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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North Fulton religious leaders wary of Georgia’s new gun law
On July 1, House Bill 60 — also known as the Safe Carry Protection Act — went into effect statewide. One provision of...
12:18 PM, Wednesday, July 16
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BEE Boutique opens in Sandy Springs
Listening to Tillie O’Neal-Kyles explain the plight of the bumblebee informs her latest endeavor. BEE boutique opened...
11:19 AM, Wednesday, July 16
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Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 29 through July 5, an...
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Chick-fil-A restaurants to feed nearly 5,500 at-risk children
Wednesday, more than 40 Chick-fil-A restaurants, including two near Vinings (at Cumberland Mall and on Akers Mill Roa...
05:34 AM, Wednesday, July 16
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Fulton to delay millage rate vote, add public hearings
Citizens will have opportunity to provide input at three additional public hearings Fulton County will delay the vote...
08:41 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Fulton commissioners to delay millage rate vote
Fulton County announced Tuesday it will delay the vote on a proposed millage rate increase scheduled for Wednesday. T...
06:34 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Official: Douglas schools improve, still face challenges o...
Douglas County students continued to improve in most areas of the recent Criterion Referenced Competency Test but sti...
04:41 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Mayor: Braves' stadium parking impact to be felt in city
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul said matters related to the Atlanta Braves’ move in 2017 to their new stadium in nearb...
03:32 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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ON THE MOVE: Groundbreaking set next month for Highway 92
A Douglasville transportation enhancement project in discussions for decades will finally break ground within weeks. ...
03:23 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Abernathy Greenway Linear Park set to open
Residents and guests are less than a day away from the official christening of Sandy Springs’ new community gathering...
03:11 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Technical college officially opens Thursday
Henry County residents have a new option for higher education with a new building and expansions at the campus of Sou...
03:01 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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County sees spike in rabies cases
Henry County is seeing a much higher number of confirmed, positive cases of rabies in 2014. So far, 11 cases have bee...
02:55 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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State end-of-course test results show positive trend; math...
Georgia students improved their performances on six out of the eight 2014 end-of-course tests compared to last year, ...
02:44 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Arrington, Muhammad to face off in July 22 primary
The new Fulton County Commission District 5 seat is up for grabs in Tuesday’s runoff between Democrats Marvin S. Arri...
02:37 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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Keurig to host jobs fair for Douglas facility
Keurig Green Mountain recently announced its newest manufacturing facility to be located in Douglas County. The compa...
02:25 PM, Tuesday, July 15
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