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Former inmate making most of second chance

...TIME when Walker thought he would never leave prison. And he wasn't convinced he deserved to, either.In 1993, a Fulton County judge sentenced Walker to life with the possibility of parole for the murder of his fiancee, the mother of his then-2-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/former-inmate-making-most-sec
Haren's status for the new season is up in the air

...W. Strozier said Monday that Stacie Williams, 25, has been charged with felony murder and is being held in the Fulton County jail.Police have said a dispute between children at an apartment complex over candy Dec. 17 escalated with adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-05/harens-status-new-season
Explosion of Georgia counties meant to counter urban growth

...each county got "unit votes" based population.Say Fulton County, with Atlanta's 50,000 voters, got five unit votes...Fulton to annex them.That's why, if you look at Fulton County on a map today, you see a modest triangle with a clump...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/explosion-georgia-counties-me
Ga. football banquet sickens students

...symptoms can be associated with many viruses and bacteria that could possibly be related to food-borne pathogens.The Fulton County Health Department said in a statement that they're doing laboratory tests and interviewing people who attended the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/ga-football-banquet-sickens-
Atlanta couple found dead Christmas

...Turner Road around 4 a.m. Thursday. She said one of them was found with several stab wounds to the torso.The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office identified the deceased as 59-year-old Charles Love; and 55-year-old Florence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-26/atlanta-couple-found-dead-ch
Ga. Tech sex attack suspect arrested

...of Technology spokesman Matt Nagel said 43-year-old John Perry Smith of Bremen, Georgia, was being held in the Fulton County Jail.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Smith was being held on two misdemeanor charges of sexual battery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/ga-tech-sex-attack-suspect-a
Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...superintendent accountable.The Fulton County School System, with 100 schools...decisions.With the flexibility, Fulton County chose to use Title 20 waivers to...be K-12 certified has allowed Fulton County to bring college professors in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-13/local-school-districts-st
Ex-Oriole Nick Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

...Ga., north of Atlanta, when he was 10.He said he remembers his parents taking him to games at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium."It was fun to watch those guys do things the right way," Markakis said after passing a physical exam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-05/ex-oriole-nick-markakis-
Across the region

...guilty of murder in the Feb ruary 2003 stabbing death of LaCharity Gaines. He was sentenced to life in prison, the Fulton County district attorney's office said.Gaines was reported missing when her children awoke alone in their apartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-14/across-region
Atlanta judge lifts story ban

...has lifted an order barring media outlets from reporting a specific story related to the case.Media reports said Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter on Friday signed an order that prohibited the media, particularly television station...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/atlanta-judge-lifts-story-ba