Two Canton women accused of trying to kill elderly woman with drug overdose
CANTON: Two Stark County women are accused of trying to murder an elderly woman through a drug overdose.
'Dixie Mafia' member Billy Sunday Birt dies
Birt died sometime overnight Thursday, according to his son, Billy Stonewall "Stoney" Birt. He was 79. Stoney Birt said Friday night he will be planning funeral arrangements Saturday. Billy Sunday Birt was convicted of the 1972 murder of his former "Dixie Mafia" associate and Winder resident Donald Chancey as well as the 1973 slayings of an elderly couple in Wrens. He is reputed to have been involved in more than 50 murders during the 1960s and 1970s. Stoney Birt has authored a book about his father that he plans to share more widely after Billy Sunday Birt's death. For the full story, see the April 12 issue of the Barrow News-Journal. Trackbacks
U.S. bans large electronics on flights from 10 airports, mainly...
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration confirmed Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travelers coming to the United States from 10 airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats.The Department of Homeland Security will...
Coroner identifies man who fell from Myrtle Beach hotel
A man who fell to his death from a Myrtle Beach hotel Wednesday evening has been identified, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. She said Timothy Bartholomew of Raleigh had a "sudden medical event."