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KSU’s growth spurs new rules for off-campus student apartments

by Kristal Dixon, AJC

March 20, 2019

Cobb County has gone back to the drawing board to get a handle on apartment units that cater to college students. The county is working on an ordinance that would regulate off-campus student housing, which are apartment...

Changes coming to Georgia purges, vote counts and voting machines

by Mark Niesse, AJC

March 18, 2019

When Georgia legislators approved new voting machines last week, they also rewrote election laws dealing with voter registration cancellations, recounts and precinct closures. The sweeping election bill, which is awa...

New Georgia voting machines win final vote in state House

by Mark Niesse, AJC

March 14, 2019

The Georgia House gave final legislative approval Thursday to buying a new $150 million touchscreen-and-paper ballot statewide voting system, sending the bill to Gov. Brian Kemp for his signature. The House voted 10...

Some flights canceled after grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8, Max 9 planes

by Kelly Yamanouchi, AJC

March 14, 2019

A day after the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 planes, about 20 flights have been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, according to airport and flight tracking data. The roughly 20 c...

UPDATE: Officer shoots man firing in parking lot of Smyrna office building, police say

by Shaddi Abusaid, AJC

February 28, 2019

An officer-involved shooting was reported in the parking lot of a Smyrna office building just before noon Thursday. #BREAKING: Officer involved shooting on Village Pkwy near Lake Park Dr in Smyrna. No cops injured. De...

Cobb teachers to take flight as NASA astronomy ambassadors

by Kristal Dixon, AJC

February 28, 2019

Four educators in the Cobb County School District will have an opportunity to explore the earth’s stratosphere when they join NASA’s Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program. Berkil Alexander and Philip Matthews of Kennesaw M...

Sandy Plains Road eatery fails health inspection

by MDJ Staff, MDJ

February 15, 2019

Editor’s Note: This information is taken from inspection reports found on the Georgia Department of Health’s Environmental Health Search Portal. JUDY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN 2745 SANDY PLAINS RD STE 106 MARIETTA, GA 30066-4387 L...

Atlanta rapper 21 Savage: Immigration enforcement system ‘broken’

by Jeremy Redmon, AJC

February 15, 2019

Grammy-nominated artist speaks out on GMA following release Atlanta rapper 21 Savage spoke out against the nation’s immigration enforcement Friday morning on Good Morning America, calling it “broken” and add...

EDITORIAL: Stacey Abrams in spotlight to run, but for what office?

by Editorial Board, MDJ

February 13, 2019

The suspense builds in Georgia politics after Democrat Stacey Abrams gained new attention by giving her party’s rebuttal to President Trump’s State of the Union address. This may well enhance her chances of running again...

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