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  1. Dozens of black senior citizens ordered off Georgia bus en route to early voting pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Daily Mail

    'An intimidation tactic to suppress black votes': Dozens of African-American senior citizens are ordered off Georgia bus en route to early voting polls after county clerk raised 'concerns over vehicle's The South Is Rising slogan' LaTosha Brown, a co-founder of Black Voters Matter, said that the bus had been transporting the group from a senior center run by Jefferson County According to a Jefferson County administrator Adam Brett, the event was believed to be 'political activity', which is not allowed Jefferson County Democratic Party Chariwoman Diane Evans helped organize the event, but asserted that she did so as a pastor and community leader She also said that Black Voters Matter just sought to get the senior-citizens to vote and that organizers did not advocate for candidates Brown shared that concerns also seemed to focus on branding on the bus, which included the slogan 'The South ... (more)

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  2. FEMA adds seven more SWGA counties to eligibility listRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Catoosa County News

    Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr. welcomed Tuesday's amendment to the major disaster declaration for Georgia that expands coverage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individual Assistance program to also include Crisp, Grady, Lee, Mitchell, Terrell, Thomas and Worth counties.

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  3. Before the South was hit by Hurricane Michael, it was hit by voter suppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Grist Magazine

    When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle and Southern Georgia last week, it devastated areas known for their poverty - and their conservative politics. And some media outlets didn't hesitate to lean into the apparent irony.

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  4. Love Theater? Find out What's Playing around Town on Atlanta Real Estate Forum RadioRead the original story

    24 min ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... and the $26 million, 50,000 square foot expansion that will make it the largest live performing arts stage in Georgia. The award-winning real estate podcast airs twice a week and offers interviews with industry experts and details regarding Atlanta ...

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  5. KDP Honors Browning During Induction CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... service to her students and her community," said Lily Cuzzort, chapter president and Lee alumna, who now teaches in Georgia. During the ceremony, faculty, students, and KDP members shared personal reflections on Browning as a teacher, colleague, and ...

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  6. Buckhead, Sandy Springs schools' ACT scores strongRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | MDJonline.com

    Local high schools had mostly strong results in the American College Testing exam, according to scores released today by the Georgia Department of Education.

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  7. Black voters ordered off bus; Georgia county defends actionRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | MDJonline.com

    A group that encourages African-Americans to vote says about 40 black residents of a senior living center in Georgia were told to get off a bus taking them to vote.

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  8. Georgia Police Department Sparks More Outrage After Cop Drags Black Boy On VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | NewsOne

    Georgia police department has come under criticism again this week after a viral video showed a controversial incident involving one of its officers. Cobb County police may fire the officer being investigated after he grabbed a 12-year-old African-American boy by the arm and dragged him in an Atlanta mall earlier this month.

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  9. Mariners battling for playoff seedingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    College of Coastal Georgia's volleyball team is in the midst of a battle to obtain one of the top two seeds in the upcoming Sun Conference Tournament next month. The Mariners are currently in fourth place, with a chance to move into third when the team hosts Warner University tonight.

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  10. Marine Corps League Charity Golf Tournament set for Nov. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    ... will benefit the Toys for Tots drive in Glynn County. Call 912-506-5694 for more information. College of Coastal Georgia's volleyball team is in the midst of a battle to obtain one of the top two seeds in the upcoming Sun Conference Tournament next ...

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  11. Advance tickets for City Championship on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    ... also be available at the game beginning at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $9 for general admission tickets. College of Coastal Georgia's volleyball team is in the midst of a battle to obtain one of the top two seeds in the upcoming Sun Conference Tournament next ...

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  12. Twitter publishes tweet archive of Russian and Iranian state-run troll farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... in the land, was asked a question about Brian Kemp, who is both a (monumentally unhinged) candidate for governor of Georgia and Georgia's Secretary of State, in charge of overseeing the election in which he is standing. Voting rights advocacy groups ...

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  13. Multi-Brand Operators Bringing 8 New Fazoli's Locations To Georgia And ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Franchising.com

    ... half of 2019. The restaurant group will be developing the markets of Snellville, Gainesville, and Peachtree City, Georgia and plans to open additional locations in the future. Junior Das, Linda Bradley, and Andy Patel of Pasta Joint, LLC have inked ...

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  14. Letter writer refutes claims against KempRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    Kemp is included in two suits ex officio, as Georgia's Secretary of State, charging Georgia for enforcing its laws. Plaintiffs say wrongly minorities lose voting rights.

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  15. Abrams is not fit to be Georgia's governorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    The November election for Georgia's Governor must be taken very seriously. The extremist policies of Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee, would be a disaster for our state.

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  16. Random thoughts on some random topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    There has been a change of plans. I was going to talk about Georgia's olive industry this week.

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  17. 'Nobel Prize' day is my most favorite dayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    I have been teaching economics for a long time. It all started with the fall term of 1974 when I was asked by the chairman of the economics department in the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia if I would like to teach a class on my own, even as a graduate student.

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  18. Let's sell out the stadium for the City ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    ... game. Rivalry games are one of our favorite aspects of sports. Whether it's Brunswick High-Glynn Academy or Georgia-Florida, being able to gloat about your team's superiority is part of the charm of the sport. Of course, there are stakes that go ...

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  19. Woman, boy die in Georgia apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    Clinch County Deputy Coroner W.G. Smith told The Valdosta Daily Times the fire was reported around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex in Homerville. Smith said a 35-year-old woman and a 4-year-old boy died in the fire. Their names have not been released while Smith notifies relatives.

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  20. New center in Clarkston to bring financial opportunities to DeKalbRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    Lutheran Services of Georgia hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception for its new Financial Opportunity Center in Clarkston, Ga.

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