In an interview with The AJC, the former president spoke about everything from the responsibility of being the “face” of cancer to the number of games he might attend when his beloved Braves start playing in Cobb County.
by Joshua Sharpe, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
One more time, DeKalb County deputies approached Hemy Neuman and clicked on the cuffs. The former GE Energy executive, 53, was convicted Tuesday in a retrial over the 2010 murder of Rusty Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody day care.
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. Bob Andres, firstname.lastname@example.org MACON — On Tuesday, political Georgia swept down I-75 (and up and across, too) for the annual Georgia Chamber luncheon focused on members of Congress.
Another hat has entered the ring in the fight to succeed Kasim Reed as Atlanta’s mayor. Michael Sterling, the 34-year-old former head of the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, announced in a Tuesday morning tweet and slick campaign video that he was running for mayor.
by Vanessa Williams and Janell Ross, The Washington Post
The Clinton campaign says it is working to keep African American support for Donald Trump near zero, as the Republican nominee has begun urging black voters to abandon a Democratic Party that he says has done little to improve their lives.
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated more than $10 million. Through a foundation, so did the son-in-law of a former Ukrainian president whose government was widely criticized for corruption and the murder of journalists.
by Maggie Haberman and Matt Flegenheimer, The New York Times
As he seeks to revive his embattled candidacy, Donald Trump has seized on a new argument to rally his supporters and to explain away a possible defeat in November: that Democrats are preparing to exploit weak voter identification laws to win a “stolen election” through fraudulent voting.
Word that Emory University wants to join up with Atlanta came out of nowhere last week and brought together a room full of DeKalb County neighborhood leaders trying to figure out what the heck was going on.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a request to investigate Newton County for alleged discrimination in its handling of a planned mosque and Islamic cemetery, according to the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations.
Trent Miles presides over a college football program that played in a bowl game last season and didn’t fire its head coach, a combination that puts Georgia State ahead of both Georgia and Georgia Tech.
A documentary on the treatment of beluga whales in a Russian capture operation — purportedly the same type of operation used to capture whales for the Georgia Aquarium — presents the viewer with disturbing images and raises difficult questions.
by Nicholas Confessore and Rachel Shorey, The New York Times
Donald Trump is leaning heavily on Republican Party organizations to provide crucial campaign functions such as getting out the vote, digital outreach and fundraising, at a time when some leading Republicans have called for party officials to cut off Trump and focus instead on maintaining control of Congress Despite an influx of campaign cash from small donors in July, Trump’s operation still largely resembles the bare-bones outfit he rode to victory during the primary season, more concert tour than presidential campaign, according to interviews and documents filed with the Federal Election Commission through Saturday night.
Outside groups that back Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday plan to expand their targeting of female millennial voters online with a scathing and snarky viral advertising campaign against GOP rival Donald Trump.
Clayton County has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a nearly three-year-old federal lawsuit brought by three former veteran sheriff’s department officers who accused Sheriff Victor Hill of creating a hostile workplace and discriminating and retaliating against them.
by J. Scott Trubey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
MARTA and city of Atlanta leaders on Monday marked the start of the system’s newest “transit-oriented development,” the first of a series of new generation developments at its stations to boost ridership and drive urban development.
by Christian Boone, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The parents of Kendrick Johnson, facing a court order to pay the attorneys’ fees of parties named in a wrongful death lawsuit they withdrew earlier this year, have filed new legal action pushing the same massive conspiracy that already threatens to cost them nearly $1 million.
Under the enterprising guidance of Brandt Blocker (now in his 10th season as managing artistic director), Atlanta Lyric Theatre has built its reputation on the sort of gargantuan musical productions more commonly associated with those national touring shows that frequently visit the Fox.
by Kelly Yamanouchi, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
If the prices at airport restaurants seem high to you, you’re not alone.A city of Atlanta audit found that while Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is generally effective in managing its concessions, it hasn’t been consistent in checking restaurant prices to ensure they comply with the airport’s standards.
A surge in violence in Georgia prisons over the past few weeks has left at least two inmates dead and dozens of others injured, put staff in danger and forced the lock-down of as many as eight of Georgia’s 33 prisons.
President Barack Obama's administration announced this week groundbreaking rules on heavy trucks, promising that by 2027 the vehicles that move massive amounts of freight across the country will be as much as 25 percent cleaner.
by Margaret Talev and Jennifer Epstein, Bloomberg News
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's campaign team is bracing for what Donald Trump's campaign shakeup portends: a political fight that that could drag out every Clinton family drama, tabloid scandal and conspiracy theory of the past three decades.
Donald Trump’s struggling candidacy has become a direct threat to Republican control of Congress, significantly increasing the likelihood that Democrats will take control of the Senate and cut substantially into the House Republican majority next year.
Election Day is more than two months away, but the continued inability of Donald Trump to run a minimally competent campaign, or demonstrate a threshold level of relevant knowledge, has left Hillary Clinton in a remarkably strong position.
He's never met Donald Trump or talked with the Republican nominee on the phone. Yet Peter Navarro, a 67-year-old University of California, Irvine professor who ran unsuccessfully four times for public office as a Democrat, is now one of the leading voices on Trump's economic advisory team.
Curtis Foltz recently retired as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority and walked away with $2 million in salary, bonuses, pension and other fees, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
by D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
With the Falcons set to go through their regular-season dress rehearsal against Miami at 8 p.m. Thursday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, the 53-man regular-season roster is starting to take shape.
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