mostlycloudy
Sunday May 3rd, 2015 7:05PM

Gainesville woman charged in Habersham wreck

By Rob Moore Reporter
DEMOREST - A Gainesville woman was charged after a wreck that injured her and a passenger in the Fairview community Tuesday night.<br /> <br /> Trooper 1st Class Casey Coffee of Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa said the wreck happened at 8:45 p.m. on Georgia Highway 115 near Fairview School Road and involved a 1991 Ford Ranger pickup.<br /> <br /> Rebecca Inez Smith, 27, of Gainesville was charged with failure to maintain lane and driving under the influence, Coffee said. She suffered a neck injury and was taken by ambulance to Habersham Medical Center.<br /> <br /> Smith's passenger, 25-year-old Blaine Lloyd Weaver of Eastanollee, also complained of neck pain and was taken by ambulance to Habersham Medical Center.<br /> <br /> Coffee said the report contains no details of the single-vehicle wreck yet.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
The Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension
5:30 p.m.Baltimore police say they've made nearly 500 arrests and added that more than 100 officers have been injured since large-scale protests broke out after the death of Freddie Gray.Capt. Eric Ko...
5:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
Police have identified a man shot near the Underground
Police have identified a man shot near the Underground Atlanta shopping and entertainment complex in the city's downtown area. Authorities say the suspected gunman ran to Underground Atlanta after firing shots at another man near Peachtree Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Police later identified the victim as at 24-year-old Khiry Clemons.
2:45PM ( 4 hours ago )
Survey says Suwanee residents happier with their city than most
The results of the National Citizen Survey suggest that residents of Suwanee are happier with their city overall than most others across the country.
9:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
Grand jury recommends charging Georgia officer in shooting
A grand jury has recommended criminal charges be considered against an Avondale Estates police officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old man, DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said.
By Associated Press
8:12AM ( 10 hours ago )
Dust explosion damages Gainesville business
A dust fire was reported at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday evening at Pilgrim's Pride just off Bradford Street in Gainesville.
By Staff
7:00AM ( 12 hours ago )