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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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Atlanta airport may convert smoking rooms to cigar shops

Smokers may have to cough up money to light up at the Atlanta airport.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport intends to convert nine smoking rooms into cigar shops.  Those shops would require a minimum purchase or payment of a fee before someone can smoke inside. The airport ...

Augusta resident Jim Stachowiak holds a Quran while speaking during a protest earlier this month in Newton County. Stachowiak tore up the holy book earlier this year in a protest at the State Capitol. CURTIS COMPTON /CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Newton County mosque moratorium expires

A moratorium on new places of worship in Newton County expires this week, allowing plans for a mosque and burial ground to move forward.  After hearing from upset residents, commissioners imposed the temporary moratorium last month.  Under current zoning, the mosque was approved without going through a vote after obtaining ...

Former Gwinnett student alleges school system mishandled sex assault

A former Peachtree Ridge High School student files a federal complaint alleging the Gwinnett County School System mishandled her claim of sex assault on school grounds.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the girl, then 16, alleges a male classmate forced her to perform oral sex in a classroom in February 2015.  ...

Ben Williams (left), president of the Cobb County Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and Ken Sprague, a retired Marietta City School teacher, say the district discriminates against black and Latino students. They, along with the NAACP and other groups, recently filed a complaint with the federal Office for Civil Rights to force the district to desegregate its classrooms and eliminate bias in hiring, staffing and promotions.

Racial complaint filed against Marietta schools

A complaint filed with the federal Office for Civil Rights alleges a pattern of bias in the Marietta City School System. Retired teacher Ken Sprague Sr. joins the Cobb County Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the NAACP in submitting the complaint.  They allege bias in hiring, staffing and promotions, especially ...

Fulton County Chief Appraiser David Fitzgibbon. (JONATHAN PHILLIPS / AJC File Photo)

Fulton County fires chief appraiser after tax bills go out late

Fulton County mails property tax bills this week, two months late.  Bills typically go out in July but an error in how exemptions are calculated led to the delay in order to make corrections.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the deadline for payment is now pushed back until mid-November, a month ...

Cherokee County, Georgia, School District Police Lt. Daniel Peabody and K-9 Inka pose for a photo while helping high school students were interested in K-9 training and handling during the 2015-2016 school year.

Cherokee County grand jury indicts ex-officer over K-9 death

A former school police officer in Cherokee County faces aggravated animal cruelty charges in the death of a K-9.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Daniel Peabody allegedly left police dog Inca in his patrol car on a hot afternoon in June.  When he went back for her hours later, the Belgian ...

Police have charged Jennifer Rosenbaum with murder in the November 2015 death of the foster child who was in her care, Laila Marie Daniel. Police also have charged Joseph Rosenbaum, the husband, with child cruelty. If grand jury indictments are handed down in the case, a trial is not expected until next year. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Henry County grand jury considers charges over foster girl's death

The Henry County district attorney asks a grand jury this week to indict a foster mom after the death of a 2-year-old child in her care.  "At this time we will be looking at felony and malice murder, cruelty to children and aggravated battery," DA James Wright tells the Atlanta ...

Sept. 8, 2016. Gov. Nathan Deal, left, greeted state Superintendent Richard Woods at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis before speaking at the Georgia Education Leadership Institute, an annual conference for superintendents, school board members, principals and other education leaders. Deal promoted his education agenda, which includes a state takeover of “chronically failing” schools. TY TAGAMI/AJC

Governor Deal faces push back over school takeover plan

Nearly a dozen Georgia school districts go on record to oppose a constitutional amendment on the November ballot to give the state the power to take over a failing school.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports school boards in Rockdale, Cherokee, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Newton and Troup Counties register their opposition to ...

Marietta Councilman Philip Goldstein (left) and Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin are on opposing sides when it comes to extending pension benefits to the surviving spouses of employees who die prior to retirement. Goldstein opposed the measure, which was largely supported by the City Council but rejected by the city’s pension board. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Marietta Pension Board deprives widow of pension benefits

Despite a recommendation by the Marietta City Council, the Marietta Pension Board votes down a proposal to extend pension benefits to the surviving spouses of city employees who die before they retire.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB have been following the dilemma faced by Janet Cosper after her husband Hal ...

North Fulton County residents participate in early voting on the first day the procedure is available at the North Fulton Annex in Atlanta on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. David Tulis / AJC Special

Fake voter registration drive targets KSU

Kennesaw State University warns students at its Kennesaw and Marietta campuses to be wary of unauthorized voter registration drives.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a campus alert from KSU Dean of Students Michael Sanseviro urges students to avoid unauthorized campus visitors encouraging students to fill out forms.  "We have had students ...



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