Around the Region: Scantily Clad Santas, Dead Body and Pie Thief
A look at top Patch stories from across North Georgia.
300 Scantily Clad Santas Run Through Midtown - Midtown Patch
It was a balmy 65 degrees Saturday afternoon for the fourth annual Atlanta Santa Speedo Run as an estimated 300 scantily-dressed runners hit the Midtown streets for a good cause.
Event organizers expected to raise approximately $80,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer, a nonprofit dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education and support.
Body Found Behind Canton Marketplace - Canton-Sixes Patch
Hunters called the police at 9:27 a.m. after they found a body in the woods behind the shopping center. The man had no identification on his person when he was discovered.
Cops: Man Takes Pies, Rocking Chair from Cracker Barrel - Cartersville Patch
Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking to identify a man they say stole from the Cracker Barrel on Highway 20 in Cartersville.
Surveillance footage from the Nov. 30 incident shows the man, who went into the store about 11:46 a.m., picked up two pies and took them out to his truck, then came back into the restaurant and ate a meal, according to police. He left without paying for the meal or the pies and on his way out, grabbed a red, The University of Georgia rocking chair from the front porch. Cops say the man put it in his black pick-up truck before driving off.