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Nineteen students were awarded scholarships at the Georgia State University Honors College. ♦ The following students of the Georgia State University Honors College were recently recognized for receiving scholarships for exemplary scholarship. Each year, the college awards a variety of scholarships to current students. This year, the Honors College awarded scholarships to 19 students. Andre Golshir of Marietta received the Academic Excellence Scholarship. Honors students are invited to submit their…

Georgia editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: April 14 The Augusta Chronicle says Georgia is in a good place with its legislators: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” There’s a campaign-style bumper sticker making the rounds nationally that says, “Any Functioning Adult, 2020.” Sure seems that way, at least in Washington, D.C. It appears to be a much different…

Georgia editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ April 14 The Augusta Chronicle says Georgia is in a good place with its legislators: Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in our community. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing…

Lockheed Martin Sells Real Estate to Georgia Tech

Lockheed Martin and the Georgia Institute of Technology have signed a contract on a real estate deal that includes four buildings and 52 acres on Lockheed Martin’s south campus in Marietta. Collocated with five buildings occupied by the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Cobb County, the additional space for conducting and administering applied research will relieve crowding in Georgia Tech’s rapidly expanding research enterprise. "Lockheed Martin and Georgia Tech have…

$35M case of Cobb teen brutally beaten at Six Flags quietly settles

The frights are supposed to end at Six Flags Over Georgia once you get off the rides. That wasn’t the case for Joshua Martin on July 3, 2007. The 19-year-old Marietta kid was with his brother and their friend just outside the park when several gang members descended upon them at a bus station 200 feet from the amusement park’s property line. It was a flurry of brass-knuckled punches and…

Black Teens Affected By Gun Violence Speak Out Ahead Of March For Our Lives

At a Thursday event on gun violence in Atlanta, young students of color spoke out about how often the issue affects their communities ― and how little the country pays attention. “Parkland, it was a tragedy,” 18-year-old Shatony Rivers, a senior at Miami Norland Senior High School in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, said at the Urban Gun Violence Town Hall. “But we have the same situation going on in our…

The 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets In America For January 2018

As we near the end of the first month of the new year, it’s time to take a big step back—and to take stock of the situation in real estate markets across the country. Will we see our predictions for 2018 starting to come true already? Have home buyers refreshed their determination to land a home this year? Are home prices finally slowing their reckless rise? Does the viselike grip…

The 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets In America For January 2018

As we near the end of the first month of the new year, it’s time to take a big step back—and to take stock of the situation in real estate markets across the country. Will we see our predictions for 2018 starting to come true already? Have home buyers refreshed their determination to land a home this year? Are home prices finally slowing their reckless rise? Does the viselike grip…

Family attempting to restore historic Ames home

Almost 100 years after his great-grandparents Archie and Nancy Martin opened their home as a meeting place and boarding home for African-American students attending Iowa State College during a period of restrictive on-campus housing for blacks, Grant Shipp and other members of his family are in the early stages of raising the money to restore and preserve Ames’ historic Martin House. “Iowa State is a unicorn in that regard, with…