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Atlanta is one of America’s top foodie cities

October 2, 2023
The Gist: Atlanta ranks 12th in America’s top foodie cities for 2023, amidst rising restaurant prices and a changing dining landscape. The Details?: WalletHub, a personal-finance website, recently unveiled its report on the best foodie cities in the U.S. for 2023. The

Georgia man accused of blowing up ATM

September 29, 2023
The Gist: A 53-year-old resident of DeKalb County faces a federal indictment for allegedly destroying an ATM in Decatur’s North DeKalb Mall and possessing illegal explosives. According to prosecutors, Abdurrahim Jalal took about $88,000 from the machine’s vault after the explosion. The

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

Violence Erupts in Daylight: Williamson Road Shooting Details

September 27, 2023
The Gist: Late afternoon gunfire and a subsequent vehicle collision on Williamson Road near Brad Walsh Parkway resulted in the hospitalization of a 24-year-old man, who is now in stable condition. The Details: According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, at around