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.
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.
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.
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.
A Lamar County Sheriff's Deputy who was shot while on duty is recovering after undergoing surgery Wednesday.
Officials say a suspect fired a shotgun multiple times into his deputy's vehicle, giving him injuries on his face and arm.
The Lamar County Sheriff says they are on the lookout for 23-year-old Julian Tyler Veloz.
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.