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These are the best value colleges in Georgia

September 22, 2023
The Gist: SmartAsset’s ninth annual Best Value Colleges study is out, and Georgia Tech leads the pack among the state’s institutions. What Happened?: Financial analytics company SmartAsset released its latest Best Value Colleges study, evaluating schools on metrics such as

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What’s going on with fishing rights in Georgia?

September 22, 2023
ATLANTA – Georgia lawmakers passed legislation on the last day of this year’s General Assembly session guaranteeing Georgians the right to fish in navigable portions of the state’s rivers and streams. While the public’s right to fish had been established in Georgia

Gwinnett Ambulance Involved in Serious Traffic Collision

September 21, 2023
The Gist: One driver is in serious condition following a collision with a Gwinnett County Fire Department ambulance at a busy Norcross intersection. What Happened: According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, at about 3:10 p.m., a collision occurred between a passenger

Will Georgia be the most important state in the 2024 election?

September 21, 2023
(The Center Square) — Georgia is likely “the most important state in American politics” heading into the 2024 election, a leading intellectual historian said. Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, narrowly defeated Democrat Stacey Abrams in 2018 and decidedly defeated her in a rematch in

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Fannin County

September 20, 2023
Nestled in the North Georgia Mountains, Fannin County is a hidden gem known for its scenic beauty, rich history, and Southern charm. While it might be well-known to some for its outdoor activities and mountain views, there are a plethora of intriguing

Peachtree corners hosts its second EV car show

September 19, 2023
The Gist: Peachtree Corners supercharges the EV scene with their Electrify PTC car show this Saturday. What Happened?: Electrify PTC, Peachtree Corners’ annual EV Car Show, gears up to dazzle auto enthusiasts on September 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This

Gwinnett man pistol whipped and shot while taking out the trash

September 19, 2023
The Gist: A resident was brutally attacked during a routine trash disposal at his apartment in Lawrenceville. What Happened?: On the night of September 9, while taking out trash from his apartment, an unsuspecting individual was cornered by two assailants. The confrontation

Scattered thunderstorms today in Georgia, but Monday is a peach

September 17, 2023
Scattered thunderstorms and generally gloomy weather will give way to cooler temperatures and sunny skies today and tomorrow in Georgia. Today, across the central and eastern parts of the state, anticipate some scattered showers and the occasional isolated storm. But don’t let

Rams Place Stetson Bennett on Non-Football Injury List

September 16, 2023
After earning a roster spot on the Los Angeles Rams’ 53-man roster to open the 2023 season, Stetson Bennett missed the Rams week 1 game against Seattle with a shoulder injury and, more ominously, has been placed on the Rams’ reserve/non-football injury

Sandy Springs night club shooting: What we know

September 16, 2023
Sandy Springs, a community often seen as a suburban retreat in Fulton County, was the site of a fatal shooting early this morning. At about 1:10 a.m., a dispute escalated into violence at La Dona night club at 215 Northwood Drive. According