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ATLANTA, GA -- Spring is right around the corner. And, in Georgia, we all know that means blazing temperatures won't be too far behind. So, if you're looking for some new digs in Atlanta, might as well consider a house with a pool, right? They're a great way to entertain, fun for the whole family and provide ...
Both Jordan and Yates trace their roots back to Atlanta. Leah Ward Sears, former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, moderated a conversation between both leaders, when they talked about growing up in the South. Jordan remembered his mother telling him as a young boy to be sure to go to the ...

Schools were resuming and a highway in metro Atlanta has reopened after a massive water main break in one of Georgia's largest counties, but residents are still being advised to continue boiling water. ... A truck drives through water from a water main break in Doraville, Ga., Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Temperatures will be below freezing in Atlanta on Friday morning, according to Channel 2 Action News. ATLANTA FORECAST. Today: Partly cloudy. Windy. High: 49. Tonight: Freezing but mostly clear. Low: 33. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High: 58. » For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta ...
ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal welcomed Facebook to Georgia and Newton County during a press conference at the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling the project a perfect match for the state. "Georgia's business-friendly climate and world-class technological infrastructure continue to attract innovative ...
The GBI is investigating the death of a college student from metro Atlanta, according to a report. Bradley Frietas, 22, a Decatur High School graduate, was found in a student housing center at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, according to WSAV-TV of Savannah. The GBI was called to the scene ...

In today's announcement, iPic officials said they've been scouring Georgia for the right location for the past five years. Midtown movie-goers can expect fully reclining, leather seating "Pods" with personal pillows and blankets, where servers will spring into action like usher ninjas at the push of a button.
Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside of Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal held a news conference Wednesday, March 7, 2018, to announce that the social media giant's 9th U.S. data center will be built in Newton County. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) ...
ATLANTA, GA -- Jeff Bezos is at the top of Forbes' billionaires list for 2018, dethroning fellow Seattle-area billionaire Bill Gates, who has lost the top spot for only the sixth time since 1995. Among the elite club of billionaires on the 32nd annual list, 10 of them have Georgia ties. The 2018 list has 2,208 ...
This photo provided by Georgia Bureau of Investigation shows Locust Grove Officer Chase Maddox. Maddox was killed Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta, authorities said. Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer said ...
Local YouTube personality Hey Hey Casey Rae takes a fresh look at Dublin, Georgia. A native of southern Georgia, Casey moved to Dublin in 2014 and decided to take life by the reins and finally start exploring her own backyard. Here are Casey's ten reasons that you should be intentional about ...
After months of critical accolades, headlines over record-setting early ticket sales, and talk that this is the Marvel movie to beat, the world is waiting to see just how much cash "Black Panther" will pull in this weekend when it hits movie screens. But for the Atlanta and Georgia businesses that took part in the ...
Atlanta, GA -- police say they found the body of a woman who had apparently been beaten near a charter school in Atlanta on Wednesday morning. The body was found after the woman's boyfriend used a smartphone app to trace her to a trail near Atlanta Heights Charter School. The woman's family ...
"I would hope that Atlanta is one of the tougher places." Georgia has some of the strictest immigration laws in the country. Driving without a license, for instance, is a jailable offense here. So undocumented immigrants who get behind the wheel in this sprawling state risk arrest. "We were a pioneer state ...
Forming a regional transit system and paying to expand bus and rail service in Atlanta is critical to both quality of life and economic development across the metro region, House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, told reporters during a news conference at the Capitol. "Investing in transit is necessary if ...
The Rhodes family has been making cakes in Atlanta since Magdaline Rhodes was selling them out of her home in 1930 to make ends meet during the Great Depression. By 1934, she had her own store. Then in 1953, Rhodes Bakery moved to a location on Cheshire Bridge Road, where it still operates ...

Atlanta, GA -- A new ranking of crime rates from the National Council for Home Safety and Security shows that the safest cities in Georgia range from the Atlanta metropolitan area to Savannah, Warner Robins and towns in between. Georgia crime statistics of 3.98 reported violent crimes per 1,000 put it ...
police officers at the airport "stand ready to address any criminal activity, regardless of the source," according to Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos. "They are also committed to helping any individual experiencing homelessness they encounter to understand the resources for assistance available to ...
Good news stories from Georgia Patches include a local crazy Super Bowl ad, great date ideas, restaurants for Valentine's Day, GA Olympians. ... an Atlanta author's book has been picked for Oprah's Book Club, and an outpouring of support for a seriously ill toddler, we've rounded up some good news ...
There's a new cause for bipartisanship in some state capitols - the effort to lure Amazon's second headquarters. But the peace might not last. In Georgia, some conservatives worry that new businesses coming into the state just speeds up demographic and political changes. And they do not worry about ...
Details were still emerging Friday afternoon in the shooting, about 35 miles south of Atlanta along Interstate 75. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff | Feb 9, 2018 1:06 pm ET | Updated Feb 9, 2018 4:35 pm ET. 0. Georgia police shooting: Officer Killed, 2 Deputies Injured. LOCUST GROVE, GA -- A police officer ...
Atlanta, GA -- Georgia experienced widespread high-intensity flu statewide in the past week, according to the Georgia Department of public health. More than a thousand Georgians have been hospitalized and 66 have died, including two pediatric cases, since the start of the season late last fall.
Georgia State Patrol troopers and Atlanta police were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in southwest Atlanta. A man who led authorities on a chase in southwest Atlanta was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol trooper Friday afternoon, the GBI said during a news conference. The trooper was ...
Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields vowed Thursday to step up patrols near the Georgia Tech campus, conceding the department did not respond aggressively enough to what's become a rash of armed robberies in the area. There have been seven robberies in the Home Park area since Jan. 10, police said ...
The Marvel blockbuster due out Feb. 16 spent $73 million, Motion Picture Association Of America Chairman and CEO Charles H. Rivkin said during the red carpet ahead of Wednesday night's premiere at the Fox Theatre. "When a movie's made, it's not just the Actors and the technicians," he said. "It's all the ...
Atlanta, GA -- It was a packed house at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Wednesday night as movie and music stars joined fans eager for an early look at "Black Panther," the Atlanta-filmed Marvel superhero film that opens next weekend. The crowd roared as actor and Atlanta native Samuel L. Jackson ...
No one was injured, but the incident prompted Shields to address growing safety concerns. Open full screen to view more. Armed Robberies Near Georgia Tech Since Jan. 1, 2018. 14 views. Armed Robberies near GA Tech. 1065B SNYDER ST, Atlanta, GA 30318. 1033 Tumlin St NW Atlanta, GA 30318.
Atlanta, GA -- Atlanta is a national flu hot spot, with one of the most severe levels of influenza in the U.S., according to a new report analyzing national doctor ... Last week, state health officials said widespread flu in Georgia totaled the state's overall death toll to 51 since flu season began in October.
Atlanta, GA -- The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for northern and central Georgia. The outlook includes a ... The outlook also warns of potential localized flooding, as the storm may dump up to two inches of rain on Atlanta. Counties included in ...
Valentine's Day 2018: 7 Great Date Ideas In Atlanta. Scenic views, fun activities and one-of-a-kind opportunities abound to have the perfect date ... Atlanta, GA -- There's nothing wrong with dinner and a movie. But, with Valentine's Day only a few days away, you may be racking your brain for ideas for a ...
Georgia ranked 31st on the list, with neighboring Florida at No. 29, South Carolina at No. 40, Tennesse at No. 43 and Alabama at 46th. Massachusetts topped the ranking for the highest percentage of bachelor's degree holders, the highest percentage of graduate- or professional-degree holders, and the ...
ATLANTA - After a chilly start in the 20s Wednesday morning, much of metro Atlanta climbed into the 50s by the afternoon. "That's right on target for this time of year," Severe weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said. rain is expected to move in Thursday night into Friday morning. A brief transition to a ...
Atlanta, GA -- Atlanta is the third best city in the United States to get married, according to a recent study by WalletHub. The wedding ... The study took 23 metrics into account, putting them in three categories: facilities and services, costs and activities and attractions. Atlanta took No. 56 in costs, six in ...
Atlanta, GA -- At least 37 people in Georgia have died from this year's flu outbreak, state health officials said Wednesday. State Epidemiologist Dr. ... Georgia is one of 49 U.S. states where the virus has hit hard this flu season, which runs from Oct. 1, 2017 through May 19, 2018. In metro Atlanta alone, ...
Atlanta, GA -- A pair of Atlanta sisters are accused of beating a toddler to death -- one of them using a baseball bat -- after the little boy took a ... According to the Atlanta police Department, officer were dispatched at 3:51 p.m. that day to an apartment in the 500 block of Cleveland Avenue in Atlanta.
Atlanta, GA. (AP) -- As the flu epidemic overwhelms Georgia, one Atlanta hospital has set up a mobile unit to handle flu patients. News outlets report the specialized trailer outside Grady Memorial Hospital's emergency room has space for 14 beds, which the chief of emergency medicine at Grady Health ...
CRAWFORD COUNTY, GA -- A Georgia couple has filed a lawsuit after they say a sheriff's deputy forced them to cut off their own dog's head after the deputy shot and killed him. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Joe Goodwin and Tosha Dacon are suing Crawford County, Sheriff Lewis Walker ...
farmer's Almanac: Winter weather Ahead For Georgia. Atlanta, GA -- While the Atlanta region has shivered through its share of bitterly cold temperatures and several inches of snow already this winter, recent mild temperatures might make you think the worst is likely behind us, right? Not so fast, warn ...
A small earthquake hit the northwest corner of Georgia Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 2.7 magnitude quake was reported in Catoosa County, near Fort Oglethorpe, which is about 110 miles northwest of Atlanta. It was reported shortly before 5 a.m.. Channel 2 Action News ...
Trump plans to be among 72,000 attending the College football Playoff Championship game Monday evening between Georgia and Alabama. The game is being held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new $1.5 billion home field of the Atlanta Falcons. The stadium sits in the heart of downtown Atlanta, ...
Links to hundreds of Atlanta area job openings at Cobb and Douglas Co. public health, Futren corporation, Six Flags Over Georgia, and more. By Deb Belt, Patch National Staff | Jan 7, 2018 4:28 pm ET. 0. 230 Plus Atlanta jobs: Fox Theater, Northside hospital, Ecolab. The Patch Jobs Board is the best place to find your ...
Atlanta, GA -- Next week promises to be warmer in metro Atlanta. But we've got at least one more blast of freezing -- and potentially dangerous -- weather before we get there. Early Monday morning, there's chance of freezing rain and sleet across north Georgia as a patch of warm, moist air hits the cold ...
ATLANTA -- Shannon Chandler was among the thousands of University of Georgia fans establishing a downtown Atlanta beachhead Saturday. ... "It's going to be crazy," said Chandler, a Buford, Ga., resident who attended national championship game media day at Philips Arena with her husband Chris ...
Many metro Atlanta school districts announced they will be closed Monday because of possible icy roads. Clayton, Cobb, Atlanta, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Paulding, Decatur, Marietta, Forsyth, and Douglas schools will be closed Monday, the districts announced in a flurry Sunday evening. Also closed are ...
ATLANTA - A Winter weather Advisory for light accumulations of freezing rain goes into effect early Monday morning through the early afternoon for much of north Georgia. A glaze to 1/10" ice accumulations are likely, and will cause dangerous road conditions in spots. The advisory is divided into three ...
In light of several factors, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Gov. Nathan Deal and Fulton County government officials, have announced early closures for state and local government in metro Atlanta on Monday, January 8. The City of Atlanta will close at 2:30 p.m. Fulton County and the state government ...
Bitter cold that has gripped metro Atlanta and much of the country is expected to last through the weekend, according to Channel 2 Action News. The next blast of Arctic air is in the forecast for later Thursday, the news station reported. Wind speeds could reach 30 mph. Currently, the temperature is 33 ...
Atlanta, GA -- Thursday will be another dangerously cold day in metro Atlanta, as a strengthening winter storm continues to bring snow, gusty winds and blizzard conditions to much of the ... The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook and wind-chill advisory for north Georgia.
Snow ends in South Georgia; Wind Chills Advisory in the metro .... ATLANTA - A brutal winter storm dumped snow, sleet, and freezing rain from normally balmy Florida up the Southeast seaboard, including coastal Georgia, Wednesday, delivering a white coating that some cities hadn't seen in decades.


 

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