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Schools Launch Anti-Harassment Training Program

U.S. Department of Justice officials say the DeKalb County School District is launching an anti-harassment training programs for all students and staff.

11/19/2014

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2 Students Test Positive For Tuberculosis Exposure

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Health officials say two students have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis after about 150 students were tested at Newnan High School. Hayla Folden, a spokeswoman for the state’s regional health […]

10/28/2014

Atlanta police say a 14-year-old boy showed up to Therrell High School with blood on his clothes. Investigators found the body of his 76-year-old grandmother at his home. (Getty Images)

11-Year-Old Girl’s Pregnancy Leads To Teen Being Charged With Statutory Rape

Sheriff’s officials in south Georiga say an investigation into an 11-year-old girl’s pregnancy has led to criminal charges for a teenage boy.

05/30/2014

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Meeting Leads To Fight, Lockdown At Georgia High School

School officials say a meeting that included parents to settle a dispute among teenage girls led to a fight involving nearly a dozen students and prompted a lockdown at a suburban Atlanta high school.

05/13/2014

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Roman Catholics Will Not Be Allowed To Carry Guns In Church

Roman Catholics will not be allowed to carry guns in church with a few exceptions.

05/03/2014

Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Officials Discussing Hunger Among SC Seniors

Officials have scheduled a news conference to draw attention to the issue of hunger among South Carolina’s seniors.

04/30/2014

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USDA Gives Georgia Deadline To Improve Food Stamp System

Federal officials have given Georgia a deadline to show that it’s doing a better job of processing food stamp applications.

04/15/2014

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Georgia University System To Vote On Smoking Ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system.

03/19/2014

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Sheriff’s Patrol Dog Dies Of Cancer

Fulton County Sheriff’s officials say the department is mourning the loss of K-9 Deputy Marco Henry.

01/24/2014

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State Officials Launch Holiday DUI Crackdown

State officials have launched their annual holiday effort to crack down on drunken drivers.

12/18/2013

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