Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, March 7, 2017:
- HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) – People in a Clinch County neighborhood are still in shock after a military airplane crashed near their homes.
- PELHAM, GA (WALB) – Pelham City Schools is taking Wednesday off to support their girls basketball team.
- MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s state auditor has filed suit against Gov. Robert Bentley over his appointment of Luther Strange to the Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with Zeigler claiming there was a “corrupt bargain” between the two.
- JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) – A 61-year-old man is in serious condition after troopers say a driver who was texting and driving hit him, then drove off.
- MACON, GA (MACON.COM) – A Macon woman rode the hood of a Lincoln Towncar for nearly a mile in a family fight that drew ambulances to two locations about a mile apart.
- CHATTAHOOCHEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A patient at Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee is dead and another is being charged with manslaughter.