Gwinnett County police worked overnight at the home of a Grayson teen who was shot to death Wednesday afternoon. Cpl. Jake Smith identified the victim as 14-year-old Paul Sampleton, a freshman at Grayson High School. Police said his father came home at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday to find his son's body in their Grayson home on Haynescrest Drive and called police. The school was on early release for the last day of school. For more on this story, visit Loganville-Grayson Patch.
A former Cumming Elementary School PTO treasurer pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $30,000 from the parent teacher organization and was given a 15-year sentence to serve on probation.
Jamie Garfield, 37, entered a gulity plea to three counts of theft by taking, according to Forsyth Chief Assistant District Attorney Sandra Partridge.
"She paid $10,000 of the restitution on the day of the plea in a certified check which was given to the principal [of Cumming Elementary] to give to the PTO," said Patridge. Find all of the details on Cumming Patch.
Carter’s, Inc., the country’s largest branded marketer of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, is closing up its Midtown-based operations and moving its headquarters to Buckhead. The move will likely create 200 new jobs. For more on this story, visit Buckhead Patch.
A joint effort of the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody Police Departments netted a group of people suspected of stealing from Perimeter-area retail stores.
Dunwoody Police were first called to Best Buy Thursday because a group of women were attempting to exit the store with three Xbox 360s, according to Dunwoody Police. For more on this story, visit Sandy Springs Patch.
The Confucius Institute at Kennesaw State University (CIKSU) has been named among this year’s “Confucius Institutes of the Year,” an honor bestowed annually to a select group of Chinese language and culture centers operating worldwide. Find out more about it on Kennesaw Patch.
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