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Northeast Georgia CASA is seeking volunteers to become trained Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) for children. “Children in foster care that have a CASA are more likely to succeed in school, receive more services, and are less likely to return to foster care,” officials said. “CASAs …

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An Athens man was charged with kidnapping after he reportedly took his ex-girlfriend’s 2-year old child from a neighbor’s home without her permission.

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A special needs adult male was reportedly sexually assaulted on Hardman Morris Road last week. The man’s mother reported the incident, and told the responding deputy that she was told a male in a gray Ford Mustang took her son into the woods and sodomized him.

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Fire investigators with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office have determined a fire that occurred around 2:10 a.m., Wednesday, May 20, at a Madison County residence, was intentionally set.

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A Colbert man was arrested last week after a woman went to the sheriff’s office to report that he had beaten, choked and slapped her the night before and that the man had refused to allow her to leave the home. She said she got away when she took him to the county courthouse for his court ap…

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Northeast Georgia CASA is seeking volunteers to be trained to serve the courts of the Mountain and Northern Judicial Circuits as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) for children, according to a press release. To be an advocate you must be 21 years of age, a good communicator, able to o…

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Fire Investigators with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office have determined two fires that occurred on April 11 and April 12 in Madison County were both intentionally set. The fires were set to the same home located at 1394 Winns Lake Road in Comer, Georgia.