A commercial trucker doesn't have a great deal to do, right? Driving a vehicle from A to B seems like it should be an easy and stress-free task to complete, but that's not actually the case. The long hours and the need to deliver on time can put a lot of pressure on a truck driver who is desperate to keep his job and avoid getting a bad review from his boss. There's also the fact that many trucking fleet managers require their operators to work without breaks for long stretches of time.
An employee of the District Attorney's office in Chatham County was arrested and charged with failure to yield and driving under the influence on March 2 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Police stopped the man and performed field sobriety tests on him, coming to the conclusion that he was driving under the influence. Police further claim that the man tried to convince them that he was a district attorney in order to gain leniency, when in fact, he was not a district attorney.
Facing criminal charges of any kind can be a harrowing experience. If a search of your home has left you accused of drug possession, without intricate knowledge or your legal rights, you might have been uncertain how to respond to the situation.
A faculty member from the University of Georgia has been injured and killed in a tragic bicycling accident. The woman was riding her bicycle on a recent Tuesday along Astondale Road in Bishop when the incident occurred.
The Newton County Drug Free Coalition will be passing out educational materials to families concerning the detrimental impact of substance use and abuse on teenagers this spring. According to the coalition, drug and alcohol use among teenagers can result in increased levels of risky behavior, like unprotected sex, drug use, drug overdoses, suicide and violence. There is also the risk of intoxicated teens driving their vehicles unlawfully while inebriated.