News Nearby: Woman Wins $40K Lottery Prize; Murder Jury Deadlocked
Some of the top metro Atlanta headlines for Friday, Sept. 21.
Christy Solomon of Paulding County is $40,000 richer after buying a winning Georgia Lottery’s “Count The Money” ticket this week.
Find out more at Dallas-Hiram Patch.
A Douglas County jury is deadlocked over sentencing for Tracen Franklin, 20, who was found guilty last week of murdering of Bobby Tillman, 18, after a high school party in 2010.
Franklin no longer faces the death penalty, leaving the jury or the judge the choice to give him life in prison or life without parole.
The details come from Douglasville Patch.
Andrea Sneiderman, indicted last month in the 2010 shooting death of her husband, Russell Sneiderman, will be allowed to attend synagogue during the Jewish High Holy Days in a relaxation of the terms of her house arrest.
Her GE Energy supervisor, Hemy Neuman, is serving life without parole for the killing outside a Dunwoody day care center. She is facing charges of malice murder other charges related to her husband's death.
Dunwoody Patch has more on the story.
Residents of the newly incorporated city of Brookhaven will be billed to the tune of $30,000 for runoff elections.
DeKalb County is paying for city council and mayor's elections on Nov. 6, buty the new city, located just east of Buckhead, is responsible for races in which top candidates do not get at least 50 percent of the vote.
For more visit Brookhaven Patch.