Nancy Clanton

Nancy Clanton is a writer and web content producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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One year later: Watch time lapse video of Atlanta I-85 bridge replacement
 On March 30, 2017, Atlanta watched live as a fire under I-85 near Piedmont Road caused a large portion of the bridge to collapse. It created one of the city’s worst traffic situations and exposed the vulnerability of a congested city. As reconstruction began on 350 feet of lanes in both directions, commuters negotiated alternate routes...

11:19 AM Friday, Mar. 30, 2018

On March 30, 2017, Atlanta watched live as a fire under I-85 near Piedmont Road caused a large portion of the bridge to collapse. It created one of the city’s worst traffic situations and exposed the vulnerability of a congested city. As reconstruction began on 350 feet of lanes in both directions, commuters negotiated alternate routes...
One year later: A look back at the I-85 bridge collapse in Atlanta
 First were the plumes of black smoke billowing from under the interstate. Not long after that, flames were clearly visible. Drivers passing by took photos and video, posting them to social media. And as Atlanta watched live on Channel 2 Action News, a massive section of I-85 collapsed and threw the city’s already patience-testing...

11:15 AM Friday, Mar. 30, 2018

First were the plumes of black smoke billowing from under the interstate. Not long after that, flames were clearly visible. Drivers passing by took photos and video, posting them to social media. And as Atlanta watched live on Channel 2 Action News, a massive section of I-85 collapsed and threw the city’s already patience-testing...
What you need to know if there's a tornado
 Peak months for tornado activity in Georgia are March, April and May — so, pretty much now.  Gusty wind, large hail and tornadoes are possible later Monday when severe storms sweep through metro Atlanta, according to Channel 2 Action News. Here's everything you need to know during a tornado: According to State Farm insurance, Georgia...

1:18 PM Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

Peak months for tornado activity in Georgia are March, April and May — so, pretty much now.  Gusty wind, large hail and tornadoes are possible later Monday when severe storms sweep through metro Atlanta, according to Channel 2 Action News. Here's everything you need to know during a tornado: According to State Farm insurance, Georgia...
What's the difference between a tornado watch and warning?
 This story has been updated. What's the difference between a tornado "watch" and a tornado "warning?" » RELATED: Metro Atlanta faces tornado, severe storm risk later According to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, a "watch" means a tornado is possible in your area. A "warning"...

1:15 PM Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

This story has been updated. What's the difference between a tornado "watch" and a tornado "warning?" » RELATED: Metro Atlanta faces tornado, severe storm risk later According to the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, a "watch" means a tornado is possible in your area. A "warning"...
Kandi Burruss’ private escape is accented with pops of color
 Fuschia in the family room. Red in the piano room and the dining room. Pops of color accent Kandi Burruss’ seven-bedroom, 9.5 bath home in southwest Atlanta. The R&B singer, songwriter, producer and member of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast moved in to the house in 2013. The home’s amenities include...

4:54 PM Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Fuschia in the family room. Red in the piano room and the dining room. Pops of color accent Kandi Burruss’ seven-bedroom, 9.5 bath home in southwest Atlanta. The R&B singer, songwriter, producer and member of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast moved in to the house in 2013. The home’s amenities include...
The biggest yards in America are closer than you might think
 Most people have an idea of what their "dream home" would be like, and that idea includes a big yard. If you're looking for a house in the Atlanta area, you're in luck; the biggest yards in America can be found in Gwinnett County. Zillow Research, a part of house-hunting site Zillow.com, looked at lot sizes of homes in America's...

7:58 PM Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Most people have an idea of what their "dream home" would be like, and that idea includes a big yard. If you're looking for a house in the Atlanta area, you're in luck; the biggest yards in America can be found in Gwinnett County. Zillow Research, a part of house-hunting site Zillow.com, looked at lot sizes of homes in America's...