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Mission interrupted

Roaring Spring native evacuated from Georgia during political unrest

September 13, 2008
By Jimmy Mincin,

On the morning of Aug. 5, skirmishes between the Eastern European country of Georgia and its breakaway region of South Ossetia escalated into a full-scale war. A massive Russian counterattack into Georgia followed, and five days of bloody fighting ensued before Russia enforced a preliminary cease-fire, ousting Georgian forces from the contested province.

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