NEWS NEARBY: Gwinnett Man Attacked by Neighborhood Dog; Tyler Perry Films in DeKalb County ...

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On November 14, at about 7:35 a.m., Lilburn Police Department arrived at the 4400 block of Sheila Court on a report of a vicious animal.

A man met with police and stated that he had been attacked by a neighborhood dog.

The victim said that he was walking through the neighborhood and decided to stop and talk to the dog's owner about new renovations to his home when the attack happened.

According to the report, the victim was standing the roadway with his hands in his pockets when an unrestrained German shepherd came from the back of his owners' home. The dog then bit the victim on the hand.

For more on this area, visit Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch.


Tyler Perry Shoots Movie in Avondale Estates

Atlanta-based movie mogul Tyler Perry will be directing a new film titled "Single Mom's Club" in Avondale Estates from Monday, Nov. 26, to Wednesday, Dec. 5, according to information sent out by the City of Avondale Estates.

The movie will star Perry, Nia Long, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and William Levy.

The city told residents to expect some disruptions.

The Waffle House restaurant, located at 2850 E. College Avenue, will be closed on November 26th from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for filming.  In addition, the two (2) westbound lanes of E. College Avenue, between Pine and Olive Streets, will be closed. The turn lane along E. College Avenue will be made into a westbound lane and the two (2) east bound lanes will operate as usual. This closure was approved by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

The website www.movieweb.com says the movie is about single mothers forced to come together after an incident at their children's school. Lionsgate will distribute the movie, which is expected in theaters May 9, 2014.

For more on this article, visit Decatur-Avondale Estates Patch.

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