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HCFD's Arnold named to state Firefighter Standards & Training Council
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:13:49 -0800

ATLANTA - Lt. Governor Casey Cagle has appointed Capt. Mark Arnold of the Hall County Fire Department to the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council.

Mount Paran Christian's Dorian Walker commits to Georgia Tech
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:23:26 -0800

Dorian Walker was just named Marietta Daily Journal Offensive Player of the Year after leading Mount Paran Christian to a perfect record and a Class A state championship. But he said he may be playing defense at Georgia Tech starting next fall and seems to be fine with it. The highly-touted running back/cornerback committed to Georgia Tech on Sunday, choosing the Yellow Jackets over suitors ...

UPDATE: Man in wheelchair killed in Rossville hit and run
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:46:58 -0800

The accident happened around 1:30 Saturday afternoon in Rossville near the intersection of Indian Avenue and Cedar Street.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:21:20 -0800

Georgia Northwestern Technical College announced the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2014 fall semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a quarterly GPA of 3.8 or higher with a course load of at least 12 credit hours.

Family pushing for changes to North Georgia intersection after deadly crash
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:20:59 -0800

A deadly accident has one North Georgia family pushing for changes at a Walker County intersection. A 66-year-old man lost his life in December when a driver ran a stop sign.

Dominatrix sues DeKalb detective who secretly recorded fantasy session
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:24:53 -0800

Free access to myAJC for AJC subscribers. A metro Atlanta dominatrix who does play for pay is suing a DeKalb County private investigator for secretly filming their “role-playing” session as part of sting in a child-custody case.

Herschel's Kitchen closed
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:42:06 -0800

After it opened in 2013 and was rebranded in 2014, Herschel’s 34 Chicken and Ribs Kitchen, the restaurant named after former University of Georgia football star Herschel Walker in downtown Athens, closed its doors for good this month. The restaurant was renamed and unveiled new menus in January 2014, about the same time as its one-year anniversary. read more

Sheriff: Gloucester man stabs roommates, leads police on chase in Middlesex
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:57:26 -0800

GLOUCESTER – A Gloucester County man accused of stabbing and wounding two of his roommates led deputies in a vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning across two counties before crashing a stolen car.

Marathon County opens some snowmobile trails
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:41:03 -0800

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has taken the first formal step toward running for president. More >>

Graves Co. elementary drama students participate in junior theater festival
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:05:48 -0800

Graves County Central Elementary School students who belong to the group known as the Central Drama Players learned more about presenting plays and earned high praise at the 2015 Junior Theater Festival in mid-January at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.