Child Struck While Crossing Street for School Bus

On February 16, a mother and her small daughter were struck by a car while they were crossing the street so the child could get on a school bus. The child later passed away from her injuries. According to reports, the mother was holding the child in ...

Accident Takes Life of High School Student

Just days before Valentine’s Day, a homecoming queen was killed in a vehicle accident in Dawson County. The high school senior was driving when her vehicle collided with a semi truck just a mile from where she attended school. The young woman f...

Multi-Car Accident on I-75 Results in Fatality

A frightening accident occurred on I-75 on New Year’s Eve morning. A woman lost her life as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. According to reports from the Marietta Police, a woman was driving northbound on I-75 when she lost con...

Flying Tire Strikes Motorist

A woman traveling down Georgia 400 was hit by, not a another vehicle, but a flying tire that came from the opposite side of the roadway. The woman lost her life as a result of the incident. According to police who investigated the scene, the woman wa...

Train Collides with… House?

It was an accident that no one could have expected. A train derailed on Thursday in Atlanta, and a car from the train was sent careening into a nearby home, destroying it and leaving its occupants trapped inside. According to reports, a man was aslee...

Tiger Threatens Residents of Atlanta

It was a sight no Atlanta resident ever expected to see: A tiger walking down neighborhood streets. Several residents of a metro neighborhood called 911 after spotting the jungle cat walking past their residences. According to reports of the incident...

Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was located in the Atlantic Ocean just as people in Houston and the surrounding areas were putting the pieces back together following Hurricane Harvey. The discovery of the storm led officials to begin tracking it and warning residents...

Staying Safe on St. Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day is cause for celebration, if you are like millions of people around the world, you will be partying with friends and family this holiday. Unfortunately, if you are like thousands, you will be paying for your activities long after ...

Local Teens Seriously Injured in DUI Wreck

There was a serious accident in Dawson County last week and two teens were critically injured. The single vehicle accident took place on Couch Road in the eastern part of the county. According to reports, Kayla Gourlay, 18, is facing two counts of se...

Man Arrested for DUI Twice in 20 Hours

It would seem that being arrested once for driving under the influence would be enough to deter anyone from committing the crime again. It is no surprise, then, that many people were shocked to hear of a Dalton man being arrested twice within a 20 ho...