News Nearby: World's Oldest Woman Dies at 116
Here are headlines from around the region for Wednesday Dec. 5, 2012.
World's Oldest Woman Dies at 116
A bridge on New Hope Church Road in the community of Between was dedicated to her in the summer. Read more on Monroe Patch
Family of Nine Escapes House Fire
Nine family members are displaced following an early morning fire today in Lilburn that caused extensive damage to their home, according to officials.
Although the family, including five children, could not return to their home in the 4400 block of Five Forks Trickum Road, there were no injuries reported in the blaze. Read more on Lilburn Patch.
Brookhaven's First Mayor Elected
J. Max Davis became the new city of Brookhaven's first mayor in history on Tuesday night.