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Georgia man accused of pointing gun at Greyhound bus driver

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The 23-year-old Conyers, Georgia man had gotten into an argument Tuesday with a passenger. He then pointed a gun at the driver after he had pulled over because of the commotion. A police SWAT team then surrounded the bus. Interstate 85 northeast of Atlanta was closed in both directions for more than four hours.See the Story
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Norcross: You need a tough skin to be a responsible adult … and citizen | A 2022 commencement essay

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George E. Norcross: New grads should be treated like adults, not kids. Social media platforms have made everyone a critic, he says. You need to have a thick skin because the culture is unforgiving, Norcross says. He urges new grads to take responsibility for societal citizenship.See the Story
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2023 receiver Nakai Poole impressed with Mississippi State staff, air-raid offense

Norcross (Ga.) High School's Nakai Poole was a busy man this spring. The 2023 receiver prospect experienced several unofficial visits across the country in order to further his evaluation process of the next level.   VIP ByPaul Jones.See the Story
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Jackson High sending seven individuals and three relay teams to sectional track and field meet May 7

Jackson High School will be sending seven individual athletes and three relay teams to the GHSA AAA Track and Field Sectional at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross on Saturday, May 7.See the Story
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Norcross man arrested in Gainesville marijuana trafficking case

Jose Mendoza-Gutierrez, 32, of Norcross, was charged with one count of marijuana trafficking. The package reportedly contained about 16 lbs. of marijuana intended for distribution in Gainesville. The marijuana was valued at about $40,000. The FBI Safe Streets Task Force assisted in the arrest.See the Story
Coronavirus · Norcross

Norcross distributes $480,000 in COVID recovery grants to nonprofit groups

Norcross announced seven nonprofit groups that serve the city's residents will receive a total of $480,000 in COVID recovery grants. The grants will go to groups that provide services to residents of Norcross and its surrounding areas. The nonprofit groups will receive the grants to help with the cost of recovery from Hurricane Katrina.See the Story
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Norcross group proposes takeover of Republic First Bancorp.

An investor group led by George Norcross III offers to invest $50 million in Republic Bank. But the proposal also demands the ouster of Vernon Hill II as chairman and CEO. The offer comes during an escalating clash over the bank's future. The dispute has split Republic First's eight-member board.See the Story
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3 keys to Norcross girls' Georgia state championship win: 'Stay close, stay close, stay close'

Zaria Hurston (15 points, 16 rebounds) and Jania Akins (14 points, seven rebounds) were the two biggest keys as Norcross (26-5) scored 22 points in the fourth quarter. The Blue Devils did it using the same postseason formula by turning defense into offense with a stifling full-court press.See the Story
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Plans for 93 homes at Norcross approved after huge retail site with Taco Bell scrapped

Wyre's planning committee gave the housing plans the go ahead. The development will consist of 19 two-bedroom houses, 45 three bedroom houses and 29 four bedroom homes. There was local opposition to the development - of the 36 public representations received, 30 were in objection and six in support of the application.See the Story

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