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Cobb County NAACP held the 19th annual Juneteenth celebration in Marietta, providing a weekend of cultural and educational opportunities for the community.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to block a controversial proposal to mine just outside the swamp after warnings from scientists of damage to the vast wildlife refuge.
A Japanese equipment maker plans to build a new $140 million factory in Gainesville, set to open in 2024.
Georgia now has its first possible case of monkeypox. A metro Atlanta man with a history of international travel has a confirmed case of orthopoxvirus, which is in the same genus as monkeypox. Here's what you need to know about the disease.
The GOP results in Tuesday's primary, combined with the loss of the Trump-backed candidate for secretary of state, served as a stinging rebuke for the former president in a state he prioritized above almost all others.
The message seems simple: Anyone can get most, or even all, of their tuition paid through the state’s signature college scholarship program. Students just have to get the right grades and standardized test scores. Over three years one nonprofit group helped nearly 200 students apply. Many were the first in their families to attend college; most were Black. But they struggled with the standardized tests. So in the end, how many qualified for a Bright Futures scholarship — the ticket Florida created to educational opportunity? Not a single one.
The Grandparents Visitation Rights Act allows grandparents whose child has died to see their grandchildren if they can prove the absence of the relationship causes harm to the child.
The laws creating four potential new Cobb cities would serve as charters if the cities are approved by referendum this year. They include laundry lists of services that the cities could provide immediately or sometime in the future.
A new educational program for elementary students, which has been tested since 2019, will allow children to learn about where our food comes from.
Georgia’s new budget allocates $1.5 million to a pilot program designed to help children who risk entering foster care.

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