News Nearby: Man Shoots Woman, Then Self; No Leads in Car Wash Killing
Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the Atlanta metro area and north Georgia.
Cops: Acworth Man Kills Woman, Self - Acworth Patch
An Acworth man Sunday morning fatally shot a woman before turning the gun on himself, according to a Marietta Police Department spokesman.
Henry Harlan Wooten, 70, of Acworth and Kay Cornell Janus, 72, of Marietta had been involved in a long-term relationship, Marietta Police spokesman David Baldwin said. Read Acworth Patch for more on this story.
Still No Suspects in Sun Glo Car Wash Killing - Cartersville Patch
On a warm, sunny day in Cartersville, a young woman washes her car as other patrons prepare to soap and vacuum their vehicles at Sun Glo Car Wash, where months earlier 28-year-old local resident R.J. Statler was shot once and killed.
Despite a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible, police have no suspects in the Dec. 16, late-night shooting and apparent robbery on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Statler was found after 11 p.m., lying in a car wash stall next to his pickup truck. He had been "mudding" with family earlier in the day. For more on this story, see Cartersville Patch.
Sheriff Jud Smith said Monday the department won't release the name of a teen who was found dead inside her Winder home Feb. 14. A formerWinder-Barrow Middle School math teacher is facing charges in connection with the teen's death.
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office says Emily Susan Smith, 37, of Junction Court in Winder,assisted the victim via cell phone in reference to obtaining a controlled substance prior to the teen's death. Emily Smith was booked into theBarrow County Detention Center March 6 and is charged with charged with reckless conduct, criminal attempt distribution of a controlled substance and use of a communication facility in commission of a criminal attempt to distribute a controlled substance. Barrow Patch has more on this story.
Dave FM Alum Launches EAV Radio - East Atlanta Patch
When Dave FM switched formats from adult rock to sports talk, many in metro Atlanta felt pangs of disappointment.
Margot Chobanian, who held positions as music director and assistant program director at the station, decided to do something about it. See East Atlanta Patch for the full story.