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  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'
    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
  • Gators brace for South Carolina tailback Mike Davis, a former UF commit eager to deliver for the Gamecocks

    Gators brace for South Carolina tailback Mike Davis, a former UF commit eager to deliver for the Gamecocks
    GAINESVILLE — Mike Davis and Steve Spurrier are Gamecocks of a feather. Both men spent time as Gators, but only Spurrier suited up in orange and blue. Davis ended a year-long verbal commitment to UF in December 2011 before signing with South...
  • FSU coach Jimbo Fisher calls WR prospect Josh Malone a potential 'difference maker'

    FSU coach Jimbo Fisher calls WR prospect Josh Malone a potential 'difference maker'
    Excuse Jimbo Fisher for feeling uncomfortable talking about a recruit to the media. It’s what he’s been programmed to do. But Fisher overcame his reservations and opened up about four-star receiver prospect Josh Malone, shortly after...
  • This has been a tough week for the SEC

    The Southeastern Conference has had a lot of great football weeks in recent years, but this hasn't been one of them. USA Today ran a story Thursday suggesting the SEC's reign as America's best conference is being challenged by the Pac-12. USA Today...
  • Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton facing serious legal charges

    Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton continues to have legal problems. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Crittenton has been given a curfew by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua for "allegedly intimidating the...
  • Damp homes an invitation for mold

    Damp homes an invitation for mold
    First-time home buyer Kelly Sullivan knew to expect the unexpected when she and her husband, Sean, started looking for an east Cobb, Ga., home last year. With Sean just having left the Army for a civilian job and a toddler in tow, the couple had one...
  • Common Core test costs: Less than current FCAT expenses, estimates show (but that doesn't include needed technology, other factors)

    New standardized tests that could replace FCAT might cost a little less per-student that Florida's current fleet of standardized exams, estimates show. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (dubbed PARCC) today released...
  • Consumers gaining upper hand in car shopping

    Consumers gaining upper hand in car shopping
    When Jennifer Williams walked into the Nalley Lexus dealership in Cobb County, Ga., on a recent Tuesday, all she needed was a salesperson to provide her a good deal on her trade-in, the keys to her RX 350 SUV and a happy wave goodbye. Thanks to the...
  • Usher's ex-wife seeking custody after son's near-drowning in pool

    Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, is reportedly pursuing custody of her two sons with the performer after a swimming pool accident Monday in Atlanta in which the older of the boys nearly drowned. Tameka Raymond filed Tuesday for an...
  • Georgia elementary evacuated after shots fired at school

    An elementary school in Georgia was evacuated after shots were reportedly fired at the school, and police have a suspect in custody, according to local media reports. There were no casualties immediately reported at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery...
  • Ex-Sox exec aims to restore 'Field of Dreams' site

    Ex-Sox exec aims to restore 'Field of Dreams' site
    You never know where life might lead you. Just ask Dan Evans. Almost 13 years ago, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made a decision that drastically changed the career path for the then-lifetime Chicagoan. He promoted his farm director, Ken Williams,...