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3 hrs ago |

The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta August 25-31, 2014

It's time to take a look at what is happening in and around Atlanta for the coming week,which includes Labor Day weekend! Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Marietta, GA, Blues, Barrelhouse, Alpharetta, GA

7 hrs ago |

South Cobb High Class of '59 to celebrate 55th reunion

Members of the South Cobb High School Class of 1959 offered Cobb County Interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale a glimpse of the classic cars of their high school days with a 1959 Ford Galaxie.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA

11 hrs ago |

Cobb Superior Court Judge assigned in Braves complaint

Cobb Superior Court Judge Reuben Green has been assigned to handle the suit filed on behalf of property owners near the proposed site of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, according to the Cobb Superior Court Clerk's office.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ADO Guy's Rants and Raves

Atlanta Code Camp 2014

Even though I can't be there this year, I'm excited to help out in holding this year's Atlanta Code Camp.


Related Topix: University of Georgia Southern Polytechnic State, Marietta, GA


Dalton police investigate overnight stabbing

Police say the victim was talking on the phone, sitting outside of his apartment, when he saw two males wearing hooded sweatshirts.


Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Canton, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Washington Post

The remarkable recovery of the American Ebola survivors

An ambulance transporting Nancy Writebol to Emory University Hospital leaves Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga., on Aug. 5. They contracted the virus while working with Ebola's ill in Liberia.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Marietta, GA, Medicine, US Politics, US News

Teen surrenders in Macon shooting; Marietta murder suspect arrested in Ohio

Teen accused of shooting man multiple times in Macon surrenders and a Cobb County murder suspect was arrested in Ohio, officials said.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Marietta, GA


Warrant: Man beat poodle to death

Police tell FOX 5 Atlanta that a man was arrested at a Cobb County animal hospital and charged for killing a poodle.


Business Journal

Kentucky's first Primrose School opens in Louisville

The Almonds are the franchise owners of Primrose School of East Louisville, which is the first Primrose franchise in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Acworth, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Slice 8/21/14: Ebola patients expected to be released from Emory Hospital today

American missionaries Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were both flown from Africa to Atlanta to receive treatment for Ebola, are expected to be released from Emory University Hospital this morning.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Acworth Cabela's to mark opening Aug. 21

Customers will be greeted by this grand walkway that breaks off into various departments of the new Cabela's Outfitters store in Acworth when it opens Aug. 21. Opening day will kick off with crowd entertainment, including a DJ, giveaways and trivia games at 8 a.m. The opening ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m., where the grand-opening ribbon will be ... (more)


Related Topix: Acworth, GA, Games, Party Game, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Olens to address Cobb GOP Women on Friday

Attorney General Sam Olens will be the keynote speaker at this month's meeting of the Cobb Republican Women's Club.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Police: Man charged in Jan. 27 assault and murder in Marietta

Cobb police have linked a Stockbridge man to a homicide that took place in Marietta earlier this year.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Henry County, GA, Stockbridge, GA

Daily Kos

GA-Sen: David Perdue (R) Vows To Be Mitch McConnell's (R. KY) Obstructionist BFF In The Senate

Earlier today, I wrote about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to shutdown the government if Republicans win the U.S. Senate: In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest thinking yet of how he would lead the Senate if Republicans gain control of the chamber.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Reince Priebus

Customs center will make McCollum more attractive

International flights can depart from Cobb County Airport-McCollum Field in Kennesaw.


Related Topix: Kennesaw, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA, Opinion

This weekend: Find the blues in and Around Atlanta August 23-25, 2014

It's time to look at the blues happening in and around Atlanta for the coming weekend.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA, Events

LaGrange Daily News

SWAT team called to standoff in Powder Springs

Authorities say a Special Weapons And Tactics team has been called to a Powder Springs residence after they say a man barricaded himself inside after a fight with his wife.


Related Topix: Powder Springs, GA

Atlanta Lyric Theatre opens 35th season with - Cats'

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre's 'Cats' is now playing at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center and continues to Aug. 24. The Atlanta Lyric Theatre opened its 35th season with the Tony Award winning musical "Cats."


Related Topix: Musical Theater, Arts, Theater, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Damn Yankees!, Musical Movies, Marietta, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley faces tough questions

But Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell has been digging through court records and says "reality" means something different to people who have done business with Chrisley.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Moore Colson announces 8 promotions

From staff reports Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson recently announced the promotions of eight firm professionals.


Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Berry College, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia