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Roswell resident Mitchell makes mark in amateur golf
Billy Mitchell has established himself on the state amateur golf circuit over the years. The 50-year old Roswell resident has played in some of the biggest amateur tournaments in Georgia since begi...
July 23, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 11:37 A.M. WITH QUOTES FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATE ANN HARRIS) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s primary runoff elect...
July 23, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fellowship coach receives state coaching honor
Trip Hughes recently stepped down after a hugely successful five-year stint as the Fellowship Christian girls’ soccer coach. Hughes couldn’t have asked for a better end to his 17-year coaching care...
July 23, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Track Club reaches half-century mark
The Atlanta Track Club has long established itself as the guiding force for promoting running in the metro area. Now, the venerable Buckhead-based institution — the host of the Peachtree Road Race ...
July 23, 2014 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs boxer wins national title
It’s not every boxer that wins a national championship in his or her first competition. But that is exactly what Kathy Hutton did. The 48-year old Sandy Springs resident, a corporate lawyer for a m...
July 23, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating shooting case
The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced detectives are working a number of leads provided by the victims and witnesses in a shooting that took place just after midnight Wednesday at...
July 23, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding voters help Perdue gain GOP Senate nomination
Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in the Tuesday primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats. Perdue, who...
July 23, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead entrepreneurs create bourbon company
Enjoying a great glass of bourbon is merely part of the job for Buckhead residents Jim Valentine and Charles Barfield and their friend and business partner, Dan Rosenbluth, of Denver. The trio foun...
July 23, 2014 09:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need
While others were spending their summer vacations at the pool or hanging out with friends, over 180 middle and high school students spent July 11 through 17 renovating homes in need of repair as pa...
July 23, 2014 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests
Meredith Jones studied for the SAT and ACT tests before taking them June 7 and 14, respectively, but said she was not expecting to score perfect marks on both of them. The 17-year-old rising senior...
July 23, 2014 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board selects Manous to fill seat he left vacant
The Paulding County Board of Education has appointed Richard Manous to fill the seat he left vacant when he resigned in March to seek the Paulding County Commission Post 3 seat in the May Republica...
July 23, 2014 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrington wins District 5
With all Fulton County precincts reporting runoff election results as of 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Marvin Arrington Jr. beat Brenda Muhammad in the battle for new county commission District 5. In the 60 ...
July 23, 2014 08:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk wins Congressional seat
Although the July 22 Primary Runoff election featured two spirited contests between Republicans seeking seats in Congress, Tuesday’s 17 polls drew little interest from Bartow County residents. Acco...
July 23, 2014 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the...
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallied votes from Roswell's municipal judge election show Hansford as winner
The results are in from the Roswell municipal court judge runoff election. Brian Hansford ended up with 59 percent of the votes, while opponent Melanie Ellwanger has 41 percent. The winner is offic...
July 22, 2014 11:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barwick gains lead in Fulton runoffs; Arrington rallies
More than 80 percent of Fulton County precincts have reported runoff election results with 296 out of 365 precincts checking in at 10 p.m. For Fulton County Superior Court judge, Shelitha Robertson...
July 22, 2014 10:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry runoffs decided; Collins wins the county
Henry County has 100 percent of its results in, delivering a final unofficial tally for the July 22 runoff election. Turnout topped out at 10 percent between advance and Election Day voting, with 1...
July 22, 2014 09:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Fulton County results come in; District 5 gap shrinking
Fulton County runoff election results are steadily picking up, to 59 percent, or 216 out of 365 precincts, at 9:10 p.m. With 42 out of 60, or 70 percent, of District 5 county commission precincts r...
July 22, 2014 09:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early results in for Henry County
Early results are in from Henry County's 38 precincts in tonight's runoff. Turnout was less than 6 percent. Of the county's 117,000 registered voters, fewer than 6,800 cast ballots. With 11 U.S. Di...
July 22, 2014 08:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early results in for Fulton County
Early results are in for Fulton County in the runoffs for local offices. With less than 7 percent of precincts reporting, Marvin Arrington Jr. is leading Brenda Muhammad 637 (59 percent) to 448 (41...
July 22, 2014 08:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nominations for Congress decided in runoff
The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that was partially settled with Tuesday's primary runoff election. Three congressmen from Georgia —...
July 22, 2014 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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