After a grueling, four-hour hearing Thursday afternoon, Judge William Thomas found that odors emanating from Greenco Environmental constitute a nuisance and ordered the firm to correct its problems within 30 days or face additional sanctions. [Full Story »]
Arrest warrants have been issued for Janice Ricks, a Monroe County public school teacher, for cruelty to children in the first degree (2 counts).
Update:Janice Ricks, 55, of Macon, has turned herself in to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office earlier today, Feb. 25, 2010. Ricks has been charged with two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree. Ricks was released on her own recognizance by Judge Tommy Wilson.
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Greenco Environmental president Tim Lesko apologized profusely for odors emanating from his company's composting operation on Roger Brown Drive at a public hearing held Monday night at the Barnesville Civic Center. [Full Story »]