Harris County

Meet the new principal at Mulberry Creek Elementary School

Meet the new principal at Mulberry Creek Elementary School

CATAULA -- The Harris County School District’s Board of Education has approved Amy Allen as the new principal for Mulberry Creek Elementary School in Cataula. As the 2021-2022 school year marks her 26th year as an educator, Allen will be re-joining the Mulberry Creek family after serving as the assistant principal at Creekside Intermediate School since 2018. About the appointment, Allen shared, “Having previously been a teacher at Mulberry Creek Elementary for 14 years, I am excited about the opportunity to work with students, faculty, staff and community members as I begin to serve in my first principalship. In this…
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GBI: Georgia man arrested for elder abuse and slaying of his grandfather

GBI: Georgia man arrested for elder abuse and slaying of his grandfather

PINE MOUNTAIN -- A 27-year-old Pine Mountain man has been arrested and charged with felony exploitation and intimidation of disabled adults and elder persons and one count of felony murder. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Joshua Deandre Grier was arrested in connection with the December slaying of his grandfather, 89-year-old James Terrel, also of Pine Mountain. According to the GBI, Pine Mountain Police Department officers were dispatched to a home on Georgia Street in Pine Mountain regarding an assault on Dec. 1. Police say Grier assaulted Terrel, causing Terrel to fall and hit his head. Terrel later died…
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Georgia man killed by  police after chase that ended in crash

Georgia man killed by police after chase that ended in crash

A 33-year-old Sharpsburg man was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol officer after police say he fired shots at officers after a chase that ended in a crash off I-185 Thursday. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 4 p.m. Troup County Sheriff’s Office deputies saw a black BMW 545i going 93 mph in a 70 mph speed zone, southbound on I-185 near mile marker 46. The deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver did not stop, and a vehicle chase was began. The driver of the vehicle has been…
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