News Nearby: President Barack Obama Sworn-In Using Dr. King's Personal Bible
Here are headlines from around the region for this Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
President Barack Obama Sworn-In Using Dr. King's Personal Bible
Dr. Martin Luther King may have only been there in spirit, but his personal bible was on the steps of the U.S. Capitol when President Barack Obama was sworn in for his 2nd-term as President of the United States. Read more on Cascade Patch.
Man Found Dead Outside, Partially Clothed
Bartow County authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man found outside, partially clothed.
Sheriff Clark Millsap said a news release that at 11:02 this morning, deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to 47 Middlebrook Drive in response to a possible death.
They found the deceased man "outside partially clothed," but at this time, investigators don't expect foul play. The cause of death is not known. Read more on Cartersville Patch.
Guns Confiscated at Wheeler High School in East Cobb
Two unloaded guns were confiscated from two students at Wheeler High School without incident on Friday, according to Principal David Chiprany.
In an e-mail message delivered over the weekend to the Wheeler community, Chiprany said a student tip led to school administrators and resource officers taking action, and that the students in possession of the weapons were taken into police custody. Read more on East Cobb Patch.