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Photos Courtesy of Anthony Randolph
Maria Boynton
March 23, 2018 - 3:29 pm
It's been 2 days since Shanita Byrd saw her 12 year old son Anthony Randolph III. The Redan Middle School 7th grader vanished Wednesday. Witnesses say he walked away from a school bus at Martins Crossing Road and Colfax Court in Stone Mountain. When last seen, Randolph was wearing blue jeans, a...
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Lericia Harris
March 23, 2018 - 3:12 pm
For more than 15 years, City of Refuge has called the heart of Atlanta its home with its campus sitting on Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW. This Saturday – March 24 – the Atlanta based non-profit invites the community to experience a race like no other that takes runners directly through the streets where...
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Maria Boynton
March 22, 2018 - 3:26 pm
Paying bills and accessing court-related information became problematic around midday Thursday, when the City of Atlanta started having problems with its computer system. City spokesperson Anne Torres said in a statement, "our Atlanta Information Management team is working diligently with support...
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Photo credit: Jean Ross Entercom Radio Atlanta
March 21, 2018 - 7:13 pm
The blockbuster movie “Black Panther” depicts a fictional futuristic country in Africa called Wakanda. But fans might be surprised to learn that many location shoots for the film were done in Georgia. Here’s a list from Georgia Tourism of destinations in Atlanta and elsewhere in the state that were...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:29 pm
The City of South Fulton City approved the decriminalization of marijuana. Anyone caught with possession of less than one ounce would pay a citation of 150-dollars, rather than going to jail. South Fulton City Councilman Mark Baker introduced the ordinance earlier this month and was glad that it...
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(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
March 21, 2018 - 12:05 pm
One might remember Royce Mann from the 2017 MLK Day Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. It was there that the then-15 year old delivered his original poem " Rise Up " to a capacity crowd. Fast forward. A typical day, for the now-16-year-old, included doing regular teenage things. That...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:32 pm
An Atlanta mother pleaded not guilty to allegedly killing and placing her two children in an oven last fall. 24-year-old Lamora Williams was indicted on a total of fourteen charges by a Fulton County grand jury, including two counts of murder and cruelty to children. Williams is accused of placing...
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March 20, 2018 - 9:33 am
Thousands of Georgians are without power and homes were heavily damaged southwest of Atlanta after storms struck late Monday and into Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service said it would send survey crews to the Georgia city of Haralson and to south Fulton County to investigate whether...
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March 19, 2018 - 7:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters warned Monday that severe storms forming around the Southeast could threaten more than 29 million people, raising the risk of strong tornadoes, damaging winds and hail the size of tennis balls in coming hours. Large parts of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee and a small...
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