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Police & Fire
Jeff Eberhart lost control of his motorcycle due to the wind sheer created when a tractor-trailer passed, authorities believe, according to Emerson Police Chief Stan Bradley.
The announcement was made this afternoon.
Strong sales prompted lottery officials to bump Saturday’s Powerball jackpot from $475 million to $550 million. Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is worth an estimated $190 million.
He was among 26 metro area law enforcement officers who graduated from the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy.
The "nation's largest single-day food drive" is this Saturday.
He faces a charge of obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation.
Paul Lavalle Nally, 67, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at his Rydal residence on a charge of terroristic threats.
Government, Police & Fire
William Wilson Heaton Jr. faces six charges in connection with the Feb. 16 hit-and-run that critically injured a former Kennesaw State University student.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a man allegedly opened fire inside the Kennesaw truck rental facility, killing three people and critically injuring two, including a Cartersville man.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s Atlanta Field Division's investigation is ongoing.
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