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Firefighters climb Stone Mountain for 9/11 tribute

City of Fayetteville firefighters Quynh Hervey and Stephaene Core rest and hydrate atop Stone Mountain after climbing the DeKalb County structure in full firefighting gear Sept. 17, as a tribute to the emergency personnel who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago in New York.Stone Mountain

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:14:00

Florida Evacuee, 10, Struck And Killed By Vehicle During Altercation In Stone Mountain: ICYMI

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA -- A 10-year-old fleeing Hurricane Irma was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle during an altercation involving his mother and another woman, according to news reports. The boy, identified as Timothy Jones, reportedly, got in the middle of the fight. He died around 1:20

PATCH - 2017-09-17 13:02:16

Neighbors on alert after man is shot and killed in east Atlanta

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man early Monday morning in the basement apartment he rented off Phillips Road. "It was like three shots bam, bam, bam," neighbor Ed Grant told Channel 2' Liz Artz. Ed Grant told Channel 2's Liz Artz Monday he h

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-18 23:54:26

Two killed, third airlifted after accident in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. -- Police have shut down a roadway in Forsyth County after a deadly crash, Monday afternoon. The crash happened at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Castleberry Road near Fowler Park. While the details of the accident are still limited, authorities did confirm that two were

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-18 19:57:35

Police charge duo in former high school football standout's death

When police asked a lease-holder about a man seen leaving her apartment on the day of a deadly shooting, she lied, police said. Shantavier Willis gave detectives a fake name for the man police suspected in the Aug. 6 shooting death of 20-year-old Rodricous Gates Jr., Clayton County police spokeswoma


Georgia Bone and Joint: Where total hip replacement patients are walking same-day

Seventeen years ago, four local orthopedic physicians had a vision: a practice of top-notch doctors with a dedicated outpatient surgery center to make access to treatment easier and more convenient for patients. In 2000, those four physicians opened Georgia Bone and Joint in Newnan. Two years later,

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 02:18:34

Atlanta City Council approves transferring Atlanta Streetcar to MARTA

At its meeting Sept. 18, the Atlanta City Council approved an ordinance transferring all assets and operations of the Atlanta Streetcar to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). The mayor, or his designee, is now authorized to transfer all Atlanta Streetcar operations, including,

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:18:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

City Barbeque opens first Georgia franchise in Decatur

City Barbeque recently opened in Decatur and offers items like pulled pork, brisket, chicken, turkey, sausage and more.Special / Katherine Frye A barbecue restaurant chain that is new on the scene in the Atlanta market is hoping to connect with the community at a newly opened Decatur location. City

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

Decatur commission votes for Confederate monument's removal

Decatur government supports removal of Confederate monument Elected officials in the City of Decatur - where a 30-foot tall, 109-year-old Confederate mo... Decatur government supports removal of Confederate monument Elected officials in the City of Decatur - where a 30-foot tall, 109-year-old Conf

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Decatur takes historic vote against Confederate monument

In a historic - if symbolic - move, the city of Decatur commission voted unanimously in support of removing the Confederate monument downtown. The Monday night resolution read, in part: "...the presence of the DeKalb County Confederate Memorial obelisk provides a presence within the community that h

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-19 16:10:39

Birds be gone: Decatur to pay $73,500 over 3 years for removal

DECATUR - In Councilman David Horn's brief tenure on the city council, the Millikin University biology professor has built a sort-of one-man environmental wing in city government. Horn was the sole dissenting vote yesterday on a routine city contract with Soules Bird Repellent Co., a local business

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 01:15:00

Atlanta to Host an Interactive NAAWM Conversation

Atlanta to Host an Interactive NAAWM Conversation *The National African-American Women's Movement LLC (NAAWM) will host a solutions-focused interactive conference called "The National African-American Women's Conversation" on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel (4711 Best

EURWEB - 2017-09-19 08:32:24

Imagine Music Festival returns this weekend

Thousands of electronic music fans will converge on south Atlanta this weekend for another installment of the Imagine Music Festival. The Imagine Music Festival took over the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. The festival is an all-encompassing, 360-degree sensory experience that blends music, ci

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-19 14:48:14

Infamous 86-year-old international jewel thief, Doris Payne, is free again

ATLANTA - Notorious international jewel thief, Doris Payne, who has stolen about $2 million in jewelry over the last six decades and reflected on her crimes in a documentary, is a free woman again. >> Read more trending news Payne, 86, was arrested at a Walmart in metro Atlanta in Chamblee in July

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2017-09-19 21:24:00

GBI identifies officer who shot student at Georgia Tech

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified Tyler Beck as the Georgia Tech police officer who shot and killed Tech student Scout Schultz Saturday evening on campus. He had joined the department in May 2016, and was been certified by the Georgia Peace Officer and Standards Training Council, report

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-19 22:35:00

BREAKING: Listen to the 911 call in Georgia Tech shooting

The campus police officer who shot and killed a Georgia Tech student Saturday night had just over a year on the force, law enforcement records show. On Tuesday, the GBI identified the officer as Tyler Beck. He joined Tech's police force in May 2016, records show. Beck was certified by the Georgia P


Petition urges safer crosswalks after 2 Woodstock deaths

After a woman and her 3-month-old child were struck and killed by a vehicle in Woodstock, a local resident has started an online petition calling on the city to ensure crossing safety near the downtown performing arts center. As of Sept. 18, Scott Bagwill's Change.org petition had gotten more than 3

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-19 14:25:10

Brave conquers fear: Amazing Grace on the water

"I feels light and I feel free." For Grace Bunke, water is a place to forget. She glides under the waves and forgets, for a moment, about the bad days past and her worries about the days ahead. The water is also becoming a place to remember for Grace. "Hi! Are you ready?" Grace smiles at a new frien

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-19 19:13:47

60 Dogs, 53 Lizards, 1 Rabbit: Fulton Police Raid Puppy Mill

In the Monday raid, Fulton County police arrested Marcellus Alston and Monic Harrish, who each face 37 counts of cruelty to animals and could face other charges. Matty Ring via wikimedia Police have seized over 100 animals, including 60 dogs, from what they're calling a puppy mill at a warehouse in

WABE.ORG - 2017-09-19 12:24:16