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A white sign with black text reads "U.S. Army Property No Trespassing." It is posted on a barbed wire fence. The background is street corner and blue sky.
Gov. Kemp signed legislature to prevent the ownership of farmland within 10 miles of any Georgia military bases by "nonresident aliens" and "foreign persons and entities." Although the bill is now law, some representatives and military personnel doubt its true intentions.
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Atlanta Civic Circle rolled out 'Georgia Decides' this week. The online tool provides voters with information on federal, state and local candidates ahead of the 2024 elections.
A young girl with short hair wearing an aqua hoodie sits in a wheelchair and smiles up at the camera. She is holding a Mickey Mouse ice cream bar.
12-year-old Eliora B. from Kennesaw recently returned from a magical adventure to the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney World, courtesy of Bert's Big Adventure. Bert's Big Adventure is a nonprofit dedicated to providing all-expenses-paid Disney vacations to children with chronic illnesses and their families. Eliora, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, had an amazing experience at the theme park.
A group of women's basketball players in dark blue Marist School uniforms hug and celebrate on a basketball court.
The Marist school defeated North Forsyth High School in an exciting basketball game, earning them the 6A girl's state championship. The game featured a fierce match up of future Division I stars.
Foster care foundation: Nine women stand posing in a line smiling at the camera. Behind them are racks of hanging clothing. The two women in the middle are holding a sign featuring a graphic of children that reads "Foster Care Support www.fostercares.org".
Foster Care Support Foundation is a Georgia-based organization that provides clothing, toys, books and more to thousands of children in Georgia's foster care system. The foundation seeks to ease the financial burden fostering children can have on family members who foster their relatives, especially those who are older or cannot work.
Wide shot of the Georgia state Capitol against a cloudy sky.
The 2024 Georgia General Assembly session ended on Thursday, March 28, known as Sine Die. A number of notable bills passed on the final day of legislation. Bills passed by the deadline now await Gov. Kemp's signature.
A group of people run out of a lake on a clear day. Water splashes around their legs.
The Polar Plunge is the largest annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Georgia. Participants dive into the frosty waters of Lake Acworth, raising money to fund the more than 17,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities who compete in athletic competitions.
A woman with tied-back brown hair wearing a red sweatshirt dances with a group of children. The kids are dressed in casual clothing.
At Camp Twin Lakes, a Georgia-based nonprofit, children experiencing challenges such as chronic illnesses, traumatic experiences and familial loss find community among similar individuals. The camp is so impactful that many former participants return to work as staff, helping other campers find acceptance and understanding.
A hand holding a pizza peel scoops a pizza out of a large oven. A second pepperoni pizza bakes in the oven to the left of the first one.
Dagwoods' Pizza and Deli will celebrate it's 42nd birthday in a few short months. Steve Lembo, who worked his way from dishwasher to owner, says the key to Dagwood's success is consistency.
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