Police investigate death of woman in Paulding County home

DALLAS — Paulding County Detectives are conducting a death investigation into the death of 66-year-old Patricia Seabolt. Deputies with the Uniform Patrol Division responded to a home on Colbert Road in Dallas in reference a welfare check on Oct. 11. Seabolt’s friends

Is your cell phone bill creeping higher? Taxes may be to blame

(The Center Square) – Georgia has the 25th-highest cellphone service taxes compared with other states and U.S. territories, a report released this week shows. According to the report released by the Tax Foundation, the combined local, state and federal tax rate and fees on

Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K set for Oct. 24

ALPHARETTA — The Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K Race presented by Altra Running is set for Sunday, Oct. 24, starting and finishing at the family-friendly atmosphere of Avalon. Over 1,000 racers from 18 states have already registered to run the 2021

Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend

JOHNS CREEK — The Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend and will last both Saturday and Sunday. Talented local artists will exhibit paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art, and more Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6

Falcons fans drink liquor, Patriots fans drink wine

Different sports fans have different ways of coping with their team’s successes and failures. Die hard fans will let their team’s loss affect them emotionally until the following game, whereas fair-weather fans will simply shrug off a loss, content that the team

Gwinnett official to host ‘Driving While Black’ event Sunday

Gwinnett County Solicitor-General Brian Whiteside will host a crime prevention safety event titled, “Driving While Black” Sunday at Rhodes Jordan Park. The session will take place this Oct. 17 from 1: 30 to 3 p.m. at Rhodes Jordan Park in the Stanley R.

Atlanta’s homicide rate increase is the highest in the nation

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s homicide rate during the coronavirus pandemic increased more than 50 other major American cities, according to a new survey by the personal finance website WalletHub.   WalletHub compared the 50 cities based on homicides per capita in the third quarters

Here’s why roads will be closed in Canton this afternoon

CANTON — A high school homecoming parade could make you late coming home from work if you don’t plan ahead. The Cherokee High School Homecoming Parade will start at about 4 p.m. today. The parade will involve road closures and is expected

Former Georgia Insurance chief Jim Beck gets jail time

Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Tuesday for fraud and money laundering, Fox 5 News in Atlanta reported. A federal indictment charged Beck with 37 counts of wire fraud, mail fraud, money laundering

What would you like to see at Cherokee County’s new parks?

Cherokee County officials are asking for your input on what you would like to see at several new parks in Northeast Cherokee County. The Northeast Cherokee County Parks plan will focus on three parcels of land in northeast Cherokee where new park

‘Mask Up for Kids’ campaign kicks off

Three child advocacy organizations in Georgia are launching an ad campaign encouraging both adults and children to wear masks to discourage the spread of COVID-19. A series of public service announcements set to begin airing Tuesday features children too young to be

Suspect in Albany State band shooting gets jail time

ALBANY — The man suspected of shooting at several Albany State University band members was sentenced to prison, according to the Albany Police Department. On Nov. 13, 2020, Markeise Dennis allegedly shot at several ASU Band fraternity members. The band members were

Fulton election workers fired after voter applications were shredded

After several tumultuous elections and months of increased scrutiny, the Fulton County elections department has found itself at the center of controversy again. In the latest episode, two elections workers were fired on allegations that they shredded 300 voter applications that came

Robbers kidnap man and force him to go to ATM

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department is searching for two men who reportedly kidnapped a man and forced him to drive to an ATM last week. Police responded to a report of a robbery at about 12:45 p.m. Oct. 4 at 115

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