One suspect dead, one injured after leading troopers, deputies on high speed chase
One man is dead, another is seriously injured after officials say the two led them on a wild chase through Lamar County.
Georgia man arrested after deputies say he pointed a gun at a park ranger
Michael Linwood Griffith was booked into the Lamar County Jail, where he faces charges.
Georgia man sentenced to life for murdering ex-girlfriend at Fourth of July barbecue
Authorities say the Georgia man left a barbecue after an argument with his ex-girlfriend and returned a short time later to shoot her to death in front of her mother and friends. He'll now spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Butts County couple killed in crash on way to son’s game
Family says the Sims have been "building" with one another since high school, most recently through football coaching and volunteer work.
Allegations of animal cruelty at Georgia horse track
Along a country road in Milner, you'll find Rancho El Centenario. The owner calls it the best bush track in the country. PETA calls it a track fraught with gambling and animal cruelty.
Lamar County schools pausing for two weeks due to impacts of COVID-19 surge
The Lamar County School District will impose a two-week "pause" for all students beginning Monday, August 23, 2021 due to a surge of COVID-19 cases impacting the county and district, officials said.
Couple charged in case of Georgia infant with 27 broken bones
Lamar County deputies said a two-month-old baby girl is in the hospital with more than 27 broken bones in what they are calling a tragic case of child abuse. Two people were arrested including the baby’s mother and her boyfriend.
Authorities: Body of slain teen found in Georgia cemetery
The body of a slain 17-year-old girl was discovered in a Georgia cemetery by a visitor Sunday afternoon, the state Bureau of Investigation said.
Georgia deputy hit by shotgun blast during 'ambush' released from hospital
Deputy Justyn Weaver was hit by a shotgun blast over the weekend. He was welcomed back home by his law enforcement family Thursday, the Lamar County Sheriff's Office announced on its official Facebook page.
Lamar County deputy in 'good spirits' and recovering after being shot
A Lamar County Sheriff's Deputy who was shot while on duty is recovering after undergoing surgery Wednesday.
Lamar County Sheriff's deputy shot during overnight 'ambush'
Officials say a suspect fired a shotgun multiple times into his deputy's vehicle, giving him injuries on his face and arm.
Sheriff: Georgia inmate on the run after escaping work duty
The Lamar County Sheriff says they are on the lookout for 23-year-old Julian Tyler Veloz.
Man arrested after book bag with litter of puppies inside was found outside Griffin church
A Griffin man is facing a charge of cruelty to animals after police said he left a litter of puppies in a zipped book bag in front of a church.