William “Miami” Owens knew someone was trying to kill him, which is why he seemed to hate daylight and fresh air so much. Folks call drug dealing dens a trap for a reason. Miami refused to leave the warren that was his apartment, ever, for fear of being murdered on the stoop as he stepped
Polls on the 6th congressional district race have been within the margin of error for a month now, more or less. Most show Jon Ossoff holding a small lead over Karen Handel. By my understanding of statistical math, that means Ossoff is probably ahead, perhaps by 2500 to 5000 votes on 230,000 to 250,000 cast.
I am forced by circumstances to compare Sheriff Jeffrey Mann of DeKalb with another local sheriff who found himself facing public ignominy: Victor Hill. As we hear calls for Mann to resign in the wake of an embarrassing arrest in Piedmont Park, it’s probably instructive to remember that two years and a week ago Hill
The opening of the northbound half of I-85 a mere six weeks after its collapse merits a word or two of praise. I’ve held the engineering staff of the Georgia Department of Transportation in high regard, an impression I first formed more than 10 years ago. I spent many days covering the construction of the crazy
I walked into the cheering section of Bobby Dodd stadium Sunday for the Atlanta United game with Lil’ Yachty on my mind. Someone brought a flag with a giant Yachty head on it to the last game, a stylized emoji silhouette with the teenage Atlanta rapper’s bright red braids behind goal. I stood, agog, looking
A fake news piece has been circulating through social media, trying to tie the death of Atlanta attorney Trinh Huynh to the I-85 bridge collapse. It is a lie. Trinh Huynh, a staff attorney for UPS, was killed by a lunatic in Midtown earlier this week, shot dead in a crosswalk outside of Taco Mac
A reporter asked Georgia Department of Transportation commissioner Russell McMurry if the homeless guy charged with arson, Basil Eleby, is a scapegoat. “I won’t speculate on what people call the person who caused this fire,” McMurry said. Note the phrasing. Eleby caused the fire. Not GDOT. GDOT did nothing wrong. That’s the line. When the