December 22, 2005
Irwin County- A South Georgia woman dies after her vehicle collides head-on with a tractor trailer.
Forty-nine year old Betty Wakefield of Milan was headed south on Georgia Highway 35 in Irwin County just after 11 Wednesday morning.
Troopers say Wakefield veered into the northbound lane and slammed head-on into a tractor-trailer being driven by 34 year old David Holmes of Abbeville, Alabama.
Wakefield was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Holmes was taken to Irwin County hospital with minor injuries.
The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.