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Countywide transit proposal narrows to 4 options

ROSWELL, Ga. — Fulton County residents have the opportunity in the coming weeks to add their voice for the future of local transit. Four scenarios for the future of transit were presented Jan. …

Milton

Georgia school chief: Focus on child, not tests

ATLANTA — Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods is focusing on educating the entire child, not just concentrating on testing for the nearly …
Forsyth

School board mulls proposed bond projects

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Schools is finalizing its next slate of bond projects. Since 1993, 31 schools have been built from the …
Forsyth

County to allow alcohol at special park events

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Those seeking to serve alcohol at local events now have two venues from which to choose. The County Commission voted at …
Public Safety

Jail fire causes lockdown, injures deputies

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Four Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office deputies were hospitalized Jan. 9 after a fire broke out at 5 p.m. at the county jail. The fire occurred in a mechanical or laundry …

Nearly $20K in jewelry reported stolen from home

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — After returning from vacation, a family discovered more than $18,000 worth of jewelry stolen from their home. The family arrived to their home off Georgetown Circle and …

Parking lot accident leads to gun fight

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — After a man backed into another person’s car, he allegedly pointed a gun at the offended party when confronted. The suspect in the incident reportedly backed into a Ford …

Woman killed after exiting MARTA bus

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A woman was struck by two vehicles after leaving a MARTA bus in the minutes before dawn Jan. 11, police said. Police said the woman attempted to cross North Point Parkway, …

Restaurant employee suspected of theft

MILTON, Ga. — An employee at an Alpharetta Zaxby’s allegedly used a credit card left at the restaurant by a customer to make online purchases. In October, the victim left his credit card, …

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