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Alleged shooter makes first court appearance

Alleged killer Ronald Eugene Smith made his first court appearance Feb. 1 before chief magistrate William Thomas and was bound over to superior court without bond on one count of malice murder. (video of the…

Suspect identified; DA says killing tied to drugs

The man charged in connection with the January 30 shooting death of 56-year-old Charles G. Adams here has been identified as Ronald Smith. Smith, 28, has been charged with murder and malice murder.District attorney Richard…

Home invaders strike at Magnolia Apts.

Barnesville police are seeking two men in connection with a home invasion-style armed robbery January 27 at Magnolia Apartments on Greenwood Street in Barnesville.BPD investigator Al Moltrum reported six men were gambling in an apartment…

Sentence: 303 Years – Church vandal served 14

One of several men who vandalized, stole from and burned rural churches in 10 middle Georgia counties in 1994-95 has been paroled.Jason Leigh Crutchfield, about age 33, was paroled Jan. 14, 2009, and will remain…

Victim’s smile results in Subway robbery arrests

A ‘˜victim’ smiling at a security camera while a rifle was held to her head during a midnight robbery at Subway on College Dr. January 15 peaked the interest of BPD investigator Al Moltrum.His suspicions…

Clark funeral is Saturday

Funeral services for murder victim Donald Clark have been set for Saturday, January 24 at 4 p.m. at Haisten McCullough Funeral Home in Griffin. Burial will follow in Westwood Gardens cemetery.Visitation with the Clark family…

Offenders sentenced in superior court

The following cases were adjudicated in Lamar County superior court on January 8 as part of the arraignment calendar with Judge Tommy Wilson presiding. James L. Watts, VGCSA (cocaine): one year in prison, nine years…

Barnesville council okays slate of judges

The Barnesville city council voted unanimously to appoint multiple municipal judges at its regular meeting January 12.Rob Morton of Zebulon will serve as senior judge. Associate judges will include Jim Granum, Kathy Martin and Dan…

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