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High-tech tickets and other gadgetry at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

4:00 pm Aug. 17, 2017

No chance of that moving forward. Instead, fans will scan digital tickets at auto checkpoints upon arrival; they’ll go through one of 140 magnetometer security checkpoints. Ticket holders may transfer their electronic billets or resell them through the NFL Ticket Exchange, a site you may want to check out if you haven’t already lined up season tickets.

“This season the Falcons do not anticipate having any single game tickets available to

Here’s where you can score some eclipse-watching glasses for free

11:21 am Aug. 17, 2017

You can’t find eclipse-watching glasses? The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System is here to help.

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The system, in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) and STAR_Net has already given out 8,000 pairs of specs and will have a few more on hand Monday.

From a release just

Crash survivor stresses the importance of distraction-free driving

9:54 am Jul. 22, 2017

No matter what states you’ve motored through on your summer road trips, or perhaps just commuting around town, you’re bound to have seen those official Department of Transportation signs reminding you that texting and driving can be deadly (and, in many places, is illegal).

Molly Welch hopes you’ll absorb the meaning, and that you’ll keep your eyes on the road.

The 2005 Milton High School graduate was a junior journalism major

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