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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 | 5 5 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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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 9:26 A.M. WITH LATE RESULTS) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s primary runoff election and triumphed in Cobb and ...
July 22, 2014 09:58 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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Henry polls closed
Polls in Henry County's runoff election closed at 7 p.m. Check back with us for updates on state races and the Republican bid for U.S. District 10 between Mike Collins and Jody Hice.
July 22, 2014 08:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton polls closed; 30K voted
The 24 precincts in south Fulton polls closed at 7 p.m. County spokeswoman Jessica Corbitt said 30,811 voters cast ballots today throughout the county. Check back with us as District 5 commission r...
July 22, 2014 08:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five percent voter turnout recorded for Fulton County
All Fulton County polls closed Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. According to Fulton County Elections spokeswoman April Majors, 30,811 votes had been counted in the county as of 6:30 p.m., making voter tur...
July 22, 2014 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saunders in charge at Cross Keys
Results on the football field have been rough for quite some time at Cross Keys but if anyone is capable...
July 22, 2014 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Guest column: But it said so in the papers
    by Bill Lewis
    Guest Columnist
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    by Thornton Kennedy
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