Police believe two southwest Atlanta shootings early Friday morning are linked to a drug-related home invasion.
Officers were called to a home around 2 a.m. on Harlan Road at Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in response to a report of a 20-year-old male shot and killed … and a fair amount of drugs in the house, police said.
Soon afterwards, police found out that another man with a gunshot wound had been dropped off at the emergency room of South Fulton Medical Center in East Point.
Investigators believe the incidents are related. Marcus K. Garner and John Spink
Duluth Fine Arts hosting fundraiser
The Duluth Fine Arts League will host “A Tour of Italy” July 20 at Hardeman’s Fine Art Glass Studio, 311 Main St., Duluth. The event will include Italian cuisine, wine, entertainment and a silent auction. Cost: $35 with proceeds going to the League’s high school scholarship program.
Tickets available at Hardeman’s Fine Art Glass Studio. Information: 770- 476.7328 or www.duluthfineartsleague.org.
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Yarn art to be displayed on museum front
The front of the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art will be draped in yarn opening today through Sept. 30 at Atlanta Street off the Marietta Square. A large collection of knit and crochet donations were stitched together to create the installation art exhibit.
A yarn bomb exhibit inside the museum will be July 20 through Sept. 15.
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Police nab suspect in multiple robberies
Henry County Police have captured a man believed to be responsible for a series of robberies in metro Atlanta and Alabama.
The suspect, Kerry Dwight Albright, was apprehended during a traffic stop, Henry County Police Sgt. Joey Smith said.
Some of the robberies that Albright is linked to occurred in Henry County, Smith said.
Forsyth considering election changes
The Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections is proposing a series of changes in election day voting locations and precinct lines that would begin in 2014. The changes would cut the current 25 precincts to 16.
Officials say they’re considering the plan to save money, and because a large number of voters now cast ballots before election day. Three public input meetings are set for this month and next.
Mark Woolsey for the AJC
Cherokee exhibit traces history of mills
The Cherokee County History Museum and Visitors Center presents the temporary exhibit “Life with the Mills: The Canton Cotton Mills” through Sept. 14.
The free exhibit traces the mills from 1900 to 1981 and features documents, artifacts and photographs.
The museum is at 100 North St., Suite 140, Canton.
More information: rockbarn.org Mark Woolsey for the AJC
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