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Marcy Williams

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Marcy Williams has co-anchored Atlanta's Morning News with Bob Coxe since 1993. Marcy started working at WSB in 1992 after news stints at KLAC-Los Angeles and KNEW-San Francisco. A 1984 graduate of Princeton University, Marcy is married with 3 children.

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Fulton County's school system rolls out school bus stop-arm cameras this week.

Fulton County Schools allow police to tap into school cameras

When the new school year starts, Sandy Springs police should have access to Fulton County School System cameras to be able to monitor what's going on inside the schools in real time.  Dr. Shannon Fluonnory, head of security for Fulton County Schools, says the goal is to give police officers ...

A Braves spokeswoman tells the AJC the team remains hopeful the bridge will be ready by April 2017, but the team is making contingency plans just in case.

Sandy Springs fears Braves game-day traffic nightmare

Outraged Sandy Springs officials furiously object to Cobb County plans to direct game-day traffic off the interstates and onto surface streets. Northside Neighbor reports Sandy Springs' mayor and council learned of the plan during a work session this week.  Cobb Interim Transportation Director Jim Wilgus explains the county wants permission ...

A customer enters the Cobb County Government Service Center in Austell. Senior citizens in Cobb reaped nearly $80 million in tax breaks last year due to an exemption in school taxes for property owners 62 and older. File photo.

Cobb Commission Chair set to propose lower tax millage rate

Economic growth in Cobb County motivates Commission Chairman Tim Lee to propose a half-mill reduction in the county tax rate.  The Cobb Board of Tax Assessors is expected to approve the 2016 tax digest today.  The Marietta Daily Journal reports the digest is projected to be 8.5 percent higher than ...

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Free tickets may await in your Ticketmaster account

Ticketmaster settles a long-running legal fight over ticket fees.  The upshot may be ticket vouchers waiting in your Ticketmaster account.  Customers who purchased tickets through the Ticketmaster website between October, 1999 and February, 2013 may be eligible.  Millions of Ticketmaster customers reportedly will benefit from the estimated $397 million settlement. ...

In this Dec. 11, 2015 photo, an American flag is seen outside the childhood home of Barbara Hicks Collins, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in honor of her father, civil rights activist Robert Hicks, in Bogalusa, La. The home was both the site of mobilization of civil rights activism, and the target of Ku Klux Klan hostility. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

KKK fliers distributed in Lithia Springs

A Lithia Springs neighborhood discovers KKK fliers left in homeowners' front yards.  The flier inside a plastic bag attacks transgender people as "freaks" and suggests they use a tree to relieve themselves.  "What if your child finds this language on a piece of paper in your front yard?  I don't ...

Accused sexual predator indicted for assaulting UGA students

An Athens man is indicted for allegedly preying on college-age men, including four UGA students. 27-year-old Andre Jones is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting five victims between July 2013 and this past December.  He faces charges of aggravated sodomy and sexual battery. An 18-year-old UGA student alleges Jones invited ...

Georgians may face sharply higher health premiums in 2017

Georgians covered through the Affordable Care Act may be paying significantly higher premiums for health insurance next year.  The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports eight insurers participating in the exchange serving Georgia all seek rate increases for 2017.  Humana Employer's Health Plan of Georgia seeks a whopping 65 percent increase on ...

Nicholas Thomas and daughter

U.S. Attorney's office closes review of Smyrna police shooting

The U.S. Attorney's office concludes its review of the fatal shooting of Nicholas Thomas by Smyrna police.  No further action is anticipated.  Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds says the March, 2015 shooting has been investigated at every level and deemed justified.  "The reality is that this case has been ...

Georgia's ACLU director resigns over transgender bathroom debate

The fight over transgender bathroom use leads to the resignation of Georgia ACLU Director Maya Dillard Smith.  She's expressed her own reservations about use of a restroom based on gender preference not birth gender.  “I have shared my personal experience of having taken my elementary school age daughters into a ...

 Brake lights flash during a morning commute  on I-75 southbound just north of South Marietta Parkway.

Atlanta's one of the most dangerous cities for drivers

Atlanta ranks among the seven most dangerous cities for drivers in a survey by NerdWallet.com.  According to the website, Atlanta drivers face 10.7 fatal accidents per 100,000 residents.  An average driver experiences an accident every seven years, nearly 44 percent higher than the national average.  The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports ...

 
 

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