News Nearby: Suspect Sought, ASO Denies Diversity Snub

Here are your top Patch headlines from around the region.

Police Searching for Suspect Last Seen in Forsyth, Wanted in Gwinnett

Authorities are looking for a suspect, who may be armed, and who was last seen in a south Forsyth neighborhood Tuesday night.

Kennie Askew, 45, of Lithonia, is wanted by at least three counties, Forsyth, Cobb and Gwinnett, on various charges.

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Austell Woman Sentenced to Life for Alleged Role in Valentine's Day Murder Plot

An Austell woman was sentenced to life without parole for her alleged role in a Valentine's Day murder plot of a Snellville man, according to an Aug. 9 report from the Gainesville Times.

 Ross was accused of serving as the "middle man" in a plot to kill Richard Schoeck of Snellville on Valentine's Day 2010.

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ASO Denies Diversity Snub Allegation

Two East Cobb high schools have been told they will not be performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the fall because they lack racial diversity.

The choruses at  and  high schools have been barred from full participation in the ASO's joint holiday concert held in December.

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Ex-UGA football coach Jim Donnan Accused of Running Ponzi Scheme

Former University of Georgia head football coach Jim Donnan has been accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of running a Ponzi scheme targeting former players and college coaches, according to an Associated Press report on the Huffington Post

Donnan, who was fired from UGA after the 2000 season, and a business partner raised some $80 million from about 100 investors in the scheme, according to William P. Hicks, associate director of the SEC's Atlanta office.

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Johns Creek 'Housewives' Spoof 'Call Me Maybe'

A Johns Creek Patch fan posted this video spoof of Carly Rae Jepson's "Call Me Maybe" to Johns Creek Patch's Facebook page, and it already has more than 2,000 views on YouTube.

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