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Evacuations urged ahead of hurricane

Hurricane Matthew is nearing Florida and threatening death and destruction up through the Carolinas. Gov. Nathan Deal expanded the state of emergency from 13 to 30 counties in Georgia.

Charge of racist remarks costs Forsyth educator job

Forsyth County Schools fired paraprofessional Jane Wood Allen Monday after investigating her posted comments on Facebook calling first lady Michelle Obama a gorilla.
The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons are playing as well as a team with the league?셲 third-worst defense can play. They?셱e moving the ball and even scoring touchdowns as if ??to quote the former Pirates announcer Bob Prince ??tomorrow?셲 lunch was around the corner.
Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Some South Fulton residents may be asked to fill out their ballots twice on Nov. 8. That’s because with a pending lawsuit about Atlanta’s annexation of their neighborhood, Loch Lomond, whether or not they live in the city is unclear.
Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Some South Fulton residents may be asked to fill out their ballots twice on Nov. 8. That’s because with a pending lawsuit about Atlanta’s annexation of their neighborhood, Loch Lomond, whether or not they live in the city is unclear.
Ga. deputy fired for racist Facebook posts, targeting black motorists

Ga. deputy fired for racist Facebook posts, targeting black motorists

A white Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been terminated and another white officer abruptly resigned following an internal affairs investigation that uncovered racist and sexist messages they sent each other on Facebook, including one that described what appeared to be an effort to target black motorists.
Ross Harris a victim of police lies and distortions, his lawyer claims

Ross Harris a victim of police lies and distortions, his lawyer claims

After enduring more than two years of largely unchallenged, unthinkable allegations leveled against his client, Ross Harris’ lead attorney went on offense Tuesday, making it clear he was putting Cobb County police on trial in the hot-car murder case.

Atlanta police: Diane McIver fatal shooting case ?쁬ore complicated??

Atlanta police on Tuesday pushed back against a family spokesman’s account of the recent shooting death of business woman Diane McIver, saying the case involving her husband is “more complicated” than has been portrayed.

Isakson believes in a GOP that no longer exists

If Hillary Clinton is elected president in November, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson predicts that he and his fellow Republicans in Congress won?셳 go into lockdown mode, refusing to compromise and legislate as they did in response to the election of Barack Obama.
ACC QBs rolling this season

ACC QBs rolling this season

This may be a golden year for quarterbacks in the ACC, which perhaps not coincidentally has six teams in this week?셲 AP top 25 poll.
What happened on Miami?셲 first fumble return against Georgia Tech?

What happened on Miami?셲 first fumble return against Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech co-offensive line coach Ron West said on Monday that the coaching staff didn?셳 communicate to the line the protection change needed that may have prevented Miami?셲 first fumble return for a touchdown in last week?셲 35-21 loss.
Atlanta street fight: Who was Donald Lee Hollowell?

Atlanta street fight: Who was Donald Lee Hollowell?

From Bankhead Highway to Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway to Shawty Lo Boulevard? Shawty Lo, whose real name was Carlos Walker, and who shot to fame with his 2007 rap hit “Dey Know,” was killed on Sept.
Gov. Deal considers 13 for 3 seats on Georgia Supreme Court

Gov. Deal considers 13 for 3 seats on Georgia Supreme Court

Gov. Nathan Deal is reviewing a list of 13 jurists nominated for the Georgia Supreme Court, including two positions the Legislature created this year and a third slot that will be vacated in January when the chief justice retires.
Casino giant MGM plans renewed push in Georgia

Casino giant MGM plans renewed push in Georgia

The debate about casino gambling in Georgia is about to return in a big way.On Monday, the Chairman and CEO of casino and hotel giant MGM Resorts International told local business and civic leaders that Las Vegas-style gambling, including a $1 billion-plus resort in Atlanta, could be an economic engine for the state and could boost the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship program.
Tech?셲 Mills honored by ACC

Tech?셲 Mills honored by ACC

Georgia Tech?셲 Dedrick Mills was named the ACC?셲 rookie of the week on Monday.Mills, a freshman, set career-highs in rushing yards (99) and all-purpose yards (108) in the Yellow Jackets??35-21 loss to Miami last week.
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