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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. | Falcons RB Freeman (knee) out for Sunday’s game vs Carolina

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.  — The Atlanta Falcons will be missing another key starter for Sunday’s game against Carolina. Two-time Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman was ruled out after missing the entire week of practice with a knee injury, another blow to a team that was already reeling from injuries to defensive stalwarts Keanu Neal … Continue reading FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. | Falcons RB Freeman (knee) out for Sunday’s game vs Carolina

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga | Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga — A mysterious economic development project code-named “Project Rocket” is advancing in Atlanta’s suburbs. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the identity of the company seeking the massive distribution facility remains shrouded in secrecy. The story notes that e-commerce giant Amazon has reportedly been seeking an Atlanta-area site for a new fulfillment center. Gwinnett … Continue reading LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga | Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

GAINESVILLE, GA — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account.  Another credit card processing firm told … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card processing firm … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

COLUMBUS, Ga | Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time — again. Piedmont Columbus Regional said in a statement that sisters Mara Meighan and Jennifer Solis went into labor on the same day last week and gave birth nearly at the same time at the hospital’s midtown campus in west Georgia. The … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ga | Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

JONESBORO, Ga. | The Latest: 1 killed, 1 wounded outside Georgia graduation

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia (all times local): ___ 12:10 p.m. It remains unclear whether a suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia that left one woman dead and another injured. Telephone … Continue reading JONESBORO, Ga. | The Latest: 1 killed, 1 wounded outside Georgia graduation

SAVANNAH, Ga. | 911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In frantic calls to 911, witnesses reported a fiery tragedy that dropped suddenly from above: a military cargo plane, one of its engines apparently not working, crashing nose-first onto a Georgia highway and raining flaming debris onto the blacktop. “I’ve got flames and smoke everywhere and stuff coming out of the … Continue reading SAVANNAH, Ga. | 911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky