Todd C. Duncan

Senior editor, Local government and Business teams

Senior Editor Todd C. Duncan has been an editor with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 1993. He also created the AJC’s Classic Cars page.

Latest from Todd C. Duncan

Should parents go to jail when their children commit crimes?
 Do you think parents should be jailed for the crimes their children commit? Well, one metro Atlanta city is considering a law that would do just that.  Supporters of such laws say they can encourage parents to pay closer attention to what their children are doing. Opponents say the punishments are misguided.

Posted: 20 days ago

Do you think parents should be jailed for the crimes their children commit? Well, one metro Atlanta city is considering a law that would do just that.  Supporters of such laws say they can encourage parents to pay closer attention to what their children are doing. Opponents say the punishments are misguided.
French car manufacturer to open new headquarters in Atlanta 
 The maker of Peugeot and Citroën automobiles will locate its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, according to an announcement by Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. » RELATED: Looking for a new, used or certified car?  Groupe PSA, a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and...

Posted: 27 days ago

The maker of Peugeot and Citroën automobiles will locate its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, according to an announcement by Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. » RELATED: Looking for a new, used or certified car?  Groupe PSA, a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and...
King event: Atlanta pastor wants Trump to ‘repent’ for racist comments
 President Donald Trump was urged to apologize for his recent racially insensitive remarks during Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Ecumenical Commemorative Service. “Mr. Trump, you need to repent,” the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.  On Thursday, in bluntly vulgar...

4:02 PM Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

President Donald Trump was urged to apologize for his recent racially insensitive remarks during Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Ecumenical Commemorative Service. “Mr. Trump, you need to repent,” the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.  On Thursday, in bluntly vulgar...
Polls now open in metro Atlanta
 Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. as voters decide political contests throughout metro Atlanta. However, all eyes are going to be focused on Atlanta as residents there will determine the next mayor. Councilwomen Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood have been engaged in a tough political battle since the Nov. 7 general election...

11:59 AM Tuesday, Dec. 05, 2017

Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. as voters decide political contests throughout metro Atlanta. However, all eyes are going to be focused on Atlanta as residents there will determine the next mayor. Councilwomen Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood have been engaged in a tough political battle since the Nov. 7 general election...
Voters head to the polls Tuesday; all eyes on Atlanta mayor’s race
 Voters will go to the polls beginning Tuesday morning to decide political contests throughout metro Atlanta. Races include several Georgia legislative seats, positions on local school boards, mayoral slots, and county commission and city council offices. However, all eyes are going to be focused on Atlanta as voters will determine the next...

9:20 PM Monday, Dec. 04, 2017

Voters will go to the polls beginning Tuesday morning to decide political contests throughout metro Atlanta. Races include several Georgia legislative seats, positions on local school boards, mayoral slots, and county commission and city council offices. However, all eyes are going to be focused on Atlanta as voters will determine the next...
AJC/WSB poll results on Atlanta mayor’s race coming at 6 p.m.
 Mary Norwood? Keisha Lance Bottoms? Find out which candidate comes out on top in the latest AJC/Channel 2 Action News poll.  The poll results will be released at 6 p.m. on Channel 2 Action News and on myAJC.com.

7:42 PM Friday, Dec. 01, 2017

Mary Norwood? Keisha Lance Bottoms? Find out which candidate comes out on top in the latest AJC/Channel 2 Action News poll.  The poll results will be released at 6 p.m. on Channel 2 Action News and on myAJC.com.
Atlanta Classic Cars: Marietta teen enjoys his 1957 Mercedes 190 SL
 Gabe Hrib may be the coolest kid at his school. The young man from Marietta is the owner of a 1957 Mercedes 190 SL.  He and his father have a love for classic cars and they both worked to restore this beauty.  Like Hrib, there are so many people in metro Atlanta who love their classic cars. From Fayette to Forsyth counties, these...

2:02 PM Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

Gabe Hrib may be the coolest kid at his school. The young man from Marietta is the owner of a 1957 Mercedes 190 SL.  He and his father have a love for classic cars and they both worked to restore this beauty.  Like Hrib, there are so many people in metro Atlanta who love their classic cars. From Fayette to Forsyth counties, these...
Atlanta Classic Cars: Roswell man’s 1986 Pantera combines speed, beauty
 Jim Wagner’s car is a real head-turner. His 1986 DeTomaso Pantera GT5 S is a perfect combination of power and beauty. Wagner purchased the mid-engine sports car from the original owner back in 1986 and didn’t get to drive it very much.  Recently, he freshened up the engine, tires and wheels, and made a few minor fixes so...

7:13 AM Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

Jim Wagner’s car is a real head-turner. His 1986 DeTomaso Pantera GT5 S is a perfect combination of power and beauty. Wagner purchased the mid-engine sports car from the original owner back in 1986 and didn’t get to drive it very much.  Recently, he freshened up the engine, tires and wheels, and made a few minor fixes so...
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed endorses Keisha Lance Bottoms for mayor
 Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said Wednesday morning that he wants City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms to succeed him as the city’s next mayor. Speaking during a V-103 radio show, Reed said Bottoms is “absolutely the best candidate” among the large field of hopefuls.  The mayor’s endorsement comes in the middle...

1:14 PM Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said Wednesday morning that he wants City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms to succeed him as the city’s next mayor. Speaking during a V-103 radio show, Reed said Bottoms is “absolutely the best candidate” among the large field of hopefuls.  The mayor’s endorsement comes in the middle...
Rides to Remember car show generates $20K for charity 
 A recent car show in Dawsonville brought together a lot of horsepower and generosity.  The  2017 Rides to Remember generated more than $20,000 for local charities as dozens of car enthusiasts got close-up views of some really cool cars.  More than 100 vehicles from all over the South rolled into Atlanta Motorsports Park in...

3:19 PM Thursday, Aug. 03, 2017

A recent car show in Dawsonville brought together a lot of horsepower and generosity.  The  2017 Rides to Remember generated more than $20,000 for local charities as dozens of car enthusiasts got close-up views of some really cool cars.  More than 100 vehicles from all over the South rolled into Atlanta Motorsports Park in...
Atlanta Classic Cars: Restored 1986 Texas Patrol car turns heads
 Scott Munczenski is used to his classic car getting nervous looks from other drivers.  His 1986 Ford SSP Mustang is a fully restored Texas State Patrol car that took about two years to complete. “Even thought they don’t use these any more, some people still slow down when they see me,” said Munczenski, a Dallas resident...

12:12 AM Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017

Scott Munczenski is used to his classic car getting nervous looks from other drivers.  His 1986 Ford SSP Mustang is a fully restored Texas State Patrol car that took about two years to complete. “Even thought they don’t use these any more, some people still slow down when they see me,” said Munczenski, a Dallas resident...