Cobb Police say the incident took place Wednesday afternoon.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Cobb Police are searching for a suspect who held up a CVS pharmacy on Powers Ferry Road Wednesday afternoon. A man entered the store at 2014 Powers Ferry Road around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday demanding specific prescription drugs and cash from a register, according to a release issued by Cobb Police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce. The suspect, who displayed a handgun in his waistband during the robbery, left with an undisclosed amount of cash and may have been driving a gold or tan full-size SUV, police said. Pierce said the suspect is described as a black male, six feet tall, and heavyset or muscular, between 40-50 years old. The suspect was wearing black plastic rimmed glasses, a black jacket and a skull cap, and hid his face with a surgical …
How to combat winter illnesses and where to go in East Cobb for vaccinations.
Cold weather has been around for several weeks, which is later than medical officials suggest for getting immunized from the flu. While that advance advice isn't always heeded, it's not entirely too late to fend off illnesses that spread during the winter. "I have to admit I was reluctant at first when my wife first started getting them [the vaccinations] some years ago," says East Cobb resident Mark Johnson, owner of the soon-to-open Legacy Pointe Academy. Johnson is not alone; awareness seems to be the single greatest contributing factor in the spread of the flu virus. Influenza, most commonly known as the flu, is a virus that attacks the immune system, making its victims weak and very sick for days, if not weeks. There are three …