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This fact about St. Patrick may shock you

11:04 am Mar. 17, 2018

St. Patrick, celebrated today with oceans of green beer and a mountain of lively shamrock attire, was Ireland’s patron saint. He used the three-leafed shamrock to illustrate the Holy Trinity, and is said to have

VIDEO: Stacy Halstead talks about the day Tripp was injured

9:33 am Mar. 16, 2018

Tripp Halstead died Thursday at age 7, five years after he was critically injured when a tree limb came crashing down in the yard of his day care.

The then 2-year-old had been running around with his friends that day in 2012. Horrified teachers heard the crack before the limb came down but couldn’t get to Tripp quickly enough.  “That’s when our whole world changed,” Halstead said during a 2017 luncheon, themed

The time Tripp Halstead visited a Georgia movie set

7:30 am Mar. 16, 2018

Tripp Halstead captured hearts as he persevered after a horrible injury years ago – including Adam Sandler’s.

When the comedy “Blended,” co-starring Drew Barrymore, set up shop in Flowery Branch the summer of 2013, the movie folks got in touch with the Halsteads.

“They said they would love to have Tripp come visit,” his mom Stacy Halstead said at the time. “My husband and my mom and Tripp’s nurse got

Between Kylie Jenner and now Rihanna, Snapchat might be over

3:14 pm Mar. 15, 2018

It wasn’t enough that Snapchat ticked off Kylie Jenner (and tons of its less-famous users) with a confounding new update that would up sending its stock plummeting.

Now the social media platform prized by millennials and impenetrably complicated to everyone else has sparked a new furor after tasteless content making light of domestic violence appeared in a Snapchat ad (created by a third party). Chris Brown spent six years on probation

Want to see “Avengers: Infinity War” with Robert Downey Jr.?

7:31 am Mar. 15, 2018

Marvel’s latest Atlanta-filmed blockbuster, “Avengers: Infinity War,” is due out April 27.

But why wait until then, when you can hit the premiere with Tony Stark himself?

MORE: Where Marvel stars like to hang out in Atlanta

Robert Downey Jr., who plays Stark/Iron Man in this and other Marvel flicks, will host two lucky guests at the April 23 Hollywood premiere and raise money for charity as well. Random Act

Stephen Hawking tweeted only 10 times

6:32 am Mar. 14, 2018

To those of us compelled to log our every thought, upload photos of every meal and pass along every meme Twitter has to offer, here’s something to ponder: the late Stephen Hawking tweeted just 10 times.

The physicist, author and professor of unparalleled brilliance died early Wednesday at 76 at his home in England. In August 2010 he joined the social media platform that many celebrities, journalists and

This “Black Panther” star is already talking about a sequel

10:42 am Mar. 13, 2018

Who’s ready for “Black Panther 2?”

The Atlanta-filmed Marvel blockbuster, which now has crossed the billion-dollar mark, was released nearly a month ago but the buzz isn’t dying down at all.

One member of the incredible cast, Forrest Whitaker, talked about what a sequel might mean for him. (Spoiler alert: stop here if you haven’t seen the movie yet!)

MORE: The star-studded Hollywood premiere of “Black Panther”


What Bobby Brown said after Nick Gordon’s latest arrest

7:40 am Mar. 13, 2018

Nick Gordon’s latest arrest in Florida has attracted the attention of Bobby Brown, whose daughter Bobbi Kristina was once romantically linked to Gordon.

“Domestic violence killed my daughter,” Brown said in a statement released by his attorney. The statement went on to offer support to the victim, who has declined to press charges.

In November 2016, Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford ruled in a $50 million

SNL airs “Black Panther’s” hilarious “deleted scene”

10:23 am Mar. 12, 2018

Marvel’s Atlanta-filmed blockbuster “Black Panther” – now a billion-dollar phenomenon – inspired a hilarious “Saturday Night Live” skit.

accessAtlanta podcast: Celebs talk “Black Panther”

In the actual movie, T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) takes a spiritual journey to Djalia to commune with his ancestors. In the SNL spoof Chris Redd takes the lead and is greeted by great, great grandfather (Sterling K. Brown), a great aunt played by

Nick Gordon, Bobbi Kristina’s former beau, is arrested again

6:43 am Mar. 12, 2018

Nick Gordon, the one-time companion of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested Saturday on domestic violence charges.

If that sentence sounds familiar it’s exactly how this article began on June 11, 2017. The particulars with the latest arrest are nearly identical. Then as now, Gordon stands accused of harming his current girlfriend with whom he now lives in Florida.

The victim declined to press charges but Gordon was