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Around Georgia: Gwinnett police car rear-ended

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The Gwinnett County Police Department reports that shortly after 5 a.m., Tuesday, March 22, a Gwinnett County Police car was rear-ended by a white Chevy Malibu in the H.O.V. lane on I-85 North.

The officer was working a single-vehicle accident at the time and sustained minor injuries from the crash.

The patrol car and the driver’s vehicle had to be removed by a tow truck.

The Gwinnett County Police Department would like to remind drivers of Georgia’s “move over” law, which requires motorists to change lanes when they see a stopped police or fire vehicle with its flashing lights on. Violations can cost you fines and 3 points on your license.

Around Georgia: Gwinnett police car rear-ended

Marietta police stop 12 drivers for speeding in a school zone

Earlier this week investigators with the Marietta Police Department set up in front of Sawyer Road Elementary and monitored traffic in the school zone.

They made 12 traffic stops before school started, with the worst offender driving 49 mph in a 25, if you’re not good at math, thats 24 miles per hour over the speed limit.

MUST Ministries opens new shelter

Talk around Cobb County this week is all about the new MUST Ministries shelter, the Hope House, now open in Marietta.

Chairwoman Lisa Cupid joined Gov. Brian Kemp and a host of dignitaries for the ribbon-cutting.

One of the more interesting revelations of the new $16 million building is that it is entirely debt-free – paid off before it was officially opened.

MUST Ministries has been one of Cobb County’s greatest partners in helping to serve the less fortunate in the county.

You can get a sneak peak of the shelter in the video below.

What Is Around Georgia?: Here you will find a live blog of shorter stories, developing stories, announcements, photos and quick takes that may not be long enough to warrant full news stories. Check back for updates throughout the week.

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