Regional Roundup: Possible Rabid Cat Attack, High Speed Chase, and Christmas Lights Proposal
A look at top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.
Man Treated For Rabies Exposure - Canton-Sixes Patch
A Cherokee County man is being treated for rabies exposure after he was attacked by a stray cat, officials with the North Georgia Health District said Thursday evening.
According to a press release, the man was attacked on Dec. 1 after responding to sounds of cats fighting outside his home near the intersection of Highway 140/Hickory Flat Highway and Creek Hollow Drive in southeast Cherokee County.
A gray and white cat he fed often was outside his home and started rubbing against the man's legs. The cat suddenly became aggressive and bit him.
3 Arrested, 2 Still At-Large After High-Speed Chase - Douglasville Patch
Darius Reid, 21, and Demarquez Mobley, 19, both of Atlanta, and another 16-year-old male juvenile led police on a high-speed case Wednesday afternoon that ended in an Interstate 20 crash, according to Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack. Three suspects were arrested and two fled on foot.
The suspects were originally spotted in the parking lot of Arbor Place Mall, Womack said. Patrols have been increased for the holidays. The car looked suspicious so officers ran the tag, finding that the car had been reported stolen.
Bethlehem resident Josh Willard proposed to his girlfriend, Brittany Stanford, on Saturday, Dec. 8, using Christmas lights.