News Nearby: Bed Catches Fire While Boy Sleeps; Deal Pairs M-16, Margaritas

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Bed Catches Alight While 6-Year-Old Loganville Boy Slept - Loganville-Grayson Patch

Rayman Stanelle, of Loganville, has a lot for which to be thankful after a fire in his son’s bedroom in the early morning hours of Sunday left little damage except for a partially burnt bed and carpet. It could, he said, have been so much worse.

“I've always subscribed to the ‘butterfly effect’ that basically says every little decision, no matter how small, plays a part in how your life goes,” Stanelle said. “I think God knows your destination, but it is up to you with how you get there.”

Stanelle said he was sleeping in the bedroom with his son early Sunday when he woke to an “annoying alarm” and a bright light. Read more on the story on Loganville-Grayson Patch.

Two More Arrested in Cumming Home Invasion – Cumming Patch

Two more suspects wanted in a Cumming home invasion last week have been arrested, authorities said.

Yusef Davis, 26, was arrested by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office on warrants issued by Cumming Police who also arrested Robert Nash, 21. Both men, who are from Cumming, were picked up earlier today [Monday]. A third suspect, Shaeem McLaren, 20, also of Cumming, was arrested last week. Visit Cumming Patch for more on the story.

Man Arrested on Suspicion of 'Doctor Shopping' - Douglasville Patch

Samuel Fann, 48, who Friday was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, is accused of "doctor shopping" or visiting several different pharmacies in Douglas County to obtain narcotic prescriptions. He was charged with six counts of fraudulently obtaining drugs.

"Doctor shopping continues to be a major issue in Douglas County and metro Atlanta," according to the report. "The Sheriff's Office will continue to aggressively pursue information relating to individuals that are doctor shopping in the county," the sheriff's Facebook page reads. Dougalsville Patch has more.

- Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch

State Rep. Sean Jerguson (R-Holly Springs) is partnering with a Holly Springs Mexican restaurant to offer a deal that involves an outing at his gun store, appetizers and margaritas.

Jerguson's Hi Caliber Firearms and Tacos and Beer are offering customers $39 for a "shooting range opportunity with an appetizer and margaritas for two." Read more about it on Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch.

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