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Holdup suspect shot at fast-food restaurant

DECATUR, Ga. - Police say a man opened fire on a group of men he said tried to rob him at a drive-in fast food restaurant. Local media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-19/hldup-suspect-shot-fast-food
GBI budget proposals won't speed local investigations, coroners say

...currently has 12 medical examiners ? 10 in Decatur and two in Sa van nah ? but recently...Brown's position was moved to the Decatur lab when no qualified candidate wanted...Augusta site, Lang said. Unlike the Decatur positions, the Augusta medical examiner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-23/gbi-budget-proposals-w
Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...South Carolina craft beers, including those made at Westbrook Brewing in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Three Taverns Brewery in Decatur, Ga., Terrapin Beer Co. in Athens, Ga., and SweetWater Brewing Co. in Atlanta, Flynn said."We definitely want to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-23/edgefield-d
For the record

...of Richmond County, and Ashley Lenay Witten, 20, of EvansKeith Andrew Bate, 29, and Caitlin Anne Smith, 24, both of Decatur, Ga.FILED DEC. 30Michael Ryan Devries, 24, and Michaela Jane Hedglin, 19, both of Fort GordonRoberto Torres, 50...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-22/record
School board member refuses fingerprints

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County school officials say a newly-elected school board member is refusing to submit to a fingerprint and background...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-05/ga-school-board-member-balks
Bad health care news for school workers

...We think a lot of these people will get insurance in other ways," Reese told Democratic Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, who questioned the coverage move. He added that some might qualify for subsidies in the health insurance exchange.Reese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/bad-health-care-news-sch
Cops kill DeKalb gunman

DECATUR, Ga. - Police say a man threatened to kill the police officers who surrounded...20-year-old Austin Leake, who was killed after the hours-long standoff in the Decatur area.Capt. Stephen Fore says Leake threatened to kill all of the officers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/cops-kill-dekalb-gunman
DeKalb cop shoots dog, wounds man

DECATUR, Ga. - A police officer shot and wounded a man who police say threatened the officer with a gun at an apartment complex near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/dekalb-cop-shoots-dog-wounds
Men open fire on officers answering call; four hurt

DECATUR, Ga. - Two men accused of invading a home outside Atlanta opened fire on two police officers with an AK-47 assault rifle Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/men-open-fire-officers
Georgia may merge more colleges

...fall 2014 semester, with the full-time equivalent of about 15,400 students. It has campuses in Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody and Newton. Georgia State's main campus is in downtown Atlanta. The university offers 250 undergraduate and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/georgia-may-merge-more-colle