🌱 Suspect In Woman’s Murder Turns Himself In + Upcoming Local Events

Hello, friends! I’m here with your fresh copy of the Loganville-Grayson Daily, filled with all the community news you need to know right now. Today you’ll read about…

  • Upcoming events in Loganville-Grayson
  • How to help pets who lost their homes to Hurricane Ian
  • New homes for sale in Loganville-Grayson

But first, today’s weather:

A stray afternoon t-storm. High: 72 Low: 62.


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Here are the top five stories today in and around Loganville-Grayson:

  1. Get into the community and enjoy these upcoming city events in Loganville and Grayson! On Oct. 15, the city of Loganville will be hosting Autumn Fest in downtown Loganville. You can also head to the Town Green in Loganville on Dec. 3 for the Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting. For more information on these and other events, visit the links. (City of Loganville, City of Grayson)
  2. On Monday night, the primary suspect in a woman’s murder turned himself in to the police. Edward Smith has been arrested for felony murder and aggravated assault charges involving his partner, Breana Rogers. Rogers was found dead at a construction site near Stone Mountain Highway and East Park Place Boulevard. Officials believe a domestic dispute was the catalyst that led to Rogers’ shooting death. (WSB Atlanta)
  3. Hurricane Ian left a lot of pets newly homeless – many surrendered by evacuating owners or found permanently displaced. Shelters throughout Georgia have risen to the occasion and taken on additional animals, including our own Gwinnett Animal Shelter. This is the ideal time to go rescue an animal, or perhaps add another pet to your home. Visit the site to learn more, or stop by the shelter to see if there’s a pet that’s perfect for you. (Subscription: Gwinnettdailypost.com)
  4. A Lawrenceville man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left two people injured. 24-year-old Corey Austin from Lawrenceville has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony for the Saturday shooting. Police arrived on the scene near the 200 block of West Clayton Street to find one victim with a bullet wound to the head, and another who had been shot through the hand. Both victims are expected to survive. (WUGA)
  5. Are you house-hunting in the Loganville-Grayson area? This list of the most recent homes on the market could help you narrow down you search – and even lead you to your forever home. There are architectural styles to fit any taste, and a variety of different prices depending on your budget. For more information on any of these houses, contact a real estate agent. (Loganville-Grayson Patch)

Today in and around Loganville-Grayson:

  • Family Storytime at Gwinnett County Public Library: Grayson Branch (6:00 PM)
  • Pranayama Free Weekly Class at Loganville First United Methodist Church (1:00 PM)
  • Bringing Back The Church Choir Workshop at Greater Love Fellowship Tabernacle in Conyers (7:00 PM)
  • Gracias Christmas Cantata at Gas South Arena in Duluth (7:00 PM)
  • Pop-Up Park Play Day at Lions Park Club in Lilburn (4:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • This Sunday is International Observe the Moon night, and Gwinnett County Public Library is sharing tons of fascinating facts about the moon. If your child is between eight and 13, sign them up so they can learn how to best observe the moon, and even make a moon phases wheel! (Gwinnett County Public Library via Instagram)
  • The Loganville Starbucks will be host to Coffee with a Cop today. Swing by for a pumpkin-flavored drink and strike up a conversation with one of Gwinnett County’s finest! (Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook)
  • The Harlem Globetrotters will be playing at the Gas South District this fall, and the pre-sale is live through Oct. 17! Check out the link for the pre-sale code and get your tickets before they’re all gone. (Gas South District via Instagram)
  • This Friday is your last chance to register for the Walnut Grove High School Festival of Trees. Click the link to sign up today! (Walnut Grove High School PTSO, Loganville, GA via Facebook)

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Now you’re in the loop and ready to start this Wednesday! I’ll be in your inbox tomorrow with another update.

Nicole Fallon Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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