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Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Johns Creek, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Johns Creek, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

The Fulton County School System had over 3,000 students in the class of 2014 take the ACT.
Ebix To Move Headquarters to Johns Creek

Ebix To Move Headquarters to Johns Creek

The company has purchased a 100,000-square-foot building and 11.6 acres in Johns Creek Technology Park.
Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Heading out to lunch or dinner this week. Check out the most recent north Fulton County food inspection scores.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

The 10-county Atlanta region added more than 50,000 people between April 1, 2013 and April 1, 2014.
Johns Creek Fall Festival Rolls Three Events Into One

Johns Creek Fall Festival Rolls Three Events Into One

The annual event on Sept. 6 will combine the Fall Family Festival, with its Farmers Market and Touch-A-Truck.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

Two public hearings will be held on Thursday in Dunwoody on the state agency's plans to reconstruct the busy interchange.
Shane O'Dazier Will Bring Nashville Sound To Johns Creek

Shane O'Dazier Will Bring Nashville Sound To Johns Creek

The country music singer will headline the Aug. 23 installment of the Johns Creek Summer Concert Series.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

Here are the jobs we've found locally this week. Send available positions to kristal.dixon@patch.com.
Johns Creek To Offer CPR Class

Johns Creek To Offer CPR Class

The Super CPR Saturday class will return on Sept. 20.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.
GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

GOOD NEWS! Most Exciting Cities, IB Diplomas, Public Safety Award, School Spirit + Lottery Winners

Plus, Gwinnett teachers honored, business openings and expansions, and students fighting drugs were among this week's uplifting stories.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Pastor Charged, Carjackers in Court, Ghost Tours, Councilman Indicted + Child Shoots Self

Also: Fulton tax lawsuit, coffee with a cop, real estate open houses, Phipps Plaza update, suspects in trail attacks, and phone scammers.