Wednesday Apr 9
Vortex ride victims planning $150M lawsuit
Attorney Willie E. Gary said the victims - Anthony Gorham, Kisha Gorham, Justen Hunter and Shykema Dempsey - are seeking $150 million in damages from Powers Great American Midways, which brought the ride to the fair, and Family Attractions Amusement LLC, which owned it.
Langdale hosts 32nd FFA Forestry Field Day
The Langdale Company will host the 32nd Annual Langdale FFA Forestry Field Day at Southwind Sporting Clays in Quitman, Georgia on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in conjunction with the Georgia FFA Association and South Region Agricultural Education.
Coroner: Two die on one victim's birthday in Quitman house fire
Quitman County Coroner James Belflower tells News Leader 9 that two people have died in a house fire in Georgetown, Ga.
Was 'nut' a JFK conspirator?
Last November during the time news outlets were filled with stories about the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, Walt mentioned that a man from his hometown had been a suspect in a possible conspiracy in the JFK murder.
Warrant: Vortex owner knew of safety issue prior to State Fair injuries
The Oct. 25 search warrant also alleges that Joshua Gene Macaroni, the owner of The Vortex ride, and the operator were aware of a malfunction involving safety restraints four days prior to the Oct. 24 accident and that to keep the ride in operation, key safety mechanisms were bypassed under Macaroni's direction.