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Around Georgia: Fallen officer honored, cookout with council canceled

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GBI employees and several other law enforcement agencies lined up outside GBI headquarters to pay respects to fallen Fairburn Police Department Sergeant Jean-Harold Louis Astree.

Astree died in a car crash Thursday morning.

You can watch the video of the escort for Astree below.

North Shore water main replacement begins August 18 in DeKalb

Efforts to improve water service capacity throughout DeKalb County will continue on Thursday, Aug. 18, with the launch of the North Shore Road Water Main Replacement Project.

Crews will replace 11,200 linear feet of crumbling water lines with new 8-inch-diameter, ductile-iron water lines along North Shore Road. This line repair project is expected to last approximately 4 months from August 2022 to December 2022, barring any weather delays.

Mableton Cityhood

The first Mableton Cityhood community forum is set for Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 6:30 pm.

It will be at the Cobb County Police Academy – 2435 East-West Connector, Austell.
In the meantime visit for more.

Check out this sunrise photo

We may have some of the most annoying weather in the country in Georgia, but we also have some of the most beautiful sunrises.

The National Weather service posted this sunrise picture on social media. Enjoy!

Around Georgia: Fallen officer honored, cookout with council canceled

Cookout with Council canceled

Norcross City Council members were planning to have a big cookout this afternoon at Thrasher Park.

Unfortunately, Georgia’s unpredictable — and at times obscene — weather patterns had other plans.

The cookout has been canceled today due to potentially threatening weather conditions.

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