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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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Cleanup crews work Monday at the site of a chemical spill in Smyrna that left a creek chalky white. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Chemical spill in Smyrna creek reaches the Chattahoochee

Chemicals that leaked into a creek in Smyrna enter the Chattahoochee River downstream.  Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Jason Ulseth tells the Marietta Daily Journal, contamination has been detected both up and downstream but he cannot determine if the levels in the Chattahoochee River are unsafe.  Ulseth describes the solvent leak by Apollo ...

Imagine Music Festival sounds off at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Organizers of this weekend's Imagine Music Festival estimate up to 40,000 people per day will enjoy electronic dance music (EDM) at its new venue, Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Glenn and Madeleine Goodhand tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, their festival outgrew Historic Fourth Ward Park.  "We looked all over the place for a ...

Construction on Old Alabama Road in Johns Creek is just one construction project slowing traffic in the area. BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Johns Creek residents brace for years of road work on Abbotts Bridge

Johns Creek embarks on a year-long project to improve a stretch of Abbotts Bridge Road between Jones Bridge and Parsons Roads.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports it's the first of several projects to upgrade Abbotts Bridge Road (Ga. 120) from Peachtree Industrial in Gwinnett County through Johns Creek to State Bridge ...

 

Emory University wants to be annexed by city of Atlanta

Emory University plans to petition the Atlanta City Council for annexation by the end of this year.  Emory's in unincorporated DeKalb County but has an Atlanta address and zip code.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports traffic may be driving Emory into Atlanta city limits.  "There seems to be an emerging consensus ...

 

College Park Arts Festival moves to Hapeville

A feud with College Park Mayor Jack Longino drives the College Park Arts Festival out of town.  Festival organizers call it a blessing in disguise.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they are teaming up with East Point and Hapeville to hold a joint Tri-Cities Arts Festival in June in Hapeville.  Mayor ...

Justin Ross Harris, right, motions to a image on a laptop on the defendants tables to one of his attorneys, T. Bryan Limpkin, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, as the pre-trial motion hearings continue before Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley in Marietta, Ga. Harris is accused of killing his 22-month-old son Cooper by leaving him in a hot car in 2014. (Kelly J. Huff/Marietta Daily Journal via AP, Pool)

Cobb Prosecutors, defense argue motions in Ross Harris hot car murder trial

Before heading to Brunswick for the murder trial of Justin Ross Harris, prosecutors and defense attorneys argue pre-trial motions today before Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley. After recognizing the jury pool here had been swayed by pre-trial publicity in the case, Judge Staley ordered a change of venue to ...

Newton County imposes moratorium over planned mosque

Before a capacity crowd, Newton County commissioners unanimously vote to impose a five-week moratorium on permits for all places of worship.  Commissioners are responding to plans for a mosque and cemetery at Ga. Highway 162 and County Line Road.  Commissioner John Douglas and others tell the Rockdale Citizen they were ...

Shane Demetrice Woods, 22, was arrested Tuesday in connection with a January shooting death in Alpharetta, according to police.

Fulton County murder defendant recaptured after walking out of his own trial in February

U.S. Marshals catch up to a convicted killer who's been hiding from the law for months after walking out of his murder trial in Fulton County.  Marshals track Shane Demetrice Woods to an apartment in Clarkston.  He's now locked up inside the Fulton County Jail.  Woods fled court in February ...

People stand in line at the Contra Costa County Workforce Services for food stamps in Richmond, California, in 2009. During the 2007-2009 recession, state and federal governments actively encouraged people to take advantage of the aid. Now enrollment remains near record levels, even as the unemployment rate has fallen by half. (Must credit: Bloomberg photo by Tony Avela)

Georgia expands work mandate for food stamp recipients

The state of Georgia is ready to require more food stamp recipients to find work or lose benefits.  The work mandate is currently enforced in Cobb, Gwinnett and Hall Counties.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports it's reduced the number of food stamp recipients who do not have children by 60 percent ...

Newton County residents upset by mosque plans

Newton County residents register their objections to a proposed mosque and cemetery at Ga. Highway 162 and County Line Road. The Rockdale Citizen reports even commissioners were caught off guard by the project.  "I had no idea at all that this was in the works," Commissioner John Douglas tells the ...

 
 

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