ESPNKershaw is facing the only NL team he’s never beaten during the regular season, going without a decision in four such starts versus Atlanta...

ESPN (blog)CHICAGO — The Cubs have traded left-hander James Russell and infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio along with cash considerations to...

Business InsiderThe “hospital has a specially-built isolation unit to treat patients exposed to certain serious infectious diseases,” Misty...

Honolulu Army reservist accused of fraud, theft and child molestationHawaii ReporterHONOLULU — A former U.S. Army reservist pleaded not guilty to federal wire fraud and theft charges in Honolulu’s U.S. District Court Wednesday. A Honolulu federal grand jury indicted Keoni Rosa Jr., 36, of Pearl City, Oahu, in June on one count of … …read...

Welcome aboard: Obama lavishes praise on CastroWashington ExaminerIt’s rare for the president to personally and publicly welcome a new Cabinet secretary to the job. Typically, Obama appears with a candidate at the White House and vouches for their credentials during a personnel announcement, then the new hire is … and more …read more Source:...

Top 5 Most Flavorful Moves Of The 2013-14 NBA SeasonDime MagazineIt’s summer time, so a ball is always bouncing at Harlem’s temple, Rucker Park. Bacardi Flavored Rum is hosting “Flavor at the Rucker” nights every Thursday at 6 p.m. ET during a partnership with this summer’s Entertainers Basketball Classic The NBA is … …read...

Georgia woman charged in tax scam that hit Northeast Ohio residentsThe Plain DealerThe charges said Highsmith, of Fayetteville, Ga., and others generated 964 false claims for Northeast Ohio residents. The returns illegally sought $1.69 million. The scheme began shortly after Highsmith created a tax-preparation business called WE XL … and more …read...

Atlanta woman allegedly scams Ohio residents of millionsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionHighsmith founded a tax preparation business in Atlanta in 2010 and, starting the following year, worked on her scam with a minister in Arkansas, the station reported. The minister recruited new participants and gave personal information to Highsmith … and more …read...

Atlanta car thief used new technology, was ‘practical’ joker, cops sayAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPolice said unit 14 in this Wendell Dr. warehouse was a chop shop operaton. Atlanta police this week busted a major car theft and chop shop operation targeting General Motors sport utility vehicles. Atlanta police believe Ronald Thomas stole and … ...

Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at homeWTVMFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -. A grandfather and his 10-year-old grandson were killed Wednesday morning when the man’s son-in-law fired more than 90 rounds at his home just outside of Fayetteville. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said 61-year-old Gary … and more …read more Source:...

Morris pads points kead with Senoia Late Model winAccess North GeorgiaSENOIA, GA – Jodeco Auto Sales Late Model points leader Glenn Morris of Fayetteville continued his charge to a second straight championship with this third win of the season at Senoia Raceway Saturday night in Senoia, GA. Morris’ win did not come easy, … and more …read...

Atlanta Hawks: Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap Fly The FlagHoops HabitFeb 12, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) battles for the ball with Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) and forward-center Gustavo Ayon (14) and guard-forward Kyle Korver (26) during the first half at the Air Canada … …read more Source: Atlanta News...

Atlanta IntownThe mixed-used Inman Quarter project at the corner of N. Highland Avenue and Elizabeth Street in Inman Park is taking shape very quickly,...

USA TODAYThe concerns are outlined as part of an environmental assessment for Silver Comet Field northwest of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Veteran LB Barnett still on Falcons’ radarESPN (blog)Veteran inside linebacker Nick Barnett worked out for the Atlanta Falcons in June but wasn’t signed. That didn’t mean he fell out of consideration. In fact, the 33-year-old remains on the Falcons’ radar and could be brought in, depending on how the … …read more Source: Atlanta...

BC-NC–North Carolina News Digest, NCReading EagleFAYETTEVILLE — An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law’s house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday. … ALBANY, Ga. — The trial of three people charged in a … and more …read more Source: Fayetteville...

Former Jesuit guard Stephen Holt turns down Atlanta Hawks, headed to GermanyThe OregonianFormer Jesuit High School standout Stephen Holt has decided to play professional basketball in Germany next season. Holt joined the Atlanta Hawks for summer league in Las Vegas where he averaged 8.6 points and made 42 percent of his three-point … and more …read...

ESPNAlex Wood starts for Atlanta after being roughed up by light-hitting San Diego in Friday’s 5-2 loss. Wood (7-8, 3.44) allowed five runs —...

Rookie Devonta Freeman already beat oddsESPN (blog)The Atlanta Falcons’ rookie running back must have felt like he won the lottery after receiving his $475,000-plus signing bonus as part of a four-year, $2.7 million contract. But flashing his new riches was the last of his concerns. Taking care of his … and more …read more Source: Atlanta News...

Fayetteville Planning Commission on senior complex: ‘Good project, bad location’The Citizen.comThe proposal was good but the location was not. That was the decision by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on July 22, recommending that the proposed Fayette Place senior housing community along Ga. Highway 54 be denied by the City … ...

Big load snags overhead wiresThe Citizen.comA tractor-trailer carrying an oversized load through Fayetteville along Ga. Highway 54 West on July 25 knocked utility lines off a pole and continued west until it was pulled over by Fayette County deputies. There were no injuries from the utility … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News Share...

Tractor Supply Co. picks F’ville for its new locationThe Citizen.comThe landscape at Fayetteville Corners on North Glynn Street in Fayetteville, specifically the old Walmart location, will soon have a new look and a new business. Tractor Supply Co. … Tractor Supply operates a Coweta County location off Ga. Highway 34 … …read more Source:...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Straight From the A reported a few days back that Phaedra Parks may take some time off from “Real Housewives of...

One more time: PTC, F’ville in top 10 best Ga. citiesThe Citizen.comYet another assessment of Georgia cities is out. And again, Fayetteville and Peachtree City are ranked in the top 10 best cities to live in Georgia. The study released by CreditDonkey states that Fayetteville ranked No. 6 in the assessment while … …read more Source: Fayetteville...

Trade Rumors: Atlanta Braves Now After Neal Cotts?Tomahawk TakeBig Hat Tip to @SpiltScotch. Since we reported on Atlanta’s pursuit of pitching yesterday – Jon Lester/Andrew Miller – those lines have gone cold. Frigid, even. As of this point, it seems that St. Louis and Pittsburgh are both fighting for Jon Lester … and more …read more Source:...

Kyle Korver: Is the Atlanta Hawks shooting guard a legitimate NBA star?Atlanta All DayKyle Korver is clearly a valuable player for Mike Budenholzer and the Atlanta Hawks. But how valuable is he really? And is he so good offensively that he can be talked about right alongside de facto stars in the game? I’d say probably not, but either … and more …read...

ESPNBOSTON — Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will not make his scheduled start Wednesday, but he has not been traded — yet. “No deal...

How does the Atlanta BeltLine affect restaurants?Atlanta MagazineIn our car-centric city, the Atlanta BeltLine has been a game changer, and restaurant owners know that more than anyone. On Thursday, chef Kevin Rathbun (Kevin Rathbun Steak, Rathbun’s, Krog Bar, and KR Steakbar), Michael Lennox (Ladybird Grove … …read more Source: Atanta Restaurant...

Snapshot: Toyota tops in sales + The “single unhealthiest” restaurant mealAtlanta Business Chronicle*Nutrition watchdogs at the Center for Science Nutrition in the Public Interest have identified what they say is the “single unhealthiest” meal it could find on more than 200 chain restaurant menus. There winner: A “Monster” double burger,...

Record low set in Atlanta; cool weather to last through weekendAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe mercury dipped to a record low in Atlanta early Wednesday, and forecasters say the unseasonably cool temperatures will continue through the weekend. The temperature at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport dropped to 59 degrees before daybreak, … …read...

Atlanta restaurant makes list “South’s Best Breakfast Joints”Atlanta Business ChronicleThe magazine says of the restaurant, “Not to disparage Atlanta’s long-standing Jewish delis, but The General Muir, which opened in early 2013, has been a blessing for both locals and homesick New Yorkers. Gorgeous, glossy water bagels, crusty rye … ...

FOXSports.comThe Atlanta Braves got a gutsy performance from starter Aaron Harang, and at two different times in the early innings had a small lead....

Two shot in NW Atlanta, both flee sceneAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBoth people were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition, according to Atlanta police spokesman Officer John Chafee. Neither has been identified at this time. The scene of the shooting was a Family Dollar in the 2600 block of …2 men injured at Family Dollar shootingMyFox...

SI.comUnrestricted free agent Mike Scott could be on the move to Russia despite seeing increased minutes and success in his second season in the NBA...

WXIA-TVShe said she was on Highway 85 near Roberts Road just north of Fayetteville. The victim was in the car with her 15 year-old granddaughter when...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Falcons LB Pat Angerer went down with an apparent leg injury on Tuesday. (By D. Orlando Ledbetter/[email protected])....

Clayton Community Calendar – July 30, 2014News-Daily.comClayton County Parks and Recreation is hosting a youth and adult fishing derby from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at International Park on Ga. 138. All ages are welcome. The cost is $5. Anglers must bring their own bait and equipment. Prizes will be awarded for … …read more Source: Fayetteville...

Fister-Tinker engagementThe Citizen.comMr. and Mrs. Charles Fister of Fayetteville, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Nicole Fister to Cameron James Tinker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tinker of Covington, La. Kelly is a 2003 graduate of Fayette County High … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News Share...

Man killed in tractor accident in DeKalb identifiedAtlanta Journal ConstitutionDeKalb County authorities are still on the scene of a fatal accident involving a tractor at the Smoke Rise Country Club on Monday afternoon. DeKalb fire spokesman Capt. Eric Jackson said the man, a groundskeeper in his 20s, was on the golf course when … and more …read more Source:...

George Bernard Babb, 99The Citizen.comHe had been a member of College Park First Baptist Church, College Park First United Methodist Church, and was currently a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Ga. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II from 1942 until 1945, … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News Share...

azcentral.comAbraham was arrested two years ago in Atlanta while playing for the Falcons on two counts of misdemeanor obstruction for failing to leave...

FBI agents break up Gwinnett car burglaries; Dunwoody PD assistsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionDunwoody police officers are assisting authorities from Gwinnett County and the FBI as they search for suspects who fled from police near Ashford Dunwoody Road and I-285. Doug Rohan (@RohanLawPC) sent the AJC photos of the scene via Twitter on July … and more …read...

TheBlaze.comWhile Baptist leaders, among others, are praising Saperstein’s selection, some critics are skeptical, citing his opposition to the...

Bleacher ReportIn the thick of the National League East race, the Atlanta Braves would be wise to make a move or two before MLB’s non-waiver trade...

Three things Monday Night Brewing learned in three yearsCreative Loafing AtlantaFrom 5-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Monday Night Brewing will celebrate three years of business. Tickets range from $10-$60/person, and include live music, shuffleboard, beer cocktails, Bone Lick BBQ, an exclusive anniversary beer (a three-malt, three-hop … …read more Source:...

Behind the Scenes: Bartending Tips from Madison BurchAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)But through self-studying, accumulating a library of cocktail books and spending hours on the customer side of the bar watching the masters, she may soon be one of Atlanta’s bartenders to watch. Burch recently worked as beverage director at Veni Vidi Vici. …read...

Atlanta filming updatesAccess Atlanta (blog)“Triple Nine,” “Finding Carter” and “Bolden” are among the projects filming in Atlanta these days. Cop thriller “Triple Nine” has been downtown. I’m told they filmed a scene with Woody Harrelson at the Olympic Flame restaurant recently, also the site … …read...

BBDO shifts focus to digital content, analyticsAtlanta Business ChronicleAd Age reports that BBDO Atlanta, which is part of Omnicom Group, is chasing clients in categories such as apparel, electronics, automotive, luxury, travel and leisure. Panayiotou said such clients want to “continue a conversation and not just a … …read more Source: Atlanta...

WXIA-TVVictim shot at Fayetteville Walmart. 11Alive Staff, WXIA 5:19 a.m. EDT July 29, 2014. walmart_fayette. The Walmart at Fayette Pavilion in Fayetteville...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Recucring character Ariane has clashed with Mimi over her sex tape but empathizes with her over her father’s...

WXIA-TVFAYETTE COUNTY, GA – A new survey shows three out of four Americans wouldn’t mind having a driverless or autonomous car. Fayette County...

E! OnlineFans of the Real Housewives of Atlanta may see a little less of Phaedra Parks next season. A source confirms to E! News that the Bravo reality...

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