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Stockbridge hosts Black History Month event
Stockbridge Mayor Pro Tem Alphonso Thomas co-hosted Saturday’s standing-room-only event held at the Red Oak United Methodist Church in Stockbridge. Its pastor, the Rev. Jacqueline Rose-Tucker, the ...
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Fulton County's citizens university signup, $40, ends March 18
Fulton County’s Citizens’ University begins April 2, 2015 for the 11th consecutive year. The twelve-week intensive training program provides citizens with a close-up view of how their local governm...
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Paulding was prepared for winter storm with new vehicles, tons of sand, salt
Paulding County officials praised the government’s response to the winter weather event last week which left some roads icy and prompted school district leaders to cancel classes for two days. Paul...
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Uncertainty of future federal reimbursements behind merger talks, WellStar Paulding president says
WellStar Health Systems and Emory Healthcare are considering a merger to help guarantee each will have the money for growth amid the uncertainties of future federal health insurance reimbursements,...
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Paulding Chamber alliances seek to help small businesses be sustainable
Small businesses are major economic players in a community and the Paulding County Chamber of Commerce has set out to unify small business owners in the county to help them learn, grow and be susta...
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Henry County BOLO: missing teen
The Henry County Police Department issued a Be On the Lookout notice today. Melina Ingram, age 17, 5 ft. 2 inches tall and 102 pounds, left the Fairfield Inn at 30 Mill Road in McDonough between 5 ...
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AAA survey: 52% of Americans to take 2-3 vacations in 2015
The busy travel season is quickly approaching and many Americans are already making plans, according to a study released Tuesday morning by Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group. This year, n...
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SACS upgrades DeKalb school district's accreditation
The DeKalb County School District’s accreditation status has been upgraded from “accredited warned” to “accredited on advisement,” one notch from unconditional accreditation, from the Southern Asso...
March 03, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb’s top women leaders talk progress
Only 34 years ago, the U.S. Congress crafted a resolution to celebrate Women’s History Week. Just six short years later, that celebration was expanded to observe Women’s History Month each March. B...
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Friday deadline to seek Airport West CID top cop job
The search is on for a highly qualified individual to enhance the quality of public safety in the Airport West Community Improvement District. Executive Director Gerald McDowell announced recently ...
March 02, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge mayor takes families to the circus
Mayor Tim Thompson, city council members and city staff recently served as hosts to 20 families of children with special needs who live in Stockbridge. Gas South and its community partners teamed u...
March 02, 2015 03:31 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney: Ex-APS superintendent Beverly Hall dead
Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in what prosecutors had called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died. Hall's attorney J. Tom Morgan confirme...
March 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Talks resume on Roswell's Canton Street alley plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:23 pm
  • Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:16 pm
  • Roswell adopts cultural arts assessment plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:10 pm
  • Senate version of medical marijuana bill would not make drug available immediately
    A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug avail...
    March 02, 2015 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NASCAR racer Bayne reveals fitness tips
    Trevor Bayne, currently 24th in today's 325-lap Folds of Honor QT 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, has conquered disease and maintains his health through a plan aided by his No. 6 race...
    March 01, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Monday signup deadline for Henry County PD citizens' academy
    The Henry County Police Dept. will be offering a Citizens Police Academy class March 3 to May 12. Applications need to be completed by March 2. This class is an 11-week class that meets every Tuesd...
    March 01, 2015 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County project to help region, says chamber prez
    The I-75 express lanes project will benefit the whole south metro region, Henry County Chamber of Commerce President David Gill said at the 13th annual South Metro Development Outlook last week in ...
    March 01, 2015 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
    The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
    February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death Alpharetta blogger
    A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The atta...
    February 27, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager bids adieu
    Long-time city employee Morgan Timmis will say goodbye to Roswell on Monday. The Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager of 15 years said she is retiring early to fulfill her lifelong dream of servin...
    February 27, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local historian finds GWTW movie set in Hampton barn
    Hampton residents may not realize their city is home to one of the most memorable movie sets in film history, but local historian and Hampton resident Peter Bonner found a Tinseltown treasure in th...
    February 27, 2015 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
    The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
    February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Race in Milton raises money for families impacted by cancer
    To raise money to support local families dealing with childhood cancer, the 6th annual Milton Mayor’s Run will once again be held in conjunction with the 12th annual Jog for a Cause Saturday at 7:3...
    February 26, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alcohol ordinance changes considered in Milton
    Open containers could soon be allowed in the Crabapple District. The Milton City Council discussed a slate of possible alcohol ordinance revisions at last Wednesday’s meeting. One staff-suggested c...
    February 26, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barnwell students entertain packed house as Shakespeare meets Dr. Seuss
    A cast of 72 talented and enthusiastic fourth- and fifth-grade students from Barnwell Elementary recently performed a musical comedy for audiences at two locations. The young, dedicated cast member...
    February 26, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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