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Cobb denies expansion of five group homes

by Carolyn Cunningham, AJC

February 28, 2017

Filed under Local News

A request by Sober Men Living to expand the number of residents in five group homes was denied recently by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners. Serving young men age 18 to 25 who are recovering from addictions, the nonprofit...

Gwinnett offers new wireless alerts for emergencies

by Karen Huppertz, AJC

February 1, 2017

Filed under Local News

The Gwinnett County Office of Emergency Management has tapped into an existing feature on wireless telephones that alerts users when an imminent threat to safety occurs in Gwinnett. Alerts will be sent when emergency events such...

Georgia House leaders back $5 million to deal with S. Georgia storms

by James Salzer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 24, 2017

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House leaders approved adding $5 million to the governor’s emergency fund Tuesday to help deal with the aftermath of killer storms in South Georgia. The $5 million would be added to Gov. Nathan Deal’s funds meant to deal...

Burn permits no longer off limits in Georgia

by Steve Burns, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 6, 2016

Filed under Local News

Recent rainfall means that burn permits are no longer banned in the state, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Forestry Commission said Tuesday. “We’ve turned (the decision-making) over to local resources” with the GFC, spokeswoman...

How to pay for college? Atlanta schools offer help

by Chris Quinn, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 5, 2016

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Atlanta Public Schools and Achieve Atlanta are offering a series of workshops on how to pay for college. As acceptance letters from colleges are beginning to arrive in mailboxes, learning how to pay for or finance a degree...

DeKalb libraries add night and weekend hours in 2017

by Mark Niesse, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

December 2, 2016

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Libraries across DeKalb County will stay open longer starting next year, adding operating hours on Wednesday nights and on weekends. The library system announced Friday it will restore hours at 17 branches. These libraries...

Nathan Deal: Capping water would be ‘disaster’ for South Georgia farmers

by Greg Bluestein

November 29, 2016

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Gov. Nathan Deal warned that Florida’s attempt to cap Georgia’s water use and set a strict limit of water flowing south across the state line could have dire consequences for the state’s agricultural industry. In an interview...

Ross Harris trial: Defense rest their case

November 4, 2016

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The Defense rest their case in the Ross Harris trial Friday afternoon. No more witnesses will be taking the stand. Harris waived his right to speak. He communicated to the judge that he understood his right...

Atlanta Mayor Reed builds bridge with Poland

by Leon Stafford The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 26, 2016

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The city of Atlanta extended a hand to the people of Lodz, Poland, Tuesday in a deal to promote trade, tourism and investment. Mayor Kasim Reed signed a letter of intent with Hanna Zdanowska, the mayor of Lodz, to create a...

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