Body Found in Lake Lanier; Fatal Wreck Closes I-575 South
Here are some of the top headlines from throughout the region.
Fisherman Finds Body Near Mary Alice Park - Cumming Patch
Forsyth County authorities hope a body found by a fisherman near Mary Alice Park is that of a Tucker man missing for a month after his boat was first seen running in circles on Lake Lanier.
After the body was found Sunday morning, Forsyth County deputies pulled it from the lake, according to WSB-TV. George Counts, 47, of Tucker, went missing on Feb. 18. For more on this story, visit Cumming Patch.
Fatal Crash Leads to I-575 South Shutdown - Kennesaw Patch
Interstate 575 South is closed indefinitely due to a fatality crash that occurred just before 2 p.m. Monday, according to a Nixle alert from Cobb County Government.
Butler Found Guilty in the 2009 Murder of Epsie Ewing, 65, of Loganville - Loganville-Grayson Patch
It took less than an hour after closing arguments for Alcovy Circuit Superior Court Judge Eugene Benton to find Corey Butler, 31, of Monroe, guilty of all 14 counts in the indictment for the 2009 murder of Epsie Ewing, 65, of Loganville.
Butler was accused of going to the home of Epsie and CF Ewing with Barry Marquez Partee and John Jody Blackwell on or about 1 p.m. on May 21, 2009 to commit armed robbery. During the attack, CF and Epsie Ewing were both beaten.For more on this story, visit Loganville-Grayson Patch.
Recognizing the need for a holistic approach to combat street-level prostitution, the City of Atlanta has convened a Working Group to Reduce Prostitution to collaborate with key stakeholders and bring back recommendations to the Administration and City Council. For more on this story, visit Midtown Patch.
'The Returned' TV Crew Prepares Norcross Home for Filming - Norcross Patch
FTP Productions plans to film the ABC pilot for a supernatural drama called "The Returned" in Norcross this week. Most filming will take place at the Pafford home at 566 N. Peachtree St., but the production also plans to capture downtown businesses, street traffic and some neighbors surrounding the home. For more on this story, visit Norcross Patch.