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Ohio governor mulling presidential run speaks in Sandy Springs
As he considers running for president in 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich sounds like he is leaning toward that decision. Although the Republican did not announce if he is running for president for the ...
May 26, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transformation took perseverance at Lithia Springs High School
Although Lithia Springs Assistant Principal Jessica Ainsworth said she was proud to be named a national educational leadership group’s 2015 assistant principal of the year, she was more pleased wit...
May 26, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglasville Police Chief Womack suspended pending ‘use of force’ probe
An investigation is continuing this week into the alleged use of excessive force by Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack during an early March arrest on the side of I-20 following a high-speed ch...
May 26, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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McHenry Hydrangea Festival to attract thousands to Douglasville
The largest annual tourism event in Douglas County is returning for its eighth edition June 6 and 7. The annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival is scheduled both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the ...
May 26, 2015 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Path Changers: Ainsworth recognized for ushering in successes at Lithia Springs High School
Lithia Springs High School Assistant Principal Jessica Ainsworth said she sees the school’s staff as “path changers” for students’ academic and personal lives. This mindset helped the school’s stud...
May 26, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory memorial ride, marketplace set for Saturday in Lithia Springs
The Herb Emory Memorial Ride is scheduled for this Saturday with two new attractions added, a community marketplace and arts and crafts show. The ride and marketplace are being held at Harley-David...
May 26, 2015 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Severe thunderstorms predicted
Forecasters say strong storms -- including some that could become severe -- will be possible as heavy rain moves into Georgia. The National Weather Service says the main threats from the Tuesday st...
May 26, 2015 10:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County: adopt bigger pets fee-free through May 31
The number of animals coming into Fulton County Animal Services has increased drastically due to the large number of animals born during spring. To encourage the public to adopt, LifeLine Animal Pr...
May 22, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Massage Scam
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30 and May 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Depart...
May 21, 2015 05:09 PM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toy donation sought during Paulding blood drive Friday
Citizens For A Better Paulding County is sponsoring a toy drive from noon to 5 p.m. in conjunction with a Friday blood drive in memory of Paulding Sheriff's Cpl. Sam Driskell at the meeting room at...
May 21, 2015 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keurig hiring workers for new Douglas County manufacturing plant
The Georgia Department of Labor is recruiting workers to help Keurig Green Mountain Inc. staff its manufacturing plant under construction in Lithia Springs, according to a news release. The Douglas...
May 21, 2015 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge councilwoman retains seat, for now
Stockbridge City Council members will continue to deliberate, until an as-yet undecided date, whether City Councilwoman Robin Buschman should be removed from her seat after being accused of violati...
May 21, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lithia Springs resident named to state juvenile justice board
    Lithia Springs resident James Valbrun is the newest addition to the state Board of Juvenile Justice Gov. Nathan Deal named Valbrun to the board recently. He is one of 15 members appointed by the go...
    May 21, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Fulton honors fallen heroes with events, tributes
    The men and women who paid the ultimate price for the nation’s freedoms will be honored throughout the south Fulton area during a week of observations beginning Saturday. South Fulton Community Org...
    May 21, 2015 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Portion of Alpharetta's Canton Street to close for two months
    A portion of Canton Street in Downtown Alpharetta will close to all traffic on June 1 and remain closed until early August. The impacted section runs from Mayfield Road to Church Street. The city o...
    May 21, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County offers Memorial Day tributes Monday
    Monday, Henry County and its cities will offer events and tributes to remember and honor those who have served in the military and made the ultimate sacrifice. At 8 a.m. in Stockbridge, walkers who...
    May 21, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding airport board rejects commission’s changes to operating agreement
    Paulding’s airport authority on Wednesday did not exactly welcome a proposal to open itself to a potential lawsuit and end 10 years of guaranteed county payments for operation of Silver Comet Field...
    May 21, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb watershed employees sentenced to jail
    DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson accepted plea deals from three former DeKalb County Watershed Department employees charged with bilking the county out of thousands of dollars in fra...
    May 21, 2015 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Judge Gregory A. Adams says he is not a candidate for DeKalb commission
    Judge Gregory A. Adams is not a candidate for the DeKalb County Commission. Adams was initially elected to the bench in 2004 and reelected in 2008 and 2012 without opposition. He is thankful to the...
    May 21, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta city council approves mixed-used rezoning request
    Apartments, commercial and office space will officially become part of the new Alpharetta Downtown City Center development despite being a point of contention for residents in a recently rezoned 26...
    May 20, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell exhibit shows visual arts side of John Lennon
    The Ann Jackson Gallery in Roswell will showcase how a legendary English singer-songwriter expressed himself through drawings in “The Art of John Lennon” exhibit May 29 through 31. “He was an artis...
    May 20, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell celebrates 40th anniversary of pool on opening day
    The Roswell Area Park Pool will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an opening day party featuring family-friendly entertainment and discounted entrance fees Saturday. The event, which will feature...
    May 20, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Abby
    Furkids presents Abby for the pet of the week spotlight. Abby is a sweet calico with cute white booties and impressive whiskers. This 3-year-old girl gets along well with other cats, as well as kid...
    May 20, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Rotary Club attends panel aimed at ending sexual exploitation
    The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held last week at the Carter Center, and Roswell Rotarians were in attendance speaking about their involvement with the cause. According to Roswel...
    May 20, 2015 04:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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