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Robber Covers Face with Yellow Panties; Man Arrested for Changing GA Driving Test Score

Here are some of today's top headlines from throughout the region.

Man Arrested for Changing Applicant's State Driving Test to Passing Grade - Sandy Springs Patch

A 29-year-old Sandy Springs man allegedly changed the grade of someone who failed the state's driving test.

The applicant received a 10 on the exam, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. But Danlami Olugbenga Sanya allegedly changed the score to a 90, wrote "Pass" by the score. .

Masked Robber Also Wears Yellow Panties Covering His Face - Cartersville Patch

Cartersville police say a 62-year-old local man is responsible for an alleged robbery Tuesday at the Dollar General in Market Square.

The cashier said a man later identified as Icar St. Valentine Channer of Mountain Chase Drive came into the store wearing a toboggan and yellow panties over his face. .

Woodruff Arts Center Executive Pleads Guilty to Stealing More than $1.1 Million - Midtown Patch

Ralph Clark pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $1.1 million from the Woodruff Arts Center while serving as its facilities director, the U.S. Attorney's office said.

Clark, 42, of Ellenwood, Ga., could go to prison for up to 10 years and receive a fine of up to $250,000 when U.S. District Judge Julie E. Carnes sentences him Aug 7. .

- Norcross Patch

Historic Downtown Norcross was filled with film crews working and passersby snapping photos Wednesday as production went on for the holiday movie "A Friggin' Christmas Miracle." Click here for a photo gallery of the filming in Norcross.

Family of Five Displaced Due to House Fire in Lawrenceville - Gwinnett Patch

A family of five has been displaced due to a fire that completely destroyed their Lawrenceville home.

While no injuries have been reported, the family's two cats have not been located since the fire broke out, according to Gwinnett County Fire spokesman Lt. Colin Rhoden. .


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