Here are some top Patch headlines from around the region.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Cartersville Man Charged in Rash of Alleged Burglaries - Cartersville Patch A Cartersville man has been charged in a series of burglaries in Sandy Springs following his arrest during an alleged botched burglary attempt in Douglasville. Gabriel Stephen Neely, 36, faces three counts of burglary in connection with the October incidents. See Cartersville Patch for more on this story. Barge Tours Woodstock Schools - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch State School Superintendent John Barge on Tuesday called the Cherokee County School District "visionary" to implement a science, technology, engineering and math academy at the elementary school level. "The minds of children, they're like sponges at this age," Barge said. "The more you can introduce them …
Clooney brings doom and gloom as the bad guy in this political thriller.
Movie: "The Ides of March" Hollywood superstar George Clooney stars in and directs "The Ides of March," a political thriller that reveals a dark underbelly of our ever-changing democracy. Clooney plays Democratic presidential candidate Mike Morris, a man who isn't what he appears to be in this political thriller. The movie also features rising star Ryan Gosling. Gosling plays Clooney's hot-shot media strategist Stephen Myers. Gosling's character butts heads with the campaign manager (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and the opposition's campaign manager (Paul Giamatti). Marisa Tomei stars as the New York Times reporter who plunges them all down the slippery slope of tragedy and sleaze. Without giving too much away, the story does loosely follows a …