Attorney: Ex-APS superintendent Beverly Hall dead
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Roswell adopts cultural arts assessment plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:10 pm
  • 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...
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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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    Douglas County public schools in session Friday
    Douglas County Schools will be open on a regular schedule Friday, the school system announced on its social media sites today. It had canceled classes Wednesday and Thursday of this week amid conce...
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    BIS Benefits ranks among industry leaders
    BIS Benefits, headquartered in Alpharetta and serving clients across the state, recently ranked among the top 25 leaders in its industry — the third major recognition received by the firm in the pa...
    February 26, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding saw more wrecks, no more injuries than normal during snowfall
    Though many more wrecks than normal were reported Wednesday and today in Paulding, the number with injuries were about normal, a sheriff's department spokesman said today. Cpl. Ashley Henson said E...
    February 26, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cupcake company in Alpharetta fulfills owner’s passion
    Baking has always been a great interest for Maria Lawson, from making cakes with her mother and grandmother as a child to her part-time job at a bakery throughout high school and college. As owner ...
    February 26, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fairburn fire department receives Class 1 rating
    The city of Fairburn recently announced its fire department is among elite company after the Insurance Services Office upgraded the city’s rating from Class 4 to Class 1 last week. Fairburn now ran...
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    Alpharetta invites residents to plant a tree, take a selfie
    The Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission invites residents to participate in Alpharetta’s annual Arbor Day Celebration by planting a tree and sending the city a picture. Alpharetta will be celeb...
    February 26, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Talks resume on Roswell's Canton Street alley plan
    Following a work session last August, major changes were made to the proposed East-West Alley master plan. Among other modifications, the Canton Street area project was tweaked to include a new rou...
    February 26, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Locust Grove residents to get latest on new fire station Sat.
    Sales tax projects and public safety are topics District 1 Commissioner Bo Moss and guest speakers, including county Finance Director Fred Auletta, Henry County Police Chief Keith Nichols and Deput...
    February 26, 2015 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    College Park elementary school may become $15M YMCA
    College Park city council candidate Roderick Gay recently announced he has requested approval from the Fulton County Board of Education to move forward with redevelopment plans for Harriet Tubman E...
    February 26, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Isolated road problems seen; county schools, CTC closed Thursday in Paulding
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 11:56 am