News Nearby: Andrea Sneiderman Charged in Husband's Murder; Man Missing in Mountains
Here are some of the top headlines from in and around metro Atlanta.
Andrea Sneiderman Charged in Husband’s Murder
Andrea Sneiderman was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with murder and fraudulent insurance claims, among other charges.
Kennesaw Man Disappears in Mountains
Authorities in Rabun County are looking for a Kennesaw man who went missing while in the North Georgia mountains.
According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Richard Arnold "Rick" Masters, 56, was reported missing on July 21 by his brother, who lives in Acworth, after not being heard from in two days.
Masters reportedly liked to hike in the area of Tallulah Falls, and his unoccupied Jeep Cherokee was found last Thursday at the end of Kelsey Mountain Road, which is where he likely had been hiking, the newspaper reports. Officials said the Jeep was locked when they found it and that there were no signs of foul play.
Midtown Business Organizing Same-Sex Kiss Day at Nearby Chick-fil-A
Wednesday’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, called on by former Arkansas governor and Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee, has drawn a huge response at many stores across metro Atlanta and beyond.
The customer support has come in the wake of fierce backlash from across the nation directed at Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A following recent comments made by its president in support of traditional marriage and against same-sex marriage.
A spokesperson reported that 93-year-old Rev. Billy Graham ate a Chick-fil-A lunch at his North Carolina home on Wednesday. Graham was among a list of high-profile leaders and groups supporting the Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day, which was not sponsored or created by the family owned and operated company that has 1,615 stores in 39 states.
Kell Cornerback Langley Commits to Gamecocks
Kell High School's football duo of Brendan Langley and Quincy Mauger had hoped to play in the same backfield at the collegiate level, continuing their legacy of excellent football together.
These dreams will not come true, as Langley verbally committed to the University of South Carolina on Wednesday.