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Atlanta Fire Department Diversity Initiative 

The Atlanta Fire Department is kicking off a diversity initiative tonight to specifically recruit women, Hispanics, & LGBT identifying people. “Narratives in Courage: Stories of LGBT Public Safety Heroes” is a free event. It is Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. The program starts at 7.


Things go wrong at a Gwinnett NAACP meeting

A Gwinnett NAACP meeting turned nasty yesterday and the Gwinnett County commissioner who called Congressman John Lewis a racist pig had to walk out.  Commissioner Tommy Hunter was invited to address the group but anger erupted when he was not asked questions about his calling John Lewis a racist pig.


Allergy season has arrived early

Expect early allergy season, people are dealing with itchy eyes and runny noses right now a month before spring because trees and plants are budding sooner and pollen counts are high.

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