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    UFC 236 rakes in nearly $2 million gate in Atlanta

    The UFC octagon was in Atlanta, Ga. on Saturday for UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 at State Farm Arena. The 13-bout fight card featured two interim title bouts and both instantly became Fight of the Year candidates. 14,297 spectators were in attendance generating $1,908,721 in gate revenue. It was the fourth event that the fight promotion has held at the venue. UFC 88, UFC 145, and 201 place also took place at the multi-purpose indoor arena. Those in attendance witnessed Dustin Poirier defeat Max Holloway by un animous decision in the fight card’s main event to capture the interim lightweight title. Poirier had Holloway hurt several times in the…

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    Man hit by stray bullet at DeKalb County apartments

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) – A DeKalb County man is recovering Tuesday after being hit by a stray bullet that flew through his apartment window. DeKalb County police were called to the Fairington Village Apartments a little before 1 a.m. after a call of a person shot. According to witnesses, the man was on the phone when he was shot. The unidentified man was transported to Grady with non-life-threatening injuries. Right now, police believe the shooting to be a random shooting. They have not released any information about a potential suspect in the incident. Source Article

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    Colony Square Hosting ‘Alive on The Square’ During Atlanta Street

    (Image via Shutterstock) MIDTOWN, GA – From Colony Square Midtown: On Sunday, April 7, the first Atlanta Streets Alive ride of the 2019 series will bring Peachtree Street to life as thousands travel along the Central Route by foot, bike, scooter or any car-free mobility option of their choosing. In conjunction with the open streets initiative, Midtown’s Colony Square invites the community to experience Alive on The Square, a fun-filled afternoon featuring live music, family friendly activities, a micro-brewery tour and more from 2 to 6 p.m. Atlanta Streets Alive is an ongoing initiative organized by the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition with a mission to shift perceptions surrounding transit and reclaim…

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    EPIC Insurance Adds Kevin Grady and Christian Florence in Atlanta

    ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the addition of Kevin Grady and Christian Florence, both recognized experts in utilizing rigorous data analyses, benchmarking, and key performance metrics to reduce the total cost of risk. Grady and Florence will join as Managing Principals and together with current EPIC Managing Principals Maurice Edwards and Jim Bacon (who recently joined EPIC through its Integro USA acquisition) will be responsible for leveraging data analytics to design and execute cost containment strategies that are proven to improve year-over-year outcomes and reduce the…