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News Nearby: Romney Signs Stolen; Teen Charged with Robbery

Here are some top Patch headlines from around the region.

Romney Signs Stolen; Trouble at Subway

On Oct. 8, a resident on Buice Road in Johns Creek reported that someone entered her property and stole Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan campaign signs that were posted at the end of her driveway. She told police that a campaign sign had also been stolen from the intersection of Buice and Redbird Lane and that she had notified the GOP. See Johns Creek Patch for more on this story.

Powder Springs Teen Charged with Robbery

Taylor James Perren (born 1994) was arrested Tuesday at his residence in the 4000 block of LaFayette Drive in Powder Springs by the Cobb Sheriff's Office on a charge of robbery. He remained at the Cobb jail Wednesday without bond.

Dacula Gas Station Burglary Was Not Only Incident

The Oct. 8 burglary of the Kwick Check BP on Harbins Road in Dacula was not the only gas station burglary to occur that day.

In the Kwick Check burglary, two males were captured on video entering the store and taking two cash drawers and a change box. According to the police report, the back door had a single mark on it that appeared to have been made by a sledgehammer. The wires to the alarm system had also been cut. See Dacula Patch for more on this story.

Million-Dollar Homes Get Zoning Nod

A zoning decision by the Cobb Board of Commissioners this week should leave little doubt about the very strong health of the East Cobb real estate market.

By a 4-0 vote on Tuesday (with chairman Tim Lee absent) the commissioners approved a request by Brooks Chadwick Capital, LLC, to rezone 6.6 acres on Woodlawn Road, just south of Lower Roswell Road, for 21 homes that will cost an average of $1 million. See East Cobb Patch for more on this story.

30080 October 19, 2012 at 02:28 PM
This might be of interest to residents of Smyrna. This violent robbery ocurred this week across from the new RaceTrac on Spring Rd. There has been a rash of robberies in that area. http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/jewelry-store-workers-tighten-security-after-viole/nSdXP/

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