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Everything you need to know about Crabapple Fest 2023

September 29, 2023
The Gist: Crabapple Fest, Milton’s signature fall gathering, is back with more vendors, more activities, and even more ways for the family to have fun. The event is October 7, promising an action-packed day for upwards of 35,000 visitors. The Details: Slated

Braves fans, have you seen ‘Carrollton Blooper?’

September 28, 2023
Carrollton residents have a new reason to put on their Atlanta Braves gear and step outside. A local version of the Braves mascot, affectionately named “Carrollton Blooper,” has emerged as a symbol of both sports enthusiasm and community spirit on Spence Road.

Powerball jackpot hits $925 million

September 28, 2023
The Gist: Hopeful ticket-holders take note, the Powerball jackpot has reached an eye-popping $925 million for the Saturday drawing, the fourth-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The Details: The substantial prize comes after a Wednesday night draw failed to produce a grand
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A man killed while riding his bike on Cobb Parkway

September 26, 2023
The Gist: A late-night collision on Cobb Parkway in Acworth left a bicyclist dead. Authorities are still looking into the circumstances surrounding the incident, calling for witnesses to come forward. The Details: Around 9:20 p.m. on Monday night, police say a man

What’s the latest on Georgia’s voting law?

September 26, 2023
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will determine whether to continue blocking provisions of Georgia’s 2021 election law overhaul that civil rights groups say discriminates against Black and disabled voters. The Georgia Republican Party and national GOP political committees

Are your kids safe from guns in your home?

September 25, 2023
The Gist: In the pursuit of responsible gun ownership, the Marietta Police Department is urging families to invest in gun safes or lockable secure cases. The initiative also emphasizes educating children on gun safety, going beyond merely hiding firearms. By The Numbers:
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Is Atlanta Becoming a Vegan Haven? A New Report Says Yes

September 25, 2023
The Gist: Atlanta climbs the ranks in a new list that serves as a guide for herbivores, landing a spot in the top 20 U.S. cities for vegans and vegetarians. The Report: WalletHub, a personal-finance website, released a comprehensive report that ranks