BLUFFTON, S.C. — A deceased Bluffton woman who was supposed to get married in her wedding dress this weekend will instead be wearing it at her funeral.
Stacey Evette Bond, 41, died Aug. 12 while returning home from Augusta when she had what was described as a panic attack.
The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports Bond’s family and friends who were expecting to gather Saturday to celebrate her nuptials will instead be celebrating her life at Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A woman outside Atlanta has been charged after leaving her toddler inside a car while she took a nursing exam.
Sandy Springs police Sgt. Forrest Bohannon tells WSB-TV the 18-month-old boy had been alone for 15 minutes when a security officer found him crying in the unlocked car in the nursing school parking lot.
Bohannon says the boy’s mother, 19-year-old Destyni Triplett, was inside the building taking a test.
After a few stops and starts, the Augusta Commission adopted a millage Thursday to apply to property tax bills going out around Sept. 10.
The rate for local government operations is 9.794 mills, a 0.002-mill increase over last year that will raise the city portion of a tax bill about 7 cents on a $100,000 house, according to Finance Director Donna Williams.
Columbia County deputies were called to an Evans rehabilitation office after a woman defecated on the sidewalk by the building.
Surveillance footage showed a woman leave Evans Rehab, 415 Town Park Blvd., apparently without her purse Tuesday afternoon. When she realized she had been locked out of the building, she began banging and kicking at the door. She left but returned, dropped her pants and defecated on the sidewalk.