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Fulton Chairman John Eaves To Host Crime, Safety Summit

Fulton Chairman John Eaves To Host Crime, Safety Summit

The summit will be held Thursday evening at Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs.
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.
$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.
Nantahala To Open 2 Adventure Centers at Chattahoochee Recreation Area

Nantahala To Open 2 Adventure Centers at Chattahoochee Recreation Area

The two river outposts will offer guided river trips, paddling instructions, concessions, fishing tours and watercraft rentals.
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.
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.
Youth Leadership Sandy Springs Inducts 36 New Students

Youth Leadership Sandy Springs Inducts 36 New Students

The initiative kicked off its fourth year at an induction ceremony at Holy Innocents' Fine Arts auditorium.
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.
Portion of Riverside Drive To Close For Repairs on Tuesday

Portion of Riverside Drive To Close For Repairs on Tuesday

The road will be closed from North Harbor Drive/Points Ridge Drive north to Johnson Ferry Road on Aug. 19 and 20.
Bartow Shooting Rampage, Robin Williams Tributes, Carjackers, Cop Cab, Avoid I-285, Jobless Rate Rises

Bartow Shooting Rampage, Robin Williams Tributes, Carjackers, Cop Cab, Avoid I-285, Jobless Rate Rises

Also: Ga. chief says Ferguson, Mo., police force is too white; Funeral set for football player; Couple scammed out of $11,800.
Viral: Atlanta Sportscaster's Tribute to Robin Williams

Viral: Atlanta Sportscaster's Tribute to Robin Williams

How many references can you count?
Remembering Robin Williams

Remembering Robin Williams

How the television and film icon impacted one Patch blogger's world.
Rep. Tom Price Will Speak To Sandy Springs Rotary Club

Rep. Tom Price Will Speak To Sandy Springs Rotary Club

The Roswell Republican will speak during the club's lunch on Monday, Aug. 18.
Teens Removed From Filthy Home, Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs, Firefighters Get Promotion, Noose at Door, Pay Raises for School Employees

Teens Removed From Filthy Home, Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs, Firefighters Get Promotion, Noose at Door, Pay Raises for School Employees

Plus, chicken nuggets made in Georgia have been recalled and a stunt dog will soon visit a metro Atlanta county.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Double Shooting, Exciting Towns, Homicide Sketches, Deadly Fire and Trail Security

Double Shooting, Exciting Towns, Homicide Sketches, Deadly Fire and Trail Security

Plus, spray-painting suspects arrested after police find their work still drying. Our top posts in Ga.