News Nearby: Fatal Crashes, Shootings Leave Several Dead, Many Injured
Some top Patch headlines from around the region.
AVOID I-75 northbound near exit 293. All northbound lanes closed. Vehicle fire with fatal accident. AVOID area. For more information, visit Cartersville Patch.
A fatal crash occurred Thursday afternoon on South Gordon Road in Austell, leaving one man dead and three others severely injured including an Austell teen, according to the Cobb County Police Department. For more information, visit South Cobb Patch.
Thursday evening, December 20th at about 5:30 p.m., police responded to a call of a man shot in the parking lot of Therrell High School near Mt. Gilead. This call began a series of unrelated gunshot calls in the span of 2 hours. For more on this story, visit Cascade Patch.
A former Cumming Elementary School PTO treasurer pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $30,000 from the parent teacher organization and was given a 15-year sentence to serve on probation.
Jamie Garfield, 37, entered a gulity plea to three counts of theft by taking, according to Forsyth Chief Assistant District Attorney Sandra Partridge. For more on this story, visit Cumming Patch.