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Judge tosses Fulton elections lawsuit filed by Trump backers

A Henry County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to inspect 147,000 Fulton County absentee ballots from last November’s election for signs of fraud claimed by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Judge Brian Amero ruled that activist Garland Favorito of the group VoterGA and eight co-plaintiffs lacked standing to file the suit […] The post Judge tosses Fulton elections lawsuit filed by Trump backers appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia Sun

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Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend

JOHNS CREEK — The Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend and will last both Saturday and Sunday. Talented local artists will exhibit paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art, and more Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the […] The post Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia Sun Read More

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Falcons fans drink liquor, Patriots fans drink wine

Different sports fans have different ways of coping with their team’s successes and failures. Die hard fans will let their team’s loss affect them emotionally until the following game, whereas fair-weather fans will simply shrug off a loss, content that the team can redeem themselves next time around. And when it comes to drinking after […] The post Falcons fans drink liquor, Patriots fans drink wine appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia Sun Read

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Gwinnett official to host ‘Driving While Black’ event Sunday

Gwinnett County Solicitor-General Brian Whiteside will host a crime prevention safety event titled, “Driving While Black” Sunday at Rhodes Jordan Park. The session will take place this Oct. 17 from 1: 30 to 3 p.m. at Rhodes Jordan Park in the Stanley R. Gunter Pavilion No. 3. During the event, Whiteside will also discuss Second Amendment rights, self-defense […] The post Gwinnett official to host ‘Driving While Black’ event Sunday appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia Sun

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Atlanta’s homicide rate increase is the highest in the nation

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s homicide rate during the coronavirus pandemic increased more than 50 other major American cities, according to a new survey by the personal finance website WalletHub.   WalletHub compared the 50 cities based on homicides per capita in the third quarters of this year, last year and 2019. Data from the study is also based […] The post Atlanta’s homicide rate increase is the highest in the nation appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia