- Oconee Patch
A 33-year-old man was struck by a car and killed on the Loop near Highway 316 Thursday night, according to an email release from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office and a post on the office's Facebook Page. Officials responded to the call about 11:18 p.m.
"The person killed had stopped to assist the driver of another vehicle that had broken down in the travel lane," the Georgia State Patrol said in an email..
Mayor Reed to Seek Second Term - Midtown Patch
At a breakfast Thursday morning hosted by the Midtown-based investment, development and advisory firm Carter, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed confirmed that he would run for re-election next year and would not be seeking a higher office in Washington D.C., where he he has made numerous trips to in recent months stumping for President Barack Obama..
- Sandy Springs Patch
Just in time for the shopping season. Von Maur, the upscale department store anchor that's been under construction at Perimeter Mall for a long time will open Saturday with a bunch of special treats and events for its grand opening.
Olivia Culpo, Miss USA 2012, will make an appearance in the shoe department from 2:30-3:30 p.m. .