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Dog Tied Up on Porch, Truett Cathy Passes Away, Atlanta Hawks Controversy, Child Dies in Fire,

Dog Tied Up on Porch, Truett Cathy Passes Away, Atlanta Hawks Controversy, Child Dies in Fire, "Office Creeper," Publix Recalls Bagels, Mother Gets Life For Killing Child

Plus, Avalon, a $600 million mixed-used development, will open in October and a gunman wearing a 'Scream' mask robs a Georgia Waffle House.
Ga. Wow Houses: Elegant Interiors, Cathedral Ceilings, Waterfronts (And Price Cuts, Too)

Ga. Wow Houses: Elegant Interiors, Cathedral Ceilings, Waterfronts (And Price Cuts, Too)

What are the asking prices on these exceptional homes in the Peach State?
GOOD NEWS! Pie in Face, Best Cities to Retire To, Honoring Veterans + National Merit Students

GOOD NEWS! Pie in Face, Best Cities to Retire To, Honoring Veterans + National Merit Students

Plus, local teachers of the year; best neighborhoods in GA + metro companies plan to hire in 4th quarter were among this week's best news.
OMG Police: Dead Beavers, 'Scream' Armed Robber, Antique Explosive, $62K in Meth

OMG Police: Dead Beavers, 'Scream' Armed Robber, Antique Explosive, $62K in Meth

Plus: Cab driver makes fatal intervention; Cigar store burglaries; Headstone vandalism; "Office creeper" sought.
Slain Toddler Vigil, $62K Meth Bust, Coach Sex Assault Charges and 'Scream' Gunman Robs Waffle House

Slain Toddler Vigil, $62K Meth Bust, Coach Sex Assault Charges and 'Scream' Gunman Robs Waffle House

Plus, mailing center robbed at gunpoint. Our top posts from the past 24 hours.
What's the Asking Price? Gourmet Kitchen, Wine Cellar, Full Gym

What's the Asking Price? Gourmet Kitchen, Wine Cellar, Full Gym

Check out this newly listed home for sale in Dallas.
Weekend Reminder: Help 'Empty' Paulding County Animal Shelter

Weekend Reminder: Help 'Empty' Paulding County Animal Shelter

All adoption fees will be waived during the weekend of Sept. 12-14.
Hiram LongHorn Steakhouse Partner Honored for Community Involvement

Hiram LongHorn Steakhouse Partner Honored for Community Involvement

Jason Kolacz received the restaurant chain's “Community Spirit” Award.
Video of Dog Alone on Porch Goes Viral, Neighbors Attempt Break-In

Video of Dog Alone on Porch Goes Viral, Neighbors Attempt Break-In

Neighbors who thought the home was abandoned tried to break into the home in Lithia Springs.
Solar Storm: Internet, GPS Problems May Flare Up

Solar Storm: Internet, GPS Problems May Flare Up

A major solar flare launched off the Sun this week potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.

Rep. Graves Hosts Military Academy Day

The event is for students in grades 8-12 who are interested in attending a U.S. military academy after graduation.
BBB Warns of Scholastic Supply Scam

BBB Warns of Scholastic Supply Scam

BBB Serving Metro Atlanta is providing the following information as a warning. This scam has hit 22 states thus far.
Antique Bomb Found, Murder Suspect Arrested, Mother Sentenced, Hawks Controversy, #NeverForget 9/11

Antique Bomb Found, Murder Suspect Arrested, Mother Sentenced, Hawks Controversy, #NeverForget 9/11

Also: High school lockdown; Armadillo in the house; Mom arrested for leaving kids in car; Missing Roswell boy found.
News Nearby: Villa Rica Mother Arrested for Leaving Children in Car

News Nearby: Villa Rica Mother Arrested for Leaving Children in Car

Her children, ages 2 and 6, were left in a hot car for 25 minutes in a Walmart parking lot.
Rep. Graves Issues Statement on President's Plan

Rep. Graves Issues Statement on President's Plan

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves represents District 14, which includes Paulding County.
#NeverForget: Where Were You on 9/11?

#NeverForget: Where Were You on 9/11?

“Seeing plane coming right at me. No one knew what had happened.” Tell us your 9/11 experience.
Open Houses in Dallas-Hiram

Open Houses in Dallas-Hiram

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the area.
Atlanta Hawks Rebuff Civil Rights Leaders; NBA Legend Says Team Owner Not Racist

Atlanta Hawks Rebuff Civil Rights Leaders; NBA Legend Says Team Owner Not Racist

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Levenson’s email is “pretty harmless in terms of insulting anyone.”
September is First Responders month at Sparkles!

September is First Responders month at Sparkles!

Join us for FREE Admission for First Responders any Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday ALL Month long at Sparkles!

"Office Creeper," Family To Appear on 'Feud,' Cabbies Sue Uber, 9/11 Ceremonies, Deadly Home Invasion Suspect Arrested, Teacher In Hot Water, National Guardsman Promoted

Plus, the Gwinnett County Fair starts on Thursday and the reward for information in a double homicide has jumped to $20,000.