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Though it has shifted multiple times, Election Day, June 9, is fast approaching, and voting in person will be quite different this time around, according to local elections officials.

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Absentee voting in Cobb has shattered records.

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As part of its investigation into the February slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested Gregory McMichael and his son Travis McMichael. Both were charged with murder and aggravated assault. They have been taken into custody and will be booked into the Glynn …

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The city of Marietta has received a national honor for community engagement by being named to the National Civic League’s All-America Cities Hall of Fame.

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that anyone in Georgia can be tested for coronavirus after expanding the criteria beyond only those with symptoms, health-care workers, the elderly and the chronically ill.

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Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that anyone in Georgia can be tested for coronavirus after expanding the criteria beyond only those with symptoms, health care workers, the elderly and the chronically ill.

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SAVANNAH — The Savannah Police Department is investigating the death of a 38-year-old man at a President Street ck棋牌less camp this morning. Officers responded to the camp at President Street and Truman Parkway just after midnight and discovered Christopher Johnson dead as a result of an appa…

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that anyone in Georgia can be tested for coronavirus after expanding the criteria beyond only those with symptoms, health-care workers, the elderly and the chronically ill.

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LAWRENCEVILLE — The victims in a murder-suicide yesterday in Lawrenceville have been identified. Police say they were a mother and son. Officers performed a welfare check on a residence on Highland Ridge Pte. in Lawrenceville yesterday and found the mother and son dead from gunshot wounds. T…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp weighed in on the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick after a video depicting his death went viral on the Internet. “Earlier this week, I watched a video depicting Mr. Arbery’s last moments alive. It is absolutely horrific, and Georgians deserve answers,” Kemp said.…

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Cody Hixon has waited seven years to walk the stage at Kennesaw State University and receive his bachelor's degree, and now the spring graduate will have to wait at least a couple more months.

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Georgia’s chief economist told lawmakers Thursday that a return to normalcy is needed to soften the blow to the state’s $27 billion budget, which is set for deep cuts amid coronavirus-prompted closures.

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Georgia's senior U.S. senator, Republican David Perdue, sits on the Senate committees on armed services; banking, housing and urban affairs; foreign relations; and the budget. He is also a member of a congressional task force convened by President Donald Trump in April with the purpose of he…

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NORCROSS — Police are investigating a fatality crash in Norcross involving a motorcycle and a mail truck. The incident occurred at the intersection of Oakbrook Parkway an Indian Trail Lilburn Road just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. The driver of the motorcycle, 24-year-old Austin Caldwell, of Cumm…

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On the heels of a viral video that showed Ahmaud Arbery getting gunned down by two assailants in Brunswick, one Georgia lawmaker is advocating for the legislature to pass hate crimes laws in Georgia. State Representative Chuck Efstration, a republican from Dacula, who happens to be the chair…

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ATLANTA — The state board created last year to oversee Georgia’s new medical marijuana program has appointed its first executive director.

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School Counselor Kelly Schalliol found success in her first career supporting the mental health of adults, but knew she could do more to help those in need.

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ATLANTA - Nearly 230,000 Georgians filed initial unemployment claims last week, down from more than 266,000 claims filed during the previous week, state Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler reported Thursday.

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Georgia has 31,309 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of noon Thursday. A total of 217,303 coronavirus tests have been processed. In terms of percentage, that means that just over 14% of all coronavirus tests are positive in Georgia. Breaking down the rest of the numbers, the peach state has had…

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The Cobb County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday via teleconference technology, according to an announcement from the county.

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Cobb Magistrate Court is receiving more wedding ceremony requests than usual, staff say, with the coronavirus pandemic preventing traditionally large marriage gatherings and affecting many associated services.

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A well-loved restaurant on the Marietta Square is closing its doors for good.

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The Rotary Club of Canton this week celebrated outstanding Interact Club middle and high school students and presented two with college scholarships.

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A Creekview High School graduating senior has won a college scholarship to help pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.

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Countless metro Atlantans continue to help others in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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ATLANTA - University System of Georgia faculty and staff are facing potential furlough days to help offset the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cobb County has had 2,023 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, and 107 residents have died from COVID-19 as of Thursday morning, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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Cobb County has had 2,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, and 107 residents have died from COVID-19 as of Thursday morning, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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Last fall, county staff chose Washington-based lobbyist Holland & Knight to represent Cobb’s interests in the halls of Congress. The county had solicited bids for a lobbyist that summer, and a committee found Holland to be the most competitive.

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In times like these, the good in people shines.

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The state of Georgia is getting help from The Peach Bowl to improve COVID-19 testing statewide. Peach Bowl, Inc. will provide funding that will help make COVID-19 screenings available statewide during a critical time in the mitigation of the virus. The Peach Bowl has donated $1.09 million to…

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The Atlanta Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing woman with dementia. It has also issued a Mattie’s Call, an alert for a missing elderly or disabled individual, in efforts to find her.

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DUNWOODY — A man was found dead Wednesday evening at the Dunwoody Village Apartment ck棋牌s and police say they suspect foul play in the case. At 6:43 p.m., the Dunwoody Police Department received a 9-1-1 call regarding a person possibly deceased inside an apartment at the Dunwoody Village Apa…

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A man who had been missing since May 1 has been found safe, the Atlanta Police Department announced May 6. James David Brittain Sr., 73, was located at Atlanta Medical Center.

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An Atlanta man is dead and several others are injured after a crash on Interstate 75 at Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw Thursday morning, according to police.

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Incumbent Fulton County Superior Court Judge Rebecca Crumrine Rieder is being challenged by Shermela J. Williams in the June 9 nonpartisan primary election.

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SAVANNAH — The Savannah Police Department needs the public’s help identifying a man they say robbed two gas stations while wearing a surgical mask last month. According to police, on Friday, April 3, at about 6:10 a.m., the Shell gas station on the 14000 block of Abercorn Street was robbed b…

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The Walker School, a private school in Marietta, plans to welcome students back to campus on Aug. 13, Head of School Jack Hall told families in an email Wednesday.

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Robb Pitts wants every resident of Fulton County, the state’s most populous county, to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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The Cobb Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, May 12 for their second non-emergency meeting since March.

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KENNESAW — Hundreds more Cobb County residents can and should be getting tested for COVID-19 than the current daily number, according to staff at a Kennesaw State University testing site.

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As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Woodstock has announced a number of changes to its annual Woodstock Summer Concert Series.

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All outdoor parks in Cobb will reopen Monday, according to a post on the county’s coronavirus webpage.

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MARIETTA — In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, Marietta school board members and executive staff spent their Wednesday posting signs in many of the yards of the district’s more than 900 teachers and administrators spread all over metro Atlanta.

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With art galleries closed due to COVID-19, local artist Ford Smith has created a new way to the public view art — his driveway.

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On May 16, 1985, then-Gov. Joe Frank Harris took the stage at the Cobb County Civic Center on Fairground Street to give the keynote address at the inaugural Cobb County Prayer Breakfast.

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A local man who was already in jail will face additional charges after Marietta fire officials say an investigation suggests he set fire to a vacant ck棋牌 last month.

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Waleska water customers struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic won’t have to worry about having their service cut off for awhile longer.

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Five Cherokee County School District students earned top honors at the State Social Studies Fair.

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CORDELE — An autopsy conducted on LeJune Cobb, the suspect in a hostage situation that involve two children, Tuesday at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab in Macon. According to the GBI, the autopsy’s preliminary results indicate that Cobb died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.…

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