Four Dead in Johns Creek Apartment; Teens Die in Fiery Crash
Check out these Patch headlines from communities not far from Alpharetta and Milton.
4 People Found Dead in Johns Creek Apartment - Johns Creek Patch
Four people have been found dead in Aylesbury Farms apartments on Abbotts Bridge Road, the Johns Creek Police Department reported.
Police found the bodies of two adults and two children mid-morning today, Monday, Feb. 4, while conducting a welfare check, said Johns Creek's Communications Manager Rosemary Taylor, who added that all four bodies were found in one unit, No. 601. Read more about this story on Johns Creek Patch.
2 Teens Die in Sandy Plains Road Crash - East Cobb Patch
Two teenagers were killed in East Cobb early Sunday morning when the car in which they were riding crashed into a brick sign and caught fire.
Sgt. Dana Pierce of the Cobb Police Department said the victims were Stephen Nolasco, 19, and Matthew Bennett, 18, both of Marietta.
The accident occurred around 3:20 a.m., when a silver 2001 Volvo S60 Nolasco was driving northbound on Sandy Plains Road apparently lost control, according to Pierce. For more on this story, visit East Cobb Patch.
Red Cross to Begin Today Assisting Tornado-Stricken Families with Relocation, More – Cartersville Patch
Beginning today, Red Cross disaster shelter locations in Bartow and Gordon counties will also serve as Red Cross casework centers for families with emergency needs resulting from significant storm damage to their homes.
Residents who cannot live in their homes are urged to call to set up an appointment to meet with a caseworker or to simply drop by a Red Cross center. Residents whose damaged homes are livable but have other disaster-caused needs are asked to call and arrange to speak with a Red Cross caseworker. Visit Cartersville Patch to read more about this story.
Report: Woodstock School That Bans Homosexuality Receives State Dollars – Woodstock Patch
Some scholarship money generated through a Georgia tax credit program has been used at religious schools that ban gay, lesbian and bisexual students, according to a report released late last month.
One school in the report from the Southern Education Foundation, an Atlanta education policy group, is in Woodstock. Visit Woodstock Patch to read more about this story.
Cash, Gaming Systems Stolen From Lilburn Pub - Lilburn Patch
Cash and thousands of dollars worth of gaming systems were reported stolen in a burglary at Bailen's Pub in Lilburn.
According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the bar, which is located at 865 Indian Trail Road, was broken into by someone smashing the front door. Read more on Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch.