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US Latino Catholic population booming in Georgia; churches find it difficult to keep up

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The St. John Paul II Pastoral Center, in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, was built in a hurry, to serve the many Latinos who labor at the poultry processing plants that form the economic backbone of Gainesville.
Sketches remain important law enforcement tool

Despite few appearances in Augusta media over the past decade, officials say composite sketches remain of among the most powerful tools in both Georgia and South Carolina.
Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves released renderings of their new suburban stadium Wednesday, a ballpark that will seat 41,500 and be surrounded by plenty of revenue-generating amenities.
Ted Turner wants namesake ballpark as green space

ATLANTA - When the ballpark named after Ted Turner is demolished in four years, the media mogul hopes the city of Atlanta will convert the vacant area into green space.
UGA hedges on sale

Two Bulldog fans have propagated clippings from Sanford Stadium's famed hedges and offer them for sale.
Across the region

A group of contractors headed by Bechtel National and Lockheed Martin has been selected to manage nuclear weapons facilities in Tennessee and Texas.
Langley Pond to be purchased

Aiken County furthered its efforts to become a world-renowned rowing venue Tuesday night, agreeing to purchase Langley Pond and property along its shores.
Metro | Aiken County Council
Like watching the Bulldogs?

ATHENS, Ga. --- Think twice about taking a swing at that obnoxious Tennessee fan in Sanford Stadium next football season.
Jewell thanked for saving lives

ATLANTA - Richard Jewell, who was hailed as a hero for spotting a bomb during the 1996 summer Olympics in Atlanta and then questioned about the deadly explosion amid the glare of worldwide media attention, said recognition from the...
Atlanta poised for major tourism push

ATLANTA - It's the city of Martin Luther King Jr., Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, and Outkast, the duo behind the "Hey Ya!" smash hit - not to mention home to Coca-Cola, CNN and "Gone With The Wind."
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