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Bank Not Pleased with Employees' Harlem Shake Video, College Sending Out Pine-Scented Booklets to Attract Students and More in News Around the Region

A look at top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.

Bank Not Happy With Viral Harlem Shake Video Shot in Lobby — Buckhead Patch

A video of bank employees doing the Harlem Shake dance after hours in the Buckhead Wells Fargo's lobby has gone viral, and the bank is not pleased about it.

The video had been viewed 140,000 times as of Tuesday afternoon and shows a ski-masked man dancing in the bank's lobby. Moments later, other costumed dancers join him. The dancers are wearing a Colt 45 costume, a diaper, a Santa hat and medical scrubs.

Visit Buckhead Patch to find out why the bank is displeased.

 

 — Decatur Patch

Agnes Scott College is trying a new tactic to attract students: a booklet that smells like the picturesque, tree-shaded campus.

Trees are a major feature of the Agnes Scott. The school website says the campus has a canopy of more than 2,000 trees as well as a campus arboretum.

Decatur Patch has more on this new marketing plan. 

 

Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale Ranks Top 3 in Mega Yard Sales — Cartersville Patch

The Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale has been chosen No. 3 in "Reader’s Favorites Miles-Long Yard Sales" in the current edition of Flea Market Style magazine. 

The local sale ranked behind 127 Corridor World’s Longest Yard Sale and the annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale. These top three of 20 sales honored by readers are all held entirely in, or pass through, Georgia.

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Savannah Police: Thunderbolt Man Tried to Meet 12-Year-Old for Sex — Fort Stewart Patch

Savannah police on Monday arrested a Thunderbolt man they say had arranged to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to a Savannah Morning News report.

Police had been working with the child's family to nab Jesse Brian Sikes, 23, whom they say contacted the girl on Facebook posing as a 16-year-old boy.

Visit Fort Stewart Patch for additional details.

 

Coyotes Kill Couple's Goat — Canton-Sixes Patch

A southeast Cherokee County couple is mourning the loss of their pet goat.

Gordon Clement said at least two coyotes crossed onto their property last Thursday and attacked and killed their goat, Charro. The Clements learned of their goat's fate when Lynda Clement went out to feed their two pet goats.

Find out what happened next on Canton-Sixes Patch.

 

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