Police: Man Impersonates Doc, Treats Hundreds

In other area headlines, a small fire erupted at Tyler Perry Studios, and a 2008 Gwinnett County cold case was featured on "America's Most Wanted".

Man Charged with Impersonating Doctor, Treating 500 Patients

An Austell man pretended to be a visiting doctor in Columbia, SC, and under that false occupation treated more than 500 senior patients, according to authorities.

Ernest Addo was arrested Friday and charged with unlawfully practicing medicine. He is being held at the Cobb County Detention Center. Read more...

Small Fire Reported at Tyler Perry Studios for 2nd Time

Local news helicopters took pictures of firefighters battling a small blaze at Tyler Perry Studios near Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta.

According to 11 Alive News, construction materials on the roof of one building caught fire late Monday morning. No injuries were reported. Read more...

'America's Most Wanted' Features Gwinnett Cold Case

Who killed Eva "Kay" Wenal? 

Gwinnett County police detectives have been trying to figure that out since she was murdered in 2008. And now they hope to get leads from a national television show.

"America's Most Wanted" featured the cold case Friday during an episode called “The Bold, The Bad and The Brazen.” Earlier this year, Gwinnett detectives revealed a note cut out of magazine letters claiming responsibility for Wenal's death.

New Vacancy Could Open Door for Former House Speaker

Gov. Nathan Deal has named state Sen. Bill Hamrick, R-Carrollton, as the latest superior court judge on the Coweta Judicial Circuit.

His departure could mean an interesting battle for his seat, one that could include Paulding resident Glenn Richardson, the former House speaker who resigned amid scandal on Jan. 1, 2010.

Charlie Loudermilk Stepping Down from Aaron’s Leadership

Buckhead business legend Charlie Loudermilk is taking another step in handing off leadership of Aaron's, the rent-to-own company that he founded, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Loudermilk announced Monday that he will step down as the chairman of the company's board in mid-September to become chairman emeritus, the newspaper says.

Loudermilk, who grew up in the community, is also well known for his philanthropic work. He bought and renovated that former Roxy Theater, now known as the Buckhead Theatre. Read more...


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