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Georgia Man Shoots Girlfriend When His Unemployment Password Doesn’t Work

A Georgia woman is recovering this weekend after her boyfriend shot her because he couldn’t get his password for the state unemployment website to work. Clayton County police officers responded to a call for help in Rex just before 4 a.m. on Thursday and found a woman in a car screaming and “bleeding profusely from four bullet holes in her left arm,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported.
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Samaritans desperately smash truck windows to rescue stricken driver

They wrecked his car to save his life. Good Samaritans in Atlanta, Georgia, are going viral online after saving an imperiled motorist by smashing open his car windows with sledgehammers and strollers. A wild video of the rescue is breaking the internet. “It brought joy to my heart to see...
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Police canvas Piedmont Park as search for killer continues

The Atlanta Police Department conducted a “tactical canvass” of Piedmont Park on July 31 for clues in the brutal stabbing death of Katherine Janness and her dog. Police continue to appeal to the public for help in finding who stabbed Janness, 40, as she walked her dog, Bowie, in the park in the early morning… The post Police canvas Piedmont Park as search for killer continues appeared first on Atlanta Intown.
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Piedmont Henry limiting one visitor per patient

STOCKBRIDGE – Due to the high overall census levels of the hospital, involving both COVID and non-COVID patients, Piedmont Henry Hospital is restricting visitation throughout the hospital to one care partner, per patient. This includes patients in women’s services, outpatient areas in the hospital, and off-campus outpatient centers. One care partner will be allowed to stay overnight with the patient to assist with care.

Atlanta told HUD in May of its plans for more affordable housing

Atlanta notified the federal government in May that it is pursuing policies to remove barriers to affordable housing, according to a report required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Approaches to implement the policies include the city’s pending proposals to allow more residences to be built in...

Acworth residents, city officials come together for city's inaugural Juneteenth festival

ACWORTH — Acworth residents and city officials came together on Sunday to celebrate the city’s inaugural Juneteenth festival at Logan Farm Park. The city’s 2021 Juneteenth festival, “The Concert on the Green: A Juneteenth Celebration,” was originally to be held on June 19, the actual holiday each year, but inclement weather prevented it. The Juneteenth holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
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School begins this week for several metro districts

It’s that time of year again – already. School is back in session this week in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett counties, as well as Atlanta. Students return to in-person – or in some cases virtual instruction – as COVID-19 cases are again on the rise. The latest developments in the...