Teenager shot and killed in Pike County

STAFF REPORT ::: A teenager has succumbed to injuries sustained in what authorities are describing as an accidental shooting. Deputies of the Pike County Sheriff’s Office responded at 6:20 p.m. today to a report of a person shot at the residence located at 44 4th St. in Concord. Upon arrival, a 17-year-old boy was located […]

Two people killed in Sunday skydiving accident

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two people were killed Sunday afternoon in a skydiving incident at the Thomaston-Upson County Airport. The pair – 35-year-old Nick Esposito, of Warner Robins, an employee of SkyDive Atlanta, and 18-year-old Jeanna Triplicata – had made a tandem jump together and died when both the primary and backup parachutes malfunctioned. According […]

Two people charged in connection with Saturday night El Charro parking lot incident

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department has charged two individuals in connection with a Saturday night incident that occurred in the parking lot of El Charro Mexican Restaurant. According to a press release issued by the GPD, officers responded to that location at approximately 9:04 p.m. Saturday in reference to a vehicle striking three […]