Officials probing death of man found in Union City pond

UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) – Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was found floating in a pond near a highway in Union City. WSB-TV reports two women were walking to work and were looking for ducks they usually see in the pond when they noticed the body of an unidentified man floating in the water. The man's identity has not yet been released, and officials are awaiting results of an autopsy to determine the man's cause of death. Union City is about 17 miles southwest of Atlanta.
--- Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html © 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More Local

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NORTHEAST BRACES FOR 'POTENTIALL ... Read More


Edgerton reads, sings, engages at local gathering

Clyde Edgerton read aloud, sang, laughed and clearly enjoyed being the second novelist to be part of the Anne Quinn Powell Authors’ Se ... Read More


Grantville mayor pro-tem

Gomez makes Georgia history

When Grantville Councilman Leonard Gomez was elected to serve as mayor pro-tem, he quietly made Georgia history. The appointment is a signif ... Read More


NTH 150th anniversary

Home of early publisher still stands

James A. Welch did not found The Newnan Herald, but he became part of the newspaper’s history before it was a year old. John S. Bigby ... Read More


Newnan Council

Ground floor apartments could be allowed

Ground level residences could be allowed in downtown Newnan, as the city council will discuss the option at its meeting on Tuesday. Newnan&r ... Read More

Powell found characters from Edgerton’s ‘Egypt’

Anne Powell called her sister, Jane Quinn, and told her she had to read “Walking Across Egypt.” The 1987 novel by Clyde Edgerto ... Read More