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News Nearby: Acworth Woman Says Waffle House CEO Forced Her to Perform Sex Acts

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Acworth Woman: Waffle House CEO Forced Me to Perform Sex Acts - Acworth Patch

The Atlanta Police Department is investigating allegations that Waffle House CEO Joe W. Rogers Jr. repeatedly forced an Acworth woman to perform sex acts on him during her time as Rogers' personal assistant.

According to the Marietta Daily Journal, which first reported the investigation, Mye Brindle worked out of Rogers' Buckhead home as his assistant from 2003 until May 2012. It was at that Chatham Road home that the 43-year-old Acworth single mother said most of the alleged acts occurred, according to an incident report that the Atlanta Police Department emailed to Acworth Patch. Get the full story on Acworth Patch.

School Resource Officer Hit by Car at Meadowcreek High - Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch

The school resource officer was struck by a car at Meadowcreek High School in unincorporated Norcross on Thursday morning.

According to Gwinnett County Police, the officer was involved in a foot chase with an offender when he was hit by the vehicle..

KSU to Honor Slain Kennesaw Soldier Thursday - Kennesaw Patch

Veterans Day isn't until Sunday, but Kennesaw State University’s Army ROTC cadets observed it Thursday with several events.

A tree-planting ceremony in memory of Army First Lt. Jonathan Walsh, took place on the campus green in front of KSU Hall. Walsh, a 2008 graduate of KSU's Coles College of Business, was . .

Police Shootout at Family Dollar - Cascade Patch

Early Thursday morning gunfire was exchanged between a man and an APD officer who was responding to a "prowler call" at the Family Dollar located at 3500 Martin Luther King Dr.

According to a WSB report, "the police said the person pulled a gun and they exchanged gunfire.  The man was hit twice and taken to the hospital in critical condition.".

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