DAWSONVILLE - The Georgia State Patrol said a 21-year-old Baldwin man died in a Wednesday evening collision between his motorcycle and a pick-up truck in Dawson County.<br />
Troopers said the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. on Georgia Highway 9 near Jewel Slaton Road. Elijah Cain Simmons lost control of his motorcycle as he tried to negotiate a curve; he crossed the center line and hit the pick-up truck.<br />
Simmons died at the scene, according to investigators. <br />
Troopers said no one else was injured.<br />
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host a series of public forums between now and Sept. 30 in order to collect public input on its next strategic plan, including one in Gainesville.