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Community Voices: Cemetaries history, not just ghosts

This time of year, it’s easy to think of cemeteries as just backdrops for seasonal spookiness. But a closer look at even little graveyards can reveal fascinating local history.

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Fayette County High updating stadium

Fayette County High School’s stadium will soon be getting a new stadium press box, kitchen and restrooms.

Fayette completes first stormwater project

Fayette County has completed the first stormwater infrastructure project financed by its new Stormwater Utility Fund.

Peachtree City man accused of child molestation

Peachtree City man accused of child molestation

A Fayette County man is accused of molesting three children, including a 4-year-old girl, police said Tuesday afternoon.

Will driverless cars get off the starting line in Georgia?

Will driverless cars get off the starting line in Georgia?

Driverless vehicles are a Pandora’s box of possibilities, capable of altering the routines of daily life in astounding and unpredictable ways.

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College football for Sunday

Football scores lag at state's Div. I schools

At Georgia's top-tier Division I college football programs — the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University — the admission scores of football players lag significantly behind those of other freshmen, an AJC investigation has discovered.

Hundreds of Georgia schools may be vulnerable to disease outbreaks

Ga. schools at risk for disease outbreaks

Children attending more than 200 Georgia schools are in classrooms where vaccination rates fall short of the level needed to protect them from catching and spreading a variety of diseases, according to an analysis of state data by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Kennesaw State University Owl-O-Ween

Photos: Kennesaw State University Owl-O-Ween

Kennesaw State University Owl-O-Ween, Atlanta's only hot air balloon festival also billed as Atlanta's largest costume party, is expected to draw thousands in attendance at the two-day festival.

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Annual Woofstock event in Suwanee

Volunteering in Atlanta

Learn how to volunteer in Atlanta and north Georgia, browse volunteer events and search local groups who need volunteers in the arts, community, food programs, housing, animal rescue and more.


Mark Arum Weekend Construction Outlook

Updated every Friday, Mark Arum tells us where we can find construction, events and anything else to slow us down on the roads this weekend.