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News Nearby: Gov. Deal Suspends 6 DeKalb School Board Members

Here is news from around the region for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

Gov. Deal Suspends Six DeKalb School Board Members

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that he is signing an executive order that accepts the State Board of Education's recommendation that six DeKalb school board members be removed.

Deal made the announcement Monday afternoon during a press conference at the state capitol. Read more on Tucker Patch.

Fatal Shooting Outside of a Moreland Avenue Club 

Saturday evening gunshots inside the Nite Lite Phaze 2 Lounge on Moreland Avenue took the life of a 26-year-old Decatur man, Terry Blount.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the victims mother, "said she was told by relatives who were with her son at the club that the suspect walked up to Blount and shot him in the chest." Read more on East Atlanta Patch.

Sneiderman Trial Date Set for July 29 

Andrea Sneiderman's murder trial is set to begin on July 29. 

Sneiderman was back in court recently, 11Alive News reports, and her arraingment date has been set for March 15.

Sneiderman faces a revised series of indictments surrounding her alleged role in the murder of her husband, Rusty Sneiderman, including one count of felony murder, one count of aggravated assault, seven counts of perjury, four counts of giving false statements, and one count each of concealing material facts and hindering the apprehension of a criminal. Read more on Dunwoody Patch. 

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