One Dead in Three-Vehicle Crash, Firefighter Dies After Collapsing
Here are the top headlines from around Canton and the Atlanta region.
One Dead in Three-Vehicle Crash in Forsyth County - Cumming Patch
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation of a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 9 and North Old Atlanta Road in which one person died late Thursday afternoon.
Lesia Elaine Bennett, 43, of Berry Court in Cumming, was transported to Northside Hospital-Forsyth where she was pronounced dead, according to Deputy First Class Michael Nelson of the FCSO. Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story.
Marietta Firefighter Dies After Collapsing at Scene of Auto Accident - Marietta Patch
Marietta Fire Engineer Lonnie Nutt "succumbed to a medical issue he experienced after collapsing during a call" while providing aide to an injured motorist, according to a statement released by the Marietta Fire Department Thursday evening.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on March 7, the Marietta Fire Department responded to an automobile accident with a report of injuries on Whitlock Avenue, according to the statement. Visit Marietta Patch for more on this story.
A Winder-Barrow Middle School teacher who was arrested Wednesday is no longer employed by the school system, Superintendent Wanda Creel said in an e-mail Thursday afternoon.
The e-mail stated the teacher is charged with distribution/solicitation with an electronic device, reckless conduct and criminal intent to distribute methadone.Visit Barrow Patch for more on this story.
Emily Bowman Out of Coma, Moving To Shepherd Center for Rehab - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch
The 19-year-old Woodstock woman who has been in hospitalized after being run over last month in Athens has achieved yet another milestone in her battle towards recovery.
Emily Bowman, who has now been breathing on her own, opening her eyes and responding to stimuli, is now headed to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta for rehab, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. Visit Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch for more on your story.
Early Morning Fire Damages Buckhead Home - Buckhead Patch
A Buckhead home on Dellwood Drive, near West Wesley Road was almost fully engulfed in flames Friday morning, as firefighters worked hard to save as much as the home as possible.
According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, flames from the fire could be seen shooting out of the second-story windows as it moved through the walls of the house. Visit Buckhead Patch for more on this story.