July 31, 2007
Turner County - - A serious wreck involving two semi trucks killed one of the drivers.
It happened at Exit 82 on I-75 around 4:30 Monday morning. Troopers say 53 year old Danny Johnson was following his semi too close behind 29 year old Emma Martin's semi.
They were headed north on the interstate, when Johnson ran into the back of the other truck. The semis crashed and hit a guard rail.
Johnson died on the scene. Martin was not injured but her passenger, Charles Hayes, was treated at Crisp Regional Hospital and released.
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.