When Paul Sampleton Sr. discovered his 14-year-old namesake face down on the floor, not breathing, his arms bound by duct tape, he noticed something was missing: his son’s prized pair of Air Jordan sneakers, stolen from the Grayson High School freshman’s feet after he had been shot three times in the head.
Frank Wren is out as the Braves’ general manager, not because he failed to make some nice trades, or struggled to sign good players amid budget constraints, or oversaw a minor league system that produced no talent.
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Fulton County police were investigating a stabbing death Monday.Police found a 55-year-old man dead in the 200 block of Marcliff Court in south Fulton, but they did not know if he was the home owner, Fulton County police Cpl.
“The evidence shows Georgia is falling behind other states,” said Carter spokesman Bryan Thomas, adding: “If Gov. Deal thinks this is the best we can do, then it’s clear that Georgia needs new leadership and a new vision for our state.”
The Democratic Party of Georgia also poked fun at the lack of diversity in the ad:
Here’s the text of the spot, which is called “Mean:”
Narrator: Georgia is on the move.
[TV anchors rattle off jobs deals]
Narrator: But what’s it really mean?
Deal: “People now have hope. Jobs are coming to their communities. It allows families to say to their children, ‘If you do get an education, there is going to be a job right here in Georgia that you stay and you can be employed and that way we’ll get to see our grandchildren in the process.”