A fraction of DeKalb County voters turned out to reduce the influence of Gov. Nathan Deal on the local school board, with unofficial election results Tuesday showing a couple of his appointees trailing in the polls.
An hour and a half after the 7 p.m. closing of the polls Tuesday, it was not clear which candidates for Georgia school superintendent would be facing off in the November general election, as what was once a jam-packed field of 15 candidates was pared down to two.
Former DeKalb School Superintendent Crawford Lewis deserves to get what he was promised when he pleaded guilty to avoid a felony trial and possibly decades in prison, his attorney and prosecutors said Tuesday in arguments before the Georgia Court of Appeals.
When Katrell Christie learned of India’s throwaway girls, she decided to make a difference. An impromptu trip to India inspired the tea shop owner to house and educate the country’s displaced young women.
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Among a trove of new Carson McCullers-related archives that includes letters, telegrams, snapshots, tape recordings, birthday cards, menus and a bill for the pink roses that blanketed the author’s coffin, is an astonishing acquisition: a dozen or so transcripts of McCullers’ therapy sessions with her former psychiatrist, Mary Mercer.
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