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- Cumming Patch

A 64-year-old man and his dog died Friday morning following a structure fire in a single-wide mobile home.

Forsyth County firefighters responded to the scene of the fire located at 101 Sawnee Drive in the city of Cumming around 8:24 a.m. See Cumming Patch for more on this story.

Missing Johns Creek Teens Found Unharmed - Johns Creek Patch

According to the Johns Creek Police Department, missing Johns Creek teens Sean Mooney and Fea Raizes have been found unharmed in Savannah. Visit Johns Creek Patch for additional details.

Woman Killed When Car Strikes Tree – Woodstock Patch

Speed and alcohol may have been a contributing factor in an accident that took the life of a Woodstock woman late Wednesday night. 

Lydia Bordacs, 57, of Woodstock, died from injuries she suffered after her SUV crashed head-on into a tree along South Cherokee Lane near Jamerson Road at the Cobb/Cherokee line.

Bordacs, who was behind the wheel, hit a tree shortly before 10:20 p.m. and landed near the woods along the road. Her son Peter Kubanyi, 33, was a passenger in the vehicle and was not seriously injured in the accident. Woodstock Patch has more on this story.

2 Arrested Weeks After Acworth Assisted Living Facility Theft - Acworth Patch

Two Woodstock women were arrested this week in connection with multiple burglaries at assisted living facilities, one of them in Acworth.

Candace Janet Ballard, 31, and Jayne Cherelle Phillips, 23, are in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center, each charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of credit card fraud, Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said this afternoon in a news release. Get the full story on Acworth Patch.

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