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Here are several stories around the region that you may want to check out.

Here are several stories that you may want to check out from around the Gwinnett County area.

1. Remembering Hannah Rinehart

, 32, lost her battle with a bacterial infection after more than two months of treatments from doctors and prayers from her community.

She died Wednesday morning about 4:15 a.m.,

Her husband, Mark Rinehart is a teacher at South Gwinnett High School. The school community and the people of Snellville had rallied around the family in their time of need.

"She is celebrating," Mark wrote on a Facebook page in her honor, "and I am thankful for God allowing me to have the privilege of being her husband while she was here on this Earth. Family was present, and when Hannah was ready to go, she left quickly."

For more on this story, see Snellville Patch.

2. Wrong-Way Driver

Police arrested a Loganville, Ga., woman for erratic driving on Labor Day after officers followed her for several miles from Loganville to Snellville.

According to officers, the woman at times drove 65mph in the center lane of Highway 78 and crossed into oncoming traffic to evade capture. After striking two police cars, reports that the suspect was eventually stopped on the wrong side of the road.

Andrea Monica Taylor was charged with driving under the influence, along with a number of other charges.

For more on this story, see Loganville-Grayson Patch.

3. Shirley Lasseter Sentencing

Shirley Lasseter, a former Gwinnett County commissioner, will be sentenced today for her part in a bribery scheme related to proposed developments in Duluth, according to .

She faces up to 10 years in prison and a up to $250,000 in fine, however

Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 5, at 2 p.m.

For more on this story, check Duluth Patch.


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