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GDOT expects weekend delays on I-85 during surveying work

The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect traffic delays on I-85 this weekend because of surveying work.

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Former President Jimmy Carter says cancer has spread to brain

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain later in the day.

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GaDOE seeks input on science, social studies standards

Feeback from parents, families, community members and students will be gathered and reviewed and any changes would be implemented for the 2017-18 school year.

UGA new faculty tour coming to Gwinnett

About 40 people will travel over five days as a group to 13 cities and 43 counties, including Gwinnett, to better understand Georgia’s geography, demographics, diversity, economy, history and culture.

Georgia tollway group offering $29 million in transportation improvement grants

The State Road and Tollway Authority is offering local governments and community improvement districts $29 million in transportation infrastructure improvement grants.

Twenty-seven Gwinnett attorneys, judges named to state bar committees

The State Bar of Georgia announced this week that its leaders recently appointed 27 Gwinnett County attorneys and judges to serve on the organization’s committees.

GDOT: I-85 work done early, but 316 work continues

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Thursday that it finished I-85 repaving work early, but work on Highway 316 continues.

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Confederate flags found at Martin Luther King Jr. church in Atlanta

Four Confederate battle flags were found on Thursday at the historic Atlanta church where civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. once preached, in a chilling reminder of the shooting of nine African-Americans at a South Carolina church in June.

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Milestone: 50 Years of Medicare, Medicaid

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the legislation, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance, the Associated Press reported. “No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine,” Johnson declared at the bill signing.

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Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible health risk

Kroger is recalling four seasonings because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Report: Atlanta's craft brewery SweetWater prepares for IPO

SweetWater Brewing Company, which brews beers including 420 Extra Pale Ale, Take Two Pils, Hop Hash and Georgia Brown, is making preparations for an initial public offering (IPO).

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Georgia's Spelman College ends professorship tied to Bill Cosby

Spelman College in Georgia has discontinued a professorship named after disgraced comedian Bill Cosby and returned the money meant to pay for it.

GDOT closing inside lanes Ga. Highway 316 in Lawrenceville this weekend

State will continue weekly lane closures through May 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes on Ga. Highway 316 this weekend for a road resurfacing project.

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Jeannette McNeil Cathy, widow of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies at 92 | PHOTOS

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy’s widow died Wednesday night, company officials announced.

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Georgia announces online registration for new fireworks tax, hotel fee

The Georgia Department of Revenue announced online registration is now available for the state’s new fireworks excise tax and hotel-motel fee.


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