Many folks succeed in their career or community or family, but few achieve in all three areas. Listening to more than a dozen tributes during the celebration of his life, it’s clear Owen Ditchfield deserves a triple crown.
Attorneys for Sheriff John Darr in his lawsuit against the city have submitted affidavits seeking more than $326,000 in attorney fees for December through June. The fees bring the total taxpayer bills for lawsuits filed by Darr, Superior Court Clerk Linda Pierce, Marshal Greg Countryman and Municipal Court Clerk Vivian Creighton Bishop to over $2.8 million.
A Fort Benning soldier facing five counts of sexual exploitation of children charges told police that he has been downloading pornography since he was 14 or 15 years old, a Columbus police detective testified in Recorder’s Court on Tuesday.
A Columbus man broke down in tears Thursday morning and admitted to molesting a 12-year-old girl at least three times since 2009, according to a detective’s testimony today in Columbus Recorder’s Court.
A 26-year-old convicted child molester wanted on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender surrendered to authorities Monday morning, Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr announced on his Facebook page.
After taking a week longer than expected because of a dispute about the money available for teacher raises, the Muscogee County School Board approved final adoption of its $274,600,024 budget for fiscal year 2017, which starts July 1.