Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Join as a sustainer and support independent local news for your community.

Bad News: Georgia Woman Accidently Threw Her Diamonds In The Trash


Good morning. I'm David Greene with a new meaning for diamond in the rough. A woman in Georgia accidentally threw her diamonds in the trash, $100,000 worth of jewelry. How lucky is she? Well, employees at the landfill got the call just in time to divert the truck. They were still dealing with nearly 10 tons of trash to search, but they found the jewels, which is even more amazing considering the only clue the employees at the landfill were given - just look for a black trash bag. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.