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News Nearby: 2nd Suspect Charged in Dorm Robbery; School Bus Crash Injures 15

Check out top Patch headlines from around Cartersville, the region and Georgia.

Second Suspect Charged in SCAD Dorm Robbery – Midtown Patch

Atlanta police have charged a second suspect in connection with last month’s armed robbery in aSavannah College of Art and Design dorm room.

Nathan Alexander Proctor was already in the Fulton County Jail having been arrested on Oct. 11 on drug-related charges including possession of crack cocaine. Visit Midtown Patch for more on this story.

Marietta School Bus, Car Collision Injures 15 – Marietta Patch

Fifteen people were injured when a school bus and a car collided at the intersection of Polk Street and North Marietta Parkway Friday morning.

The accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. when a car (with a mom and her seventh-grade son) turning left onto Polk Street from the North Marietta Parkway “failed to yield to oncoming traffic and was broadsided by a school bus,” Marietta Police Officer David Baldwin said. Visit Marietta Patch for more on this story. 

Man Shot In Kennesaw Was Visiting Home – Kennesaw Patch

Hours after homes were evacuated, roads were blocked and members of the Cobb County PoliceSWAT team converged on a Kennesaw neighborhood early this morning, investigators were still trying to determine what caused the shooting that started it all.

"It's fuzzy math," said Sgt. Dana Pierce, spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. Visit Kennesaw Patch for more on this story.

Acworth Bust Yields Guns, Drugs - Acworth Patch

Two assault rifles, two pistols, methamphetamines, prescription pills and marijuana were found during a bust at an Acworth apartment complex, officials say.

Following complaints of suspected drug activity, members of the Acworth Police Department Special Operations Unit and the Cobb County Police Department SWAT team executed two search warrants at the Pinehurst Apartment complex on Monday, according to the Acworth Police Department's Facebook page. .

New KSU Lab Is 'A Game Changer' - Kennesaw Patch

Kennesaw State University opened a $21 million, state-of-the-art science lab addition Thursday that will enable professors to do what they do best: teach tomorrow’s scientists, ask fundamental research questions and make connections across disciplines.

“We are extremely appreciative of the support that we received for this project from the Board of Regents and the General Assembly,” said Kennesaw State University President Daniel S. Papp. “This new science addition adds yet another niche of excellence to the KSU campus. Our undergraduate and graduate students will have access to top-notch classrooms and equipment, and our faculty will be able to further their research in first-rate facilities. It is the catalyst that will help catapult the College of Science and Mathematics and this University to the next level as we soar to national prominence.” Go to Kennesaw Patch for more.

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