Superior Court Judge Jason Deal of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit has been selected to serve in place of Chief Justice Carol Hunstein to hear the appeal in City of Decatur v. Dekalb County.
The body of a man killed in what authorities have described as a long-standing feud over a disputed property line was exhumed Monday for further examination this week at the state crime lab.
A Woodstock man could face additional charges after his arrest on suspicion of dumping more than three dozen barrels of hazardous waste in a local wildlife management area.
A local art teacher continues to recover after he was reportedly shot by his wife earlier this month at their Lumpkin County home.
A local art teacher is recovering after he was reportedly shot by his wife Sunday night at their Lumpkin County home.
A Wednesday-only burglary spree authorities say dates back to 2008 ended Jan. 6 with the arrest of a Forsyth County man who was caught taking $7 from a local medical practice.
A local accountant convicted in December of taking thousands of dollars from clients will spend the next three years in prison.
Authorities say a Stone Mountain man suspected of taking a pickup truck from Dawson County may be responsible for additional holiday-related crimes here and elsewhere.
A 31-year-old Dawsonville man who pleaded guilty to child molestation charges will spend at least 13 years in prison.
It could be at least another week before the identity of the person whose remains were found last week near Dawsonville Highway is confirmed.
A former sports academy director who pleaded guilty to six counts of felony theft by deception will spend the next 12 months in jail.
Dawson County Treatment Court participants received an unexpected recognition during the court's graduation ceremony Nov. 18 when they were named Volunteers of the Year for community cleanup efforts.
More than a dozen fugitives were taken into custody over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in what authorities are calling Operation Turkey Claw.
A local accountant could face new theft charges when he goes to court next week.
Authorities say the 14-year-old Dawson County girl who made up a story about being raped likely will face charges in connection with the incident.
A hearing initially set for last week in the state's murder case against a Dawsonville man has been moved to Jan. 21, according to court records.
A local teen arrested last week wearing only his boxer shorts faces numerous charges in connection with an alleged drunken rampage that left cars beat up, windows busted and a mailbox damaged in downtown Dawsonville.
State lawmakers are expected to revisit the handling of misdemeanor probation cases after the Georgia Supreme Court ruling late last year that banned the practice of tolling.
A man wanted in connection with at least two bank heists in Kentucky was arrested Monday, days after authorities say he allegedly robbed the Dawsonville Kroger.
On weekends and spare moments here and there, retiring Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff chips away at packing up 24 years of mementos and paperwork that fill his office.