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Judy Tucker set to retire from mayor's office after serving based on trust

Judith Tucker's relationship with Mayor Teresa Tomlinson blossomed well before their plunge into politics. After retiring from Synovus Financial Corp. in 2007, Tucker joined the board of Midtown Inc., where Tomlinson served as executive director. The two immediately hit it off, and Tomlinson hired T

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-22 21:24:00

Barrow County firefighter climbs Stone Mountain to honor 9/11 victims

Barrow County Emergency Services firefighter Sean Gluth, third from left, stands on top of Stone Mountain with firefighters from the City of Fayetteville Fire Department they did a one-mile climb up the mountain in honor of the firefighters and paramedics who died during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-23 19:30:00

Apple 'n Pork Fest celebrates harvest, history

CLINTON - Flashy rides and frozen carnival food won't be found at the Apple 'n Pork Festival. Instead, visitors can enjoy smoked ham sandwiches, bubbling kettles of baked beans, cups of apple cider and fields of history. The event attracts more than 90,000 visitors each year to the grounds surroundi

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 20:30:00

Atlanta man's code on Army computer cost taxpayers $2.6M

An Atlanta man was convicted Wednesday of placing malicious code on a U.S. Army computer that eventually cost taxpayers about $2.6 million, a federal prosecutor's office said. Mittesh Das, 48, was found guilty of knowingly transmitting malicious code with the intent to cause damage to an Army comput

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-23 21:27:52

FBI arrests Georgia man accused of killing infant daughter

The FBI said in a news release Saturday that 44-year-old Charles Hamilton was arrested after stepping off a Delta Airlines flight that had just arrived in Atlanta from the Dominican Republic. He had been missing since Sept. 12. Authorities said Adriana Hamilton was rushed to the hospital on Sept. 9.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-23 23:54:56

Suzuki agrees to one-year, $3.5 million deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Catcher Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a $3.5 million, one-year contract for 2018. The 33-year-old has a career-high 18 homers, and the Braves value his work with young starting pitchers. "You can see the potential and a lot of positives coming out of this," Suzuki said.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-23 23:48:13

ATL singer songwriter Kandi Burruss graces Essence Magazine, lands Broadway, talks TI and Tiny

ATLANTA - She's a mother, a successful entrepreneur and a Grammy Award winning R&B artist who has been dominating the industry for nearly three decades. Friday night, Kandi Burruss celebrated yet another career milestone by gracing the cover of Essence Magazine and landing a role on Broadway! "That'

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-23 17:00:53

Snitker's status as Braves manager still unclear for 2018

ATLANTA (AP) - Braves manager Brian Snitker still doesn't know if he will return next year after meeting Saturday with front office executives. General manager John Coppollela and president of baseball operations John Hart spoke with Snitker a few hours before Atlanta played Philadelphia, but gave n

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-23 22:52:19

Don't use Meet Up to meet someone for a date

Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept 12 through 14. - Provided by Sandy Springs Capt. Steve Rose Editor's note: The Atlanta Police Department no longer releases detailed weekly crime reports, only releasing a snapshot listing each reported crime in Zone 2, which incl

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 18:20:00

Georgia to pay $550,000 to convicted felon for amputation

ATLANTA (AP) - A diabetic inmate serving a life sentence for murder has won $550,000 from Georgia for a lawsuit alleging he lost his leg because of improper care and neglect by a prison doctor. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the state agreed to the settlement for Michael Tarver, which mean

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 17:08:41

Sid the Science Kid makes a home at Atlanta's Children's Museum

"Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!" runs through Jan. 15 and is free with museum admission. "Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!" runs through Jan. 15 and is free with museum admission.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

Man found dead in southwest Atlanta

Police say a man was found dead in Atlanta early Sunday. The unidentified man was found around 7 a.m. in the 100 block of Ted Turner Drive SW. A spokesperson with the Atlanta Police Department told CBS46 the man may have died after jumping or falling from the Pesters Street Bridge. Check back with C

CBS 46 - 2017-09-24 17:00:00

Atlanta Girls' School's Platt excels in juggling academics, athletics

Perhaps the best praise any student could receive is that which comes from a teacher or coach. However, Atlanta Girls' School senior Julia Platt received such accolades, not just from her coach but her academic advisor. Track coach Stacy Floyd and her academic advisor, Sallie Gray Clayton, described

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 17:59:00

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

Deadline looms for Officers Down 5k

Runners and walkers have until Sept. 24 to register for the Officers Down 5k Run/Walk in Tucker. The event takes place 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 7 at DeKalb Police Headquarters, 1960 West Exchange Place. It is part of a nationwide event that celebrates officers who protect communities and those who h

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Armed Robbers Stick Up Cashier, Customer In Gwinnett: Police

NORCROSS, GA -- Police in Gwinnett County are asking for the public's help in searching for two men who robbed a cashier and customer at gunpoint, authorities said. While no one was injured in the incident, police want to bring the duo to justice before they rob anyone else. The armed robbery occur

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:42:38

DeKalb school times extended by twenty minutes through December

Buy Now DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green gives his state of the district address at the Clarkston campus of Georgia Piedmont Technical College.Brent Barron DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will extend its school day by 20 minutes, Monday through Friday, beginning Monday

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:52:00

Pastors, leaders conference at Berean

Conference leaders Dr. Jasmin "Jazz" Sculark and Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant will motivate church-goers about progressive ministry at the 2017 Pastors and Leaders Conference at Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain. The conference, presented by the church and Kerwin B. Lee Ministries, takes p

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

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

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