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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

The burning of Atlanta, seared into America's memory

There were fears in late 1939 that Pittsburgh-born David O. Selznick's much anticipated film "Gone With the Wind" might not be shown in the producer's hometown.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), History in the News, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, US News

6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Recapping coverage from Alabama's 33-23 win over West Virginia

No. 2 Alabama opened up the season with a 33-23 win over West Virginia at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

9 hrs ago | News Max

Report: Ice Cap Growing Though Gore Said It Would Be Gone

Despite Al Gore's prediction seven years ago that the polar ice cap would be completely melted by now, it is actually larger than it was in 2012, Mail Online reports .

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Girl, 8, shot after gunfire erupted at neighborhood cookout in southwest Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating the shooting of a 8-year-old girl during a neighborhood cookout at an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA


Athens officer shot while responding to domestic dispute

An officer was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance at an Athens' apartment midday Sunday.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

The Times-Herald

Churches, businesses help out as school gets under way

Students are back in class, and local businesses and churches have stepped up to help make the school year a good one.


Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Fairburn, GA, Luthersville, GA, Meriwether County, GA

Star Tribune

Arrested: dad in father-son duo charged in bloody stickup of Roseville pawnshop

The older member of a father-and-son duo has been nabbed in the bloody robbery of a Roseville pawnshop that netted the perpetrators roughly $200,000 in jewels.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Responding to youth mental health issues of the net

"We need to shed the shame associated with mental illness. Because it is not reasonable for someone with a broken brain to fix itself."


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Atlanta, GA

Thomaston Times

This is the way it is supposed to be

I just got off the phone with my daughter. I listened while she shared the joys and challenges that young mothers go through.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Man dead, woman injured in Atlanta shooting

A man was dead at the location, and a woman was taken to Grady Hospital in critical condition.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Decatur, GA

Atlanta Police Searching for Missing 10-Year-Old

Police are searching for a 10-year-old girl who went missing from Atlanta and who may not be familiar with her surroundings, 11 Alive News reports.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

The Orlando Sentinel

Eustis-based aid group thrilled former missionary survives Ebola

SIM missionary Nancy Writebol poses for a photo in an undisclosed location in this August 20, 2014 handout provided by SIM USA August 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Lake County, FL

Times of Oman

Pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents kill 4.7m Chinese a year

A man wearing a mask is seen on a street in Beijing in this May 2, 2013 file photograph.


Related Topix: World News, China, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

WSFA-TV Montgomery


Although travel to the Georgia Dome will not be a new experience for many Alabama fans, a travel professional says there are still some things to consider.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Flu Shot Season: Shots Available at Roswell Urgent Care

Roswell Urgent Care Center is continuing their mission of 'Keeping the well in Roswell' by offering Flu Shots for children and adults.


Related Topix: Roswell, GA, Medicine, Influenza, Health

St. Petersburg Times

ZMapp could help fight Ebola if supply increases, study finds

A new study provides strong evidence that the experimental drug given to two American aid workers stricken with Ebola in Africa really works and could make a difference in the current outbreak - if more of it could be produced.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quick Bites: Chow Bing shutters, Bellwoods Social House opens, and more

Chow Bing owner Gary Lin is closing his Grant Park location at 349 Decatur St. to focus on his more recently opened Buckhead outpost .


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA

Trio Convicted in Murder of Lil' Phat, Atlanta Rapper

A Fulton County jury has convicted three men on charges related to the 2012 shooting death of an Atlanta area rapper, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Raw Story

Georgia cop accused of killing woman he met online, then burning her body

An Atlanta police officer is accused of killing a woman he met through an online hookup website and then set her body on fire.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Fire, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Former Area Athlete Charged in Beating Death at Bar

A bar bouncer who was an athlete at high schools in Dunwoody and Johns Creek has been charged in the beating death of an 18-year-old.


Related Topix: Johns Creek, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA