I regret I didn’t get to this in a timelier fashion, but the loss of former state Supreme Court Justice Conley Ingram last month removed another great American from our midst. He was one of the nicest and kindest people I ever had the pleasure to know. His sense of humor was legendary. There was the time he invited me to speak to the Marietta Rotary Club. As we were being seated, a visitor plopped down at our table and introduced himself with some enthusiasm. After inquiring about my occupation, he asked, “And what do you do, Conley?” “I am an unemployed lawyer,” the judge replied dryly, which seemed to dampen the guy’s interest in him. I took pleasure in watching the color drain from his face later in the lunch when I told him who Conley Ingram was. ...

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ATLANTA — A special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia over water allocation sided with the Peach State Thursday.

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ATLANTA – Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet has combined with urgent care operator Summit Urgent Care, whose centers are located primarily on the south side of metro Atlanta, to create the largest urgent care network in Georgia, by patient visits, with a combined 27 centers by the end of 2019.

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MCDONOUGH — The Henry County school system will get six new school buses and instructional materials thanks to remaining Education Special Local Option Sales Tax IV funds.

When Tink first moved to the place which he now firmly and alternately calls “my home” or “the place where I belong,” I often had advice on adjusting to the South. One piece was constant: “Be careful what you say about people because you never know who’s kin to who.”

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A traffic stop on Interstate 75 North on Monday morning resulted in a major methamphetamine bust for the Butts County Sheriff’s Office’s Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) team. A total of 52 pounds of meth was found during a search of the vehicle.

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Apologies to Elton John, but in Washington and throughout so much of the country, can you feel the hate tonight?

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McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners met with members of the county’s legislative delegation Dec. 3 to discuss state-level priorities for the upcoming Gold Dome session. County Commission Chair June Wood led the meeting. Both groups stressed the importance of collaboration and…

Not many people think of the Ten Commandments these days, unless some group is trying to fight a legal battle to place them on public property.

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The Christmas season really got going in Stockbridge on Thursday night, as a large crowd packed the Merle Manders Conference Center and Clark Park for a celebration of the holiday.

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