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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

Today In History, August 31

Sunday August 31, 2014 the 241st day and 34th week of 2014, there are 125 days and 18 weeks left in the year.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, GA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Sunday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Report: Ga. governments have weak nepotism rules

Local governments in metro Atlanta have hired at least 770 relatives of current employees during the last three years, according to an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Mother's girlfriend charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl in Clayton

Clayton County police have charged a mother and her girlfriend in connection with the death of a 4-year-old girl, Clayton County police said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Deja vu

Its seems what happen in Clayton County Georgia Schools BOE is happening here. Tax payers listen up this is your money, everyone needs to be more involved.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Investigators seek tips in Forest Park homicide case

The Forest Park Police Department and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are asking the public for information in connection to a 68-year-old's death.

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Related Topix: Forest Park, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Shooting south of Atlanta leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

Police south of Atlanta are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man wounded.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, GA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Atlanta

2 Georgia men sentenced in robbery, assault

Authorities said Thursday that 26-year-old Frederick Todd Anderson of Riverdale has been sentenced to 19 years and seven months in prison in the March 2013 attack.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Peach Pundit

#GASEN Republican Candidate David Perdue Announces County Campaign Chairmen And Co-Chairmen

The #Outsider's campaign announced the county campaign chairmen in a press release issued today.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Butts County, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Toombs County, GA, Conley, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The State

Clemson with early offer to Georgia quarterback

Clemson has extended an early offer to junior QB Zerrick Cooper of Jonesboro, GA.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Men accused in 16-year drug conspiracy in Harrison County

Three men face trial on a charge alleging they were part of a conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana in Harrison County for at least 16 years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jonesboro, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Dutchtown Middle School starts year with new principal

A new school year began in Henry County Aug. 4 and Dutchtown Middle School, located at 155 Mitchell Road in Hampton, not only welcomed new students but also a new principal.

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Related Topix: Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SFGate

Judge sides with Ga. charter school in dispute

A judge on Monday sided with a charter school seeking to open in Clayton County, ordering local officials to conduct required inspections so some 200 students can begin classes.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

SFGate

Ga. charter school heads to court amid dispute

Officials with a charter school seeking to open in Clayton County say they'll be heading to court Monday to force city officials to conduct inspections so its 200 students can begin classes.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Midstate rail backers watching Clayton County closely

Passenger rail service between Macon and Atlanta vanished in 1971 with the last journey of the train called the Nancy Hanks.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Clayton, GA, Rabun County, GA

American Banker

Georgia Bank's Trust-Preferred Deal with Regulators Sets Precedent

Heritage Bank in Jonesboro, Ga., became one of the first banks to retire trust-preferred securities held by the FDIC after a complex, year-long negotiation.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Child, 4, drowns in pool at a home outside Atlanta

Clayton County police say they responded around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to the home in Jonesboro, where they found the boy in the pool.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, GA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Clayton Co. child drowns in swimming pool

Authorities are investigating the drowning of a 4-year-old boy who fell into a swimming pool in Clayton County.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA, Rabun County, GA, Jonesboro, GA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Forsyth County cemetery vandalized

Donnie Munda went by the cemetery on July 17 and noticed that the markers on several graves were toppled down.

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Related Topix: Forsyth County, GA, Cumming, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Airport West CID now operational, meets next week

Special Photo. The Airport West CID board, from left, is Mark Spanka, Kali Wilson Beyah, Chris Brown, Vance Burgess, Natalie Martin, Josh Warthman, Stuart Gulley and Austin McDonald.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, College Park, GA, East Point, GA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Man shot to death in Sandy Springs parking lot

Police say the crime took place in the parking lot behind the Taboo 2 Nightclub in the 6705 block of Roswell Rd. Sandy Springs Police think the victim, shooter or possibly both were there to go to club.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Sandy Springs, GA, Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, GA), Atlanta, GA, Riverdale, GA

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