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  1. Google expected to announce launch of fiber-optic Internet in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    A similar announcement is expected Wednesday in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., and Thursday in Durham, N.C., The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Google Fiber offers Internet connections at speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second-roughly 100 times faster than traditional broadband.


  2. Jarren Benton has a way with words in 'Slow Motion Vol. 1'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    It's a relief that Funk Volume founder and rapper Hopsin was joking about retiring from rap because his record label seems to be growing stronger with each passing month. Decatur, Georgia emcee Jarren Benton is one of a handful of quality lyricists on Funk Volume, and his latest release, an EP titled Slow Motion Volume One , is proving Benton is the real deal behind the mic, no gimmicky underground fad.


  3. K-through 5th grade students at Fairington Elementary school returned ...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    ... it on fire," Said Jenkins. Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call Detective M.E. Parks at DeKalb County School System's Department of Public Safety at 678-676-1810. Arson Detective H. Patterson can be reached 678-406-7773.


  4. Luxury Home Ready NOW Off East Osborne Road in BrookhavenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    Established as an incorporated city of DeKalb County in 2012, Brookhaven is one of the fastest growing cities in metro Atlanta, as well as one of the most popular. For home buyers looking to purchase in the sought-after location, Nellie Poston Custom Homes, a Traton Homes company, is excited to announce that its stunning home located at 2465 E Osborne Road NE is now ready for immediate move-in.


  5. Coming in 2017: The Sandy Springs Journal-Constitution?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Five years ago, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution left the capital city behind for new suburban digs in Dunwoody. Now, it appears the daily paper will make another move, this time down down the road, less than a mile away, to Sandy Springs.


  6. Private Bank of Decatur adds senior team memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Private Bank of Decatur has named Robert C. "Rob" Beall Senior Vice President & Senior Lending Officer. Beall is an experienced banker who brings 30 years' experience to the bank.


  7. Weather Alert: Watch Out for Black Ice DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    There won't be snow, but there could be black ice in metro Atlanta by Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service says. The system that has prompted a Winter Weather Advisory for accumulating snow in the northeast Georgia mountains may also cause slick roads to the south.


  8. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    The State Board of Pardons and Paroles is set to hear from supporters of a death row inmate set to be executed this week.


  9. AJC To Move Headquarters To Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    The newspaper on Monday announced it will move its headquarters to the campus of its parent company, Cox Enterprises, in Sandy Springs, according to an article on the media outlet's website . In a memo sent to employees, the company notes its newsroom and advertising staff will move to space at 6325 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in 2017.


  10. Arson-damaged school near Atlanta to reopenRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A DeKalb County elementary school that was damaged by arson is reopening. WSB-TV reports that more than 100 people worked around the clock to repair Fairington Elementary School in Lithonia so that it could reopen for classes on Monday.


  11. Lady Lions Win Second Straight, Edge Northwestern 76-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Onward State

    After a tough slog through the beginning of the conference schedule featuring seven straight losses, the Lady Lions have finally found their groove, earning a second-straight victory over a Big Ten opponent in Sunday's 76-75 win over Northwestern in the Bryce Jordan Center. It was a total team effort from start to finish, as five Lady Lions scored in double figures for the second-straight game, marking the first time Coquese Washington's squad has accomplished that feat since 2011.


  12. Announcing Atlanta's Premiere Spring Event, the 2015 Druid Hills...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    The theme of this year's tour is "History Happens Here." Druid Hills comes alive, featuring architecture from the renowned firm of Ivey & Crook, interior designers from the region, southern fare, local musicians, Georgia artists and Emory Village merchants.


  13. AutoFair CEO named Dealer of the Year 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    From left, Tim Russi, president of Auto Finance for Ally; Mark Ellis of TIME; Melissa and Andy Crews of AutoFair Honda, 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year winner; Michael Carpenter, Ally CEO; Jeff Brown, president and CEO of Dealer Financial Services for Ally.


  14. Police met with accident victim just before her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyFoxAtlanta

    Dunwoody Police say they were called to the Exxon on Ashford Dunwoody Road Thursday about a woman acting erratically. Officers made contact with Gayla Walker and spoke with her for about 10 minutes then attempted to give her a ride home but she refused.


  15. Centennial Arts Academy to help Dunwoody school after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... more than half the school was damaged by flame, smoke, water and soot. Fairington Elementary School in DeKalb County desperately needs school supplies after a blaze that started the evening of Jan. 17. A team of more than 100 workers have been ...


  16. Twerker Falls Out of Car, Gas Prices Plunge, 'Top Chef' Finalist to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Plus, downtown streetscape, latest Decatur real estate, Friends School event, Mark Wahlberg's crime + how to post your news on Patch. Share your local news, events and pics by clicking "+" at the top of any page, or email


  17. Lady Lions Edge Northwestern, 76-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Penn State Athetlics

    Sophomore Alex Harris came off of the bench to score 11 points and grab 10 rebounds for her first career double-double and sophomore Kaliyah Mitchell grabbed a career-high 15 boards and scored 10 points for her second straight double-double as the Penn State Lady Lions edged Northwestern , 76-75, on Sunday afternoon inside the Bryce Jordan Center. The game featured five Lady Lions in double figures for the second-straight game, marking the first time since 2011 that Penn State put five players in double-figures in consecutive games; vs. Ohio State and at Michigan .


  18. DeKalb 2015 baseball previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Katherine Frye / From left, Columbia's Keishaun Clark, Coach Steve Dennis, and Jalen Atterbury look forward to the start of baseball season in DeKalb County. Last Thursday at Tucker High, a few members from each DeKalb County baseball team and each coach came together to take pictures and forecast the approaching 2015 season.


  19. Buckhead Real Estate Always in Demand: Only Two Homes Left at Lenox WalkRead the original story

    Sunday | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    There is one undisputable truth: Buckhead real estate is always in demand! This means when homes are placed for sale on the market, you must move quickly. On Lenox Road, you will find some of the most unique and modern city townhomes on the market at Lenox Walk.


  20. Re: Ira Curry, Mega Lotto Winner, Goes Into Hiding! | News OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NewsOne

    Ira Curry is a name that has been on everyone's lips these days, but she is gone incognito since she came forward as one of the winners of the $648 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing this week. Curry, who will split the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history with a winner from California, reportedly went into hiding after claiming her winnings Wednesday at a lotto headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., according to the New York Daily News .