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News Nearby: BOE Member, State Rep Clash Over Charter Amendment

Here are some Patch headlines from around the region.

– West Cobb Patch

State Rep. Ed Setzler’s main argument Tuesday night in favor of the proposed charter school amendment was choice—allowing parents to pull their children out of failing traditional public schools to attend charter ones.

“Southwest Atlanta, rural Georgia—is there any school in the state that you wouldn’t want to send your kid to?” he asked the dozen-plus forum attendees at Hillgrove High School. “If there is any school you wouldn’t want to send your kid to, you’ve got to support choice.” Visit West Cobb Patch for more on this story.

Canton Police Searching for Shoplifters - Canton-Sixes Patch

The Canton Police Department needs your help in identifying shoplifters who have been active in the area.

The three male suspects have allegedly stolen video games and other electronic merchandise from Target over the last several weeks. See Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story.

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