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CANTON – A local auto repair shop owner will not be allowed to continue with his business activities after adjacent property owners and county officials expressed their concern Tuesday about the disrepair of the property and its effect on surrounding property values.

WOODSTOCK--Just over a week back from winter break, the River Ridge High School drama club is preparing to present a favorite comedy about a high school teenager-turned-CIA agent in “Spy School,” running Thursday through Saturday and Tuesday.

Tad Leithead, the executive director of the Cumberland Community Improvement District, is facing a driving under the influence charge following a Jan. 6 incident in Forsyth County, according to police reports.

WOODSTOCK—Break-ins and other crimes are not common in the houses of the Copper Ridge subdivision near Woodstock, but homeowners association president Doug Philbrick with his fellow board members have installed a license plate camera system at the subdivision entrance for extra security.

Police Chief Mark J. Mitchell said his force is expecting to move from its current headquarters into the former Canton City Hall at 151 Elizabeth St. next month.

Brian Kemp is now officially Georgia’s 83rd governor. He was inaugurated at 2 p.m. Monday and kicked off his term as governor with a pledge to unify the state. After a contentious election campaign against democrat Stacey Abrams, Kemp used his inaugural address — his first opportunity to spe…

Fresh from receiving stellar reviews at The Miami Independent Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival and IndieFest, “In the Moment,” a movie by Atlanta producer Kevin Greene, will premiere at The Springs Cinema & Taphouse in Sandy Springs Friday.

A burst pipeline on Dallas Highway at Mars Hill in west Cobb sent a torrent of water high into the air Monday afternoon, flooding the streets and a portion of the nearby Walgreens’ parking lot.

North Fulton Community Improvement District (CID) was recognized by Georgia Trend having two of its own in the list of the “100 Most Influential Georgians.”

State and local authorities have tools that are effective in fighting the abuse of dangerous opioid drugs, such as wider use of the overdose antidote naloxone and more availability of places to dispose of unused drugs, officials said.

WOODSTOCK – Woodstock planners have given the first thumbs-up to the future site plans for Morgan’s Ace Hardware, which will be moving out of the downtown district to make room for a city center development.

Although it was the 40th anniversary of MARTA’s combined bus and rail service, the company’s CEO and general manager, Jeff Parker, looked only to the future in the sixth Annual State of MARTA Breakfast held Friday at the Lowe’s Atlanta Hotel in Midtown.

The City of Dunwoody, in partnership with the Dunwoody-Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., is planning Dunwoody’s MLK Jr. Day of Service, an event open to all ages. The mission is to give back to the community. Sign up for an opportunity to participate by visiting the Dunwoody…

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