Park to witness more than 90 vehicles from about two dozen law enforcement agencies simultaneously flash their blue lights to honor fallen peace officers and raise money for Concerns of Police Survivors.
The suspect fled into the woods and led authorities on a chase for more than 7 hours Friday before surrendering, Oconee County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Lee Weems said.
The Barrow Sheriff's office has an agreement with Oconee County to help with external investigations in such circumstances.
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