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Custodian found dead at DeKalb County high school

by Rodney Thrash, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 21, 2016

Filed under Local News

A night custodian at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in DeKalb County was found dead in the building, a district spokesman said Thursday. “DeKalb County law enforcement officials are treating the situation as a crime scene,”...

Band teacher charged in sex with student at school

by Kristen Reed, WXIA-TV

April 20, 2016

Filed under Local News

A high school band teacher was arrested and charged with having sex with a student. This comes after a former student alleged she and Michael Appelbaum had a sexual relationship while she was a student at the school between...

Health official sues Georgia for ‘religious discrimination’

by Kristina Torres, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 20, 2016

Filed under Local News

Dr. Eric Walsh, who in recorded sermons called homosexuality a sin and said evolution is a “religion created by Satan,” filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Georgia Department of Public Health for rescinding a job offer two years ago because of what he said were his religious views. Walsh in the suit alleges tha...

Powder Springs go-kart racer wins scholarship

by Tim Darnell, Patch

April 19, 2016

Filed under Local News

Rowe, a 15-year-old go-kart driver from Powder Springs, Ga., was the winner in the Amateur category and will receive a $10,000 grand prize sponsorship. Nearly 230,000 votes were cast at www.AlwaysAChampion.com during the contest,...

Georgia Lottery sets new record of $317M to education

by WGCL-TV

April 19, 2016

Filed under Local News

The Georgia Lottery has posted record transfers to education for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, according to officials. Georgia Lottery transfers to the Lottery for Education Account for the third quarter of fiscal...

Chick-fil-A Braves cow moved to new home at Suntrust Park

by Brett Rosner, WSB-TV

April 18, 2016

Filed under Local News

Everyone’s favorite tomahawk choppin’ cow has a new home – at SunTrust Park. Chick-fil-A’s 40-foot-tall cow left Turner Field about a year early and, as of this weekend, is getting situated near the right-center fi...