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Angie Cornett Resigns from the Bartow School Board - Cartersville Patch
Bartow County school board District 3 rep and vice chairman Angie Cornett today resigned her position on the board of education, Superintendent John Harper said. The move follows Cornett's arrest on a reckless conduct charge for allegedly striking a system student in the Carterville Walmart parking lot.
Cornett cited "personal and family reasons," according to her letter of resignation, which was obtained by WBHF-AM 1450. Harper told Patch an election would take place to fill Cornett's seat. See the video and get the full story on Cartersville Patch.
Police Searching for Suspect Who Robbed Buckhead Bank Wednesday - Buckhead Patch
Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Suntrust bank inside the Publix Supermarket at 2900 Peachtree Road. The man, described as a dark-skinned African-American man with a beard, handed a note to the bank teller demanding money. For more, go to Buckhead Patch.
Homicide in Austell Wednesday Night - South Cobb Patch
Cobb County Police are investigating a homicide in Austell that happened Wednesday evening.
According to investigators, the Cobb County Emergency Communications Center dispatched officers from Zone 2 to a shooting which occurred inside a residence in the 1500 block of Pine Circle.
When officers arrived, they discovered the body of a dead male with a gunshot wound. Detectives have identified the victim as 23-year-old Justin Mitchell of Austell. See South Cobb Patch for more details, such as the two suspects were wearing beanie hats.
New Walton County Coroner Resigns After 2 Days - Loganville-Grayson Patch
Walton County officials have confirmed that Richard Jenkins resigned his position as the new Walton County Coroner today. Jenkins, who beat incumbent coroner Joseph Page in a run off election in August, served only 2 days in the office. Stay with Loganville-Grayson Patch for updates.