Category Archives: The Etc Box

Scam Alert: PowerBall does not have a Facebook lottery.

ATLANTA – December 7, 2015 — Claims of a fictitious Facebook lottery are cropping up once again, replete with the usual bad grammar, punctuation errors, and broken English. This time, users from Marietta and other areas of Cobb and Fulton County … Continue reading

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Caught on video: fight over the bus being super late (CCT Route 10).

ATLANTA – Aug. 8, 2015 — [VIDEO] A CCT manager’s decision to demand that a bus wait for an emergency van to ferry stranded passengers to the waiting bus turned an already-delayed morning commute into fodder for an argument on the … Continue reading

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National Give Something Away Day: 15 ways your “trash” isn’t trash.

ATLANTA – 7/15/2015 — When you look at your trash, there’s something someone wants.  Here’s 15 ways you can help the planet while making someone happy: Plastic bags – Take your plastic grocery bags to the recycling bins at your … Continue reading

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“Why does God let the homeless starve?” – why you should film the police.

MARIETTA, GA — “Why does God let the homeless starve?”  The sign, written simply on old cardboard, was the subject of a call to the police.  Free speech was not truly free for one homeless man in historic Marietta Square several years … Continue reading

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