News Nearby: Names Released in Fatal Accident; ASO Says Lassiter, Walton Choruses 'Not Diverse Enough'
Here are some of the top headlines from around metro Atlanta.
Names Released in Fatal GA 400 Accident
Frampere Ingle, 24, has been identified as the driver that entered Ga. 400 at Lenox Road going southbound in the northbound lanes causing Wednesday's two-fatality accident, according to a report by the AJC.
The northbound driver Ingle collided with has been identified as Eric Hanks. Hanks died at the scene, police said. Ingle, of Marietta, died at Grady Memorial Hospital following the crash.
ASO to Lassiter, Walton Chorus: ‘Not Diverse Enough’
Two Cobb County high schools have been told they will not be performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the fall because they lack racial diversity.
Both schools would still be allowed to send smaller contingents of chorus singers to the performance due to space restrictions.
Cobb PD: Second Salon Camera Led to Arrest
The Cobb County Police Department arrested the landlord of a Northeast Cobb salon after evidence uncovered at another salon owned by the man gave authorities cause to press charges.
Mark Allen Storch, 54, was arrested at the Acworth location of Salon Avenue Suites on Aug. 10. He has been charged on three counts of felony unlawful eavesdropping or surveillance. He is currently being held in the Cobb Adult Detention Center without bond.
Illegal Immigrants Under 30 Apply by Thousands for Work Permits
Hundreds of illegal immigrants under the age of 31 in Georgia, including Mableton and Austell, are gathering any visas, passports or other identification they have because the Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a type of work permit which would prevent them from being deported.
President Barack Obama issued the executive order in June, and it could potentially help an estimated 1 million undocumented young people who would have been eligible for the failed Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, according to Huffington Post.
Approval for the permit does not provide any type of legal status or a path to citizenship, said U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas.