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March 07, 2018 - 8:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside Atlanta as the demand for data storage continues to increase. Gov. Nathan Deal made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday, a week after Georgia lawmakers made national news for...
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March 07, 2018 - 8:19 pm
Federal prosecutors say the gang has spread through Georgia's jail and prisons and beyond since it originated in the Cobb County jail, just outside Atlanta, in 2000. “The Ghostface Gangsters gang is very violent and their members will not hesitate to shoot at anyone,” Pak said in a news release. “...
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March 07, 2018 - 7:54 pm
Qualifying for the Georgia Governor’s race and other statewide races began earlier this week. Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams stood tall as she filled out the paperwork to put her name on the ballot. If Abrams, a former House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State...
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Lericia Harris
March 07, 2018 - 3:44 pm
What a season to remember for North Gwinnett High School’s football team who finished No. 22 nationally for the 2017 season. That announcement coming from MaxPreps, the online high school sports leader and a CBSSports.com site. "Each fall, over sixteen thousand varsity football teams take the field...
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Lericia Harris
March 07, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Teachers at Atlanta’s Perkerson Elementary will have to re-apply for their positions if they want their jobs next school year. That is part of the Atlanta School Board's 'reconstitution' efforts for the elementary school off Arthur B. Langford Jr. Parkway. Perkerson was listed in 2014 as one of 16...
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Maria Boynton
March 07, 2018 - 11:07 am
Actress and singer LeToya Luckett hits the Atlanta stage this weekend in the role that Vivica Fox made famous in the iconic movie "Set It Off". Luckett, who won two Grammy Awards with the group 'Destiny's Child', plays "Frankie". The stage production is at the Cobb Energy Center March 9-10. It also...
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Maria Boynton
March 07, 2018 - 10:11 am
A water main break shortly before 4 O'Clock Wednesday morning closed Buford Highway in both directions in Doraville, GA. The break happened just north of I-285. DeKalb County issued a statement saying that "workers have isolated the 48” water main break near Buford Highway. Work will begin on...
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March 06, 2018 - 6:38 pm
Houston’s famous baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip will no longer be served at one of three locations in Atlanta after the March 31st. The restaurant chain announced this week that they will be closing the famous location at 3321 Lenox Road NE at the end of the month, only leaving the Buckhead and...
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March 06, 2018 - 6:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers want to examine how to make schools safer. Legislators announced Tuesday that they have introduced Republican-backed proposals in both the House and Senate to establish study committees on school security. Each committee would be tasked with writing a report later...
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March 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Technology retailer Best Buy is closing all its US “Mobile” stores, due to the changing economics in the mobile industry. Hubert Joly, Best Buy Chief Executive, sent a letter to employees announcing that the company is set to close all 257 of its mobile stores on May 31st. In Georgia, the following...
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