July 1, 2020

This month, the Jones County District Attorney's Office is focusing on Self-Worth Awareness. Victims of unacceptable behaviors such as domestic violence, bullying, sexual assault, teen dating violence, elderly abuse, child abuse and human trafficking must learn that th...

June 30, 2020

More than a decade has passed since the tragic killing of Joseph Kitchens.  A legal chapter has finally come to a close for the citizens of Jones County and, more importantly, the family of the victim.  The Supreme Court of Georgia has affirmed the conviction handed do...

June 29, 2020

A conviction of a case involving the insidious molestation to two little girls and the physical abuse of their younger brother was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals.  The Office of the District Attorney for the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit is glad that this chapter...

June 1, 2020

The members of our Elderly Community are the STARS that have helped make us shine.

It is time for us to shine for them as we put forth all efforts to keep them SAFE.

This month, the Jones County District Attorney’s Office is raising awareness to the problem of elder abus...

May 6, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  In these times, awareness of this issue is even more important.  There are any estimated 11.2 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States with  serious mental illness, this number represents 4.5% of all U.S. adults.  Of t...

April 6, 2020

The Office of the District Attorney uses a "tree" each month to bring awareness to an issue that affects our community and, in some manner, the judicial system.  The month of April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month.  Our tree is decorated in the representative bl...

April 6, 2020

People have inquired about how we are functioning in these times of coronavirus and particularly in light of Governor Kemp's shelter in place order.  The short answer is that we are open for business, but like everyone, it looks very different than it did a few short w...

March 2, 2020

March is Literacy Appreciation Month. This month we are using our Awareness Tree located in the Jones County Government Center to help promote literacy. We have decorated the tree with books that are free to the public; right now the tree is filled with mostly children...

February 6, 2020

 In 2006, Congress declared the entire month of February to be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The Jones County District Attorney's Office has decorated it's awareness tree for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The purpose for this awareness is to en...

January 27, 2020

Every year at Christmas, the Office of the District Attorney uses law books to construct a tree.  This year the Office decided to use the tree year round to bring awareness to social issues that present in the criminal justice system.  The month of January is Stalking...

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