Bridge Accident Injures 3; Woman Let Kids Live in Roaches, Sewage and Mold

Today's headlines from the surrounding area include: major appliances stolen from a foreclosed home, an accident on Knox Bridge and a Northeast Cobb man fighting foreclosure.

Two women and one man were taken to local hospitals after an afternoon accident on Knox Bridge Highway, just west of .

 spokesman Tim Cavender said a burgundy Ford Explorer left the highway and flipped several times before landing down an embankment. .

Major home appliances were reported as stolen from a foreclosed home on Canonero Court in Milton.

The real estate agent reported to Milton police on July 1 that the kitchen floor and deck were heavily damaged when the oven, gas range and dishwasher were dragged out of the home. Along with a microwave, the appliances were valued at $7,000. Floor repairs will cost another $2,000. .

A Smyrna mother was arrested Friday for allowing her home on Gray Road to become infested with roaches, mold and raw sewage, Cobb police said.

Shannon Lynn Byers, 42, of Smyrna was charged with three misdemeanor counts of contributing to the deprivation of a minor. .

A Northeast Cobb man who feels he has been unjustly foreclosed upon by his bank has begun a 24 hour, seven day a week occupation protest to save his home.

Steve Bordeaux, an unemployed homeowner, has been fighting to keep his out of foreclosure. In order to save his house, he applied for an emergency home loan modification from his bank. The process was moving along properly until, according to Bordeaux, the IRS did not get his tax transcripts to the bank in time. Because of the delay, the bank began foreclosure sale proceedings.

One day after the foreclosure sale was complete, Bordeaux's tax transcripts arrived. .

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