Georgia unveils statue of civil rights leader King on capitol grounds

Georgia unveils statue of civil rights leader King on capitol grounds

Members of Martin Luther King Jr.’s family and Georgia elected leaders stand in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue unveiled in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., August 28, 2017. ATLANTA (Reuters) – Georgia on Monday unveiled a statue of the...
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2017 Football Preview: Stockbridge Panthers

2017 Football Preview: Stockbridge Panthers

(Photo: LSJ archive photo) LAST YEAR 5-5, 2-3 GLAC (T-3rd) SCHEDULE (last year’s score) Aug. 25 — at Grass Lake (L 32-18) Aug. 31 — Ludington Sept. 8 — at Maple Valley (W 42-28) Sept. 15 — at Leslie (W...
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These Cobb Schools Are Some of the Best in Georgia, Study Says

These Cobb Schools Are Some of the Best in Georgia, Study Says

Cobb County schools started back to school Monday. In this photo, students arrive for class at Mountain View Elementary School on Sandy Plains Road in Cobb County. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM. John Spink/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Some of the more than.....
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Flannery O’Connor’s Andalusia Farm Gifted to Georgia College

Flannery O’Connor’s Andalusia Farm Gifted to Georgia College

ATLANTA (AP) — The final home of Flannery O’Connor is under new management but officials at the Georgia university taking over the middle Georgia dairy farm known as Andalusia plan to keep the property open for public visits. O’Connor, a...
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Stockbridge Seeks New Identity with Professional Help

Stockbridge Seeks New Identity with Professional Help

Stockbridge stakeholders recently helped the city take a step toward a new image in the New Year. “The city of Stockbridge is currently working with Rhyme and Reason Design, an Atlanta-based marketing company, on a large-scale community brand identity projec...
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Lee Co. Public Housing Gets Upgrades After Failing Inspection

Lee Co. Public Housing Gets Upgrades After Failing Inspection

(Source: WALB) (Source: WALB) Albany Housing Authority Executive Director Roman Velasquez (Source: WALB) ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Lee County Housing Authority members made needed upgrades to its public housing after recently failing an inspection. The authori...
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Groups Urge Black Women Across the Country to Help Georgia’s Stacey Abrams Make History

Groups Urge Black Women Across the Country to Help Georgia’s Stacey Abrams Make History

Political activist Aimee Allison (left) and Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, at a campaign event in June. (Photo courtesy of Aimee Allison) Rae Peoples is ready to do everything she can – rally her friends, open her...
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Finding Affordable Georgia Housing

Finding Affordable Georgia Housing

While certain parts of Georgia are expensive to live in, there is a lot of affordable Georgia housing out there. Whether you’re interested in renting or buying, you should be able to find an appealing place to live that doesn’t...
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Couple Caught Assaulting Georgia Fast-Food Owner over Chicken Order Turn Themselves In

Couple Caught Assaulting Georgia Fast-Food Owner over Chicken Order Turn Themselves In

The couple caught on video assaulting a Georgia fast-food owner and her 15-year-old daughter over a chicken order turned themselves in on Wednesday. Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith were transferred to Appling County Jail after turning themselves in to the...
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Stockbridge Waves Farewell as ‘Franco’s’ Brothers Call It a Day

Stockbridge Waves Farewell as ‘Franco’s’ Brothers Call It a Day

Franco, Pino & Nino. Picture: Contributed A CORNER of Stockbridge has ushered in the end of an era as the community said a fond farewell to brothers Ernesto (Nino) and Franco Alonzi of Franco’s Fish & Chips after 46 years....
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