GSP makes arrest in fatal Saturday night hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An arrest has been made in a Saturday night hit-and-run that killed 59-year-old Richard Miley, who was riding his bicycle on Vineyard Road when he was struck. Benjamin Tyshawn Akins, age 46, is now in custody and charged in Miley’s death. “The Georgia State Patrol arrested him,” said Maj. Dwayne Jones, […]

Sun City Peachtree gate attendant killed early Monday when vehicle collided with building

STAFF REPORT ::: One man was killed early Monday morning in a single-vehicle collision at the entrance to Sun City Peachtree. Upon arrival, deputies of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office found that a vehicle had struck the gate attendant’s building located inside neighborhood’s main entrance. The attendant, 60-year-old Ebenezer Sowunmi, was at his post inside […]