Robinson Collapses at BOC Meeting- Douglasville Patch
District 2 Douglas County Commissioner Kelly Robinson collapsed at the board of commissioners meeting this morning. He has been taken to Douglas WellStar Hospital, according to the Douglas County Sentinel. Go to Douglasville Patch for updates.
Pedestrian Struck, Killed on 41 - Cartersville Patch
A motorist about 1:35 this morning struck a pedestrian wearing dark jeans and a black shirt, who appeared to have improperly crossed the highway, Cartersville Police Department Chief Thomas Culpepper said in a news release.
The man hit by a McDonald's worker on Highway 41 near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Kennestone Hospital, but died in surgery. See Cartersville Patch for more on this story.
Linda Schultz to Host Community Meeting Tuesday - Roswell Patch
Each member of the Fulton County Board of Education sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opportunity for direct contact with community members and give board members a chance to listen to local issues and concerns.
Council To Weigh Alcohol Waiver For Festival - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch
The Woodstock City Council will consider waiving parts of its alcohol ordinance on Monday.
The council will hold a called meeting and work session to consider a waiver to allow the serving and consumption of alcohol at the Park at City Center and to temporarily close East Main Street just north of Arnold Mill Road for patron safety. See Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch for more on this story.
One Suspect Arrested in Cumming Home Invasion - Cumming Patch
One of the suspects involved in a home invasion earlier this week was apprehended in Forsyth County by authorities, according to Sgt. Bryan Zimbardi of the Cumming Police Department.
"We have arrested one person," said Zimbardi.
Shaeem McLaren, 20, of Cumming was arrested and charged with armed robbery, theft by taking, and burglary in the first degree, according to Karleen Chalker of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. He is being held at the Forsyth County Detention Center. His bond has been set at $16,720. See Cumming Patch for more on this story.