Curve on Howard Road to be fixed
A road realignment project designed to straighten a curve on Howard Road in east Coweta to accommodate vehicles traveling at 35 miles per hour was approved Dec. 16 by the Coweta County Commission. A portion of the road is situated in Senoia while the road section nearest to Ga. Highway 16 is situated in unincorporated Coweta County. County Director of Transportation and Engineering Tod Handley ...
Louise Loggins Cook, 97, of Brooks
Louise Loggins Cook, 97, of Brooks, passed away December 10, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Howard Loggins and Matthew Cook; son Billy Loggins; daughters Sussie Camp and Bessie Wright; grandchild Eric Farr. read more
The top 10 songs of 2014
There were only 10 different No. 1 singles on Billboard?s Hot 100 in all of 2014 ? and two of those were from Taylor Swift. Chart-toppers such as Meghan Trainor?s...
Man gets life sentence in killing of grandmother
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) ? A Gainesville man accused of killing his grandmother has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to a murder charge. The Times reports (http://bit.ly/1zuAzbZ) that 33-year-old Ronnie Quqomeki Rucker on Tuesday entered the plea in a Gainesville courtroom. Authorities say the May 2 killing left 70-year-old Lula Bell Howard with six stab wounds. Prosecutors ...
Health care workers ordered to wear masks
New York's acting health commissioner has declared influenza "prevalent" in the state, and says health care workers who aren't vaccinated must wear masks around patients. The regulation requiring... To view the full story, click the title link.
Rincon will get bigger Kroger in 2016
Three lanes will be created in each direction on Ga. 21 and a traffic light will be added for a new, larger Kroger store planned on the vacant lot just north of Lowe?s. Representatives of Kroger told Rincon city council members at their Dec. 15 meeting that they expect the store to open in the first quarter of 2016. The company will own the 17 acres where the new store will be built, on the west ...
One air lifted after Walker Co. crash
One person was airlifted to the hospital after a crash in Walker County Monday night.
Middle Ga. man sentenced to 3 years in accidental shooting
A man who fled the scene after his gun accidentally discharged and killed one of his friends has been sentenced to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.
Mother charged after kids die in house fire
A judge denied bond to a mother charged with murder after two of her children died in a house fire Saturday. Rockell Coleman, 28, is charged with two counts of felony murder and five counts of cruelty to children in the second degree. DeKalb fire investigators are working to find out what caused the fatal fire that killed the two young boys and left one on life support early Saturday morning ...
Plane lands on I-575 in Cherokee County
Authorities tell Channel 2 Action News that a plane was forced to land on I-575 Tuesday evening after it lost power. Howard Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said the plane landed north of Airport Road near Canton. There were no reports of injuries. The plane was cleared from the road around 8 p.m. Watch the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 for updates on this developing story.