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Photos: Plains celebrates Jimmy Carter's 90th birthday

Photos: Plains celebrates Jimmy Carter's 90th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter attended the 18th Annual Plains Peanut Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Plains, Ga. On Sunday, Photos: Plains celebrates Jimmy Carter's 90th birthday. He will turn 90 this week.

Photos: Woman, 85, gets cheerleading dream fulfilled

Photos: Woman, 85, gets cheerleading dream fulfilled

Second Wind Dreams and Pope High School's cheerleading squad make a cheerleading dream come true for an 85-year-old Lynn Campbell. The 85-year-old dreamer and resident of Arbor Terrace of East Cobb, cheers alongside the school's cheerleaders during their game against the Cherokee.

Burrell Ellis trial: Sept. 26, 2014

Burrell Ellis trial: Sept. 26, 2014

Testimony continued in the trial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

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Flipping or flopping? Home rehab craze gets new life

Flipping or flopping? Home rehab craze gets new life

Maybe the 250 people filtering into a Decatur hotel ballroom to attend a Flip This House seminar are a green shoot, a tendril of hope, signaling a reviving economy.

West Cobb development fight

West Cobb the site of new development fight

Developer J.W. Homes wants to build 183 high-end homes on environmentally sensitive land — a development that would preserve about 50 acres of green space but limit the 4,000-square-foot houses to roughly half-acre lots, some of which would extend into flood plain.

18th Annual Plains Peanut Festival

Photos: President Carter at hometown festival

President Jimmy Carter attended the 18th Annual Plains Peanut Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Plains, Ga.

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Sept. 26, 2014

Defense of DeKalb CEO Ellis will present witnesses Tuesday

3:07 p.m. — Judge Courtney Johnson allowed lawyers for DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis to question an AT&T manager about Ellis’ phone records outside of court, further delaying his testimony and the defense portion of the trial.