Rosalind Bentley

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Rosalind Bentley is a reporter for the Enterprise team.

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The Trump Effect: For Ga. voters, midterms a referendum on president
 Love him? Hate him? Whatever your views, one thing is certain: President Donald Trump drove voters to the polls in Georgia’s bitterly-contested midterm elections. Tuesday’s results revealed a sharply polarized electorate. Nearly 4 million Georgians cast votes, and in the nationally-watched race for governor some 60,000 votes separated...

Posted: 7 days ago

Love him? Hate him? Whatever your views, one thing is certain: President Donald Trump drove voters to the polls in Georgia’s bitterly-contested midterm elections. Tuesday’s results revealed a sharply polarized electorate. Nearly 4 million Georgians cast votes, and in the nationally-watched race for governor some 60,000 votes separated...
Georgia city bans woman for life ... she says, 'not so fast'
 By September, officials in Statham, Georgia, decided they were fed up dealing with Catherine Corkren. For more than 18 months, Corkren drove from her southwest Atlanta home to attend every city council meeting in the hamlet that sits about 15 miles west of Athens. She was a vocal participant, often challenging council members on procedures...

Posted: 14 days ago

By September, officials in Statham, Georgia, decided they were fed up dealing with Catherine Corkren. For more than 18 months, Corkren drove from her southwest Atlanta home to attend every city council meeting in the hamlet that sits about 15 miles west of Athens. She was a vocal participant, often challenging council members on procedures...
Can a city ban a woman it deems a nuisance? One in Georgia is trying 
 By September, officials in Statham, Ga. decided they were fed up dealing with Catherine Corkren. For more than 18 months, Corkren drove from her southwest Atlanta home to attend every city council meeting in the hamlet that sits about 15 miles west of Athens. She was a vocal participant, often challenging council members on procedures. This...

Posted: 15 days ago

By September, officials in Statham, Ga. decided they were fed up dealing with Catherine Corkren. For more than 18 months, Corkren drove from her southwest Atlanta home to attend every city council meeting in the hamlet that sits about 15 miles west of Athens. She was a vocal participant, often challenging council members on procedures. This...
After the deadly NY limousine crash here’s what you can do to keep safe
 After the limousine crash in upstate New York that left 20 people dead over the weekend, Georgians may be wondering what they can do to keep themselves safe when renting a limousine service. The New York crash was the deadliest in the nation in nearly 10 years, said representatives of the National Transportation and Safety Board, which...

7:43 PM Tuesday, Oct. 09, 2018

After the limousine crash in upstate New York that left 20 people dead over the weekend, Georgians may be wondering what they can do to keep themselves safe when renting a limousine service. The New York crash was the deadliest in the nation in nearly 10 years, said representatives of the National Transportation and Safety Board, which...
Atlanta mayor signs bill changing Confederate street names
 Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed a bill Wednesday officially renaming three city streets with Confederate in their names. Confederate Avenue and East Confederate Avenue will be renamed United Avenue and United Avenue S.E., respectively, and a third street, Confederate Court, will be renamed Trestletree Court, after apartment buildings...

9:24 PM Wednesday, Oct. 03, 2018

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed a bill Wednesday officially renaming three city streets with Confederate in their names. Confederate Avenue and East Confederate Avenue will be renamed United Avenue and United Avenue S.E., respectively, and a third street, Confederate Court, will be renamed Trestletree Court, after apartment buildings...
Atlanta City Council votes to rename Confederate Avenue
 Confederate is on its way out and United is on its way in.  That was the unanimous decision of the Atlanta City Council on Monday afternoon regarding the name change of perhaps the city’s most hotly debated street moniker, Confederate Avenue. The 11-0 vote was expected, the culmination of a months-long effort by South Atlanta neighbors...

8:55 PM Monday, Oct. 01, 2018

Confederate is on its way out and United is on its way in.  That was the unanimous decision of the Atlanta City Council on Monday afternoon regarding the name change of perhaps the city’s most hotly debated street moniker, Confederate Avenue. The 11-0 vote was expected, the culmination of a months-long effort by South Atlanta neighbors...
Here’s how metro Atlanta is reacting to the Kavanaugh testimony
 From senior centers in Roswell to a college campus in Kennesaw to downtown Atlanta, people watched the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tried to decide which one was telling the truth.  Was it Ford, who said she was “100 percent” certain that while in high school she was sexually...

7:37 PM Thursday, Sep. 27, 2018

From senior centers in Roswell to a college campus in Kennesaw to downtown Atlanta, people watched the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tried to decide which one was telling the truth.  Was it Ford, who said she was “100 percent” certain that while in high school she was sexually...
Wincing words from some Atlantans on push to rename Confederate Avenue
 The waning moments of the battle to change the name of two southeast Atlanta streets from “Confederate” to “United” played out Thursday night in Atlanta City Council chambers, where about 30 people showed up for a “listening session.” For many of those listeners, what they heard was stunning. David...

10:23 AM Friday, Sep. 21, 2018

The waning moments of the battle to change the name of two southeast Atlanta streets from “Confederate” to “United” played out Thursday night in Atlanta City Council chambers, where about 30 people showed up for a “listening session.” For many of those listeners, what they heard was stunning. David...
Public comment sought on new name for Confederate Avenue
 The possibility that Confederate Avenue will get a new name looks more likely, as a public “listening session” about changing its name will be held at the Atlanta City Hall on Thursday. The meeting, called by Atlanta City Council Member Carla Smith will give Atlantans an opportunity to weigh in on what would be a significant change...

7:46 PM Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2018

The possibility that Confederate Avenue will get a new name looks more likely, as a public “listening session” about changing its name will be held at the Atlanta City Hall on Thursday. The meeting, called by Atlanta City Council Member Carla Smith will give Atlantans an opportunity to weigh in on what would be a significant change...
Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou’s studio burns down but he’s already coming back
 Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou was in Havana, Cuba, doing research on the island’s African spiritual traditions for an upcoming project when the text messages from home began. “I started getting all these text messages saying, ‘Hey, I heard what happened, I’m so sorry.’ ‘If you need anything, let us know,&rsquo...

4:59 PM Monday, Sep. 17, 2018

Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou was in Havana, Cuba, doing research on the island’s African spiritual traditions for an upcoming project when the text messages from home began. “I started getting all these text messages saying, ‘Hey, I heard what happened, I’m so sorry.’ ‘If you need anything, let us know,&rsquo...
Ga. Red Cross mobilizes for Florence recovery; evacuees wait it out
 The Red Cross of Georgia began mobilizing volunteers on Saturday to assist with recovery and cleanup efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Florence. As the storm continued to pelt North and South Carolina with driving rain, in some towns up to 30 inches, nearly 70 of the relief agency’s volunteers from around the country converged on...

8:56 PM Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018

The Red Cross of Georgia began mobilizing volunteers on Saturday to assist with recovery and cleanup efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Florence. As the storm continued to pelt North and South Carolina with driving rain, in some towns up to 30 inches, nearly 70 of the relief agency’s volunteers from around the country converged on...