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2 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Oval Office occupants meet in new play

Staff / Katherine Frye / From left, Willa Bost, as press secretary Audrey Warren, Julius Pryor III, as President Obama, and Gene Griessman, as President Lincoln, rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of 'Lincoln's Last Debate' at The Village Church.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Kingston remains hopeful following defeat

Moments after congratulating David Perdue on winning the Republican Senate runoff Tuesday night and possibly seeing the end of his own elective service, Jack Kingston continued to wear his characteristic boyish smile and display the optimism that helped draw thousands of supporters to him during a long political career.


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

More than 800 teachers join Gwinnett Co. Schools

Gwinnett County Public Schools' annual orientation event held Tuesday welcomed more than 800 teachers who are new to the school district, reports Gwinnett Daily Post.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Man, 23, accused of killing girlfriend's 16-month-old boy in Gwinnett County

A man was charged Tuesday in the murder of his girlfriend's 16-month-old boy who police said was beaten to death at his Gwinnett County home.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Duluth Student Named to Dean's Honor Roll at Oklahoma City University

ReadMedia Newswire Oklahoma City University is proud to announce that Prisca Lynch of Duluth, GA has been named to the spring 2014 Dean's Honor Roll.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City University, Duluth, GA

Peach Pundit

Get Out and Vote. Barack Says So.

Judgeships are non-partisan races. Because candidates don't have D or R beside their name, we suppose that it's only as a public service that President Obama agreed to record this message for Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shelitha Robertson: Seriously, though, the polls are open now, and will remain open until 7 PM.


WDUN-AM Gainesville

Buford man charged with beating of young girl

Gwinnett County police have arrested a Buford man in connection with the severe beating of a young girl, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.


Related Topix: Buford, GA, Hall County, GA, Flowery Branch, GA

Runoff Elections: Do You Plan to Vote Tuesday?

Do you plan to vote in Tuesday's runoffs? Tell us in the comment below Gwinnett County voters will help decide who will move on to the general election in November as runoff voting on a handful of races is held Tuesday, July 22. While voter turnout is expected to be light statewide, Republican-rich Gwinnett County is expected have a say in five ... (more)


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News

The Macon Telegraph

2 Ga. schools recognized for environmental work

Arcado Elementary School in Lilburn and High Meadows School in Roswell are among 57 schools being named Green Ribbon Schools and receiving sustainability awards on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Lilburn, GA

Enrollment now open at Georgia Connections Academy

Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide public charter school and provider of virtual K-12 schooling, announced it has openings for 1,000 students for the 2014-15 school year.


Related Topix: Duluth, GA, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Georgia NAACP announces Freedom Summer Fellowship Program

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP recently announced its 2014 Freedom Summer Fellows, including one based at Georgia Southern University.


Related Topix: Georgia, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Lawrenceville, GA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Georgia Attorney General Wants Same-Sex Marriage Suit Thrown Out

The Attorney of General of Georgia is asking that the judge hearing a controversial lawsuit hoping to overturn Georgia's same-sex marriage ban throw the case out.


Related Topix: Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Snellville, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Kroger Pharmacist Accused to Taking Photos Up Skirt of Woman Customer

Police arrested a pharmacist at a Kroger store in Georgia during the weekend after a woman customer accused him of taking photos up her skirt.


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

Report: Columbus Fugitive Apprehended in Gwinnett

A fugitive from Columbus, Ga., was arrested last week in Gwinnett County for his involvement in a May shooting after an argument over a card game.


Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

What's the Asking Price? 4 Beds, 3 Baths in Collins Hill District

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on . This home at 437 Wellington Point Drive near Lawrenceville has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2,466 square feet in the Collins Hill school district.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Lawrenceville, GA

Cooking up school supply support: The North Metro NPHC Cookout and Drive

The North Metro NPHC is hosting a school supply drive and cookout on July 26th. It's a call for the community to donate supplies in order to lend support to students in need.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Snellville, GA


Related stories

Prosecutors and a Phoenix woman reached a deal Friday that would allow her to avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car while she was at a job interview.


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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times

Lake stakeholders plan to decide how to manage water quality

Lake Lanier Stakeholders What: Governments and utilities meeting state environmental officials over Lake Lanier water quality When: 10 a.m. to noon July 30 Where: Gwinnett County Environmental Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford Contact: Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, 770-538-2626, or the Atlanta Regional Commission, ... (more)


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

Felton Letting It Fly

SUWANEE, Ga. --- Basketball has taken rising sophomore guard Jalek Felton all over the country this year, but even with all of the miles the Top 25 shooting guard in the 2017 class is still scoring regularly.


Related Topix: Suwanee, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mayor Delivers State of the City Addresses Monday at 3 Locations

Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason will deliver his State of the City address at three different locations on Monday, July 21. It'll be the second State of the City address for Mason and Peachtree Corners, which recently celebrated its second anniversary.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA