Clerk Shot in Murder-Suicide; Hit-and-Run Victim Remains in Grave Condition

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Clerk Shot in Murder-Suicide at Bartow's Barnsley Gardens Resort - Cartersville Patch

Bartow County authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at an upscale resort near Cartersville.

Sheriff Clark Millsap said in a statement that deputies were called to Barnsley Gardens Resort near Adairsville at 2:40 a.m. to reports a female clerk had been shot. The man who allegedly shot her had fled into nearby woods. Visit Cartersville Patch for more information and updates.

Police: Lawrenceville Woman Tells Bank She Has Explosives in Car - Lawrencville Patch

A woman was admitted into the hospital for mental health issues after she allegedly gave a bank teller a note saying explosives were in her car.

She tried explaining to police that she was being followed and was in danger. Her 15-year-old son told a slightly different story: his mother had been under a lot of stress lately, and her behavior changed in the past few days. Find the bizzare details Lawrenceville Patch.

Hit-and-Run Victim Remains in Grave Condition in Athens Hospital - Athens Patch

Emily Bowman, 19, remains in a coma and on a ventilator at Athens Regional Medical Condition. Her father Dale Bowman has remained with her around the clock, since he learned early Saturday morning that his daughter had been in a hit-and-run accident on Oak Street and was severely injured.

Dale Bowman has been sleeping on a couch in the intensive care waiting room, according to the Athens Banner Herald. He told the newspaper the swelling and bleeding in his daughter's brain had subsided. Get the full story at Athens Patch.

- Kennesaw Patch

A Kennesaw man allegedly left a toddler alone in an apartment while he sold drugs, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The AJC, citing an arrest warrant, reported that Darnell Anthony Marshall allegedly sold 7.9 grams of marijuana to an undercover agent in the parking lot of the Greenhouse Apartments. Find the details on Kennesaw Patch.

Man: 'My Cousin Said They Were Vitamins' - Dacula Patch

A South Carolina man ended up in the Gwinnett County Jail after pills, which he claimed to have thought were vitamins, turned out to be illegal narcotics.

Although he wasn't going to be arrested on outstanding warrants in another state, Wesley Washburn, 27, of Easley, continued to act nervous, according to a police officer. .

- Dallas-Hiram Patch

Joyce Harvey Cunningham, a cook from Paulding County, has won a $500,000 top prize playing $500,000 Green, a Georgia Lottery instant game.

Cunningham, a Dallas resident, said that after receiving a $6 tip, she bought the ticket. Find out what the lucky grandmother of four will do with her winnings at Dallas-Hiram Patch.


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