Confederate flags found around MLK center, Ebenezer church
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Impaired driving crackdown dedicated to McDonough artist
A recent crackdown on drunk drivers and other traffic violations in Henry County was dedicated to an artist who was supposed to sculpt a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. but died in a crash with a ...
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Tax-free weekend offers break for Henry County shoppers
Tax-free weekend in Georgia is tomorrow and Saturday; savvy shoppers around Henry County can take advantage of back-to-school savings. Eligible items include clothing and shoes under $100, school s...
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Henry County’s National Night Out is Tuesday
Henry County will promote community camaraderie and strong partnerships between police and residents during National Night Out on Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Along with free food and drinks, liv...
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Deputies say boy, 12, found in Tennessee after abduction from Hiram home
Tennessee police located a Paulding County boy unharmed today after a family friend reportedly kidnapped him late Wednesday and a Levi's Call was issued. A vehicle carrying the boy, William Dorian ...
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Sandy Springs school for special-needs students robbed
A metro Atlanta school that serves autistic children is without many of its supplies after thieves stole thousands of dollars in equipment with just days until classes start. Police say they believ...
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Confederate flags found around MLK center, Ebenezer church
Federal authorities and police are investigating after Confederate battle flags were found around the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in A...
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Covered mission
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department July 5 through 11. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer April White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Police Department did not submit report...
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Alpharetta restricts temporary fireworks sales
Temporary tent and retail sales of fireworks will be restricted to being sold with a permit in the light industrial district of the city of Alpharetta — despite apprehension from city officials, wh...
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Locust Grove goes green with EV charger at Tanger Outlets mall
Drivers of electric vehicles are now able to plug in at new electric vehicle charging stations located at Tanger Outlet Mall in Locust Grove. The charging stations make it possible for drivers of e...
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Atlanta City Council taking summer recess
The Atlanta City Council Wednsday announced it, in accordance with city of Atlanta charter section 2-303(a), will recess Monday through Aug. 14. The next full council meeting will take place Aug. 1...
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Ga. Highlands College offering plan for tuition payment in monthly installments
Students at Georgia Highlands College can now take advantage of a new payment plan that splits their tuition into monthly payments. This is the first time the college has offered a payment plan, ac...
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East Point, Fulton County to host National Night Out events Tues.
Tuesday night will be a time for communities to stand together against drugs and crime as Fulton County and the city of East Point each hosts a local observation of the 32nd annual National Night O...
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Fulton County, metro unemployment bucks state, U.S. trend
Unemployment in Fulton County and metro Atlanta defied a two-point drop in state and national jobless rates, each gaining a point from May to June, according to a Georgia Department of Labor monthl...
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Atlanta Public Schools to launch school bus cameras
Atlanta Public Schools Wednesday announced it, the city of Atlanta and Tempe, Ariz.-based American Traffic Solutions will launch the CrossingGuard school bus stop arm safety camera program during a...
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Hapeville building collapse to lead to redesign
A two-story building’s roof collapsed last week in Hapeville but workers were able to escape with minor injuries, according to City Manager William Whitson. The historic city-owned building, circa ...
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Nonprofit helps renovate, expand Roswell family assistance center
Donors, home builders, volunteers and city and county officials joined together to celebrate the expansion and renovation of The Drake House, a local organization that provides assistance to mother...
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UPDATED: Recruitment pamphlets from Ku Klu Klan left at west Paulding residences
Some county residents complained about pamphlets left at west Paulding houses earlier this week seeking support for the Ku Klux Klan. The North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Kla...
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New business brings raw juice selection to Roswell
Childhood friends and juicing advocates Alissa Reynolds and Jaimee Schick are introducing their unique flavors and healthy living attitude to the Roswell community with their new business RAW Juice...
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Roswell Council amends sign moratorium
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding sign placement by residents in their community has led the mayor and city council to question if the court decision could have lasting impacts on Rosw...
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High Museum of Art names new director
The High Museum of Art in Midtown Wednesday announced Randall Suffolk has been appointed its new director. Suffolk, who is currently director and president of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, ...
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Nonprofit brings international cast to north Fulton
Since 1965, global educational program and volunteer organization Up with People has taken multinational young people on an international journey to develop leadership skills, cultivate service lea...
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Milton unveils informational online tools
Busy Milton residents now have a variety of online tools at their fingertips, easily allowing them to view information about city spending, events and projects. The recently unveiled tools are a pa...
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Football field coming to Douglas park 13 years after voter approval
Youth football is coming to Boundary Waters Park for the first time this fall on a field voters approved 13 years ago. However, there will be no football helmets, shoulder pads or tackling dummies ...
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Douglas schools see new teachers, principals, math changes in new school year
As Douglas County public school students return to class next week, they will not only see 185 new teachers but those entering the ninth grade will face a major academic change in math. Superintend...
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