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A Milton man who confessed to killing his teenage stepson has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison, according to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office.
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A request by the Fulton Science Academy High School to end its contractual obligations to the Fulton County School System is on the Fulton Board of Education's agenda Thursday.
The Class of 2013 across the Fulton County School System graduated at a rate of 75.5 percent, a jump of 4.2 percent from last year, according to data released Wednesday by the Georgia Department of Education.
Last week Gov. Nathan Deal named state Rep. Lynne Riley to his House floor leader team, replacing Rep. Matt Hatchett who was elected state House majority leader.
Fairburn police say a 19-year-old crossing the train tracks near Broad Street was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, listening to music and likely never saw the train that hit him.
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners' special called meeting Wednesday at 9 a.m. will be a forum for debate on cuts to the 2014 budget, which takes effect Jan. 1, and a $15.6 million contract for inmate physical and mental health services with St. Louis, Mo.-based Corizon Inc. At the board's Dec. 4 meeting, District 39 State Sen. Vincent Fort, ... (more)
She has previously pled not guilty to charges stemming from her DUI arrest last May. State Court of Fulton County records show that the veteran councilwoman faces five misdemeanor charges for driving under the influence, reckless driving, failure to obey stop sign, failure to obey signs or control devices, and driving on the wrong side of road.
The two Roswell-area members of the Fulton County Board of Education will be having community meetings early this week.
An Atlanta man serving a 25-year prison sentence for molesting a child will get a new trial because prosecutors didn't inform the jury that the victim had recanted part of his testimony against the defendant prior to trial.
As the end of the year draws near, we will be highlighting the best data maps Patch has run in 2013.
Raymond Partolan, a Mercer University junior, woke up at 5 a.m. Thursday to drive from Macon to the DeKalb County Courthouse.
A Fulton County representative told Alpharetta City Council this week that construction on the new Alpharetta Library branch was scheduled to begin Dec. 10, but weather forecasts calling for rain likely will delay the start.
On Wednesday, Fulton County approved the sale of 22.746 acres of green space on Old Riverside Drive to the City of Sandy Springs.
Staff / Rachel Kellogg From left, school board member Katie Reeves, officer Phil Richey, Mayor David Belle Isle, Public Safety Director Gary George and kindergarten students attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Alpharetta Police satellite station at Alpharetta Elementary.