VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Valdosta city officials say nearly eight million gallons of raw sewage has spilled into the Withlachoochee River. Valdosta city officials say recent heavy rainfall may have caused sewage to be discharged from the Withlachoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant.
SWAINSBORO, Ga. (AP) — An autistic 6-year-old girl has drowned in a pond in Emanuel County. Sheriff Tyson Stephens told WSAV-TV yesterday that foul play is not suspected in the death of Dena Burns. Investigators say her parents reported her missing yesterday and they told authorities they believed she walked away from their home in Swainsboro.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who shot his parents because they told him to finish his chores has been sentenced to up to five years in juvenile detention. Investigators have said the Columbus boy he wanted to look for a Bible verse instead of doing his chores. The teen was sentenced yesterday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Superior Court Brooks E. Blitch III of Homerville has been reinstated to the state bar. Blitch was disbarred after he settled a 14-count federal corruption case against him in 2009 by pleading guilty to a single charge of honest service fraud conspiracy.
Created: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 04:15:17 EST
Updated: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 04:15:17 EST