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Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
In Loving Memory of Sandra Joan Farlow, 71

In Loving Memory of Sandra Joan Farlow, 71

The Austell resident and former owner of Smyrna Playskool passed away on Wednesday.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
Missing Austell Man Found Safe

Missing Austell Man Found Safe

The 78-year-old was located trying to buy gas in Fulton County.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.
GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

Plus, Gwinnett teachers honored, business openings and expansions, and students fighting drugs were among this week's uplifting stories.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Also: Fulton tax lawsuit, coffee with a cop, real estate open houses, Phipps Plaza update, suspects in trail attacks, and phone scammers.
Bartow Shooting Rampage, Robin Williams Tributes, Carjackers, Cop Cab, Avoid I-285, Jobless Rate Rises

Bartow Shooting Rampage, Robin Williams Tributes, Carjackers, Cop Cab, Avoid I-285, Jobless Rate Rises

Also: Ga. chief says Ferguson, Mo., police force is too white; Funeral set for football player; Couple scammed out of $11,800.
Viral: Atlanta Sportscaster's Tribute to Robin Williams

Viral: Atlanta Sportscaster's Tribute to Robin Williams

How many references can you count?
Teens Removed From Filthy Home, Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs, Firefighters Get Promotion, Noose at Door, Pay Raises for School Employees

Teens Removed From Filthy Home, Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs, Firefighters Get Promotion, Noose at Door, Pay Raises for School Employees

Plus, chicken nuggets made in Georgia have been recalled and a stunt dog will soon visit a metro Atlanta county.
Double Shooting, Exciting Towns, Homicide Sketches, Deadly Fire and Trail Security

Double Shooting, Exciting Towns, Homicide Sketches, Deadly Fire and Trail Security

Plus, spray-painting suspects arrested after police find their work still drying. Our top posts in Ga.
Football Death, Autistic Child Abused, TB Outbreak, Zoo Escape and School News

Football Death, Autistic Child Abused, TB Outbreak, Zoo Escape and School News

Plus, Gwinnett jury duty scam; GA WOW houses; gang members indicted; Cosby ethics complaint; and how expensive is it to drive in Georgia?
Austell Man Shoots Wife, Daughter

Austell Man Shoots Wife, Daughter

The daughter has undergone surgery as a result of her wounds.
Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Also: Sore loser robs card players; 174 pounds of pot; AC units swiped from roof.
Another Child Left in Hot Car, Thousands Ask To Help Officer, Body of Teen Found in Lake, $5.1 Billion GA Film Industry, Officer Saves Overdose Victim

Another Child Left in Hot Car, Thousands Ask To Help Officer, Body of Teen Found in Lake, $5.1 Billion GA Film Industry, Officer Saves Overdose Victim

Plus, Paulding County plans security upgrades for Silver Comet Trail and two kennel operators have been charged with animal cruelty.