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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Fulton runoff elections update
Richard Barron, director of registration and elections for Fulton County, made the following statements at a morning ...
01:04 PM, Tuesday, July 22
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Henry runoff election turnout light
Henry County Elections and Registration Director Janet Shellnutt said she expects a light turnout today at the polls....
11:47 AM, Tuesday, July 22
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Police officer gets counterterrorism training
Capt. Robert Stevens of the Sandy Springs Police Department recently returned from Israel after spending two weeks le...
11:07 AM, Tuesday, July 22
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Henry elections feature state contests
With local elections decided in the May 20 primary, Tuesday's runoff is dominated by key state contests. The U.S. Sen...
11:37 PM, Monday, July 21
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Fulton runoffs include District 5 commission
Update: Fulton County spokeswoman April Majors said at noon, "All has been going smoothly." More information will fol...
11:22 PM, Monday, July 21
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159,152 Georgians vote early in primary runoff election
Early voting for Tuesday’s primary runoff election ended Friday, and the Georgia secretary of state’s office announce...
07:09 PM, Monday, July 21
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Council members establish Code Enforcement Commission
The Atlanta City Council Monday announced members Joyce Sheperd and Mary Norwood have established a commission to stu...
03:41 PM, Monday, July 21
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Judge dismisses Pitts’ lawsuit against Eaves, county
A judge has dismissed the May 20 Democratic primary election lawsuit District 7 Fulton County Board of Commissioners ...
01:11 PM, Monday, July 21
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State complying with new law on school fundraisers
In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent John Barge and the Georgia Board...
11:22 AM, Sunday, July 20
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Independent Bozarth’s candidacy certified
Finally, it’s official. Buckhead resident Bill Bozarth, independent candidate for the District 54 House of Representa...
07:21 PM, Friday, July 18
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Decatur to host public meetings on unified development ord...
The unified development ordinance process has taken the existing development regulations, tidied up their inconsisten...
01:48 PM, Friday, July 18
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Voter turnout expected to be 10 percent
Even with a ballot that includes the high-profile showdown between Republican U.S. Senate candidates Jack Kingston an...
09:39 PM, Thursday, July 17
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Shepherd up one spot in U.S. News & World Report rankings
Shepherd Center, a Buckhead-based catastrophic-care hospital for patients with spinal cord and brain injuries, ranks ...
08:30 PM, Thursday, July 17
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Changes afoot with Vinings restaurants
The Vinings restaurant scene is undergoing some changes following the July 1 closing of Garrison’s Boiler and Tap in ...
04:23 PM, Thursday, July 17
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Police: Woman arrested for leaving child in hot car
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 6:10 P.M. WITH NEW DETAILS ON THE CASE) The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday afternoon a...
12:42 PM, Thursday, July 17
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