There was plenty of news across Georgia on Wednesday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here’s a roundup of the top stories from the past 24 hours.
Shaquille O’Neal Picks Up Tab For Georgia Man’s Engagement Ring
The former NBA star said he’s about making people happy and was caught on video paying for a stranger’s ring in at McDonough jewelry store.
Georgia Business Owner To Would-Be Burglar: You’re Hired
The owner of Diablo’s Southwest Grill in Augusta called out his store’s burglar in an unlikely way — by encouraging him to apply for a job.
Georgia Rep. Park Cannon Won’t Face Charges Following Arrest: DA
Cannon was arrested and charged in March after knocking on Gov. Brian Kemp’s office door following the passage of Georgia’s new voting law.
GA Senior, Accepted To 84 Colleges, Awarded $2M In Scholarships
Aylah Birks, a senior at Twiggs County High School in Jeffersonville, credited her mother as the force behind her ambition.
Atlanta Mayor’s Executive Order Mitigates Impact Of Voting Law
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottom’s order ensures voting rights Atlanta residents are not infringed upon by the governor’s Election Integrity Act.
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