News Nearby: Acworth Man Missing; Probation for Ex-KSU Dean
The top headlines from Cobb and the metro Atlanta area for Monday, July 23.
A 76-year-old Acworth man with Alzheimer's has not been seen since he withdrew "a significant amount of cash" Thursday afternoon at an Acworth bank.
Acworth Patch has more details.
The former head of Kennesaw State University's College of Education has recieved probation and ordered to pay a fine and restitution for giving false statements about the cost of airline tickets billed to the school.
More from Kennesaw Patch.
One of the three bodies pulled from the rubble of a Cherokee County house fire has been identified as 46-year-old Darlene Norrell, who lived there with here husband and teenage daughter. They are feared to be the other victims of the blaze.
Canton-Sixes Patch has more on the story.
Parents and advocates behind the proposed Smyrna Academy of Excellence are asking for community support as they prepare to request charter status from the Georgia Department of Education.
The Cobb Board of Education recently turned down the SAE's application. Smyrna-Vinings Patch blogger Amy Pearre Dunn details efforts to create a charter school in the South Cobb area.
The battle over whether the DeKalb community of Brookhaven should incorporate is heating up with a week left before the July 31 primary, and groups on either side of the issue are raising some serious money on behalf of their opposing causes.
Get the latest from Brookhaven Patch.
A motorist whose vehicle was hit by an Atlanta Police cruiser over the weekend has died from her injuries. The officer who was responding to a call for assistance when the accident occurred remains hospitalized with serious injuries.
Cascade Patch has the updates.