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Norcross to host clean-up, recycling day

The City of Norcross will host a Neighborhood Clean-up and Recycling Day on Saturday. Residents can bring in documents to be securely shredded, haul in non-hazardous bulk items and recycle electronics. According to a press release from the city, during the clean-up day, residents can bring in itemst

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 20:33:00

Gwinnett police searching for men accused of robbing Norcross luggage store at gunpoint

Gwinnett County police are looking for two men accused of robbing a cashier and customer at gunpoint at a Norcross luggage store last week. A clerk was working at Lily's Luggage at 1241 Indian Trail Road on Sept. 14 when two men wearing dark clothes walked into the store at about 4 p.m. The men dema

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 15:01:00

Former DeKalb night club operator gets 11 years in prison for drug trafficking

Former DeKalb County resident and night club operator Christopher Dixon, a/k/a "Yardman" is going to prison for 11 years after pleading guilty to a conspiratorial drug trafficking charge on June 16, 2017. Dixon, 44, had been a fugitive for almost six years. He was arrested in November 2016 on obstr

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:16:00

Suspect in deadly Atlanta apartment shooting arrested in South Carolina

A month after Atlanta police found Deante Benton's body outside an apartment complex, authorities arrested the suspected shooter at a home in Marion, S.C. Mariol Rawls was arrested Aug. 17 by the United States Marshals service, according to a police report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constituti

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-20 21:28:12

20-Year-Old Woman Dead On Street | Will Hurricane Maria Hit Georgia? | Ga. Tech Police Mourn Student: News Nearby

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Thursday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours. Second Meth Lab Found In $3.2 Million Georgia BustA second north Georgia meth lab has been discovered and a woman is on the run in con

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:00:21

Sandy Springs firefighter killed in Forsyth County motorcycle crash

A Sandy Springs firefighter was killed early Thursday when his motorcycle crashed in Forsyth County, a sheriff's spokesman said. Jacob Hammond, 21, of Cumming, died in the single-vehicle accident on Bannister Road, Doug Rainwater said in a statement. NEW: Join the discussion at the AJC's Crime & Saf

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 19:29:37

12-Hour SWAT Standoff Ends With Tear Gas

NORCROSS, GA - A 12-hour-long SWAT standoff at a Gwinnett County hotel on Wednesday ended around midnight when officers sprayed tear gas into a room where a patron had refused to leave. The incident happened at the Araamda Inn, at 5985 Oakbrook Pkwy. near Norcross. According to police, Marvin Fernan

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:17:15

Oconee State Bank announces new Gwinnett County team

Oconee State Bank announced this week that it has hired a team of lenders to build its presence in Gwinnett County, which it sees as a fast-growing market. Mike Fulton, Josh Osborne and Deborah Worley will work out of the bank's new office in the Sugarloaf Parkway area near Duluth. Fulton and Osborn

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 14:01:00

FEMA, GEMA officials tour Irma's damage in Gwinnett

The FEMA and GEMA officials were assessing damage from Tropical Storm Irma to see if the county could qualify for a Declaration of Individual Assistance. It's part of a long process that county officials are going through to try and get recovery assistance for Gwinnett residents whose homes were dam

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 18:39:00

Duluth's 2017 Food Trucks Fridays season ends Friday with Bourbon and Bacon Art Show

Mmmm, bacon. Duluth announced it will wrap up its 2017 Food Truck Fridays series with a mixture of bacon, bourbon and art. The city will host a Bourbon and Bacon Art Show in Parsons Alley in conjunction with its final Food Truck Fridays event of the year from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. The group behind the

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 14:11:00

Journey tribute band to rock Duluth Town Green

The Duluth Fall Festival doesn't start until next weekend, but folks in Duluth can get an early start on the fun this Saturday night with a free concert on the Town Green. Departure, a Journey tribute band, will conclude the city of Duluth's Summer Stage Concert Series while serving as a precursor t

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 14:10:00

Chief DeKalb judge under investigation for courtroom peeing incident

The chief judge of the DeKalb County Superior Court, Judge Courtney Johnson, is being investigated by the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) for allegedly denying a defense attorney's urgent requests for a bathroom break during a murder trial in June. Jan Hankins, an attorney at the St

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:55:00

KSU's Lean Six Sigma Programs to Begin in October

KSU's College of Continuing and Professional Education Lean Six Sigma programs - Yellow Belt and Green Belt - are scheduled to begin Oct.7 and Oct.19. Students will learn to implement this proven business management strategy to help their organization operate more efficiently. The Lean Six Sigma Ye

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:52:27

Second Annual Patriot Flight Takes Off Sept. 26

ROSWELL, GA -- Roswell first responders will be honored next week with an all-expense paid trip to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. The 2nd Annual Patriot Flight will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, and is part of an ongoing effort to "show thanks to the brave men and women who serve the community eve

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:35:32

Meeting Set To View North Fulton STEM High School Site Plan

ALPHARETTA, GA -- The Fulton County School System is inviting parents and community members to come out and review conceptual building and site plans for the new STEM-focused high school campus that will open in North Fulton. Anticipated to open in fall 2020, the school will have college and career

PATCH - 2017-09-21 16:36:46

New Homesites Released at Mixed-Use Alpharetta Community

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The Providence Group of Georgia LLC, a Green Brick Partner, has released new homesites at East of Main in Alpharetta. With two of the five newly released homesites already sold, these premium options will not be available long. The Kenton, available at Homesite 2, features four bed

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:14:12

Now Selling Woodland Parc Luxury Townhomes Near SunTrust Park

Cobb's premier homebuilder, Traton Homes, has just started selling its beautiful new luxury townhomes in Woodland Parc, within walking distance from The Battery Atlanta and SunTrust Park. The first homes will be completed and ready for move in prior to the 2018 baseball season. The Smyrna community

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:30:00

Judge Mathis' Daughter Ties The Knot In Lavish Malibu Wedding

Just as it seems that practically everyone in Hollywood is breaking up or dealing with cheating scandals, there are still some who are showing how important commitment is by getting married. The daughter of popular TV personality Judge Mathis recently tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Malibu and

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 15:27:14

This Life with Gracie: Alpharetta mom on a mission to prevent suicide

People who lose a loved one to suicide are haunted by a myriad of whys, hows, and the what-ifs that can never be answered. Why would anyone ever take their own life? What makes them desire death in the first place? And how, for God's sake, do they build up the nerve to do it? Like so many others, it

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 15:04:51

Ayesha Curry Is Newest CoverGirl Ambassador

CoverGirl is on a roll these days, as the cosmetics giant has announced two major celebrity ambassadors in less than a week. First, the lovely Issa Rae was named the latest CoverGirl ambassador and now Ayesha Curry has also been added to rep the beauty brand. Celebrity chef and restauranteur Ayesha

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 14:43:48