News Nearby: Dangerous Fugitive on the Loose; Molestation Charges
Check out these Patch headlines from communities around the region.
Bartow Authorities Seek Fugitive Following Car, Foot Chase - Cartersville Patch
Bartow County sheriff's authorities are asking locals to be on the lookout for a "dangerous fugitive" last seen this morning near Red Top Mountain Road near Acworth and Cartersville.
Sheriff Clark Millsap said in a release police are looking for Derrick Ramone Walker, 40, of Avondale Estates, GA, following an incident early this morning. See Cartersville Patch for more on this story.
VIDEO: Gwinnett Lingerie Football Team: Call It 'Atlanta Steam' - Suwanee Patch
That Lingerie Football League team that plans to play in Gwinnett in 2013? Just call it the Atlanta Steam.
In a news release, LFL officials announced that "Atlanta Steam" was the most popular choice of almost 4,300 team name submissions. That was among the strongest responses for such an effort in an expansion market. Visit Suwanee Patch for more on this story.
Father, Roommate Arrested in Molestation Case – Douglasville Patch
Christopher Michael Newell, 28, of Lithia Springs, has been arrested and charged with molesting his two children, both under 10 years of age, according to investigator Joshua Miller, Douglas County Sheriff's Department.
At the time of the accusation, Newell was the roommate of Paul William Gammell, previously arrested on charges of molesting the two children. Visit Douglasville Patch for additional details on this story.