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- Anniston records first fire fatality of
- Stanford update
- Woman charged in rent theft
- Linville lumber mill facing fines
Anniston records first fire fatality of the
Anniston recorded it’s first fire fatality
Wednesday night. According to Anniston fire department Captain
David Randle, the fire occurred in a five story apartment building
in downtown Anniston . Authorities identified the victim in the
fire as 54 year old Edward Kuhn.
Georgia law enforcement officials say that the
investigation into the death of 17 year old Ben Stanford will likely
continue into next week. Carroll County, Ga., chief deputy Brad
Robinson said Thursday that they have some other tests pending
through the state crime lab, and are waiting on some other
information from the pathologist.Stanford, a 17-year-old senior at
the Donoho School in Anniston, was reported missing Nov. 5. His body
was found Tuesday during an exhaustive search by more than 100
volunteers and the search-and-rescue group, Texas Equusearch.
According to Carroll County Coroner Sammy Eady, Stanford died from a
self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, fired from a .25 caliber
automatic handgun. Robinson said Stanford did not leave a suicide
note. He said investigators know where the gun came from, but would
not disclose that information Thursday. A memorial service was held
Friday at 11 a.m. at the Speed Dome International Motor Sports Hall
of Fame at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, with the Rev. Bob
Stanford is the son of Bill and Lynne Stanford,
and the grandson of Sen. Jim and Rona Preuitt of Talladega.
Woman charged in rent theft
A Gadsden woman was arrested after allegedly
pocketing more than $10,000 during a four-month period, and police
say that more arrests are expected. 41 year old Rhonda Hayes Reese,
has been charged with first-degree theft after allegedly stealing
$10,275 between March and June. Investigators said Reese collected
rent from tenants at Country Club Terrace Apartments. Reese, who had
worked at the apartment complex for almost a year, allegedly stole
large cash sums - several thousand dollars per month - during her
runs to make deposits of rent money into the bank. The owner
noticed there was some discrepancies and had an audit done.after
being notified of the matter by the Department of Rehabilitation
Services. Evidence was presented to a Cherokee County grand jury,
resulting in Hackney's indictment on April 30.
Lineville lumber mill facing fines
A Lineville lumber company has been hit with
more than $45,500 in fines for exposing workers to safety hazards
after a worker died at its plant in May. The penalties were
proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
against Lumber One Company after it was cited for 22 serious
violations. In a news release, OSHA said it launched the
investigation after it learned that a piece of lumber was thrown
from a rip saw that hit an operator causing a fatal bruise to his
heart. Roberto Sanchez, director of OSHA's Birmingham office, said
inspectors uncovered numerous problems with the rip saw, including
safety features that were worn and broken. Similar violations were
found on two other rip saws. Inspectors said the problems have since
The company has 15 working days to contest the citation and
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