The newest addition to Barnesville Buggy Days, Kids' Night, made its debut Tuesday evening at Summers Field and drew a huge crowd.
Attendance estimates ranged from 300-500 and organizers and volunteers were blown away by the turnout.
According to President and CEO of the chamber of commerce, Amanda Rose, "Because this is our first year hosting this event we weren't sure what to expect in terms of weather, attendance numbers, or even participation. But judging by the smiles on everyone's faces it seems like a great success
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A decision as to whether or not the death penalty will be sought for alleged killer Ronald Eugene Smith could come as early as this week.
Smith is scheduled to appear before Judge Tommy Wilson Wednesday at 9 a.m. for an announcement in his case. District attorney Richard Milam may announce at that time whether he will seek the death penalty for the alleged Grove Street shooter. [Full Story »]