Marietta Firefighter Laid To Rest; Slaying Suspect Captured
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Firefighters Salute Kennesaw Man - Kennesaw Patch
Marietta firefighter Lonnie Nutt was as humble as they come. And while those who knew him said he never missed an opportunity to help somebody, he never expected anything in return. He worked silently and never sought the spotlight.
But Tuesday called for a celebration of life for the Kennesaw man who died of a massive heart attack Thursday while responding to an automobile accident on Whitlock Avenue. For more on this story, visit Kennesaw Patch.
U.S. Marshal's Capture Alpharetta Slaying Suspect - Alpharetta-Milton Patch
A suspect in the shooting death at an Alpharetta townhome development near Old Milton Parkway has been captured.
The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety announced that Shane Demetrice Woods was arrested in Georgia. Woods was captured by the United States Marshal’s Southeastern Fugitive Task Force with assistance by the Fulton County Sheriffs Office, according to George Gordon, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety. See Alpharetta-Milton Patch for more on this story .
Milton Police Identify Victim of Deadly Shooting - Alpharetta-Milton Patch
Milton police have identified the victim of a shooting just before 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 as Christopher Walker, 19.
Walker was the victim in what police say was a robbery. The shooting took place in the driveway of his residence, 320 Silhouette Court, Milton.
"The motive for the shooting is robbery and we do not currently have any suspects," said Capt. Shawn McCarty, spokesman for the police department. More on this story can be found on Alpharetta-Milton Patch .
Decatur Woman Asks, Who Would Steal My Skeleton? - Decatur Patch
Nancy Wilkinson says grinches are stealing her holiday decorations--and her good spirits.
Wilkinson, known around Decatur for going all out to decorate her house on Adair Street for Halloween, Christmas and other holidays, said a young woman stole a life-sized medical skeleton Monday afternoon.
"This was bold," she said in an e-mail. "The woman pulled into our driveway and ran up on the porch. See Decatur Patch for the full story .
Missing Woman From Gwinnett is Found in DeKalb - Gwinnett Patch
Lawrenceville Police say an endangered woman who went missing Sunday has been found in DeKalb County.
Anastacia "Stacy" Lee Sircle, 37, is reportedly fine and will be reunited with her family, said Capt. Greg Vaughn in an email this morning. Gwinnett Patch has the details on this story .