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Friday Apr 18 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

South Downtown's 'Capital Centre Atlanta' waits for a plan

On the corner of Pryor and Mitchell streets in Downtown, there is more than 75,000-square feet of empty building space.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA)

Friday Apr 18 | Alabama Live

Georgia murder suspect captured at apartment complex in Hoover's Ross Bridge

A man wanted in a Georgia shooting that killed a man and seriously injured a woman earlier this week was captured Friday morning at Ross Bridge in Hoover.


Related Topix: Georgia, Union City, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salt Factory Pub Coming To Woodstock

A popular eatery in north Fulton County has announced plans to open in downtown Woodstock.


Related Topix: Woodstock, GA, Roswell, GA, Alpharetta, GA

Riverwood Charter Wants Input On New Design

A forum has been scheduled to discuss a new high school design for Riverwood International Charter School.


Julia Bernath Changes Community Meeting Start Time

Fulton County School Board member Julia Bernath has changed the time of her upcoming community meeting with residents.



Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspect

According to police, the rape was reported on April 11 between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on the east side of Athens.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Viewpoint: An agenda for public safety in Atlanta's 'live, work, play' communities

For the last several months, I have been talking to my neighbors all over this great county about the issue that overwhelmingly concerns them more than anything else.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Prison, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Downtown (Atlanta, GA)

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ga. judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule

File- In this May 10, 2011 file photo, a fieldworker snips onion bulbs on a Vidalia onion farm in Lyons, Ga.


Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Lyons, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Police probe killing of college student

Fulton County Police 24-year-old Malcolm X. Scott was shot and killed on Godby Road near College Park Sunday night.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fulton County Seeks Project Proposals for Community Development Block Grant Funds

The Fulton County Department of Housing and Human Services Department, Housing and Community Development Division is requesting project proposals for Fiscal Years 2015, 2016 and 2017 Community Development Block Grant funds .


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Federal Funds Drop Squeezes Public Health

About 70 percent of the overall budget for the Department of Public Health comes from federal grants.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, HIV/AIDS

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Officials to host public safety summit

As part of his ongoing dialogue with metro Atlanta residents regarding their concerns about crime and violence, Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves will discuss those issues with residents and merchants in the city's core business district April 22 at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 781 Peachtree St in Midtown.


Related Topix: Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pitts, GA

The Raw Story

Unchained pit bull chases Georgia teen into street where he is struck by car, killed

For the second time in less than a week, a loose pit bull in the Atlanta area has led to the death of a Georgia teen.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Riverdale, GA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

S&S manager shot in robbery trying to turn ‘negative into positive’

JASON VORHEES/THE TELEGRAPHVan Eason discusses the night his was shot in an armed robbery at the S&S Cafeteria on Riverside Drive in September.


Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Atlanta, GA

CBS Local

2 Teens Running From Dogs Killed By Cars In 2 Days

For the second time in the past two days, a Georgia teenager has been killed by a car while running away from a dog.


Related Topix: Riverdale, GA, Atlanta, GA, Augusta, GA, Richmond County, GA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cross Roads News

Job fair features employers ready to hire

Job hunters can meet with employers looking to hire within the next 90 days at an April 23 job fair at the Fulton County Downtown Government Center.


Related Topix: Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times

Tom Crawford

Within minutes after a Fulton County jury returned a devastating verdict against the state ethics commission last week, Gov. Nathan Deal's aides were already trying to put their own spin on the story.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Fulton County, Georgia's GOs at 'AA'; Outlook Remains Negative

The building authority bonds are secured by lease payments from the county, absolute and unconditional in nature and backed by the county's covenant to levy ad valorem taxes without limitation as to rate or amount.


Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball changes Georgia gubernatorial race to 'leaning GOP'

Atlanta Journal Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield on how Republican missteps threaten an easy win in the Peach State.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Most candidates wait until last day to file disclosure reports

Most of the local contested candidates running in the May 20 primary election waited until the last day to file first quarter campaign disclosure reports.


Related Topix: US News