Man Found Murdered at his Business; Chip Rogers Steps Down
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Cumming Man Found Murdered in His Deer Processing Business - Cumming Patch
A 60-year-old Cumming man was found murdered Sunday night in his deer processing business in Hancock County, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).
The body of Nelson Garner was found by a relative around 9:30 p.m. at Garner’s Grinder located at 18630 Highway 16 in Sparta, Ga. (the business is located about 137 miles from Cumming, between Atlanta and Augusta). Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story.
Chip Rogers To Step Down From Senate - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch
One of the state's most prominent Republican politicians is slated to step down from the Georgia Senate.
State Senator Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) is expected to announce his resignation from the Georgia Senate later today, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Visit Woodstock-Towne Lake for more on this story.
Aaron's Founder R. Charles Loudermilk Sued by Federal Regulators - Buckhead Patch
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. sued R. Charles Loudermilk, founder of Aaron's furniture rental company, because of $21.8 million of bad real estate loans made by the failed Buckhead Community Bank, according to Businessweek.
Loudermilk, known by many as Mr. Buckhead, helped found Buckhead Community Bank in 1998 and was its former chairman. In September, Loudermilk left the company as its board chairman, becoming chairman emeritus. Visit Buckhead Patch for more on this story.
Woman Gets 12 Years For Running Over Ex - Douglasville Patch
A Hiram woman will serve 12 years in prison after news of a break-up drove her to run over an ex-boyfriend with a SUV, according to District Attorney David McDade.
Vanessa Marie Garrett-Rogers, 28, received a 30-year sentence from Chief Superior Court Judge Robert J. James after entering a guilty plea to charges of Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault and Leaving the Scene of an Accident on Monday. Visit Douglasville Patch for more on this story.
Fulton County police have confirmed two officers were injured in Palmetto on Tuesday morning.
Palmetto police said one of their officers was hurt, along with a Union City police officer. It is unclear how the officers were injured, but the incident happened on Roosevelt Highway at Walnut Way sometime before 10:30 a.m. News Chopper 2 flew over two wrecked police cruisers with Union police and Palmetto police. Visit WSBTV for more on this story.