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News Nearby: Police Spokeswoman Investigated, Details about Skeletal Remains

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GBI: Canton Police Spokeswoman Subject of Investigation

Sgt. Stacy Bailey, the spokeswoman for the and one of the , is the subject of a GBI criminal investigation, officials with both agencies said today.

Chief Bob Merchant on July 18 asked the GBI to "look into an expense from the ... Explorers fund," said Kim Williams, a special agent in the GBI's Cleveland, GA, office, which covers Cherokee County.

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New Details Emerge About Skeletal Remains Found in Lawrenceville

Officials are releasing additional information in the search for the name of young woman, whose skeletal remains were found in a Lawrenceville neighborhood earlier this week.

Based on a medical examination, the remains are now believed to be that of a black woman between the ages of 19 and 22. In addition, investigators place her height at 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, police said in a press release.

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Cumming Challenges Sunshine Laws Constitutionality

City of Cumming officials have challenged the constitutionality of Georgia's sunshine laws.

In response to a lawsuit filed by Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens alleging the City of Cumming violated those laws last April, , City Attorney Dana Miles said the law is unconstitutional.

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W Atlanta Shuttering MARKET

Fresh on the heels of longtime Buckhead restaurant  comes word that the W Atlanta, 3377 Peachtree Road NE, is shutting down , its in-house restaurant that first opened there in 2009.

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