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News Nearby: New College Football Team Surfaces in Georgia; Police Investigate Suspected Meth House

Check out these Patch headlines from around the region.


Kennesaw State Holds a Football Celebration
 - Kennesaw Patch

After offering the obligatory "Are you ready for some football?" exhortation, Kennesaw State University President Daniel Papp posed another question during a celebratory Thursday afternoon, and he had no intention of making it a rhetorical one.

"Why are we adding football?" he asked during the official launch of the school's varsity football program. "We are a major university in the South."

"And we are on the way to becoming a major national university as well." See Kennesaw Patch for more on this story.


Oconee Investigators on Scene at Suspected Meth House
 - Oconee Patch

Oconee County law enforcement officials were at an East Haven Trail residence early Friday investigating a suspected methamphetamine lab, according to an email to media from Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Lee Weems.

About 11 p.m. Thursday, a helicopter landed at Malcom Bridge Elementary School to transport a burn patient, Weems said. Investigators later determined the man had likely been injured while cooking meth. See Oconee Patch for more on this story.

Tossed Bottle of Acid Causes Small Explosion - Cartersville Patch

The evening of Valentine's Day held a surprise for movie theater patrons in Cartersville. Police say a bottle of acid with foil wrapped around the opening was tossed outside, causing a small explosion.

No injuries were reported. See Cartersville Patch for more on this story.

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