Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA exten...
by Staff Reports
07:11 PM, Thursday, July 31
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Educati...

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Only 10 percent vote in runoff election
Henry County’s July 22 runoff election turnout topped out at 10 percent between advance and Election Day voting, with...
02:17 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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New principals, testing method await Paulding students
Paulding students will see three new principals and dozens of new teachers as they begin the school year Monday. Spok...
02:13 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Paulding gives majority of runoff votes to Perdue, Woods
Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in last week’s primary election runoff to help him defeat...
01:57 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Jobless rate up in county, metro, state; down from last year
The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week Fulton County’s unemployment rate rose to 8.4 percent in June, up...
01:53 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Court will not reconsider airport bond ruling
The State Supreme Court on Monday chose not to reconsider its ruling to allow a bond issue for Paulding airport taxiw...
01:52 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Tyler Perry on track for $30M Fort Mac buy
Filmmaker Tyler Perry, known for the “Madea” series, is slated to buy part of the 487-acre Fort McPherson, representa...
01:50 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Paulding schools add new heating, air conditioning, stadiu...
The Paulding school district worked to renovate two schools this summer and is working to put artificial turf on two ...
01:47 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Arrington wins District 5 in runoff
Update: Buck may seek recount in GOP state superintendent race Marvin Arrington Jr. beat Brenda Muhammad in the Democ...
01:46 PM, Tuesday, July 29
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Decatur’s Westchester Elementary re-opens for 2014-15 scho...
A former elementary school that has served as housing for City Schools of Decatur’s central office for the past 10 ye...
10:28 AM, Tuesday, July 29
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McFerrin to lead Dunwoody High as new principal
Having grown up in Dunwoody, it seems only fitting that Tom McFerrin will now lead his alma mater of Dunwoody High Sc...
10:15 AM, Tuesday, July 29
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Brookhaven Planning Commission supports zoning map changes
The Brookhaven Planning Commission voted to recommend adoption of an official zoning map, which includes three amende...
09:52 AM, Tuesday, July 29
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Enrollment up in Decatur schools
City Schools of Decatur, which begins classes Monday, has doubled in size throughout the last 10 years or so, and Sup...
09:36 AM, Tuesday, July 29
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Atlanta, Buckhead condo selected for HGTV’s Urban Oasis
Knoxville, Tenn.-based HGTV has chosen the city of Atlanta as home of its Urban Oasis 2014. The about 2,000-square-fo...
01:36 PM, Monday, July 28
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Officer-involved shooting in Hampton leaves one dead
According to Lt. Joey Smith, on July 24 around 4:33 p.m. Henry County Police officers were dispatched to a "trouble u...
09:39 AM, Monday, July 28
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Glenridge Hall property getting interest from corporations
Since going on the market July 1, the Glenridge Hall property in Sandy Springs has been visited by about a dozen pote...
04:03 PM, Friday, July 25
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