June 28, 2005
Newton - 78-year old Bebe Johnson's last day on the job will be July 26th. She has been the Mayor for 12 years.
Johnson's daughter says her health is the reason she's resigning. A successor will be appointed by the Newton City Council to serve the rest of Johnson's term which ends in January.
Fire Fighters at Fire Station 2 reported that a man approached the fire station bleeding from a chest wound. They provided first aid and called for EMS.
Wet weather in southwest Georgia is making the grass grow back quickly creating a spike in calls to lawn care businesses.
The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.
This week, Karla Heath-Sands, Cade Fowler and Chris Zelman are all learning the results of their genetic makeup on Today in Georgia. This is Chris' journey.