Officials: No Gun Found at High School
A report Thursday morning of a student potentially heading to Paulding County High School with a handgun led to authorities searching a school bus and the students on it, but no such weapon was found.
“The Dallas Police Department received a call from a concerned parent that they thought a student might have a gun on the bus. That call was routed to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department,” said Brian Otott, associate superintendent of Paulding County Schools, adding that deputies quickly responded and searched students as well as their bus but found no gun.
Read more at Dallas-Hiram Patch.
Woman Struck by Own Vehicle Dies
Mary Cantrell, the 69-year-old woman who was flown to Grady Hospital in Atlanta after she was struck by her own vehicle on Wednesday, has died.
"The victim was taken off life support and was pronounced as dead at 3 p.m.," Det. Candy Worthy of the Canton Police Department said in an email this afternoon. "Her injuries were consistent with generalized massive trauma to the head and body. Our prayers are with her family."
Get more details at Canton-Sixes Patch.
Driver Dies in Marietta Rollover Wreck
The Wrangler Jeep overturned at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Ebenezer Road and Blackwell Road, according to 11 Alive.
Find out more at Marietta Patch.
Atlanta Botanical Garden started water conservation project receives grant
Three metro Atlanta waterway conservation projects, including a continuation of a successful urban riparian recovery program begun by theAtlanta Botanical Garden, have been awarded grants by Georgia Power through the Five Star Restoration program.
Read more at Midtown Patch.