News Nearby: 3 Die in House Fire; Prostitution Sting in Smyrna
The top headlines for Wednesday, July 18, from around the metro Atlanta area.
A Ball Ground couple and their teenage daughter are feared dead in a house fire early Wednesday morning.
But the Cherokee Sheriff's Office is "unable to definitively conclude that the bodies" pulled from the rubble belonged to the residents, who have not been seen since the blaze burned the home to the ground.
For more details visit Canton-Sixes Patch.
Smyrna Police uncovered drugs and a stolen gun during a prostitution sting at a motel, and charged two people with a lot more than solicitation.
The detailed blotter from Smyrna-Vinings Patch.
The City of Sandy Springs and The Church of Scientology may finally have ended their long-running battle.
On Tuesday the city council voted to approve modifications that would allow the church to convert an office building into worship space.
The Scientology proposal has generated major community opposition for several years, and culminated in a 2009 discrimination lawsuit.
Sandy Springs Patch has full coverage.