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Around the Region: 'Gone With the Wind' Documentary, Starlight Drive-in Shooter Found Guilty and More

A look at top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.

'Gone With the Wind' Documentary to Film in Marietta - Marietta Patch

National film company Leva Film Works will shoot scenes in Marietta on Memorial Day weekend for a documentary that will be included in the 75th anniversary edition DVD of Gone With the Wind.

The documentary will feature Root House Museum and Garden, Zion Church Museum,Brumby Hall, Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta Square and Glover Park, and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

Visit Marietta Patch for more on this story.

 

Millions Stolen from East Cobb Woman - East Cobb Patch

For nearly four years, Jeffrey T. Carr and his father allegedly used manipulation and a family rift to steal millions of dollars from a 91-year-old East Cobb woman.

But the alleged deception came to a halt around 10 a.m. Tuesday when investigators with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Fraud Unit arrested the father and the son without incident.

East Cobb Patch has more on this story.

 

Starlight Drive-in Shooter Found Guilty of Murder - East Atlanta Patch

Guilty. That was a DeKalb County jury's verdict in the case against Quentric S. Williams, for the 2012 murder of Tae Kwon Do world champion and Georgia National Guardsman Mitt-Chai Lenix at the Starlight Drive-in Theatre.

Williams was convicted Thursday of a number of charges including: malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault.

Visit East Atlanta Patch for additional details.

 

Pregnant Motorist Tells Cop: I'm Having a Baby - Now - Sandy Springs Patch

A baby delivered along Roswell Road on Wednesday morning is fine, according to WSB-TV News.

The expectant mother stopped her car near a Fulton County police officer and told him the baby was coming -- as in, immediately, according to the news outlet.

Read more on Sandy Springs Patch.

 

Suspicious Package Closes Portion of Piedmont Road on Thursday - Buckhead Patch

A package found to contain clothing and personal effects caused portions of Piedmont Road to be closed for a short time on Thursday.

Gregory Lyon, an Atlanta police spokesman, said SWAT teams investigated reports of a suspicious package near the intersection of Piedmont and Darlington roads. A nearby apartment complex was evacuated as a precaution.

Buckhead Patch has more on this story.

 

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