Category Archives: Local

DeKalb schools off probation

A leading accreditation agency took the DeKalb County school system off probation Tuesday, a sanction that prompted Gov. Nathan Deal last year to suspend six school board members.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution A leading accreditation agency took the DeKalb County school system off probation Tuesday, a sanction that prompted Gov. Nathan Deal last ... Read More »

AT&T launches it’s “Drive Studio” in Midtown Atlanta

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Atlanta -Last November, during Tuskegee’s homecoming celebration Southern Company displayed some Tesla Cars that I believe were modded to their specifications. Many people had never ... Read More »

Court hearing on tax break for $103M project near Braves’ site

Judge Michael Stoddard Photo Credit: Jeff Stanton

Source: Marietta Daily Journal And the steam rolling continues! I honestly believe there is too much money (at stake), and pride (in the form of ... Read More »

New subsidized senior housing development coming to Acworth

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Source: Marietta Daily Journal About $9 million in low-income housing tax credits from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs will go toward a $13 million, ... Read More »

Falcons fire Offensive & Defensive Line coaches

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Source: AP Atlanta Falcons Coach Mike Smith has fired defensive line coach Ray Hamilton and offensive line coaches Pat Hill and Paul Dunn, in what ... Read More »

Atlanta releases Braves negotiation documents

Latest Rendering of Proposed Braves Stadium

Source: Dave Williams/AtlantaBusinessChronicle Atlanta on Thursday released 650 pages of emails in response to a Georgia Open Records Act request from Atlanta Business Chronicle on ... Read More »

Georgia unemployment rate down to 7.7%

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Source: Carla Caldwell/Atlanta Business Chronicle Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.7 percent in November after strong job growth and a drop in new ... Read More »

Rep. Kingston says “Poor students should sweep floors” (VIDEO)

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Source: Amanda Terkel/The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there’s no such thing as a ... Read More »

Atlanta winner in Mega Millions $636 jackpot

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Atlanta, we have a big winner in our midst! Two tickets matched all numbers in the $636 Mega Millions lottery jackpot on Tuesday – one ... Read More »

Complaint Against Funeral Home in Kendrick Johnson Case

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Source: Stephanie Slipher/ CBS News The parents of Kendrick Johnson, the Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym ... Read More »