Motor Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead

first_imgMotor Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead TransportJune 11, 2010 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Two unidentified men lost their lives from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident on Old Hope Road this morning.The Matildas Corner Police are reporting that shortly after 11:00 a.m. a red Toyota Rav 4 was exiting Jamaica College and a white Toyota pick up truck was going up Old Hope Road towards Papine. Both vehicles collided at the intersection of Jamaica College and Old Hope Road.The two men who were among several passengers in the truck sustained multiple injuries and died on the spot. Three other passengers of the truck and the occupant of the Rav 4 received injuries and are being treated in hospital.The Matildas Corner Police and the Accident Reconstruction Unit are carrying out further investigations. RelatedMotor Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead RelatedMotor Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Deadcenter_img RelatedMotor Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead Advertisementslast_img read more

State House Is Sending Crime Reform Bill To The Senate

first_imgThe legislation now heads back to the Senate, which passed an earlier version of SB 54 in April by a 19-1 vote. The house voted on another two-dozen proposed changes on Monday, and adopted a handful of them that the Senate would have to agree to. The bill seeks to restore criminal penalties that had been reduced by SB 91. Representative Chuck Kopp: “We all come at it from a perspective wanting to improve public safety, improve justice policy, hold criminals accountable, and reduce victims”  Story as aired: The House on Monday entered its third day of debate on amendments to a bill — prompted by public outcry over crime — that makes changes to a criminal justice overhaul passed last year that critics say is too soft on crime.center_img FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The House passed Senate Bill 54, the rewrite to last year’s criminal justice overhaul, SB 91, in a 32-8 vote at 1 a.m., on Tuesday. The measure under debate would stiffen penalties for certain crimes and, according to the Department of Corrections, could result in more people being imprisoned. Governor Bill Walker: “I look forward to seeing the Senate concur, and to signing the bill when it reaches my desk.”last_img read more

Early morning accident injures driver

first_imgJACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A one vehicle one occupant car wreck happened around 7 am this morning in Jacksboro.   Officials on the scene report to WLAF that the Campbell County Rural Fire Service answered the accident call in the 300 block of River Road.  The driver, the sole occupant, suffered minor injuries.  Campbell County EMS, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol also responded.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/20/2019-9AM-PHOTO COURTESY OF CCRFS ASSISTANT CHIEF DANIEL LAWSON)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Basketball Africa League: Ghana’s John Manyo-Plange Named Vice President & Head of Strategy and…

first_imgThe Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to tip-off in March 2020, today named NBA Africa Head of Business Operations and Ghanaian John Manyo-Plange as BAL Vice President & Head of Strategy and Operations.Manyo-Plange, who goes by Manyo, will assume his new role immediately and will continue to report to BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall.“Over the last decade, Manyo has been instrumental in the continued growth of basketball and the NBA’s brand across Africa,” said Fall. “He has helped expand the NBA’s business across the continent, and I look forward to continuing to build the BAL and African basketball ecosystem with Manyo’s support and leadership.”Manyo-Plange has more than 20 years of experience in the NBA’s global operations and management and had been working in his previous role since May 2010 when he helped launch the NBA Africa office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then he has led many aspects of the NBA’s continued growth in Africa by helping secure marketing, media and consumer products partnerships and leading the operations around the three sold-out NBA Africa Games and the launch of The NBA Academy Africa in Senegal.Before relocating to South Africa, Manyo-Plange spent 14 years at the NBA office in New York City, holding management positions across multiple departments, including international business operations, events, and marketing.Manyo-Plange graduated from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, specializing in International Economic Development and Management. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University, where he double-majored in Political Science and Sports Management and was a Henry Rutgers Scholar.In July, the BAL announced Cairo (Egypt), Dakar (Senegal), Lagos (Nigeria), Luanda (Angola), Rabat (Morocco) and either Monastir or Tunis (Tunisia) as the host cities where the inaugural BAL regular season will take place and Kigali (Rwanda) as the host city for the first-ever BAL Final Four and BAL Final. NIKE and Jordan Brand will be the exclusive outfitter of the new professional league.The announcement about the NBA and FIBA’s launch of the BAL, which would mark the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America, was made at the NBA All-Star 2019 Africa Luncheon in Charlotte on Saturday, Feb. 16.RelatedBasketball: NBA Selects Senegalese Native To Lead Newly Formed Basketball Africa LeagueMay 31, 2019In “Africa”Luol Deng Named Basketball Africa League AmbassadorFebruary 11, 2020In “BasketBall”Nike, Jordan Named Official Kit Sponsors as Lagos Joins List of Host Cities for Inaugural Basketball Africa LeagueAugust 1, 2019In “BasketBall”last_img read more