Thursday, May 16, 2013
Here are today's top headlines from Patch towns across the region.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 16
One Killed, 1 Injured in Cobb Crash - Marietta Patch A 46-year-old Hiram woman was killed and her 14-year-old son was injured Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident in Cobb. About 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, Delores Sibert of Hiram was driving eastbound on Dallas Highway when she attempted to make a left turned into the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. Marietta Patch has more on this story. Ball Ground Woman Charged with Killing Father - Canton-Sixes Patch A Ball Ground woman has been arrested for allegedly murdering her father after Cherokee County sheriff's deputies discovered his decomposed body inside the home. Andrea Blanton, 45, remains at at the Cherokee…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Milton church joins with Wellspring Living to hellp encourage and empower communities to take a stand against sex trafficking in their communities.
Tuesday, April 23
As has been seen in the news recently, sex trafficking is a real problem in metro Atlanta. So Wellspring Living and Stonecreek Church held a "Shine A Light on Sex Trafficking" for the community on April 19 to raise awareness for commercial sexual exploitation of children and young adults. The day began with a roundtable event to unite and connect all sectors of the community and to raise awareness and action against sexual exploitation. Attendees heard case studies and learn from those involved in the fight including: Mary Frances Bowley, founder and president of Wellspring Living, Camilla Wright, human trafficking prosecutor for the Fulton County District Attorney's office and others. The Night of Worship featured music by Atlanta-based …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Here are the top headlines from around the region.
Fire Guts Forsyth Residential Workshop - Cumming Patch Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a two-story hobby workshop in central eastern Forsyth County Thursday morning. Division Chief Jason Shivers of the Forsyth County Fire Department said the structure was about 2,000 square feet and was located behind the owner's house at 2705 Samples Road, near Buford Dam Road, in a residential community. "It [workshop] did have vehicles in it and some entertainment capabilities, but a nice structure for the homeowner to do his automotive hobby in," he said. Read Cumming Patch for more on this story. 'Longtime Friend' Snatches $40 from Woman's Bra - Cartersville Patch A "longtime friend" snatched $40 from a woman'…