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5 hrs ago |

Fulton BOE To Meet Thursday In Sandy Springs

The Fulton County School Board will meet tomorrow at Dunwoody Springs Elementary School, located at 8100 Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs, for its April 24 meeting.


9 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

3 battling for Fulton County Superior Court judge seat

Jane Barwick, Shondeana Crews-Morris and Shelitha R. Robertson are battling for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wright.


Related Topix: Barwick, GA, Emory University

13 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Candidates share views on fixing Fulton

MARTA, Milton County and prison overcrowding were a few topics discussed last Wednesday at Alpharetta City Hall at a candidate forum for the upcoming primary election.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Alpharetta, GA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Herald

Suspect in Union City Killing in Custody

The man suspected of killing a Newnan woman in Union City in early April was arrested by authorities in Atlanta Monday night.


Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Union City, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Fulton County Jail on - Beyond Scared Straight' Thursday

Thursday's episode of A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight," scheduled for 10 p.m., will feature Fulton County.


Related Topix: Prison, Entertainment, Television, Beyond Scared Straight, Union City, GA

CBS Local

Gay Rights Group Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Georgia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Gwinnett County, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Lawsuit challenging Ga. gay marriage ban filed

Shelton Stroman, left, and partner Christopher Inniss, are photographed in their home, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

District 3 candidates prepare for four-way slugfest

The new District 3 on the Fulton County commission has drawn four Republicans to compete for the seat, a contest to be decided in the May 20 primary as no Democrat qualified for the race.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, Emory University

WTOC-TV Savannah

Woman shot in parking lot of Cumberland Mall dies

A woman shot at Cumberland Mall in the parking lot near Macy's on Monday has died from her injuries, according to the Cobb County Police Department.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Atlanta, GA, East Point, GA

School Bus Drivers To Show Off Skills In Competition

Fulton County School System bus drivers on Saturday will compete in the 30th annual Bus Driver Road-e-o competition.


Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA

JOBS in Alpharetta, Milton: Cook, Investments Representative

In addition to the job listings below, click here for more job opportunities in the Alpharetta-Milton area, courtesy of Career Builder .


Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA, Milton, GA, Johns Creek, GA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Aurora, Georgia Ensemble, Serenbe unveil 2014-15 season lineups

THEATER Aurora to open with 'Mary Poppins,' will remount 'Les Miz' Aurora Theatre will remount its all-time biggest hit, "Les Miserables," along with three other musicals, a drama and a comedy for its 2014-15 season.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Lawrenceville, GA, Atlanta, GA, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA)

WJIZ-FM Albany

Kenya Moore on Porsha Williams Attack: 'I won't let it go'

On Sunday, part one of the reunion special for the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" aired on Bravo, where fans watched the brawl take place between cast members Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams.


Sandy Springs Neighbor

Area schools' CCRPI scores mixed

The Georgia Department of Education Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, and local schools had mixed results.


Related Topix: Georgia, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Cobb County, GA

Crime & Safety Summit in Midtown Tuesday

Patch Staff Report As part of his ongoing dialogue with Metro Atlanta residents regarding their concerns about crime and violence, Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves will discuss those issues with residents and merchants in the city's core business district.


Related Topix: Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Criminal Defense Law, Law, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA, Pitts, GA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

South Downtown's 'Capital Centre Atlanta' waits for a plan

On the corner of Pryor and Mitchell streets in Downtown, there is more than 75,000-square feet of empty building space.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA)

Alabama Live

Georgia murder suspect captured at apartment complex in Hoover's Ross Bridge

A man wanted in a Georgia shooting that killed a man and seriously injured a woman earlier this week was captured Friday morning at Ross Bridge in Hoover.


Related Topix: Georgia, Union City, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salt Factory Pub Coming To Woodstock

A popular eatery in north Fulton County has announced plans to open in downtown Woodstock.


Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Roswell, GA, Alpharetta, GA

Riverwood Charter Wants Input On New Design

A forum has been scheduled to discuss a new high school design for Riverwood International Charter School.


Julia Bernath Changes Community Meeting Start Time

Fulton County School Board member Julia Bernath has changed the time of her upcoming community meeting with residents.