• Crash on Highway 278 Claims Two Lives

    A two-vehicle crash Wednesday, June 1, has claimed two lives.  Phyllis Callahan Carter, 67, of Athens and Chester D. Brewington, 74, of Arley were killed when the 2012 Chevrolet Impala they were in collided head-on with a 2014 Hyundai Sonata driven by Joseph Poole, 52, of Stockbridge, Ga.  Both individuals were pronounced dead at the scene, and Poole was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham.  The crash occurred at 12:30 p.m. on U.S. 278 near the41-mile marker, three miles east of Addison.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.