Sheriff seeks public's help in identifying robbery suspect

THE BIBB SEHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS CALLING ON THE PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE IN SEEKING THE IDENITY OF A MAN WHO ROBBED AND THEN THREATENED A FORSYTH ROAD KROGER STORE EMPLOYEE. THE INCIDENT OCCURED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. HE ENTERED THE STORE WITH A BLACK TRASH BAG----WENT TO THE REAR AND FILLED IT WITH VARIOUS ITEMS....AT THE CHECKOUT HE PRODUCED A BOX CUTTER WHEN QUESTIONED BY THE KROGER WORKER WHO BACKED AWAY FROM THE THIEF. THE MAN IS DESCRIBED AS 5'10' IN HEIGHT WEARING WHITE AND BLACK SPORT SHOES. HE WAS WEARING A BLACK TEE SHIRT AND BLACK PANTS WITH THAT SO-CALLED BLACK DO RAG ON HIS HEAD.... CALL THE SHERIFF IF YOU CAN HELP IN THIS CASE.......751-7500 OR CRIMES STOPPERS.

Sheriff thinks Dermonds might have known their killers

PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF HOWARD SILLS SAYS HE FEELS MURDER VICTIMS RUSSELL AND SHIRLEY DERMOND POSSIBLY KNEW THEIR KILLERS. HE SAYS SOME PHYICAL EVIDENCE POINTS TO MAKING THIS ASSUMPTION. SHERIFF SILLS SAYS THIS WAS NOT A PROFESSIONAL HIT JOB, NOR WAS THE DOUBLE MURDERS COMMITTED BY SOME DRUG CRAZED INDIVIDUAL OR A CULT TYPE KILLING. MR. DERMOND WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE FAMILY HOME GARAGE TWO WEEKS AGO WITH MRS DERMOND'S BODY FOUND ONLY LAST WEEK IN LAKE OCONEE.

Case against Gordon mayor will be heard August first

THAT WILKINSON COUNTY COURT CASE AGAINST THE MAYOR OF GORDON HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST THE FIRST. THIS IS A WEEK LATER THAN ORGINALLY SCHEDULED BY JUDGE ROBERT REEVES EARILER THIS MONTH WHEN HE REFUSED TO DISMISS THE SUIT. IT INVOLVES SEVERAL RESIDENTS CHARGING MAYOR MARY ANN WHIPPLE LUE VIOLATED SEVERAL PROCEEDURES AND LAWS DURING HER FIRST MONTHS IN OFFICE. THE MAYOR DENIES ANY VIOLATION OF THE LAW.

How Bibb voted in state elections

BIBB STATE SENATE # 18 JOHN KENNEDY 4,712 71%...SPENCER PRICE 1,933 29%... BIBB STATE SENATE # 26 DAVID LUCAS 5,770 70%...MIRIAM PARIS 2,530 30%... BIBB STATE HOUSE #141 ALLEN PEAKE 4,305 90%...BRADLEY MORIARTY 503 10%... BIBB STATE HOUSE # 142 NIKKI RANDALL 2,523 58%...GERALD HARVEY 1,843 42%... BIBB STATE HOUSE # 143 JAMES BEVERLY 3,214 67%...LONZY EDWARDS 1,606 33%... BIBB DEMOCRAT SECRETARY OF STATE... DOREEN CARTER 5,908 61%... GERALD BECKUM 3,735 39%...ALL GEORGIA STATE OFFICE FIGURES USED ARE FROM ONLY BIBB COUNTY...

More election results

BIBB REPUBLICAN...U.S. SENATOR...DAVID PERDUE 3,978 44%... JACK KINGSTON 2,626 29%...KAREN HANDEL 1,373 15%... BIBB REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR...NATHAN DEAL 7,120 81%...DAVID PENNINGTON 962 11%...JOHN BARGE 719 8%... BIBB DEMOCRAT INSURANCE COMMISSIONER...ELIZABETH JOHNSON 6,100 65%... KEITH HEARD 3,358 35%... BIBB REPUBLICAN STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT...MICHAEL BUCK 1,278 20%... RICHARD WOODS 1,264 19.52%...ASHLEY BELL 912 14%...MARY BACALLAO 742 11%... BIBB DEMOCRAT STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT...VALARIE WILSON 2,668 28%... ALISHA MORGAN 2,463 26%...MARION FREEMAN 2,013 21%... TARNISHA DENT 1,536 16%...

Local election results

BIBB BOARD OF EDUCATION POST # 8...WANDA WEST 10,759-- 58% ... DARREN LATCH 7,783-- 42% BIBB CIVIL COURT JUDGE...WILLIAM RANDALL 11,093--57%... EMORY CHRISTIAN 8,234—43% MACON WATER AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN...SAM HART 13,612—67%... STEPHEN RICKMAN...5,218—26% DAVID COUSINO...1,353—7% MACON WATER AUTHORITY DISTRICT # 1...DOROTHY BLACK 2,233—59%... ANISSA JONES 1,567—41% MACON WATER AUTHORITY DISTRICT # 3...DWIGHT JONES 3,868—57%... ED HATCHER 1,628—24%...STEPHEN SKALKO 884—13%...ALAN THIESE 405—6%...

WR mayor, council honor essay winning student

MAYOR TOMS AND WARNER ROBINS COUNCIL PAID TRIBUTE TO A FAGIN MILL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT. VENEZUELA GOLCONDA IS AN “IF I WERE MAYOR” ESSAY WINNER. THE YOUNGSTER READ HER GEORGIA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION SPONSORED AWARD WINNING LETTER TO COUNCIL AND GOT A STANDING OVATION FROM THE CITIZENS ATTENDING THE MEETING.

Multi-agencies to enforce drunk driving, boating

BOATERS ARE BEING TARGETED ALONG WITH MOTORISTS FOR DRUNK DRIVING THIS COMING MEMORIAL DAY WEEK END. THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY IS PARTNERING WITH THE GEORGIA PATROL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO PUT IMPAIRED BOAT OR AUTOMOBILE DRIVERS IN JAIL.

Lake Wildwood man charged with beating up bicycle thief

A LAKE WILDWOOD RESIDENT IS UNDER ARREST FOR ATTACKING A MAN WHO STOLE A BICYCLE FROM HIS HOME. 41 YEAR OLD BRYAN DOROUGH RAN DOWN AND HIT THE ALLEGED THIEF WITH HIS AUTOMOBILE THEN PHYSICALLY BEGAN BEATING UP 26 YEAR OLD JAMES BROWNE. DOROUGH WAS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, WHILE BROWNE WAS ARRESTED FOR THEFT BY TAKING.

Vineville Academy honors late principal Winters

VINEVILLE ACADEMY PAID TRIBUTE TO ITS FORMER LONG TIME PRINCIPAL PAULETTE WINTERS. SHE PASSED AWAY MORE THAN A WEEK AGO JUST SHORT OF HER 60Th BIRTHDAY. INTERIM BIBB SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT STEVE SMITH AND THE FORMER SUPERINTENDENT SHARON PATTERSON TOLD OF THEIR MEMORIES OF PAULETTE WINTERS. A DRAWING OF WINTERS WAS UNVIELED AND WILL BE PUT IN A PLACE OF HONOR AT VINEVILLE ACADEMY

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