Cashaw receives life sentence in Davidson case

The Texas man accused in the 1999 death of a Stockbridge woman who’s body was found in Butts County has pleaded guilty to malice murder and received a sentence of life in prison. Fuquah Dewalt Cashaw, 47, had been facing a possible death sentence if convicted of the murder of Heather Davidson, 22, whose body was found along Kermit Williams…

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District Attorney announces personnel additions

Towaliga Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jonathan L. Adams has announced two appointments to key positions in the prosecutor’s office. Cindy Adams will join the office in Lamar County in the new year as Deputy Chief Assistant DA, and will assume the role of Chief Assistant DA when Jonathan Adams deploys to the Middle East with his Georgia National Guard unit…

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District Attorney announces new personnel

The Towaliga Judicial Circuit’s top prosecutor has named a new Chief Assistant District Attorney. Jonathan Adams has announced Elizabeth Bobbitt will take over as the Chief Assistant DA when Mark Daniel retires Nov. 1. Daniel has been the Chief Assistant District Attorney for the circuit since its formation in 1999. The Towaliga Judicial Circuit comprises Butts, Monroe and Lamar counties.…

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Accused deputy killer found guilty of murder, jury decides

FORSYTH  Jurors deliberated about 30 minutes before finding Christopher Keith Calmer guilty of murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of Monroe County deputy Michael Norris. Calmer, 49, who also was accused of wounding deputy Jeff Wilson, additionally was found guilty of two counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a…

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