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Macon marks 45 years since 1st Allman Brothers gig
It’s been 45 years since a Macon nightclub sold $1 tickets for music fans to hear a new band under local management known as the Allman Brothers Band.
Man fatally shot at party in Stone Mountain
Police in suburban Atlanta say they’re searching for the suspect in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in Stone Mountain.
UGA employees want gender identity protections
Faculty members at Georgia’s largest university say they want discrimination against employees for gender identity banned more explicitly, on par with race, sex and religion.
Security boosted in wake of new gun law
Visitors to the Old Courthouse on Wright Square in Savannah will soon have to pass through a metal detector installed in response to Georgia’s expanded gun law that takes effect July 1.
Man hit, killed by SUV in driveway in Acworth
Authorities have identified a man who was fatally struck by an SUV as it plowed into a house in suburban Atlanta.
Woman mauled by dogs dies at Atlanta hospital
Authorities say an eastern Alabama woman who was attacked by several pit bulls last week has died at an Atlanta hospital.
New Lake Lanier maps helpful in recovery efforts
Officials at Lake Lanier say upgraded maps have given them a better insight into the depths of the man-made lake and what objects may be resting far beneath its surface.
Body found in Chattahoochee in Atlanta suburbs
Police in Atlanta’s northeastern suburbs are investigating after a body was found in the Chattahoochee River.
CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American
Health officials confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.
Tax returns offer snapshot of Senate candidates
In just over two weeks, voters will decide among crowded fields of Republicans and Democrats vying for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat. To gain insights into the candidates’ personal finances, The Associated Press requested access to the last 10 years of tax returns of each of the top candidates who are leading in fundraising and polls ahead of the May 20 primary.
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