Plans are coming together for the Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 version of Weaver’s Weekend, the 2nd annual event. Once again this year, a live band will play music following a meal to be served at the Armory Ballroom. Proceeds from this event will go to support the Mike Weaver Award at Vine-Ingle Little League, as Read more about 2009 Weaver’s Weekend set for Aug. 29[…]
Proceeds from the 1st Annual Weaver’s Weekend were presented in October 2008 in a ceremony at Vine-Ingle Little League. A total of $4,013.13 (Mike’s uniform number was always #13) was contributed to the Mike Weaver Award fund, which pays for the award that is given to a player at the end of each spring season. Read more about Money donated for Mike Weaver Award[…]
Torrence Wilson was one of Mike’s classmates in the 2001 class of graduates from Central High School. Torrence is now working for a video production company and was kind enough to produce this video about the first Weaver’s Weekend. This is very well done. It will give you not only a sense of what happened Read more about Video produced of first Weaver’s Weekend[…]
While cleaning out an old computer recently, I found a copy of an essay Mike wrote while he was a senior in high school. The topic was about friends, and Mike had many. I thought some of you might enjoy what he wrote. — Bill Mike Weaver English 1101 Mr. Gerdes November 3, 2000 What Read more about What friends meant to Mike[…]
Adam Barth was named as the 2008 recipient of the Mike Weaver Award.
Greer Smith has been named the fourth recipient of the Mike Weaver Award.
Brannon Hicks has been named the 2006 Mike Weaver Award recipient in a ceremony at Vine Ingle Little League.
Matthew Maier has been named as the 2005 recipient of the Mike Weaver Award.
Spencer Maxwell has been named as the very first recipient of the Mike Weaver Award at Vine Ingle Little League.
Here are the key developments in the prosecution of the guy who killed Mike. Aug. 16, 2003 – Jason William Futch of Brunswick was taken into custody sometime after 2 a.m. and charged with murder in the death of Mike Weaver. Atlanta police questioned Futch and witnesses in The Summit apartment, in the 300 block Read more about Judicial timeline[…]
About 60 letters and statements were received from Mike’s friends and family in preparation for the judge’s sentencing. Here’s a list of those people who submitted letters — according to the copies that were provided to us. If this list omits your name, but you submitted a letter, please send us a copy and we’ll Read more about Letters, statements to Judge Campbell[…]
Day 4, Dec. 17, 2004 ATLANTA – Jason Futch was convicted of murder on Friday, Dec. 17, 2004 and was immediately sentenced to life in prison, plus five years. Futch was convicted of all three charges involving Mike Weaver — felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and possession of a firearm during the Read more about The Trial: Day 4[…]
Day 3, Dec. 16, 2004 ATLANTA — Testimony ended abruptly Thursday in the murder trial of Jason Futch when Futch, who had been assailed all day by a string of prosecution witnesses, decided not to testify in his own defense. His decision meant Futch’s attorneys ended their defense without calling any witnesses and they presented Read more about The Trial: Day 3[…]
Day 2, Dec. 15, 2004 ATLANTA – Three witnesses testified Wednesday about threats made by Jason Futch, and two said that after Futch threatened to kill them, they saw him raise a 12-gauge shotgun to his shoulder and fire one shot at close range in the direction of Mike Weaver. The buckshot went only about Read more about The Trial: Day 2[…]
Day 1, Dec. 14, 2004 ATLANTA – A jury of eight women and six men, including two alternates, was selected late Tuesday in the trial of Jason Futch, accused of killing Mike Weaver in an Atlanta apartment last year. Testimony is scheduled to begin Wednesday at 1 p.m., and not in the morning as had Read more about The Trial: Day 1[…]