Here are some top Patch headlines not far from Alpharetta and Milton. For more on each story, click on the links.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Gwinnett PD: Duluth Woman Killed During Double Shooting at Hotel – Duluth Patch The Gwinnett County Police Department Homicide Unit quickly arrested a suspect in a double shooting that resulted in the death of a Duluth woman and wounded a Duluth man Thursday night. James Rashad Clay, 24, of Duluth has been charged in the shooting that occurred about 9:56 p.m. July 5 at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in unincorporated Duluth, according to Cpl. Edwin Ritter, public information officer for the department. Investigators are searching for a motive, he said. Gwinnett County Police Uniform officers responded to the hotel, located at 2350 Stephens Center Drive, regarding shots fired. Upon their arrival officers discovered two victims, each …
Just over one week since the blast that burned Andrew Wordes' Roswell home and took his life, his friends and lawyers are still looking for answers.
In the week since Andrew Wordes - Roswell's Chicken Man - died in the blaze that destroyed his home and took his life, local leaders, law enforcement and those closest to him are still asking how it came to this. It was Fulton County officials who were on hand to foreclose the property the day Wordes' Alpine Drive home exploded. But despite no current proceedings or grievances facing Wordes by the city of Roswell, according to Assistant City Attorney Bob Hulsey, Wordes' supporters still believe the city is to blame. The Fulton County Buzz Examiner reports Wordes longtime mortgage holder transferred the deed to a W.C. and Dora Hardeman during February 2011, but no address is listed for the couple. However, a quick Internet search reveals …