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Police investigating body of woman found on Peachtree Road

BROOKHAVEN. Ga. - Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found next to a Brookhaven road early Thursday morning. Officials say they were called to the 4500 block of Peachtree Road shortly after 1:30 a.m. Tuesday to investigate a person down. At the scene, investigators found...
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Basketball game leads to shooting at Best Friend Park

NORCROSS — A game of pickup basketball ended in gunshots at a Norcross park just after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Gwinnett Police officers were dispatched to a “discharging firearms” call at Best Friend Park. Upon arrival, officers learned that a physical altercation occurred on the basketball court during a pickup basketball game between the victim and another man.
NORCROSS, GA

Like sunflowers? Forsyth County woman’s flower patch provides donations to nonprofit

Sharon Hendricks and her husband are raising money for a non-profit through their sunflower patch(Image by Justine Lookenott) (Forsyth County, GA) Nestled off of Jot Em Down Road in Cumming is a 4,000 square foot patch of sunflowers - 8,000 sunflowers to be exact. But the flowers aren’t just there for the beauty they provide to drivers, they are also there for a cause.
FORSYTH COUNTY, GA
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Gwinnett 'Best Charity' closed after commercial gambling arrest

BUFORD, Ga. - A popular charity poker room in Buford closed its doors amid criminal allegations its founder was actually running a commercial gambling operation. It’s quite the fall for Little Kings and Queens, which was honored by Gwinnett Magazine as Best Charity of 2021. Shane Maxwell, 51, faces...
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Man fired shots at another man after pickup game at Norcross park, police say

NORCROSS, Ga. - A man was arrested for an early morning shooting during an early morning pickup game at a popular Norcross park on Tuesday. Eddie Crocket, 24, of Norcross, was charged with two counts of terroristic threats and acts, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property, possession of a firearm or knife during commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies, and reckless conduct.
NORCROSS, GA

NASCAR champ from Dawsonville celebrates with Bulldogs

Dawsonville native and 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott took part in an unprecedented celebration of Georgia champions in Atlanta Wednesday. In recognition of recent title triumphs by Elliott, the Atlanta Braves, and the University of Georgia, Elliott’s 2020 Cup championship trophy was proudly on display at the College Football Hall of Fame alongside the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy and the Atlanta Braves 2021 World Series trophy during the event, much to delight of Georgia sports fans in attendance - including Elliott himself.
DAWSONVILLE, GA
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Norcross man arrested for shooting at Best Friend Park

The Gwinnett County Police Department on Wednesday arrested a Norcross man after he shot at a person’s car during the early morning hours Tuesday at Best Friend Park. Eddie Crocket, 24, was playing basketball at the park on 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd. when a physical altercation happened between Crocket, the victim and another male.
NORCROSS, GA

Man killed after tractor rolls over on him in Cobb County

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. — A 68-year-old man is dead after an accident involving a tractor in Powder Springs. Authorities said Ray F. Reece was operating his Ford 540B industrial tractor at his home when, at some point, it slid on loose soil while going up a slope and rolled over on its left side, with Mr. Reece directly under it.
COBB COUNTY, GA
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Georgia Power to Launch Single Largest Beneficial Use Project for Coal Ash in U.S.

New project with Eco Material Technologies calls for coal ash to be removed at Plant Bowen and beneficially used for construction materials such as concrete. Georgia Power announced today a landmark coal ash beneficial use project at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Georgia, where millions of tons of stored ash will be excavated for use in concrete to construct bridges, roads, and buildings in Georgia – and throughout the Southeast. The project will be the single largest beneficial use project of its kind in the U.S., and the largest ever for Georgia Power.
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Car crashes into VA clinic in Cobb County

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Emergency crews are investigating after a car seemingly crashed through a Cobb County Veteran Affairs clinic. An 11Alive viewer shared photos Tuesday depicting Cobb County Fire and Emergency crews in the area. A firetruck and medical vehicle were seen in the parking lot. A small...
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