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Collins must back up words with wins to keep job at Ga Tech

Aug. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has toned down the hokey slogans that were part of his blueprint to build a proud, new brand at Georgia Tech. He seems to realize there's only one thing that really matters. Winning. After three seasons that each produced...

Gutman's late goal lifts Atlanta United over Sounders 2-1

Aug. 06, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Gutman's first goal of the season came in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, sending Atlanta United to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Ronaldo Cisneros scored in the 23rd minute — his team-leading seventh of the season —...

Smith in no hurry to settle on Falcons' starting O-line

Aug. 06, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons coach Arthur Smith likes what he’s seen thus far from the offensive line even though the unit still has three unsettled positions. Atlanta is set at left tackle with Jake Matthews and right guard Chris Lindstrom. Both are former first-round...

Parker makes late layup, Dream hand Sparks 6th straight loss

Aug. 05, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker drove the baseline and made a go-ahead layup with 0.3 seconds left to lift the Atlanta Dream past the Los Angeles Sparks 88-86 on Friday night. Los Angeles called a timeout after Parker's make and Nneka Ogwumike sank a shot from the baseline but it...

Georgia school bus driver killed in wreck with utility truck

Aug. 05, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

THOMASTON, Ga, (AP) — A Georgia school bus driver died when a school bus and utility truck collided Friday morning south of Atlanta. Two students suffered minor injuries. The Georgia State Patrol identified the driver as 69-year-old Sebastian Ciarcia of Yatesville....

New prosecutor named after Georgia stun-gun death mistrial

Aug. 05, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A new prosecutor has been assigned to consider retrying three former Georgia sheriff's deputies accused of killing a man walking down a rural road when they shocked him with stun guns during a 2017 arrest. Local news outlets report that Columbus-based...

Judge rules Georgia must end statewide PSC elections

Aug. 05, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that Georgia's statewide election of its five public service commissioners illegally dilutes Black voting power, ordering the state to not prepare ballots for two races that had been scheduled in November. The ruling by U.S. District...

Lawyer: Arbery shooter fears he'll be killed in state prison

Aug. 05, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The white man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery after chasing the running Black man in a Georgia neighborhood says he fears he will be killed by fellow inmates if he's sent to a state prison to serve a life sentence for murder. Travis McMichael, 36, faces...

Georgia residents say Air Force flyover damaged their homes

Aug. 05, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

BONAIRE, Ga. (AP) — Some Georgia homeowners say that an Air Force flyover of a youth baseball tournament physically damaged their homes. WMAZ-TV reports that an F-15 Eagle from Robins Air Force Base flew over a Little League baseball tournament in Warner Robins on Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Aug. 05, 2022 03:00 AM EDT

Dalton Daily Citizen. July 30, 2022. Editorial: Be on the lookout for students, buses as school starts back Some schools in Georgia have already started the 2022-2023 year, which begs the age-old question: where did summer go? We wish we had the answer....