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Snellville man, 26, drowns in Lake Allatoona
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:32:01 -0700

A 26-year-old Gwinnett County man drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Allatoona while attempting to retrieve a float, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Snellville man drowns in Bartow County
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:50:36 -0700

Ryan Tyndall was swimming out to retrieve a float, authorities said.

Kornegay named BCHS assistant principal
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:50:47 -0700

Kornegay named BCHS assistant principal The Bryan County Board of Education named Jason Kornegay as the new assistant principal at Bryan County High School during their July 24 meeting at the BOE office in Black Creek.

Man drowns at Lake Allatoona
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:55:16 -0700

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona in northwest Georgia. The 25-year-old man was swimming near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County Sunday when he tried to retrieve a float that blew away.

$85 Million in new transportation improvements announced
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:36:27 -0700

Road projects worth $35 million in South Georgia, and reconstructing a busy Bartow County interchange and widening two sections of an important South Georgia economic development highway are among some $85 million in new transportation infrastructure improvements announced today by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Jury Rules No Charges Against Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Teenager
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:49:40 -0700

Georgia Grand Jury: No Charges Against Police Officer Who Shot 17-Year-Old Boy Jury Rules No Charges Against Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Teenager Police Officer Will Not Face Charges For Fatally Shooting 17-Year-Old Boy Georgia Grand Jury: No Charges Against Police Officer Who Shot 17-Year-Old Boy Headlines Nation Has Been Optimized A grand jury in Bartow County, Georgia, declined to indict ...

$85 Million in New Transportation Improvements Announced by GA DOT
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:34:08 -0700

Reconstructing a busy Bartow County interchange and widening two sections of an important South Georgia economic development highway are among some $85 million in new transportation infrastructure improvements announced today by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Ga. DOT awards $85M in highway, road improvements
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:50:06 -0700

The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.

GDOT awards $85M in highway, road improvements
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:31:29 -0700

The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.

Man drowns at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:51:40 -0700

Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona.