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Computer chip firm Micron plans design center in Atlanta

Dec. 06, 2021 18:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A microchip maker will open a design center in Atlanta next month that it says will create 500 jobs. Idaho-based Micron Technology made the announcement Monday, saying it wanted its design center for memory chips to be near Georgia Tech and other Atlanta-area...

Home, not sweet home: Falcons keep losing in A-T-L

Dec. 06, 2021 14:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Home is not-so sweet for the Atlanta Falcons. If they can't figure out a way to win their final two games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, they are headed for a fourth straight losing season. The Falcons (5-7) dropped to 0-5 in Atlanta this season with a...

No bond for woman accused of killing man in search for baby

Dec. 06, 2021 13:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge has denied bond for a woman accused of fatally shooting an innocent man as her family knocked on apartment doors while searching for their missing 1-year-old relative. Santana Miller, 34, and her brother Delarius Miller, 38, have both been charged...

Short-handed Hornets lean on 3-pointers, top Hawks 130-127

Dec. 06, 2021 11:10 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets, without four players, leaned on their 3-point shooting and beat the Atlanta Hawks 130-127 on Sunday night. Bridges made each of his four shots in the fourth quarter, when he scored 13 points. ...

Georgia sheriff's office raising pay for its employees

Dec. 06, 2021 07:33 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's office is giving its workers the largest pay raise in the agency's history. WSB-TV reports that the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office announced employees will see the 3.5% salary increases in their paychecks...

Falcons waste solid rushing performance during loss to Bucs

Dec. 05, 2021 18:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons wanted to try to run the ball against the NFL’s top rushing defense. That part worked out. It just wasn't enough against Tom Brady and Tampa Bay. Cordarrelle Patterson had 78 of Atlanta’s 121 yards rushing, but...

Dynamic duo: Brady, Gronk lead Bucs past Falcons 30-17

Dec. 05, 2021 17:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski teamed up for more history Sunday. Rarely have two guys had such a connection. Brady threw for 368 yards and four touchdowns — two of them to his longtime favorite target — and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

1946 Atlanta fire still deadliest hotel blaze in US history

Dec. 05, 2021 00:09 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s a reason that the death toll of the Winecoff hotel fire in December 1946 has never been surpassed. Immediately after the disaster that killed 119 people, cities across the country began to re-examine their fire codes. In...

Playoff bound: Bama rolls No. 1 Georgia 41-24 for SEC title

Dec. 04, 2021 21:02 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Underdog is an unusual role for Alabama. Turns out, it suits the Crimson Tide just fine. Now, Nick Saban's team is in a much more familiar position: getting ready to play for another national title. Bryce Young...

Vogtle monitors see more delays, extra $1B for nuclear plant

Dec. 04, 2021 20:40 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Monitors say even the most recent pushback of completion dates for two new nuclear reactors in Georgia isn't enough to account for all the delays and increased costs they see coming. Testimony filed Wednesday with the Georgia Public...