March 3, 2008
Crisp County -- Two people in Crisp County have been charged with murdering a 16-day-old infant in the fall of 2007.
The baby's uncle, 20-year-old Steve Lee Williams, Jr and his girlfriend 23-year-old Nicole Williams were indicted by Crisp County Grand jury.
They were charged with one count each of murder, felony murder and cruelty to children in the first degree.
Children Services told detectives that 16-day-old Travis Cook had been beaten and suffered brain injuries.
They are scheduled to appear in court March 13th.
Angel Thacker Freundschuh, 37, of Lee County, was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for perjury by U. S. District Court Judge Leslie J. Abrams in Albany, Wednesday.
Worth County Fire Rescue crews were called to the 500 block of Jewell Crowe Road for a structure fire, about 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.
As part of DNA week on Today in Georgia, WALB's Cade Fowler reveals his genetic findings and some tips on how to track down your ancestors.
Dougherty County Schools Superintendent Kenneth Dyer is preparing for his first school year in his new role.
Lee County leaders installed new public bathrooms on Jordan Road.