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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

What's the Asking Price? 6 Beds, 5 Baths Near Duluth

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on . This home at 3980 Balleycastle Lane near Duluth has 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 4,279 square feet.


Related Topix: Duluth, GA, Home Listing, Home

2 Indicted for April Killing of Bystander at Gwinnett Apartments

Two men believed to be responsible for the shooting death of an innocent bystander near a Norcross apartment complex in April have been indicted by a Gwinnett County grand jury.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Norcross, GA

On Common Ground News

OCG News' Back-to-School section

The DeKalb County Department of Family and Children Services is hosting an ongoing back to school drive for needy children.


Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Education Etc., Henry County, GA, Stockbridge, GA, Snellville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

New Code Enforcement Officers Ready to Patrol City Streets

Submitted by City of Snellville Three new quality of life officers will hit city streets to make sure residents maintain their property and are not in violation of city codes.


Related Topix: Snellville, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Jackson County blotter

FIRE: On July 13, Deputy Trent Morgan was patrolling shortly after 2 a.m. on Georgia Highway 129 when he saw an orange glow coming from the area of Harrison Johnson Way.


Related Topix: Jackson County, GA, Home Listing, Home, Pendergrass, GA

Big Kenney, Featuring Mo Arora and Kelly Spillman Bring Laughs to Aurora Theatre This Weekend

Comedy enthusiasts are invited to spend an evening laughing and enjoying the reality-based humor of headliner Big Kenney , featuring the unique laughs of Mo Arora and Atlanta's Top Comic semi-finalist Kelly Spillman .


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Madison County blotter

THREATS MADE: On July 7, Deputy William Elrod was dispatched to a home near Comer, where a man said his sister's boyfriend has threatened him due to arguments over a community well that he owns.


Related Topix: Madison County, GA, Comer, GA, Ila, GA

CBS Local

Too Much Truth - Wait Till I Get My Money Right

Today on Too Much Truth, DB had special guest Dr. Michael Greyson . He is a credit specialist who gives important tips on how to help get you out of financial hardships.


Related Topix: Grayson, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Gainesville murder suspectfugitive arrested

A joint effort by the United States Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Gainesville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Rodnie Maurice Stokes, 27, who has been a fugitive since the June 5th shooting death of Cedric Huff on West Avenue in Gainesville.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Suwanee, GA