Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run; 17-Year-Old Missing

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Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Marietta - Marietta Patch

The Marietta Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident.

The accident occurred at 7:43 p.m. Sunday on Powder Springs Street, according to Marietta Police.

A 55-year-old male was riding a bicycle on Powder Springs Street near Natchez Trace when he was struck by what witnesses describe as a black SUV, Police said. Visit Marietta Patch for more.

Authorities Searching for Missing 17-Year-Old - Oconee Patch

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is searching for 17-year-old Joshua Stuart, identified as a missing person in a Nixle alert sent Sunday night.

Joshua has brown eyes and brown hair, according to the advisory, and was wearing jeans and a yellow striped polo shirt. He was last seen driving a silver 2012 Honda Civic with Georgia tag BSJ 8391.

Joshua may be in nearby Jackson County or Madison County, the message stated. Visit Oconee Patch for additional details and updates.

- Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch

Worshipers at a Woodstock church arrived on Sunday morning eager to participate in an Easter service.

However, what they found was locked doors and, according to WSBTV, the man at the center of a longstanding dispute with the congregation was the perpetrator.

More than 20 members of the church told a WSB reporter that Willard Hambrick allegedly locked them out of the church and told them he would have them arrested if they set foot onto the church's property. Find more on this story on Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch.

 - Fort Stewart Patch

A Savannah man was arrested Friday after police say he climbed into a wildlife center's wolf enclosure bearing sugar, soy milk and a nearly empty bottle of Kahlua.

According to a Morris News Service report, Savannah police were called to Oatland Island Wildlife Center at about noon, after visitors to the center reported that a man was in the wolf pen. Police say John Frazier Floyd, 26, fled the pen when they arrived, and they commandeered a utility vehicle to chase after him as he ran through several other enclosures and down a trail. Fort Stewart Patch has additional details.


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