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Andrew Young’s star-studded 85th birthday bash

8:45 pm Jun. 3, 2017

Former Atlanta Mayor and UN Ambassador Andrew Young celebrated his 85th birthday Saturday night with several thousands of his closest friends, famous and otherwise.

The Andrew Young International Leadership Awards event – saluting former Vice President Joe

Former Gov. Roy Barnes gets a surprise, then shares the perfect story

5:35 pm May. 8, 2017

Former Gov. Roy Barnes and his wife, Marie, attended Cobb Community Foundation’s Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon, held Monday in Marietta.

Mondays are busy for Barnes, who now runs a law firm right off the Marietta Square, but Marie was insistent that he attend. A wise man, he listens to his wife.

Toward the end of the program, after remarks from former Attorney Gen. Sam Olens, now president of Kennesaw State University, and grant

WATCH! 4 a.m. fireworks show caught on security camera in Marietta

9:13 am May. 5, 2017

I’ll be honest: Marietta loves blowing stuff up.

At Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park, historic interpreters reenact the Civil War from time to time with period dress, campfires and of course, cannons.

We celebrate the Fourth of July from about mid-June through .. I dunno, until it starts snowing. But someone took things a little too far this morning, setting off fireworks at 4 a.m. FOUR. AY. EMM.

A neighbor whose security camera caught the

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre: give the media a black eye

2:05 pm Apr. 28, 2017

While National Rifle Association members awaited President Donald Trump, members relived his victory and booed his adversaries – chief among them the mainstream media. CEO Wayne LaPierre’s welcoming remarks included a (presumably figurative) suggestion to give the media a black eye.

See below for a sample of his comments.

MORE: Benghazi survivor “Tanto” Paronto is here at the NRA convention

NRA convention starts (how else?) with a bang

“It’s a

Photos from Prince’s last concerts at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre

11:41 am Apr. 21, 2017

Prince died one year ago, just a week after he performed for the final time in public at the Fox Theatre.

Although fans were asked not to take photos, lots did. Dig if you will these pictures of the iconic performer’s final shows.

MORE: Remembering Prince

Video of Prince’s Atlanta concerts

Prince struggled with “being sick a lot” in his final months, his private chef said

Prince was rushed to the hospital

Karen Handel knocks Jon Ossoff’s Hollywood help after Alyssa Milano tweets

2:33 pm Mar. 28, 2017

A day after actress Alyssa Milano and actor Christopher Gorham (in Atlanta filming a new television show) took to social media and the streets on behalf of Democrat Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff, GOP hopeful Karen Handel used it to rally her camp.

“Jon Ossoff is riding a huge wave of support from the liberal media and celebrities in Hollywood,” an email to supporters from the Handel campaign said. “In fact, just this

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham stump for 6th District candidate Jon Ossoff

4:17 pm Mar. 27, 2017

Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham‏, in Atlanta filming a new CW pilot called “Insatiable,” are campaigning for Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff in the crowded race to fill the sixth congressional district seat vacated when Tom Price became U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary.

The two are offering to pick up voters who need a lift to cast their ballots; early voting began Monday, ahead of the April 18 contest.

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