Meloan faces new charges, wife charged
As of yesterday, Ed Meloan faces 12 new sex charges, and his wife is also charged.
Drayton pleads not guilty to murder
The former student convicted of stabbing his teacher more than 70 times eight years ago has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.
22-year-old David Drayton, dressed in green, was arraigned at a hearing yesterday. He's charged with murdering his teacher, Linda Gail Hendrick.
Hendrick died in May after being in a coma for nearly eight years.
Week-long Augusta drug roundup
165 people were arrested in a week-long Richmond County drug roundup on various charges, most related to selling drugs. Deputies also found $10,000 in cash, a vehicle and a meth lab in a motel.
Louisville man missing
Police need your help finding a missing Louisville man. 64-year-old Luella Lovett, Jr. was last seen driving to Dublin to pick up a 2006 burgundy Nissan Sentra. His wife says he was headed back on Highway 16.
Lovett has been missing for a day now. If you have any information or have seen him, please call the Burke County Sheriff's Office at 706-554-2133.
Commission approves tax increase
Augusta commissioners have voted for a tax increase. Property taxes will increase by a quarter of a mill. That's about $9 extra on a $100,000 home. It should add up to $750,000 to the general fund.
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