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05/19/2019

Georgia’s Travis Tritt was shaken after witnessing fatal crash on the way to a concert. His tour bus was damaged trying to avoid the head-on accident: https://on-ajc.com/2JMqHqs

05/19/2019

The group of people pretending to be tourists stole nearly $15,000 worth of gold jewelry during a visit to the metro Atlanta Hindu temple: https://on-ajc.com/2JouM4I

June Dobbs Butts was the last living daughter of John Wesley Dobbs. She taught college and was a researcher and therapis...
05/19/2019
Notable Atlanta researcher June Dobbs Butts dies

June Dobbs Butts was the last living daughter of John Wesley Dobbs. She taught college and was a researcher and therapist.

June Dobbs Butts was the last living daughter of John Wesley Dobbs. She taught college and was a researcher and therapist.

Chef Marc Taft closed Brine Seafood Shack in the Alpharetta development Avalon after a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing follo...
05/19/2019
Brine Seafood Shack shutters at Avalon in Alpharetta

Chef Marc Taft closed Brine Seafood Shack in the Alpharetta development Avalon after a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing following the closure of Feed Fried Chicken and Such at The Battery.

Chef Marc Taft closed Brine Seafood Shack in the Alpharetta development Avalon after a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing following the closure of Feed Fried Chicken and Such at The Battery.

Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, open on Mansell Road in Metro Atlanta, features churrasco-style meats served tableside incl...
05/19/2019
Get all the meat at the new Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse in Alpharetta

Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, open on Mansell Road in Metro Atlanta, features churrasco-style meats served tableside including Costela de Porco (pork ribs), filet mignon, linguica (Brazilian sausage) and alcatra (top sirloin).

Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, open on Mansell Road in Alpharetta, features churrasco-style meats served tableside including Costela de Porco (pork ribs), filet mignon, linguica (Brazilian sausage) and alcatra (top sirloin).

Burger King is testing out a plant-based Impossible Burger; McDonald’s is experimenting with its own vegetarian substi...
05/19/2019
Chick-fil-A reportedly exploring vegan menu options

Burger King is testing out a plant-based Impossible Burger; McDonald’s is experimenting with its own vegetarian substitute and now Chick-fil-A may be hopping on the vegan trend.

Burger King is testing out a plant-based Impossible Burger in select markets, McDonald’s is experimenting with its own vegetarian substitute abroad and now Georgia-based Chick-fil-A may even be hopping on the vegan trend.

The law aims to reduce crime at hotels in this Metro Atlanta city by punishing the tourism businesses.
05/19/2019
Hotels that are a drain on police, 911 could be fined

The law aims to reduce crime at hotels in this Metro Atlanta city by punishing the tourism businesses.

Alpharetta City Council passed a law to reduce crime at hotels in the North Fulton city by punishing the tourism businesses.

The health department has only revoked about “half a dozen” restaurant permits in the past 15 years, said director o...
05/19/2019
Gwinnett restaurant closed for failing health inspections repeatedly

The health department has only revoked about “half a dozen” restaurant permits in the past 15 years, said director of environmental health and injury prevention.

A Duluth restaurant is closed after the Gwinnett County health department revoked its operating permit due to failing multiple inspections in a year’s time.

05/19/2019

A woman from will spend time behind bars after she posed as a California sheriff to get her boyfriend out of jail. More: https://on-ajc.com/30wtLga

Washington Farms, with its Loganville location just over the Gwinnett County line, announced that this will be its last ...
05/19/2019
Washington Farms announces its last strawberry picking season

Washington Farms, with its Loganville location just over the Gwinnett County line, announced that this will be its last strawberry picking season in a Facebook post Friday.

Washington Farms, with its Loganville location just over the Gwinnett County line, announced that this will be its last strawberry picking season in a Facebook post Friday.

05/19/2019

The three teens charged in the killing of a 14-year-old girl used a machete and a baseball bat. More here: https://on-ajc.com/2LRv329

Thanks to the money she raised, she'll be able to fly to Houston with her 12-year-old daughter and work for NASA - Natio...
05/19/2019
This single mother scored a NASA internship. Strangers raised $8K to help her attend

Thanks to the money she raised, she'll be able to fly to Houston with her 12-year-old daughter and work for NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration analyzing high-intensity radiation events and predicting solar flares...whatever that means 🎉😂

India Jackson was thrilled when she was accepted to a prestigious summer internship at NASA’s...

05/19/2019

WOW! 🐟 A 4-year-old angler reeled in a trophy catch -- a 27-inch walleye -- using a toy pole. More: https://on-ajc.com/2Wf7B2I

The circus is coming to town! In addition to all the attractions and rides, there will even be an arts and crafts show.
05/19/2019
Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus coming!

The circus is coming to town! In addition to all the attractions and rides, there will even be an arts and crafts show.

The 77th annual circus and fair will be held May 18-27 at Jim Miller Park in Marietta.

Recess lost ground after the No Child Left Behind Act pressured schools to raise their math and reading scores.
05/18/2019
Did anybody expect Brian Kemp to veto Georgia’s school recess bill?

Recess lost ground after the No Child Left Behind Act pressured schools to raise their math and reading scores.

After fighting for three years for school recess in Georgia, state Rep. Demetrius Douglas told colleagues during his most recent attempt, “I never thought recess would be this difficult.” Douglas had no idea. Because after his recess bill won passage this session, the governor vetoed it.

JUST IN: Republican activists elected David Shafer as chairman of the Georgia GOP on Saturday, capping a political comeb...
05/18/2019
David Shafer elected chair of Georgia GOP

JUST IN: Republican activists elected David Shafer as chairman of the Georgia GOP on Saturday, capping a political comeback for the former powerful state senator just months after he lost a bruising runoff for lieutenant governor.

Savannah – Republican activists elected David Shafer as chairman of the Georgia GOP on Saturda...

This latest example of drivers of too-tall vehicles believing they’ll fit through the bridge’s seven-foot clearance ...
05/18/2019
Truck takes out metal beam protecting a Metro Atlanta covered bridge

This latest example of drivers of too-tall vehicles believing they’ll fit through the bridge’s seven-foot clearance occurred Tuesday morning when a truck pulling a trailer “took out” the beam protecting the structure.

A truck pulling a trailer bonked the metal beam protecting the Concord Road covered bridge, making it the 19th close call the bridge has experienced since late 2017.

May is an important time for such discussions because this is the month for students to determine where they will attend...
05/18/2019
How to win at negotiating college financial aid

May is an important time for such discussions because this is the month for students to determine where they will attend school.

Many colleges will negotiate better financial aid packages, but they are not likely to advertise it.

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